1st Technologies Ltd

Apprentice IT Technician - 19240

Employer:

1st Technologies Ltd

Training Provider:

QA LIMITED

Annual wage £9,360.00 to £11,440.00
40.0 hours per week All details will be confirmed upon interview.
duration: 15 months
start: 6 January 2020
Preston
Advanced(level 3)
Infrastructure technician Level 3 (A level) (apprenticeship standard)
7 December 2019 (application closing date)
You will have the opportunity to gain valuable skills, knowledge and experience whilst you complete an Infrastructure Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship.

Responsibilities

Main role & responsibilities: 

  • Cosmetically grading and refurbishing a wide variety of IT hardware
  • Testing and updating decommissioned ex-corporate equipment
  • Perform fault finding and diagnosis when presented with errors during testing phases
  • Disassembling and testing components from systems
  • Assembling and testing of custom configuration major brand PC’s, servers and workstations from new and refurbished parts to industry standards
  • Reinstalling operating systems
  • ERP system training to understand how the various functions integrate the whole organisation
  • Adding, editing and removing items from the inventory system
  • Working closely with team members to achieve co-ordinated production targets, help resolve recurring production issues and contribute new information to the internal knowledge base

Future Prospects

92% of QA Apprentices secure permanent employment after finishing their apprenticeship. Additionally there may be opportunities to undertake further apprenticeship training as many of our programs offer on-going development tracks. 

Reality Check

Benefits: 

  • Company laptop 
  • Company events 
  • Cycle to work scheme 
  • Reward scheme 
  • Free car parking 
  • Fully equipped canteen 

Important Information: 

QA’s apprenticeships are funded by the Education & Skills Funding Agency (ESFA), an executive agency of the Department for Education. 

To be eligible for a Government funded apprenticeship you must have lived in the UK or European Economic Area (EEA) for the last 3 consecutive years. 

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW): https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

Skills Required

  • Have an excellent work ethic 
  • Eager to learn anew skills and be responsible for your personal development 
  • Able to effectively listen and communicate with colleagues and management 
  • Ability to multitask effectively in a fast-paced working environment 
  • Proficient Microsoft Office user – Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook 

Qualities Required

  • Able to be empathetic and supportive towards colleagues 
  • Have a passion for technology 
  • A team player who is willing to show initiative and go the extra mile 

Qualifications Required

5 GCSE’s including a minimum of grade C/4 or equivalent in English and maths.

Training Provided

  • Level 3 - Infrastructure technician standard
  • Functional Skills if required 

Approximately 11% of training takes place in the QA learning centre classroom. 9% is done in the workplace, through online training, face-to-face meetings with your QA Technical Skills Coach, or developing your portfolio. The remaining time will be spent on your workplace activity. 

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