ICT Level 3 Apprentice - Advanced (Level 3)

V.T.S.L. Ltd (Employer)

QA Apprenticeships (Training Provider)

Annual wage £13,000.00
37.5 hours per week All details will be confirmed upon interview.
16 months (duration)
24 October 2022(start date)
Information communications technician (apprenticeship standard)
3 positions available
12 October 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

We are looking for dedicated people to join our company to be trained to be the next generation of engineers.  The opportunity is to gain technical skills whilst working in a fast-paced dynamic communications technology company.

Responsibilities

What will the apprentice be doing?

Working in the helpdesk and Engineering departments you will be exposed to and trained on a wide array of technologies including networks (routing, switching and Wi-Fi), security (Firewalls), UCAAS (Unified Communications), and WAN (Private and Public internet access). 

You will be working alongside our highly experienced technical staff under the leadership of our dynamic CTO. 

At the heart of VTSL’s culture is our dedication to our people and customers. 

We are committed to sustainability, diversity, and work-life balance.

You will initially have the opportunity to gain valuable skills, knowledge and experience as you complete an IT systems and networking - Cloud Network Specialist - Level 3 Apprenticeship.

Main responsibilities:

  • Configuring new routers, switches and a wide variety of VoIP telephones.
  • Test returned stock. 
  • Help customers resolve issues by logging into devices remotely.
  • Help customers resolve issues using online configuration portals.
  • Installation of new customer sites (will be supervised)
  • Take part in inventory check and testing of new products.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Why choose our Cloud Network Specialist apprenticeship? 
QA’s Cloud Network Specialist Level 3 Apprenticeship provides a solid foundation in installing network cabling and hardware. 
A Cloud Network Specialist’s role is both desk-based and involves visits to clients' premises to resolve issues. Apart from installing network cabling and hardware, they may also be required to assist in the deployment and management of cloud-based services. 

QA’s Cloud Network Specialist Level 3 apprenticeship programme enables the apprentice to: 

  • Follow a cloud-first curriculum, covering on-premise and cloud-enabled networking 
  • Learn about core networking principles, including network addressing, cloud, virtualisation and security
  • Understand the principles, hardware, protocols and services that form part of on-premise, cloud and hybrid network architectures 
  • Train with QA – the largest and leading provider for both Microsoft and AWS training 
  • Learn technical content that aligns to, and is relevant to, employers and the market 
  • Learn about DevOps methodologies and the fundamentals of databases and data migration

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

You will have the opportunity to gain progression onto a full degree level apprenticeship or gain full-time employment with VTSL.

Reality Check

Benefits: - Experience working with very talented people where you will be constantly improving your skills augmented by external training and certification where appropriate - Exposure to all technologies will mean that you will have a wide variety in the work that you do - VTSL owns and operates its network giving exposure to many technologies - Private Healthcare  - Gym membership

Skills Required

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Drive to succeed, Strong work ethic

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent any subject -- x3 (Grade 4+ (A-C)) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 3+ (D or above)) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 3+ (D or above)) Essential
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