The Chase

Infrastructure Technician Apprentice - Advanced (Level 3)

The Chase (Employer)

Tdm Wyre Academy (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £124.50
30.0 hours per week Monday to Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm
15 months (duration)
1 March 2021(start date)
Infrastructure technician (apprenticeship standard)
Digital (route)
12 February 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

The Chase seeks a highly competent, adaptable and committed person to join our friendly and supportive IT team as an Infrastructure Technician Apprentice from 1st March 2021. You will be employed for a minimum of 18 months in order to complete your Apprenticeship programme.

Responsibilities

To assist with the implementation and maintenance of effective IT systems in school. The successful applicant will be required to undergo an Enhanced Disclosure (Police Check) undertaken by the Criminal Records Bureau.

As an apprentice IT Technician your duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Commissioning and setting up new end point devices onto the school network, (PC’s, Laptops, Chromebooks, Mobile devices, IP Telephones, Printers etc)
  • Resolving issues with Audio visual Installations
  • Networking/Wifi - hardware installation and configuration
  • Working with colleagues to resolve problems
  • Operating within the IT Support ticket system to assist Staff, Students and Parents
  • Problem solving and Troubleshooting using external resources e.g the internet
  • Investigating new technologies and providing suggestions as to their use in the business
  • Disposing of the hardware according to the company’s hardware disposal policy
  • Interpret and follow IT legislation to securely and professionally work productively in the work environment
  • To carry out any other duties as reasonably required commensurate with the nature of the job and level of responsibility
  • To be aware and comply with policies and procedures relating to safeguarding,  health and safety and security
  • To work within the Professional Review/Performance Management process of the School, to evaluate performance and take full advantage of the training and development available
  • To contribute to the overall ethos/work/aims of the school
  • To recognise your own strengths and areas of expertise and use these to advise and support others

Future Prospects

Opportunity to progress or full time employment for the right individual.

Reality Check

Are you happy to undergo an Enhanced Disclosure (Police Check) undertaken by the Criminal Records Bureau? Can you get to the location of the school on a daily basis? Are you a mature and confident individual who is happy to support students and staff at the school with tech related issues? Please note that you will be working 30 hours per week and your working hours will be as per following: Monday - Thursday 9.00am - 4.00pm (Half hour lunch) Friday 9.00am - 1.00pm. 

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Skills Required

  • Have a keen and varied interest in IT systems and technology in general
  • Be a team player, with excellent communication skills
  • Be able to prioritise your workload in order to meet deadlines
  • Have the ability to use your initiative
  • Have a genuine interest in the field of Education

Qualities Required

  • Reliable and committed individual
  • A problem solver who can work as part of a team as well as off their own initiative
  • Professional and trustworthy
  • Willing to learn

Qualifications Required

Minimum of 4 x GCSEs grades A-C including English and Maths (or the equivalent). 

Training Provided

Infrastructure Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard:

  • Qualification together with on site training by the employer
  • For those starting at Advanced (Level 3), the expected duration would be eighteen months. There is an opportunity to progress on to the Higher Apprenticeship (Level 4) and ultimately onto a Degree Apprenticeship

Knowledge Modules include:

  • KM1 Networking and Architecture
  • KM2 Mobile and Operating Systems
  • KM3 Cloud Services
  • KM4 Coding and Logic
  • KM5 Business Process
  • MTA Networking
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