IT Apprentice - 20092 - Advanced (Level 3)

Cara Technology (Employer)

QA Apprenticeships (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £175.00
37.5 hours per week Monday - Friday, 9:00 am - 5:30 pm.
15 months (duration)
12 October 2020(start date)
Infrastructure technician (apprenticeship standard)
Digital (route)
28 September 2020 (application closing date)
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Job Description

We are looking for an apprentice to join our skilled team of support staff.  Primarily the main purpose will be to support the company's technicians - with a view to grow into a technician role after completing the apprenticeship.

Responsibilities

Main responsibilities: 

  • Answering telephone calls
  • Taking details of client's problem/requirement
  • Asking relevant questions to get additional detail
  • Offering technical assistance if and when appropriate
  • Logging enquiry details onto call logging system
  • Shadowing technicians both in the company’s workshop and on client premises
  • Utilising inactive periods to further their studies
  • Assisting administrative staff with their duties 

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 programmes offer on-going development tracks.

Reality Check

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

  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills
  • Good organisational and time management skills
  • Ability to work flexibly and on own initiative

Qualities Required

  • Ability to work individually and as part of a team 
  • A passion for technology
  • Ability to prioritise multiple tasks
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy

Qualifications Required

3 x GCSE (or equivalent) at grades 7-4/A-C in any subject, plus GCSE English and maths (or equivalents) at grade C/4 or above.

Training Provided

  • Level 3 Infrastructure Technician Standard
  • Functional Skills in maths and English if required
  • BCS Award in Coding and Logic
  • BCS Award in Business Processes
  • Microsoft Technology Associate Networking Fundamentals
  • BCS Award in Mobile and Operating Systems
  • BCS Award in Cloud Services
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