IT Apprentice - 20266 - Advanced (Level 3)

Osborne Co-Operative Academy Trust (Employer)

QA Apprenticeships (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £124.50
30.0 hours per week Monday to Friday, 8:30am - 3:30pm.
15 months (duration)
9 November 2020(start date)
Infrastructure technician (apprenticeship standard)
Digital (route)
2 November 2020 (application closing date)
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Job Description

To assist in the maintenance and support of the Multi-Academy Trust’s Network, IT equipment and its users, while working to achieve an Infrastructure Technician Level 3 qualification.


Key Corporate Accountabilities: 

  • To actively promote the School’s Equal Opportunities Policy and Diversity Strategy and observe the standard of conduct which prevents discrimination taking place
  • To maintain awareness of and commitment to the School’s Equal Opportunity Policies in relation to both employment and service delivery
  • To fully comply with the Health and safety at Work Act 1974 etc., the School’s Health and Safety Policy and all locally agreed safe methods of work
  • At the discretion of the Head Teacher, such other activities may from time to time be agreed consistent with the nature of the job described above
  • To work with colleagues to achieve service plan objectives and targets
  • To participate in Employee Development schemes and Performance Management and contribute to the identification of own team development needs

Principal Accountabilities: 

  • Oversee and manage requests for IT resources and equipment to support teaching and learning in the classroom
  • Manage and support users
  • Carry out basic maintenance and repairs of IT and AV equipment, under the guidance of a member of the network team
  • Manage the retrieval, distribution, disposal and storage of IT and AV equipment.
  • Perform basic software updates, installations etc.
  • Ensure that IT and AV equipment is checked, cleaned, inventoried and any damage or issues are logged and reported to the school’s network manager (or the trust network manager)
  • Learn from the other network staff within the trust and work towards an Infrastructure Technician Level 3 qualification
  • Assist in the setup and preparation for in-school training and events; such as open evenings, assemblies, presentations, examinations and training courses held within the school
  • Carry out any other duties deemed appropriate by the schools Network Manager and Trust Network Manager

Future Prospects

Possible full-time role at the end of the apprenticeship.

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. 

Skills Required

  • Someone who has a clear interest and passion in pursuing a career within IT support
  • Have good communication skills
  • Eager to learn

Qualities Required

  • Friendly and personable nature 
  • Keen to be part of a team / also able to work solo

Qualifications Required

•    5 GCSE’s 4-9 including Maths and English at grade C/4 or equivalent 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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