Who you’ll be working for:
Weydon will always strive for outstanding academic attainment and personal wellbeing, for creating a supportive and inclusive community whilst also celebrating individual successes, and for a fulfilling education that endures long after the examination results have been published.
What’s in it for you:
Apprenticeships are all about you and your success. They provide opportunities for you to put your learning in to practice, helping you to develop faster. It can open doors for you and give you the chance to build on your future.
As a QA apprentice, you’ll gain on-the-job experience, earn a salary and receive all your training at no cost to you. With our career progression pathways, you can take your learning as far as you want – all the way from a Level 3 apprenticeship to a Bachelor or Masters degree, completely debt-free. 90% of QA apprentices secure permanent employment after completing: this is 20% higher than the national average.
You will be responsible for:
- Building Windows and Mac laptops for employees and contractors
- Undertaking Access Management tasks
- Supporting, maintaining and troubleshooting hardware
- Assisting with user software issues
- Ensuring correct security and compliance standards are being followed across all R3 IT assets
- Supporting Cyber Essential Plus (CE+), ISO 27001 and SOC 2 Type 2 compliance initiatives
- Suggesting improvements to existing processes
What we are looking for:
You will need the following skills:
- The ability to quickly establish strong working relationships
- Excellent problem-solving skills
- The ability to use your own initiative
- The ability to effectively prioritise and execute tasks
- A passion for using and learning about new technologies
- An enthusiasm for continual learning and improvement
The entry requirements for this Azure Cloud Support Specialist programme are as follows:
- 3 GCSE’s (or equivalent) at grades 4+ (A-C) in any subject
- GCSE Maths and English (or equivalents) at grades 3+ (D or above)
- Prospective apprentices must not hold an existing qualification at the same or higher level as this apprenticeship is in a similar subject
You may also have a combination of qualifications and experience which demonstrate the minimum foundation needed for the programme. In this instance you could still be considered for the programme.
If you hold international equivalents of the above qualifications, at the time of your application you must be able to provide an official document that states how your international qualifications compare to the UK qualifications.
37.5 hours per week,
Monday - Friday, 9am - 5.30pm.
The possibility of full-time employment
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.