IT Engineer Apprentice - Advanced (Level 3)

Addooco It Ltd (Employer)

QA Apprenticeships (Training Provider)

Annual wage £12,000.00
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)
2 positions available
13 October 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

We are now looking for an eager candidate to join us as an apprentice.  You will have the opportunity to gain valuable skills, knowledge and experience as you complete an IT systems and networking - Azure Cloud Support Specialist - Level 3 Apprenticeship.

Responsibilities

What will the apprentice be doing?

Main responsibilities: 

Reporting to the Head of UK Operations and working with the support team, your duties will include: 

  • Being first point of contact for all enquiries, both via phone and the internal helpdesk system
  • Logging all telephone support calls within the helpdesk system, ensuring that all relevant information is captured and correctly prioritised 
  • Monitoring the helpdesk system for incoming requests, and action for support or additional information
  • Diagnosing and fixing faults in hardware, networking and software
  • Ensuring that all issues are progressed to meet agreed SLA targets 
  • Ensuring that all issues are kept up to date and the customer is informed of the progress
  • Ensuring that all issues are updated with the full resolution details prior to closure 
  • Logging information on the daily checklists
  • Maintaining compliance with ISO 9001, 14001 & 27001 standards
  • Abide by and proactively implement all of Addooco’s internal policy and procedure
  • Living the Addooco values and behaviours
  • Manage your time effectively to complete apprenticeship requirements

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

The new Microsoft Azure Cloud Support Specialist Level 3 programme has been designed in partnership with Microsoft to build Azure cloud capabilities in your organisation. 

This new Microsoft apprenticeship is part of QA's drive to support Microsoft’s Get On 2021 campaign, a five-year initiative to help 1.5 million people build careers in technology and help 300,000 connect to tech job opportunities. 

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

  • Learn on-premise and cloud-enabled technologies and services
  • Learn technical content that aligns to and is relevant to employers and the market 
  • Gain an Azure Fundamentals Qualification and a Microsoft 365 fundamentals qualification 
  • Get an introduction to Windows, Linux and PowerShell 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

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 programs offer on-going development tracks.

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, Meticulous, Ability to drive [essential]

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent any -- 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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