IT Support Apprentice - Advanced (Level 3)

Bath Academy (Employer)

QA Apprenticeships (Training Provider)

Annual wage £12,000.00
37.5 hours per week Monday - Friday, 8.00am - 4.00pm / 8.30am - 4.30pm
16 months (duration)
31 October 2022(start date)
Information communications technician (apprenticeship standard)
19 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 a Level 3 IT Azure Cloud Support Specialist Apprenticeship.

Responsibilities

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Provide technical assistance to staff – help with Interactive whiteboards/computers/connections etc.
  • Creating new email accounts for staff and students
  • Liaise with Apollo Technology (IT support) to resolve any tech issues
  • Software/hardware updates and installations
  • Keep up to date itinerary of computer hardware
  • Tech procurement
  • Produce guidance documents for staff on all tech/systems
  • Develop knowledge of online platforms (Microsoft Teams, for example) and researching new areas to help teaching practices
  • Provide training to staff on use of systems

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?

  • Staying with the company beyond the apprenticeship
  • Possible support towards a degree 

Skills Required

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Commitment to improvement, Can deliver information easy, Integrity and commitment, Accountability and resilience

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent any subject -- 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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