IT Support Apprentice - 68617 - Advanced (Level 3)

Lan Support (Employer)

QA Apprenticeships (Training Provider)

Annual wage £12,000.00
37.5 hours per week TBC with the employer upon interview.
15 months (duration)
12 October 2020(start date)
Infrastructure technician (apprenticeship standard)
Digital (route)
30 September 2020 (application closing date)
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Job Description

LAN Support are keen to recruit a pro-active IT Apprentice with a can-do, mature attitude towards their work. You will be required to undertake a variety of tasks and gain all round experience within a busy technical environment.

Responsibilities

Main responsibilities: 

  • Working with & supporting the team
  • Administrative duties as necessary
  • Handling of customer support enquiries on the telephone and through email.
  • Working towards technical accreditations 
  • Evaluating new technologies
  • Working towards building skills and knowledge around networking, firewalls and routing protocols
  • Working towards building skills and knowledge around the Microsoft portfolio and Virtualisation Technologies
  • An exceptional interest in IT, networking and IT infrastructures would really assist the successful applicant
  • Extensive use of Microsoft Word, Excel, SharePoint, Project and Outlook and other software packages including sage

Future Prospects

  • LAN Support will provide additional training through a variety of methods online, on the job or classroom based where appropriate, over and above the externally provided training as part of the apprenticeship scheme 
  • The option to gain a full time role once the apprenticeship is successfully completed (with a salary boost) 

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

  • Have experience of using computers at a reasonable level
  • An understanding of IT
  • Able to demonstrate good initiative
  • Good to Excellent communication skills
  • Ambitious attitude 

Qualities Required

  • An excellent attendance record
  • Interest in Technology
  • A good team player
  • Well-presented
  • A quick learner 
  • Professional in their attitude
  • Keen on career progression
  • Flexible and willing to learn

Qualifications Required

5 GCSE's, A*-C/9-4 grade, including maths and English. 

Training Provided

Infrastructure technician level 3 standard:

  • Approximately 11% of training takes place in the QA learning centre classroom
  • 9% is done in the workplace, through online training, face-to-face meetings with your QA Technical Skills Coach, or developing your portfolio
  • The remaining time will be spent on your workplace activity
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