Airband Community Internet Limited

IT Support Desk Apprentice (1) - Advanced (Level 3)

Airband Community Internet Limited (Employer)

Tdm Wyre Academy (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £187.50
37.5 hours per week Monday - Friday, 9.00am - 5.00pm
22 months (duration)
10 November 2021(start date)
Information communications technician (apprenticeship standard)
9 November 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Airband hunting for their next IT Apprentice; they're looking for a Support Desk Apprentice to join their Support team. It's a great opportunity for someone with a passion for technology looking to start their career. They will be given a chance to learn all about wireless and fibre technologies as they grow their troubleshooting skills.

Responsibilities

As an Support Desk Apprentice Apprentice your duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Answering calls and providing technical support over the phone you will be troubleshooting connection faults and monitoring the network
  • working with customers who are seeking technical assistance and perform remote troubleshooting
  • Keeping records of customer queries and make sure these are recorded following company processes
  • Support with testing and fixing faulty equipment
  • To support with monitoring networks and troubleshooting faults
  • Working with the team to resolve technical faults with the network to maximize network performances

Future Prospects

  • The candidate will be considered for career progression opportunities through the Support Desk team structure and into different departments within the business, both internal and external training courses and the chance to work in a great working environment

Reality Check

  • Can you get to the location of the employer? Airband currently have 13 apprentices working within the company and 100% of their apprentices have been offered a full time role and progression opportunities on completion of their apprenticeship to date. Other perks Airband offer include a company pension, holiday that increases with service and onsite parking Role is currently advertised at Kirkham House WR3 7NS, but Apprentice will actually be working out of 105 Pointon Way, Stonebridge Cross, Droitwich, WR9 0LW

Skills Required

  • Customer focused skills
  • IT BTEC level 3 in IT is desirable.
  • Understanding of Microsoft software and operating systems
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to take complex technical solutions and simplify for end users
  • Strong written skills

Qualities Required

  • Diagnostic and problem solving skills
  • Excellent communication ability
  • Good Organisational and time-management skills
  • Ability to remain calm in a fast paced and stressful environment
  • Ability to prioritise workload
  • Ability to learn new systems quickly
  • Passion for technology with a desire to learn
  • Friendly and approachable manner

Qualifications Required

  • Minimum of 4 X GCSEs grades 9-4 (A*-C) including English and maths 

Training Provided

Information Communication Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard:

  • Qualification together with on site training by the employer.
  • For those starting at Advanced (Level 3), the expected duration would be eighteen months plus 4 months End point assessment stage)
  • There is an opportunity to progress on to the Higher Apprenticeship (Level 4) and ultimately on to a Degree Apprenticeship.

Knowledge Areas Include:

  • Hardware and Networking
  • Software and Security
  • ICT Administration
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