IT Technician Apprentice - Advanced (Level 3)

Central Support Technologies Limited (Employer)

QA Apprenticeships (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £230.62
37.5 hours per week TBC upon interview.
15 months (duration)
6 September 2021(start date)
Infrastructure technician (apprenticeship standard)
Digital (route)
5 positions available
24 August 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

We are currently going through a strong period of growth and looking for great people to join our fantastic team. During your time with us you will gain experience within our Hardware department, IT Helpdesk and Managed Services team. You will primarily be based at the office address with occasional travel to client site.

Responsibilities

The Role / Primary responsibilities:

  • To provide IT support
  • Maintaining accurate time keeping and the ability to work in a team
  • Escalating issues (when required) in a timely manner
  • Engage in face to face training and online assignments to help support the apprenticeship programme
  • Dealing with Networking and Architecture, Mobile and Operating System and Cloud Services

Future Prospects

Full time opportunities are available if you successfully complete the apprenticeship.  

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

  • Strong customer service skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to prioritise case load and manage time effectively
  • Ambition, passion and willingness to learn
  • Ideal required experience (training given if required):
  • Windows Server (2008 – 2019)
  • Microsoft Exchange, Office365 and Active Directory Sync
  • Active Directory, Group Policy Management and Print Management
  • Remote Desktop Services

Qualities Required

  • A strong interest in technology

Qualifications Required

You need to have 5 GCSE’s (or equivalents):

  • Maths and English at grades D/3 or above
  • 3x GCSE’s grade A-C 9/4 in any other subject

You must not already have a qualification in a similar subject at the same level, or higher level than this apprenticeship.

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. Find out more here.

https://www.enic.org.uk/Qualifications/UKQRS/Default.aspx

Training Provided

  • Level 3 Infrastructure Technician Standard
  • Functional Skills in maths and English if required

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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