Wilson's School

IT/AV Technician Apprentice


Wilson's School

Training Provider:


Annual wage £12,000.00
36.0 hours per week Monday - Friday - 08:00 - 16:00
duration: 18 months
start: 7 October 2019
Advanced(level 3)
Infrastructure technician (apprenticeship standard)
12 September 2019 (application closing date)
We are looking for an Apprentice IT/AV Support Engineer to join our IT Support Department and undertake a variety of tasks on a daily basis which will develop as the post holder’s knowledge and skills increase. Wilson’s School offers an apprentice the chance to gain a much broader range of skills than would normally be available to an apprentice.


Reporting directly to the IT Manager and working with the Senior IT Support Engineer; you will be assisting with the management of the schools network and other IT/AV resources in this busy highly successful boys school.  

Duties include

  • Responding to support calls in all aspects of IT/AV support
  • Fault finding 
  • Repairing and policing the school's network
  • Answering the telephone and logging help desk calls
  • Providing first line help desk support and recording the actions taken.

The successful candidate will have a genuine interest in and enthusiasm for working with computers in a customer support role. You will have a desire to learn, a positive attitude and good literacy and numeracy skills.

Future Prospects

The intention is for a good candidate on completion of the apprenticeship to have the opportunity to apply for any suitable vacancy within the IT support team at the School.

Reality Check

There will be some requirements to move your working hours to the evening for special school events. This position is subject to a successful enhanced CRB/DBS check. You will also get the opportunity to work on top of the range IT equipment.

Skills Required

  • Mathematically and technically minded
  • Customer service orientated
  • Attention to detail
  • Good communication skills - verbal and written
  • Good interpersonal skills

Qualities Required

  • Have a desire to learn
  • A positive attitude
  • Friendly and outgoing
  • Patient
  • A genuine interest in and enthusiasm for working with computers
  • An interest in music technology or video would be an advantage but not essential

Qualifications Required

Minimum of GCSEs grade C/4 and above in maths and English plus 3 other GCSEs grade C and above - ideally in science and/or IT (or equivalent qualifications).

A Levels (or equivalent qualifications) would be an advantage but not essential.

Training Provided

Training to be provided:

  • Advanced (Level 3) Infrastructure Technician Apprenticeship Standard
  • This Apprenticeship requires some attendance at Nescot College

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