Job Title : IT Apprentice
Location : Hereford, HR1 1TQ
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Apprenticeship : L3 Information Communication Technician (Support Technician)
Sector : Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
Vacancy Reference : VAC-00807
Brief Description : Do you have a passion for technology? Are you ready to take your hobby to the next level?
Qualifications Required : To be considered for this role, you must have a C/4 grade in both GCSE Maths and English, and in three or four other subjects. You should have a GCSE/BTEC/A Level in ICT or at least hands-on experience with the workings of computers and IT.
Vacancy Detail : Intequal, in partnership with the Microsoft Apprenticeship Programme are currently recruiting for an energetic individual to join a fantastic company as an IT Apprentice. This is a great opportunity to earn while you learn and gain on the job experience to kickstart your career in IT.
About the Company
Our client is a growing IT Support Business, providing professional computer support to both home and business users throughout Herefordshire.
They have built up a large client base from customer recommendations and pride themselves on being the local point of contact for all aspects of IT. They are dedicated to providing professional and affordable solutions for both hardware and software applications.
You will join their friendly IT team, where you will be taking part in a fantastic opportunity to gain a level 3 qualification at the end of the apprenticeship.
We are looking to recruit an IT Apprentice who is a hardworking, organised individual with flexibility and a willingness to learn.
As an Infrastructure Technician Apprentice your main roles and responsibilities will include:
• Raising tickets and processing jobs
• Perform daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems and key processes, reviewing system and application logs, and verifying completion of scheduled jobs such as backups
• 1st line support
• Logging calls
• Responding to active monitoring
• Repair and recover from hardware or software failures
Throughout the duration of the apprenticeship, you will receive training through blended learning. This combines online technical training within a virtual classroom, as well as real-world and practical experience with your employer. The skills, knowledge and experience you will gain whilst on the programme are invaluable, giving you the best possible start in your professional career within the IT sector.
Positions Available : 1
Working Week : Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm
Salary : £ 175.00 (Weekly)
Application Deadline Date : 07/01/2022
Possible Start Date : 10/01/2022
Personal Qualities : The company require a bright, enthusiastic and hard-working individual with a genuine desire to learn and to build a career within the IT industry. You will have a friendly personality, be able to work as part of a team and provide excellent customer service.
Skills Required : • Be a strong communicator, both internally and externally
• Develop own effectiveness and professionalism
• Someone who is the “go to” for friends & family for any IT issues
• Have a genuine passion for IT and software!
• Be organised and responsive, using initiative and motivation to deal with enquiries
• Be reliable and enthusiastic
• Have good timekeeping
Future Prospects : A permanent position is available on completion of the apprenticeship
Training to be Provided : CORE MODULES
The apprenticeship contains the following three core key modules which seek to develop the
knowledge, skills and behaviours required to be a successful Information Communications Technician.
The final module is a Pathway module to provide specialist career track skills and knowledge depending
on which track was chosen at the outset from the 3 options available.
Computer Fundamentals & Security
Gain an understanding of the core concepts in computing including hardware, software, security and troubleshooting.
Introduction to Networking & Cloud Services
An introduction to the fundamental cloud
concepts of networking and cloud computing, including networking
modules, devices and protocols.
Communication in Support
Support in IT requires good communications skills. Develop your communications skills by exploring the best practices of support.
Other Information : Please consider your travel arrangements before applying
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