IT Set-Up & Installation Technician Apprentice - 11922 REMTEK SYSTEMS LIMITED

They offer a competitive apprentice salary and benefits package. Furthermore, you will be supported through your apprenticeship by both experienced staff and former apprentices who will be able to guide, encourage and motivate you to succeed in all aspects of your apprenticeship.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £14,560.00

  • Working week

    Monday -Friday, 9am-5:30pm, and occasional overtime to support the business needs

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    27 Jun 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001261677

  • Positions

    1 available

The company deliver all over Great Britain but are especially busy in the London area. They offer excellent training and have offered all their apprentices a position with the company after the apprenticeship has finished. In addition, many of their former apprentices have moved on from the company, some to higher education and others to more responsible jobs which they were able to do because both the company and apprenticeship pro-actively provided them with an excellent grounding.  

Main Duties 
The apprentice will be required to deliver, install and configure computers in Romford, Dagenham, North East London and Epsom/Kingston, Sutton and Central London.                                           

As an IT Set-Up & Installation Technician Apprentice you will be working closely with the IT Department and the admin team. You will be given timed appointments for each student and the route planned beforehand.
•    Preparing new computers for delivery. (This will mainly consist of loading software and hardware onto computers and associated paperwork.  (Training in specialist software will be given) 
•    Deliver and set-up computer systems
•    Provide initial basic training on the equipment and technology provided
•    Deliver and install ergonomic seating and accessories
•    After training provide on –site technical support for students with disabilities


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Qualities/ requirements
•    Passion for IT and Technology
•    Ability to work flexibly and on own initiative
•    Ability to prioritise multiple tasks
•    Ability to work individually and as part of a team
•    Excellent verbal & written communication skills
•    Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
•    Excellent organisational and time management skills, with the ability to work under pressure within strict deadlines
•    Ability to communicate with a wide range of people at all levels
•    Willingness to work flexibly beyond normal working hours and undertake overtime when required to support the business

Personal qualities

Someone with an enthusiastic and professional attitude and a commitment to learning new skills.

Qualifications required

Qualifications/ requirements
3 x GCSE (or equivalent) at grades A-C in any subject plus GCSE English and Maths (or equivalents) at grade D or above

Future prospects

They offer excellent training and have offered all their apprentices a position with the company after the apprenticeship has finished. For a hard working apprentice to develop a career with the company with more responsibilities, a new job title and pay increase on successful completion of the apprenticeship. In addition, many of their former apprentices have moved on from the company, some to higher education and others to more responsible jobs, which they were able to do because both the company and apprenticeship proactively provided them with an excellent grounding.

Things to consider

PLEASE ENSURE YOU ARE COMFORTABLE WITH THE BELOW BEFORE APPLYING > You must hold a full UK Driving License as you will be driving to collect/return equipment (You do not have to have you own vehicle, as a company van will be provided - to be used within working hours) > You will be required to travel to Manchester for a two week induction at the companies head office to undertake your induction training and also for a couple of weeks throughout your apprenticeship to undertake further training. (The cost off transport and accommodation will be covered in full by the business. > You will be subject to a CRB check due to the nature of the business it is necessary that all employees undertake this check. (The cost will be covered by the business)

About the employer

Employer Description: A family run company supplying and delivering IT equipment to students via the DSA. They also offer training in assistive technology, standard and specialist software and hardware for disabled computer users in education. The company also run a website for use by assessors and disability support staff at Access Centres, Universities & Colleges in order to determine & cost equipment required by students who receive support under the Disabled Student Allowance. As the company expands there will be opportunities for a hard working apprentice to develop a career with the company with more responsibilities, new job title and pay increases on successful completion of the apprenticeship.

Employer

REMTEK SYSTEMS LIMITED

Address

71

Townmead Road

London

SW6 2ST

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Training provider

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.

Apprenticeship standard

Digital Industries > Infrastructure Technician

Training provider

QA LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by QA Limited

Contact

0345 074 7825 apprenticeships@qa.com


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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017