Technical Assistant Apprentice DISTEX LTD

Fantastic IT opportunity working for a small but vibrant business. Offering the best support for both Employees and customers. Working on all Hardware, gaining technical knowledge while gaining a fantastic qualification within the workplace.

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Closing date: 28 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    Tuesday to Friday 10am-5:30pm Saturday 9am-3pm

    Total hours per week: 36.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    06 Jul 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Full IT Technical role for a passionate Apprentice that wants to learn and work on all types of Hardware:


Distex specializes on:


  • Phone Repairs
  • Laptop Repairs
  • Reinstalling Software
  • Data Recovery


The apprentice that is successful will be expected to work hard and be trustworthy, to complete any task under pressure and towards a tight deadline.


  • Full training provided.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Experience or knowledge in hardware
  • Compatibility knowledge
  • Knowledge of Software’s
  • All round Technical knowledge
  • Troubleshooting

Personal qualities

  • Passionate about IT
  • Hardworking
  • Smart
  • Presentable
  • Good with customers
  • Trustworthy
  • Punctual

Qualifications required

A minimum of 5 GCSE’s C and above Including Maths, English and ICT (or equivalents)

Future prospects

Full time Job or progression on to level 4

Things to consider

Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.50 per hour. This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18-year-old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. It is highly important that you do not contact the Employers directly – any attempt of this may invalidate candidate’s application. Should you have any queries regarding your Application or the job itself, please contact your 3aaa Training Academy.

About the employer

Here at Distex, we buy, sell, trade & repair all makes and models of mobile phone, tablet, laptop, PC, console, TV and many more electronics. We offer unbeatable turnaround times on all repairs with most being completed the same day - some even within the hour. If you've got a mobile phone, tablet or laptop with a broken screen, charging port, water damage or any other fault then you've found the right place. We also specialise in Apple iMac and MacBook repairs, offering unbeatable turnaround and pricing on all faults, from broken screens and power faults to liquid damage. We're located just off junction 1 of the M18 motorway in Thurcroft, Rotherham, South Yorkshire S66 9AQ.





Woodhouse Green


S66 9AQ

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Training provider

Throughout the duration of your Apprenticeship you will be required to attend the 3aaa Technology Academy for up to 12 weeks on a block release basis for structured training. The remainder of your training will be completed in the workplace with your Employer. You will work towards a Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship for IT, Software, Web and Telecoms Professionals. The qualifications consist of:

  • Edexcel Advanced Apprenticeship in IT, Software, Web and Telecoms
  • L3 Diploma in ICT Professional Competence
  • L3 Extended Diploma in ICT Systems and Principles
  • Level 2 Functional Skills English, Maths, ICT (if applicable)

Apprenticeship framework

IT, Software, Web & Telecoms Professionals

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Aspire Achieve Advance Limited


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Closing date: 28 Sep 2017