Apprentice IT Support Technician Bridgeway Consulting Limited

After recently being awarded the Queen’s Award for Enterprise, Bridgeway are looking to expand the team with an IT Support Apprentice. Reporting to the IT Support Technician, you will provide Technical Support to colleagues with duties ranging from hardware & software maintenance to first line IT support.

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Closing date: 12 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £131.25

    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

    Monday – Friday, 9 till 5.30 (1 hour)

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    13 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    10 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001295105

  • Positions

    1 available

Overall purpose of the role:

To assist in day to day operations of all IT systems and user support.

Daily roles and responsibilities:

  • Preparing equipment, i.e. PC’s, laptops, tablets, phones
  • Maintenance of all hardware and software
  • Software Licensing
  • First-line support
  • Patch panel maintenance
  • Software & Security updates
  • Equipment issue
  • Virtualisation/SAN/Storage Management
  • End user training
  • Updating asset register
  • Assisting with PAT Testing
  • Monitoring and ordering  consumables and supplies

Software/Hardware includes Windows XP/7/8/Server 2003/2008/2012, Office 2007 suite onwards, VMWare, HP SAN(LeftHand/Storvirtual), HP & Cisco switches, Veeam & Symantec backup.

You will carry out under supervision and guidance, all duties and responsibilities in accordance with Bridgeway Consulting Ltd's Policies and Procedures.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good knowledge of computer components and operating systems
  • Excellent organisation, time management and administration skills
  • Adept with Microsoft Office programmes
  • Strong communication skills, written and verbal

Personal qualities

  • Ability to operate effectively as part of a team or individually as required
  • A keen interest in IT and how various systems work
  • A problem solving approach to issues
  • Hard working and trustworthy
  • Presentable & Professional
  • Approachable, helpful & friendly

Qualifications required

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

Future prospects

Upon completion of the apprenticeship, there is a clear opportunity for a full-time role within the business and progression onto the level 4 programme.

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. Employer will look to offer performance related bonus’ as part of the salary package to reward hard work & dedication.

About the employer

Bridgeway Consulting Ltd is one of the leading consulting and contracting companies in the UK today, covering many aspects of civil engineering and asset management. We always aim to provide an effective and professional service that sets us apart from others in the industry. Our proactive approach is underpinned by a detailed Director led management process, allowing our clients to utilise an expert team of engineers and consultants. Our extensive engineering expertise allows us to provide a dynamic and innovative service, which equips us to undertake small or large tasks efficiently, professionally and most important safely. Our diverse portfolio of services enables our clients to use us for all their project needs in a “one stop shop” manner. We believe in the quality of our workforce who have delivered on the frontline civil engineering projects for many years. We believe that our philosophy and values continuously benefit our clients and this assists us to maintain our place as an industry leader. In addition we also hold Principal Contractor License status with Network Rail, which allows us to manage projects and sub-contractors from inception to completion. With resources to deliver our services 24/7, we have become an important part of our client’s supply chain. We continuously prove that we are reliable and committed to delivering on time and within budget. We have the resources to deliver our portfolio of services at any location in the UK and possess the capability to deliver unique solutions that are made to suit the client.

Employer

Bridgeway Consulting Limited

Address

Bridgeway House Unit 2

Riverside Way

Nottingham

NG2 1DP

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Training provider

Throughout the duration of your Apprenticeship (typically 15 months) you will be required to attend the 3aaa Technology Academy in Nottingham for 30 days of training across five months featuring structured training. The remainder of your training will be completed in the workplace with your Employer. You will work towards a Level 3 Apprenticeship standard – Infrastructure Technician. The qualifications consist of:

  • Level 2 Functional Skills English and Maths (if applicable)
  • Knowledge Module 1 - Networking and Architecture   
  • Knowledge Module 2 - Mobile and Operating Systems   
  • Knowledge Module 3 - Cloud Services  
  • Knowledge Module 4 - Coding and Logic   
  • Knowledge Module 5 - Business Processes
  • One vendor certification selected based on your job role and individual capabilities (Typically a Microsoft Technical Associate (MTA) certification)

Knowledge Modules are specified by the British Computer Society (BCS)

 

Apprenticeship standard

Digital Industries > Digital Marketer

Training provider

ASPIRE ACHIEVE ADVANCE LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Aspire Achieve Advance Ltd.

Contact

applylevy@3aaa.co.uk


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Closing date: 12 Oct 2017