IT Technician Apprentice - 12536 Nci Vehicle Rescue Plc

This exciting role would suit someone looking to start or continue building a career in IT. To be considered for this position, you'll need to demonstrate a basic understanding of IT software/hardware, a keen interest in IT and have an aptitude for and willingness to learn new skills.

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Closing date: 30 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £11,000.00

  • Working week

    Monday-Friday, hours will be confirmed with the employer

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    06 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    17 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001298280

  • Positions

    1 available

Main role/ responsibilities 

  • Providing 1st line hardware & software support to end users
  • Supporting all company desktops, Laptops, thin clients and printers
  • Escalating issues to IT Technicians or 3rd party suppliers where necessary
  • Managing and maintaining all internal AV equipment, including the setting up of all meeting room equipment for client and internal meetings
  • Software deployment and support
  • Mobile phone hardware and software support 
  • IT Administration (Backup management, reports, document updates, routine systems checks) 
  • IT asset management (incl. hardware, software and software licensing)
  • Testing and evaluating new technology 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Qualities / essential requirements
Essential Behavioural 

  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good oral and written communication
  • Assertiveness and confidence
  • Enthusiastic and quick learner
  • Broad minded and open to being exposed to new technologies
  • A keen interest in IT and how systems work
  • Self-motivated
  • Presentable and professional at all times
  • Punctual 

Essential Technical Skills

  • Basic level of IT hardware maintenance and repair skills
  • A basic technical understanding of Apple & Android mobile technology
  • A basic understanding of Windows operating systems (Windows 7, Windows 10)

Personal qualities

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

Qualifications required

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

This apprenticeship could lead to internal progression, moving into an IT Technician role with an initial salary band of 17k-22k and possibly even further.

Things to consider

Benefits At NCI, our employees are our most important attribute and our most valued resource. Without each employee and their individual contribution, we would not be able to work towards, and achieve our company goals. We therefore want to reward each of our employees with an attractive benefits package, and we are pleased to offer the following benefits to our employees: • Departmental Bonuses/Rewards • Extra Holiday Entitlement • Staff Referral Scheme • Discounts at (some of) your Favourite High Street Stores Important Information “QA’s apprenticeship programmes may be funded in part by the European Union through the European Social Fund, which supports the development of employment opportunities and a skilled workforce.”

About the employer

Employer Description You’ll be working for a modern, growing organisation situated in the centre of Harrogate. This exciting apprenticeship role would suit someone looking to start or continue building a career in IT. You would be supporting end users with IT incidents and service requests while being exposed to a range of new technologies. You will be supported by a team of eight experienced IT staff who will help you develop your skills and become the best you can be. This is an apprenticeship position, which means you will receive up to £18,000 worth of training and current industry recognised qualifications. In addition, you’ll be paid while you train.

Employer

Nci Vehicle Rescue Plc

Address

Clarendon House 4th Floor

Victoria Avenue

Harrogate

HG1 1JD

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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 Oct 2017