IT Technician Apprentice East Berkshire College

This is an entry level position in an exciting College group where a successful candidate can get experience in a range of IT support and systems. As this is a position in education there will be opportunities to learn a range of software and hardware as the courses we teach mean we have to ensure are constantly running and updated.

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Closing date: 01 Dec 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,774.00 - £12,506.00

  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday 8.30am - 5.00pm Friday 8.30am-4.30pm

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    2 years

  • Possible start date

    04 Dec 2017

  • Date posted

    24 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

This is first line support role in IT.

You will be providing support to staff and students on a range of IT hardware and software.

You will also be involved in installation, maintenance and upgrades for software and hardware that we support.

You will also assist in events which means there will be training on some audio visual equipment also.

You will be required to provide support for events and exams outside the normal working hours which means there is a requirement for some flexible working.

There will also be a range of opportunities to get involved in projects and learn about servers, networking and other IT systems from planning, implementation though to maintenance.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills


  • Ability to use IT systems.
  • Ability to prioritise work.
  • Ability to work accurately and with careful attention to detail.
  • Ability to work effectively on one‟s own and as a member of a team.
  • Competent in the use of Microsoft Office applications, especially
  • Word and Excel and Outlook.

Personal qualities

  • Good time keeping
  • A passion to learn
  • A good team player


Qualifications required

GCSE English and Maths at grade A*-C or equivalent



Future prospects

For the right candidates a full time position will be offered

Things to consider

This role will require using a computer for multiple hours and also involves moving equipment around such as PC Towers and other associated IT equipment. A DBS check will be carried out

About the employer

We are a large Further Education College with a wide range of courses available for young people and adults.

East Berkshire College: We are a thriving Further Education college, with over 500 staff providing high quality training and education to some 8,500 students and 2,000 employers. Our campuses in Langley and Windsor serve the diverse communities of Berkshire and West London. < As well as a genuinely satisfying and rewarding job, you can look forward to excellent benefits and ongoing training and professional development opportunities. Please visit our jobs and careers page for further information. In this role you will use your excellent customer service skills, to offer support on a wide range of functions and activities. In addition, you will be enthusiastic, methodical and flexible in your approach. Slough Aspire CIC: Slough Aspire is an innovative private-public sector led social enterprise designed to help the local community develop the right employability skills to meet the needs of Slough companies now and in the future and to work with employers to develop the skills of their existing workforce. The initiative brings together key organisations that are responsible for the education, training and development of the Slough community to work in a more collaborative and coordinated way with local businesses to enhance the provision of support. Located in the heart of Slough Trading Estate, Slough Aspire is one of the country's most innovative training and development projects. Aspire is designed to be the first port of call for training and development needs for businesses and the local community. Slough Aspire is backed by local business with supporters including SEGRO, Mars, Arvato, UCB, Kier, Lonza, O2, Polycom, the Federation of Small Businesses, East Berkshire College, Learning to Work, Slough Borough Council, and Lynch Hill Enterprise Academy.


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Training provider

Level 3 Infrastucture Technician Apprenticeship

Functional Skills

Knowledge Certificate

Apprenticeship standard

Digital Industries > Infrastructure Technician

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by East Berkshire College


David East 07789085252

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Closing date: 01 Dec 2017