Apprentice IT Support Officer Bushey Meads School

We have a vacancy for an IT apprentice to help support our internal IT team. You will be experience the day to day problems of an IT role whilst learning more about networking and keeping up to date with the latest trends.

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Closing date: 01 Nov 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £150.00

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday – 8am to 4pm

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    09 Dec 2017

  • Date posted

    12 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001308991

  • Positions

    2 available

As an Apprentice IT Support Officer, you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Helpdesk support.
  • Patching workstations and laptops.
  • Maintain equipment inventory lists.
  • Large format Printers maintenance.
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot computers, applications and Operating Systems.
  • Anti-Virus and malware monitoring and maintenance.
  • Writing daily journal of work done successfully.
  • Assist with IT projects as needed.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Computer Literate.
  • Microsoft Office.

Personal qualities

  • Good attitude.
  • Motivated.
  • Keen to learn.

Qualifications required

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

Future prospects

Progression on to Level 4, possible permanent opportunity.

Things to consider

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). 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

Bushey Meads School (also known as "BMS") is a coeducational secondary school and sixth form with academy status, located in Bushey, Hertfordshire, England. The school forms part of the Bushey St James Trust, in partnership with Little Reddings Primary School.

Employer

Bushey Meads School

Address

Coldharbour Lane

Bushey

WD23 4PA

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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 Watford 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 > Infrastructure Technician

Training provider

ASPIRE ACHIEVE ADVANCE LIMITED

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

Contact

applywatford@3aaa.co.uk


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Closing date: 01 Nov 2017