IT Apprentice Business Phones & Networks Limited

The successful candidate will be providing phone-based technical support to clients who are having trouble with their telephone systems, Internet Connectivity or general ICT issues. The role would suit someone who wants to turn their hobby into a career and is looking to learn new skills in a supportive and exciting environment.

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Closing date: 30 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 8.30am-5.00pm

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    16 months

  • Possible start date

    31 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    15 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001310558

  • Positions

    1 available

Essentially, we are looking for someone who has a keen interest in IT who lives in the Stourbridge/Hagley area.

The successful candidate will be providing phone-based technical support to clients who are:

  • Having trouble with their telephone systems
  • Internet Connectivity
  • General ICT issues

The role would suit someone who wants to turn their hobby into a career and is looking to learn new skills in a supportive and exciting environment.

The benefits of being an apprentice are:

  • You earn while you learn.
  • You get the training in the skills that employers want.
  • Excellent progression opportunities, whether looking to study further or climb the ranks within the workplace.
  • Increased future earning potential. Apprentices enjoy marked salary increases when the complete their training.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent IT skills and/or enjoy working with computers and want to make it a career while training in an employed environment.
  • Experience in an IT related role.
  • Reliable access to transport for getting to place of work.

Personal qualities

  • Eager to learn
  • Team player
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Keen to progress within the company

Qualifications required

  • Ideally 5 x GCSEs A*-C including maths and English (or equivalent).
  • Level 2 IT related qualification.

Future prospects

Excellent progression opportunities, whether looking to study further or climb the ranks within the workplace. Increased future earning potential. Apprentices enjoy marked salary increases when the complete their training.

Things to consider

Own transport desirable (but not essential) to be able to get to the place of work. Candidate must be able to travel to work on time. Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.50 per hour from 1st April 2017. 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. The wage for Apprentices applies to both time spent on the job plus time spent training.

About the employer

Established in 2002, we have utilised over 30 years of industry experience to steadily grow an impressive customer base throughout the UK. We transform the way that businesses operate and help them take full control of their phone and ICT systems; significantly enhancing their productivity, customer service levels, flexibility and efficiency.

Employer

Business Phones & Networks Limited

Address

The Stables Unit 1

Wassell Grove Lane

Stourbridge

DY9 9JH

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Training provider

  • Level 3 Infrastructure Technician.
  • Maths and English ICT Functional Skills up to Level 2 where required.

Apprenticeship standard

Digital Industries > Infrastructure Technician

Training provider

SKILLS TRAINING UK LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Skills Training UK Ltd

Contact

Louise Palmer 07584426093 louisepalmer@skillstraininguk.com


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Closing date: 30 Oct 2017