IT Support Technician Apprentice Fylde Computer Solutions Ltd

We are looking to recruit an ICT support technician apprentice to join our busy support environment.

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Closing date: 20 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £129.50

    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 - 5, and Saturday 10 - 4, if required.

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    23 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    03 Oct 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001310866

  • Positions

    1 available

The successful candidate will gain experience in the following:

  • Helpdesk support, taking telephone calls and using remote support software.
  • Server and network installs.
  • Server and pc building.
  • Network planning.
  • Wifi configuration and management.
  • Network and firewall configuration.
  • Laptop disassembly and component repair.
  • Serving customers in our retail shop, accepting items for repair and selling.
  • On site assistance with network cable installation testing, network switch and infrastructure installation.
  • Supporting and working with our existing technicians.

You will be based in our new offices in Thornton Cleveleys.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • You need to be technically minded and passionate about IT systems, self-motivated, and have the ability to work on your own initiative aswell as working within a team.  

Personal qualities

  • Honest, trustworthy, keen to learn, hardworking, reliable, punctual and interested in IT systems such as hardware, software or web design.

Qualifications required

  • 5 GCSE's at grades A*-C, ideally including Maths and English (or equivalent). Must attain a Level 1 on the initial assessment at College.

Future prospects

Will lead to permanent employment for the successful candidate.

Things to consider

Once you have submitted your application, you will need to complete college initial assessments and provide a CV before we can progress your application. You will be sent an email requesting this. Please note that Blackpool & The Fylde College offer CV building sessions should you wish to use this facility. We will contact you on email and on your phone. Please check your emails and voicemail regularly.

About the employer

Fylde Computer solutions have been providing solutions from 1988, and as a leading IT support company we try to provide the best service to our clients.

Employer

Fylde Computer Solutions Ltd

Address

122

Victoria Road West

Thornton-Cleveleys

FY5 3LG

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Training provider

  • NVQ Level 3 in Infrastructure Technician.
  • Technical Certificate Level 3 in Infrastructure Technician.
  • Functional Skills Level 2 in Maths, English and ICT.
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilties (ERR).
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS).

Apprenticeship standard

Digital Industries > Infrastructure Technician

Training provider

BLACKPOOL AND THE FYLDE COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Blackpool & The Fylde College

Contact

Heather Ritchie 01253 504199 Apprenticeships@blackpool.ac.uk


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Closing date: 20 Oct 2017