IT Apprentice Icansee

This vacancy is for an IT Apprentice based in Great Harwood, Lancashire. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 29 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £136.50

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    1 year

  • Possible start date

    09 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    11 Nov 2016

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC091030338

  • Positions

    1 available

Essential skills:

Impeccable spelling, punctuation and grammar, at least B GCSE or equivalent in English Language

Expectations:

  • Formulating and creating fresh, engaging content for our customer websites, social media and email campaigns
  • Updating and engaging on Social Media Platforms.
  • Communicating with and updating our customers on current projects etc
  • General Admin

The EDI Level 2 Diploma for IT Users (ITQ Apprentice) has been designed to meet the skills and knowledge requirements of the Intermediate Apprenticeship for IT Users.This qualification is suitable for learners who are using IT within their job. Units can be taken at a variety of levels which gives flexibility to enable the qualification to match job roles. The qualification will allow learners to apply knowledge, understanding and skills to a level recognised by employers, thus proving competency in their job role

Wage from £3.50 per hour depending on age and experience

Working Week, 9 - 5 Mon - Thurs, 9 - 4 Fri. State of the art Mac or Windows set up.

A supportive and friendly working environment.

Many opportunities for career progression.

Training support.

Staff work dos and fun days out.20 holidays per year plus bank holidays.

The opportunities in the world of Business & ICT are endless. Many apprentices start in business administration, IT support, customer service or accountancy, which are great stepping stones into lots of exciting careers. You can go on to specialise in a particular field and into management. You'll find people who started in administration working in all professional areas and at all levels. If you're good at IT, have attention to detail and enjoy working with others then a Business or ICT Apprenticeship could give your career a great start.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Provide support for all staff members in the workplace. They perform a variety of tasks that require good communication and organisational skills. They often have industry or employer-specific responsibilities.To be a IT support Apprentice, you will need to possess a range of qualities including:

  • Excellent communication and people skills
  • A confident and positive attitude
  • Word processing skills
  • Good verbal communication and listening skills
  • Ability to follow instructions and organise yourself to complete tasks fully and on time
  • Ability to use initiative to think through problems to find solutions Literate with good written communication
  • Ability to check for accuracy and give attention to detail
  • Ability to answer, speak confidently and take messages on the phone
  • Knowledge of spread sheets, word processing and databases
  • Ability to use initiative
  • Calm under pressure
  • Motivated
  • Good personal organisation
  • Team worker

Personal qualities

The ability to work as an individual as well as part of a team and be respectful to team members at all times. Be an excellent communicator at all levels, via telephone and face to face. Be able to use their own initiative

Qualifications required

Minimum of 3 GCSEs at Grade C or above including Grade B or above in English Language or equivalent

Future prospects

The opportunities in the world of Business & ICT are endless. Many apprentices start in business administration, IT support, customer service or accountancy, which are great stepping stones into lots of exciting careers. You can go on to specialise in a particular field and into management. You';ll find people who started in administration working in all professional areas and at all levels. If you're good at IT, have an eye for detail and enjoy working with others then a Business or ICT Apprenticeship could give your career a great start.

Things to consider

Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.40 per hour from 1st October 2016. 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.

About the employer

Digital agency based in Great Harwood, Lancashire

Employer

Icansee

Address

Quality House

Waverledge Street

Great Harwood

Blackburn

BB6 7EA

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Training provider

BCS Level 2 Diploma for IT Users Skills (ITQ) (QCF) (500/6161/6) City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma for IT Users (ITQ) (QCF) (500/6760/6) OCR Level 2 Diploma for IT Users (ITQ) (QCF)( 500/6744/8) EDI Level 2 Diploma for IT Users (ITQ) (QCF) (500/7653/X)

Apprenticeship framework

IT Application Specialist

Training provider

TRAINING 2000 LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Training 2000 Ltd

Contact

Jay Vernon


Other information

The National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is �3.40 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged over 19 in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training.

Employer's Application Instructions

Apply via GetMyFirstJob - applications come through to the provider, are prescreened by a telephone interview.


This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 29 Sep 2017