IT Apprentice Civic Engineers Limited

Estio Training has an exciting opportunity for an apprentice to join Civic Engineers in an exciting new IT role in their Manchester office. They need someone to provide hands-on maintenance and administration support of Civic Engineers physical network infrastructure across the London, Manchester and Leeds Studio’s.

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Closing date: 02 Nov 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    37.5 hours- shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    16 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    14 Dec 2016

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Key elements of the job:

  • Organise implementation of new equipment from relevant suppliers.
  • Provide a great service to all studio’s and be prepared to help at all levels of IT requirements.
  • Liaise as necessary with relevant IT and communication service suppliers.
  • To continually liaise with the IT Manager on the systems requirements of the company.
  • To continually liaise with the Studios’ to ensure new systems are working effectively and efficiently, troubleshooting and make improvements where necessary.
  • To take an active involvement with any new systems introduced at Civic Engineers.
  • To maintain good and clear communication between all studio’s.
  • Setup of new users and their appropriate system needs (e.g. domain, time management system, Office 365, purchasing of new computers & software).
  • Patching cabinets, phone systems and other hardware in all three studios’.
  • To take up ad hoc tasks when required in line with the needs of the business.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Experience / Qualifications Required:

  • Microsoft Active Directory and windows server is desirable
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Desktop operating systems and configuration/setup
  • Must understand basic networking
  • Excellent ability to troubleshoot, diagnose and find answers
  • Very confident in Microsoft office products
  • Ability to communicate well – both written and verbal.
  • Able to travel to Leeds and Manchester

Personal qualities

  • Eager to help and understand how to prioritise
  • Ability to learn and adapt quickly
  • Customer focused
  • Proactive and flexible
  • Creative, ‘can do’ approach
  • Team Orientated
  • Friendly and welcoming
  • Ability to ‘make it happen’

Qualifications required

  • 5 GCSE's at grades A*- C or equivalent (including English Language and Maths), and would love to work in IT.

Future prospects

The role offers long term security and the opportunity to progress into a permanent position and for the right candidate a level four apprenticeship.

About the employer

We are engineers with a passion and expertise in the design and delivery of high quality award winning buildings, structures and public spaces. We care about the impact of our engineering on the community, the environment and the economy. We pursue our work with commitment, conviction and place a strong emphasis on urban re-generation. Our team are a mix of civil and structural engineering general practitioners, transport planners and urban regeneration experts. We believe in working collaboratively on a broad range of interesting and often unique project types and scales, from strategic city scale plans through to finely-crafted structures. We are passionate about our designs and the delivery of our projects, striving for excellence in all that we do. Our award winning practice is now 50-strong, based across three city centre studios; Manchester, London and Leeds.


Civic Engineers Limited


77 Dale Street


M1 2HG

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Training provider

The Estio Training IT Apprenticeship programme gives young people the opportunity to get hands on experience in the IT industry whilst still employed in a real paid job with no cost or debt.

Learners will receive seven weeks of intensive training. Whilst in the workplace, apprentices will also receive continual assessment, and help and guidance from a dedicated trainer who will be there to ensure that they get the most from their work experience. 

Training will lead to industry-recognised qualifications including: 

  • Advanced apprenticeship for IT, Software, Web and Telecoms Professionals 
  • Level 3 Diploma in Professional 
  • Competence for IT and Telecoms Professionals 
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in ICT Systems and Principles 
  • Functional skills, Maths L2, English L2 and ICT L2 
  • PLTS and ERR
  • Estio training also offer the following optional units: 
  • Microsoft MTA - Networking Fundamentals
  • Microsoft MTA – Windows Operating System Fundamentals
  • CompTIA A+
  • CompTIA Network+ 
  • CompTIA Security+ 

Apprenticeship framework

IT, Software, Web & Telecoms Professionals

Training provider

Estio Training

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Estio Technology Recruitment Ltd


Faye Brown 01133 500 333

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Closing date: 02 Nov 2017