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Apprentice IT Technician WITTON PARK ACADEMY TRUST

Witton Park Academy Trust are looking for an Apprentice IT Technician to join their team in Blackburn. You will work towards a Level 3 Information Communications Technician apprenticeship standard.

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

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Closing date: 06 Feb 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £159.10

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 08:00 - 16:00.

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    20 Feb 2022

  • Date posted

    02 Sep 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001748931

  • Positions

    1 available

Responsibilities will include:

  • Provide high quality customer service whilst providing and assisting with 1st line support to users across the Trust, and supported sites and Schools. This includes helping to operate the trust-wide IT Helpdesk
  • Help the IT team to provide expert soft support to all users in both classroom and office settings
  • Work with enterprise-level equipment and infrastructure
  • Troubleshoot, repair and process student & staff devices
  • Act as an advocate for the IT team, and the effective use of technology in education
  • Raising and safeguarding/prevent concerns that become apparent

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal

Personal qualities

The successful candidate will be expected to communicate with colleagues, students and other 3rd parties, in-person, through email correspondence and over the phone. 

  • Passion for working in a digital world.
  • Confident, and with the ability to provide support to users of all ages
  • Adaptable with good problem-solving skills and critical thinking
  • Working towards the target

Desired qualifications

GCSEs at grades C/4-5 or above (or equivalent/predicted) including maths and English.

If the candidate has not had the opportunity to study a relevant subject, then the Trust will accept a portfolio of evidence of IT-based knowledge, as the candidate sees fit.  We are willing to assess this on an individual basis.

Future prospects

To continue onto full-time employment upon completion.


About the employer

A Secondary School based in Blackburn.

Employer

WITTON PARK ACADEMY TRUST

Address

WITTON PARK HIGH SCHOOL

Buncer Lane

Blackburn

BB2 6TD

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Training

Training provider

NORTH LANCS. TRAINING GROUP LIMITED(THE)

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by North Lancs Training Group Ltd

Contact

Becky Simpson 01254 395355 recruitment@nltg.co.uk

Level 3 Information Communications Technician apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • NVQ
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • Work-based learning

Apprenticeship standard

Information communications technician

Level 3 (A level)


Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 06 Feb 2022