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IT Apprentice SKYTECH SOLUTIONS UK LIMITED

We’re looking for a keen Apprentice IT Technician to join our talented team here at Skytech Solutions! Interested? Apply now.

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Closing date: 06 Dec 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £161.25

    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 to Friday 8am - 5pm

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    20 Dec 2021

  • Date posted

    07 Sep 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001761570

  • Positions

    1 available

Skytech Solutions is an e-commerce retailer based in Digbeth, Birmingham. We are a young, vibrant company who is rapidly growing and looking for positive, enthusiastic, performance-driven individuals to join our team of experienced computer repair technicians. 

For this role we are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Computer Repair Technician apprentice. 

Once fully trained, you will be able to:

  • Build computers
  • Diagnose problems
  • Repair and install operating systems and other software’s configurations

As a part of our team, you’ll also be involved in supporting our business by undertaking other duties as a part of your training, such as:

  • Checking stock in
  • Logging new stock on to our system
  • Testing computers and components

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent customer service and team work skills
  • Excellent communication skills – verbal, written and telephone
  • High level of IT literacy
  • Excellent organisational skills and ability to work to deadlines
  • Effective time management skills
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • An interest in computer repair – any kind of previous experience would be beneficial

Personal qualities

  • Punctual 
  • Reliable 
  • Well organised 
  • Positive attitude towards work 

Desired qualifications

Must have:

  • GCSE (or equivalent) Grade C (4) or above in both English & maths or Functional Skills Level 2 in both English & maths

Future prospects

Can lead to full-time employment after successfully completing apprenticeship. 

Things to consider

The business is based in a warehouse environment and it can get cold during the winter months. 


About the employer

Skytech Solutions UK Ltd offer a totally compliant end of life IT solution that covers collection, data destruction, recycling and ethical environmental disposal. We have a wide range of clients varying from the health sector and local Government, to the educational sector of schools, colleges and universities. Our clients also include many SMEs and large corporations, each of whom have a service individually tailored for their own particular needs. We pride ourselves in being the best when it comes to customer service and expertise in IT recycling, waste management and in particular to data destruction, which is critical to any organisation.

Our long experience in the industry ensures all our staff have a wealth of knowledge and our experience allows us to not only comply with all current legislation, but to surpass it. Years of excellent service to many customers gives us a long and loyal customer base and we would like to welcome all new and future customers in joining us.

Since 2007, the WEEE directive has stated that all redundant computer equipment is classed as E waste. It also states that CRT monitors are classed as hazardous waste, therefore, the recycler you use must be fully licensed with the Environment Agency in order to be able to handle this equipment and be fully compliant with the WEEE Regulations. Companies that collect waste must be registered waste carriers and their site must have an environmental permit or an appropriate registered exemption.

Employer

SKYTECH SOLUTIONS UK LIMITED

Address

6

Oxford Street

Birmingham

B5 5NF

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Training

Training provider

SOUTH & CITY COLLEGE BIRMINGHAM

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by South and City College Birmingham

Contact

Arslan Rehman 0121 694 5066 arslan.rehman@sccb.ac.uk

College day will be 1 day a week based at South & City College - Digbeth Campus.

You will be studying:

  • IT level 3 - Information Communications Technician

Apprenticeship standard

Information communications technician

Level 3 (A level)


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