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Information Communications Technician Apprentice Aqualisa Group Ltd

Our innovative IT team are expert providers of infrastructure management. With a combination of hardware and software products skills and knowledge, they support the organisation in achieving the strategic objectives and the growth of the business.

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Closing date: 11 Feb 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £250.00

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    16 months

  • Possible start date

    21 Feb 2022

  • Date posted

    21 Sep 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001768363

  • Positions

    1 available

As an apprentice, you will gain and develop the skills and behaviours necessary to ensure consistent and relevant diagnostic management in support of the various IT applications and systems in place.

Main Duties/Responsibilities

Support and assist with a range of company hardware and telephony systems and by doing so, maintain an awareness of new products into the market and advise suitability accordingly.  Ensure the integrity and security of computer data and systems which is paramount to meeting compliance and regulations within the industry.

Accountabilities (and supporting activities)

1 - Handle first line support requirements:

  • Support desktop hardware, software, networks and operating systems.
  • Provide first line support involving routers, firewalls and business communications.
  • Help identify corrective actions resulting from support calls.

2 - Maintenance and Support:

  • Carry out preventative maintenance on company computer systems.
  • Implement timely upgrades.
  • Bug fix and amend software to reflect changes to business procedures.
  • Ensure maintenance contract records are kept up to date.
  • Meet KPI’s to ensure systems are restored within 24 hours and subsidiary systems within 48 hours.

3 - Monitor system and database performance:

  • Identify specific systems not meeting required standard.
  • Implement corrective actions.
  • Maintain performance records understands company products and services.

4 - Deliver the safety agenda of the Company:

  • Think safety.
  • Take ownership for all accident reporting affecting you or your team.
  • Identify potentials and report.

5 - Fulfill other duties as required:

  1. Pick up new activities that fall broadly in the purpose of the role.
  2. Fix things that you can see need fixing.
  3. Identify problems and find solutions.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Intelligent, quick-thinking, alert, highly numerate
  • High level of communication skills both verbal and written
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong on prioritisation for the business benefit
  • Decisive and excellent influencer
  • Strong team player and ability to work throughout organization regardless of seniority

Personal qualities

  • Assertive, prepared to see through plans and overcome objections
  • Challenge all areas of activity; unwilling to accept the status quo
  • Energetic, engaging and positive approach
  • Works at pace and achieves tight deadlines
  • Attention to detail

Desired qualifications

  • At least five GCSEs (or equivalent) at Grade C or above including maths, English and either IT or Science
  • Please ensure that your full educational history is stated on your application

Future prospects

By working hard and demonstrating your ability, drive and commitment throughout your apprenticeship scheme, upon completion you may be offered a permanent contract dependant on the needs of the business ensuring you have further opportunities to continue growing within this exciting organisatio


About the employer

Since 1977 Aqualisa has been pioneering the way in which we shower simply because it believes that a great day starts with a great shower.

Employer

Aqualisa Group Ltd

Address

Unit 6

Westerham Trade Centre, The Flyers Way

Westerham

TN16 1DE

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Training

Training provider

FIREBRAND TRAINING LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Firebrand Training Ips Ltd

Firebrand offers a unique Level 3 IT Apprenticeship scheme. We provide the fastest award-winning industry training and certifications with on-going support - all with the ultimate goal of securing a long-term IT career. 

During your one-year programme, Firebrand provides residential training at our distraction-free training centre. Our accelerated training means you'll achieve training with partners like CompTIA, ITIL and Microsoft faster, giving you more time to put your new skills into practice within a professional working environment. When you complete your programme, you'll have enough industry-recognised qualifications for a great career in IT. You'll be registered by the British Computer Society (BCS) to the Register of IT Technicians, confirming SFIA level 3 professional competence.

Apprenticeship standard

Information communications technician

Level 3 (A level)


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