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Network Engineer Apprentice NETSERVE LIMITED

PETA Training are proud to be working with Netserve Limited , looking to source an exceptional Network Engineer Apprentice for their organisation. This is a great opportunity for anyone who is looking to progress in the IT industry. You will be part of a small but experienced and dedicated team who will be supporting you in your development.

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

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Closing date: 31 Jan 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,500.00 - £13,500.00

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 8.30am - 5.00pm

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    21 months

  • Possible start date

    14 Feb 2022

  • Date posted

    29 Sep 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties will include:

  • You will be working closely with the other IT technicians focusing on solving IT issues and providing a first class customer service
  • That includes repair, upgrade and support to their customers
  • In addition, you will be assisting the more senior technicians with more challenging jobs including website and hosting
  • To provide efficient and effective IT support to primarily to our customers for installations, usage, or maintenance of customers’ products to ensure that the system is functioning according to specifications, this includes but is not limited to hardware, software, audio, visual, printers, servers, and other IT related equipment
  • As part of your development you should assistant when appropriate the more senior technicians with for more challenging jobs, including website and hosting, DNS related jobs, advanced backup solutions and full installation of servers
  • You will also provide support to all more junior members of staff
  • You will be expected to deliver IT support both on and, but you will mainly be travelling onsite to jobs: a company pool car will be made available to you
  • You must monitor IT support coverage so that any changes made to the calendar are clearly communicated with the customers immediately to avoid potential complaints
  • You should ensure you are well prepared for each onsite site and that you carry the correct tools necessary (all tools will be provided by the company)
  • To act as an escalation point for basic training needs for all more junior members of staff, when necessary
  • You should ensure that any unresolved issues are escalated accordingly to a more senior technician
  • To listen carefully to the customer’s problem, diagnose and identify the customer’s needs and ensure that the IT solution you provide is the most effective and efficient solution tailored to that customer
  • Thorough diagnosis should include asking the right questions to ensure that the customer avoids downtime due to any incompatibility
  • You should ensure that any software upgrades or suggestions are compatible with the customer’s current IT set up to avoid delay or failure in resolving the issue
  • To regularly communicate the status of your technical solution to the customer clearly and in a user-friendly, professional manner
  • You will ensure that your ‘Daily Contacts’ are completed by the close of business every day without fail to ensure that our customers receive the best level of customer service from Netserve
  • To ensure that all computer equipment is assigned a ticket and logged on to our accounting software
  • You must ensure that any information/updates, linked with  that ticket, are entered onto the ticketing system immediately
  • This ensures that all technicians are able to provide the customer a full update in your absence
  • To follow all internal processes, procedures and policies
  • Failure to comply with company procedures and policies may result in formal proceedings
  • Offer tuition to customers for new hardware or software installations
  • Proactively educate customers and more junior members of the team about our ‘Go Monthly Support Package’ options and other potential software hardware and services upgrades
  • To assist in the creation of technical documents and training material
  • To assist in sourcing deals and offers, as well as new suppliers, for the resale of hardware and software
  • To act as a role model at all times by complying with procedures and policies, acting professionally
  • To assist the other departments with phone answering, providing technical knowledge, presenting training

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Passionate about IT
  • To understand the importance of good customer service and lead by example
  • Ability to diagnose, troubleshoot, obtain information and provide solutions for a good range of technical problems
  • Experience of helpdesk level server support
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Exchange and other server applications
  • A full UK Driving Licence is required for this role due to going out to customers

Personal qualities

  • A can do attitude and a drive to succeed is required
  • Self-motivated and desire to learn
  • Reliable

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE maths and English grade A* - C / 9 - 4 or functional skills levels 2 equivalent
  • A relevant Level 3 Apprenticeship/qualification or equivalent experience is essential

Future prospects

  • The company provides a progression opportunity for the right candidate

About the employer

We are a small, local IT consultancy company based in central Southampton and have been going since 2003. We offer IT solutions to local businesses and home users across Hampshire and Dorset.

Due to expansion, we are looking for an IT Apprentice to join our team. They will provide IT repairs, upgrades and IT solutions to our customers.




Loveridge Trading Estate Unit 23

Southbrook Road


SO15 1GQ

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by PETA Limited

Throughout the duration of the Apprenticeship you will be required to attend one of PETA training centres for off-the- job training.  The majority of training will be completed with your employer at your place of work. You will be completing Level 4 Network Engineer Apprenticeship along with the following qualifications:

  • BCS Network Principles
  • BCS Network Systems and Architecture
  • MTA Cloud
  • MTA Mobility and Devices

Apprenticeship standard

Network engineer

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 31 Jan 2022