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Digital Support Technician Level 3 Apprentice CTRL-NETWORKS LIMITED

you will be working closely with first, second and third line technicians. You will have a keen interest in IT, and you will need to build relationships with internal and external customers. You will be responsible for for the quality of information logged into our Call Management system, we expect you to be self motivated and have a eye for detail

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Closing date: 30 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £180.38

    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, 9.00am - 5.00pm

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Nov 2022

  • Date posted

    04 Apr 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001841365

  • Positions

    1 available

Specific duties will include (but aren’t limited to):

  • The timely and accurate logging of customer issues into the Call Management system, from both phone calls and incoming emails; using the formal call logging system in place
  • Be responsible for the quality of the information recorded – to be able to produce clear descriptions relating to user problems that ensure timely and efficient solutions
  • Recognising when a call is urgent and escalate accordingly
  • Carrying out configuration and testing of new kit prior to install at customer site.
  • The ability to work as part of a team, whilst remaining self-motivated in managing your own workload
  • The ability to demonstrate an excellent customer service focus when dealing with clients
  • We’re looking for you to develop the role so that, in time, you become the first point of contact for all incoming issues to the Help Desk – freeing up the First- and Second-Line technicians to concentrate on the resolution of issues to meet our agreed SLAs

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good IT Skills, including use of outlook, word and excel
  • Excellent customer care skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team and on your own

Personal qualities

  • Reliable and punctual
  • Flexible
  • Desire to develop
  • Honest and trustworthy
  • Good Communication skills

Desired qualifications

  • Maths, English and ICT, GCSE Grade 9-4/A*-C or equivalent

Future prospects

  • Progression within the company

About the employer

Effective IT Solutions understands that every business is unique. Because of this we offer support options that can be personally tailored to suit your IT needs.

CTRL Networks LTD is number one in the North East for the computer services we offer. Our standard support contract gives the customer a guaranteed time period to receive a response for his/her support request. The standard on-site response is offered within four hours, however for critical devices, this can be much faster.

Through the use of remote access, most responses and resolutions occur within a matter of minutes. By using remote access and online monitoring, we are immediately informed when any problem occurs.

We also provide a pay-as-you-go support option so that you don’t have to worry about binding long-term contracts

Employer

CTRL-NETWORKS LIMITED

Address

Mile End Road

South Shields

NE33 1TA

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Training

Training provider

GATESHEAD COUNCIL

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by LearningSkills

Contact

Alex Helm 01914338727 Apprenticeships@gateshead.gov.uk

Digital Support Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard:

  • Maths and English to Level 2 required, if not already achieved
  • Knowledge, Skills and Behaviour in relation to: customer service principles and practices, business principles, technical competencies, knowledge and understating; research activities, commercial awareness, managing challenging situations and taking ownership, and health and safety.
  • Ongoing assessment by the employer and provider – for example meetings with apprentice, employer and learning provider, observations of workplace, gathering evidence
  • Undertake a self-assessment in the last month of their apprenticeship to enable them to see whether they are confident that they have taken on board all aspects of the occupation
  • This self-assessment must be submitted to the independent end point assessor as a source of evidence to prepare for independent End Point Assessment which will include a showcase portfolio; a project; an employer reference and a structured interview about their portfolio and project

Apprenticeship standard

Digital support technician

Level 3 (A level)


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