IT Apprenticeship - 10584 BLUESMITH INFORMATION SYSTEMS LIMITED

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £230.62

  • Working week

    Monday-Friday

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    14 months

  • Possible start date

    07 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    09 Mar 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001182367

  • Positions

    1 available

Responsibilities of the Apprentice
•    Research and purchasing of equipment
•    Wired and wireless networking management
•    Network and information security
•    Configuring, fixing and upgrading laptops
•    Looking after the Voice Over IP Telephone system
•    Testing and maintenance of electrical equipment
•    Server management
•    Installing and configuring software
•    Support of Cloud based systems
•    All infrastructure for this high tech company


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

•    Inner geek enthusiasm – someone who loves everything about computers and wants to learn more
•    Ability to learn – a great potential to learn both in the classroom and in the job
•    Maturity – although we have a relatively young, friendly and relaxed working environment, we are a very professional organisation and this requires a mature attitude to work
•    Problem solving – working out how to solve problems is often more important than having specific technical knowledge
•    Attention to detail – we strive to maintain high standards and like things to be neat

Personal qualities

Someone with an enthusiastic and professional attitude and a commitment to learning new skills.

Qualifications required

•    Ideally 5 GCSE Grades (C and above) or equivalent, including Maths and English

Future prospects

92% of QA Apprentices secure permanent employment after finishing their IT apprenticeship. Additionally may be opportunities to undertake further learning such as Higher apprenticeships.

About the employer

You will be working for… A business that works with blue-chip companies and large government agencies, building bespoke software. We are a small business with a strong team ethic and a culture that invests in developing our people. Be part of QA’s 10k in Tech and add yourself to the UK’s tech explosion!

Employer

BLUESMITH INFORMATION SYSTEMS LIMITED

Address

128 Millshaw

Leeds

LS11 8LZ

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Training provider

Are you a bit of a problem-solver? Eager to take your technology knowledge to the next level?
Our training programme is designed to provide you with real-world skills using the most recent IT Technologies to transform you into a highly-skilled IT Apprentice (all debt free!)
Our apprenticeships blends on-the-job experience, face-to-face workshops and online learning which will teach you a range of new skills including:
•    Networking and Architecture
•    Mobile and Operating System
•    Cloud Services
•    Coding and Logic
•    Business Process
Apprenticeships and Vendor qualifications L3
Advanced Apprenticeship Infrastructure Technician Level 3 (equivalent to A- level educational level), MTA Networking Fundamentals, MTA Mobility and Devices Fundamentals, MTA Cloud Fundamentals, One Microsoft MOC on demanded course.

Apprenticeship framework

IT, Software, Web & Telecoms Professionals

Training provider

QA LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by QA Limited

Contact

01753898723 apprenticeships@qa.com


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Closing date: 31 Aug 2017