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Network Engineer Apprentice (Southern IT Solutions) W k Webster & Co Ltd

Estio Training have an exciting new opportunity for a Network Engineer Apprentice with Southern IT Solutions, an IT Support & Consultancy Company based in central Southampton.

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Closing date: 05 Sep 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday. Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    12 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    16 May 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • 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 back up solutions and full installation of servers.
  • You will also provide support to all more junior members of staff.
  • Offer tuition to customers for new hardware or software installations.
  • To assist in the creation of technical documents and training material.
  • To assist the other departments with phone answering, providing technical knowledge, presenting training. 
  • To assist the other departments with phone answering, providing technical knowledge, presenting training. 

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

This apprenticeship will give you a Level 4 Network Engineer Standard with training in areas such as:

  • Functional skills, Maths L2 and English L2
  • CompTIA A+ Certification
  • Network Principles
  • Network Systems & Architecture
  • Network Security

Some of these modules will include an option to take an examination in order to receive a professional certificate.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

The role offers long term security and the opportunity to progress into a permanent position.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Friendly and approachable, Self Motivated, Desire to learn, Discreet


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A*-C/9-4 or equivalent) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A*-C/9-4 or equivalent) Essential

About the employer

Since 1861, W K Webster & Co Ltd has built up an impressive reputation for excellence in the field of marine & transit claims consultancy worldwide. We have recognized and responded to our clients' changing requirements over the years. We are committed to providing pro-active, innovative and economic solutions for our clients in all areas of our business.


W k Webster & Co Ltd


Unit 22- 24, Loveridge Trading Estate

Southbrook Road


SO15 1GQ


Tom Crossland

0113 3500 333

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Network engineer

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

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