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IT Apprentice (Level 3 Information Communications Technician) EDUTHING LIMITED

By choosing Primary Goal as your training provider not only will you be learning whilst you're earning you will also be keeping up to date with the latest technology. At the same time, CompTIA learning content is at the heart of our delivery, we will provide you with the knowledge for your Level 3 apprenticeship.

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

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Closing date: 20 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,004.32 to £17,784.00

    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 to Friday 36 hours per week, 8:30am – 4pm

    Total hours per week: 36.0

  • Expected duration

    22 Months

  • Possible start date

    30 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    12 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000064665

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

- Resolve problems associated with operating systems, networks, software, hardware, printers etc.
- Service desk support– diagnosis of IT issues and supporting users remotely using remote connection tools.
- Installation of new software and hardware
- Maintain and fix other computing equipment
- Assist in system upgrades and system maintenance
- Assisted site visits to schools alongside field technicians, to support with issue resolutions
- Liaise with third party suppliers such as Internet Service Providers and vendors
- Support with technology asset management

Support Technician Duties:

- Install and configure relevant software and hardware as appropriate for example: mobile apps, printers, projectors, scanners and cameras.
- Address IT issues by prioritising in response to customer service level agreements
- Administer security access requirements and permissions for stakeholders escalating as necessary for example password resets
- Support the roll out of upgrades or new systems or applications

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

- Comprehensive introductory modules including technical introduction and personal/ professional development  
- Level 3 Information Communications Technician apprenticeship standard
- Training for all pathways of your IT career (support technician, network technician, digital communications technician)
- Specialising in a portfolio of evidence for the Support Technician pathway
- e-learning training materials
- Bi-weekly virtual classroom training on the CompTIA vendor qualifications  
- Access to uCertify training platform; core learning materials, assessments, and practical hands-on-labs
- Monthly work-based coaches visits and competency checks
- 9 am – 5 pm Support desk for technical support

You will also have the opportunity to network with a range of other apprentices on our programme who can share ideas, offer suggestions and support. Our apprentices love being able to help each other!

As one of our apprentices you will also have access to our online portal that will provide you with information and technical guidance, as well as links to the helpdesk to speak to technicians who can give real-time advice and support.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

This is a great opportunity for you to develop skills that will enhance your networking career. On passing your Primary Goal apprenticeship, you will gain professional recognition for the Register of IT Technician (RITTech).

We also offer a progressive step in some cases, onto our Level 4 Network Engineer apprenticeship programme.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Desired

About the employer

Working solely within the education sector, Eduthing has gained a unique insight into schools. They understand that schools come in all shapes and sizes and that their support needs to be completely flexible to accommodate the diverse range within the UK. Eduthing are a forward thinking, proactive and flexible company, that prides itself on providing the highest level of customer satisfaction. Supporting schools, academies and multi academy trusts in the primary, secondary and independent sector. They are confident that their services can transform IT schools, and their growing reputation and customer base are testament to this.

Employer

EDUTHING LIMITED

Address

South Lodge

New Pond Road, Compton

Guildford

GU3 1HY

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Training

Training provider

PRIMARY GOAL LTD

Contact

Donnamarie Janes

donnamarie.janes@primarygoal.ac.uk

02475 267595

Apprenticeship standard

Information communications technician

Level 3 (A level)


Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 20 Aug 2022