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IT Communication Apprentice CORFE HILLS ACADEMY

Maintain and support the ICT needs of the staff, students and visitors of the school, as well as assisting the network manager in the planning, development and deployment of new and replacement resources.

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Closing date: 05 Sep 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £8,754.20 to £17,290.00

    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

    Four days per week shifts to be confirmed. Plus college day 9am - 4pm Exact college day to be confirmed. Total hours per week: 35 hours a week

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    21 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

• Support, advise and train staff, students and visitors in the use of ICT resources
• Install/commission new hardware/software as directed by the Network Manager
• Network support (e.g. Administer user accounts/printers/quotas/backups/file restoration)
• Monitor, investigate and repair where possible, ICT hardware & software
• Provide technical support through a range of communication channels

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

How training is delivered:

• As with all Apprenticeships, most of the
training will be with the employer
• The apprentice will attend College one day
a week for 18 months of their
Apprenticeship. This is at Bournemouth and Poole College. Lansdowne campus.
• Day release is 9:00am – 4:30pm
(subject to confirmation)

Upon completion of apprenticeship you will get a full advanced apprenticeship qualification.

The final, end point assessment is completed
in the last few months of the Apprenticeship.
It is based on:
• A portfolio – produced towards the end of
the Apprenticeship, containing evidence
from real work projects which have been
completed during the Apprenticeship.
• An employer reference - as to the
apprentice’s suitability and
preparedness to go through the final
independent assessment.
• Project report with questioning
• Professional discussion underpinned by
• An independent assessor will assess each
element of the end point assessment
and will then decide whether to award
successful apprentices with a pass, a
merit or a distinction.


What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Prospect of permanent position and progression.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


GCSE or equivalent GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade (Grade 4-9)) Essential
AS Level or equivalent Flexible with subjects (Grade (Grade A-D) essential) Essential

About the employer

At Corfe Hills School we are passionate about excellence in learning. We believe that this is the foundation which will enable our young people to achieve the highest possible outcomes during their time with us. We have the highest expectations of students – that they will engage fully in their learning, have high aspirations for themselves and embrace the wide range of opportunities available to them both inside and outside the classroom.







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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Information communications technician

Level 3 (A level)

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