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Apprentice Information, Communications Technician West Nottinghamshire College

Join the college I.T support team, providing invaluable technical support to staff and learners. Duties to include, assist in the recording and copying of TV/Radio programmes, prepare materials and equipment required for examinations etc.

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Closing date: 22 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    08:30 - 17:00 Monday to Friday

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    22 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

To provide routine service and maintenance of all AV related equipment within the college, to include data projectors, interactive whiteboards, laptops, mobile and learning technologies.

To prepare AV related equipment (e.g. data projectors, laptops, digital still & video cameras) and other resources for learning and teaching purposes
To organise and co-ordinate the timely delivery of AV equipment and other resources as necessary, to support teaching and learning.

To train staff in the use of AVA hardware resources as required.

To assist staff and learners in making the best use of current ILT resources and facilities.

To maintain accurate records of all loaned equipment.

To ensure that all loaned items are correctly recorded.

To assist in the recording and copying of TV/Radio programmes.

To prepare materials and equipment required for examinations.

To meet regularly with staff in order to identify key tasks and rotas.

To ensure that all classroom based equipment is clean and fit for purpose and in doing so, keep a schedule of maintenance to record and track activity.

To maintain an inventory of all departmental equipment.

To regularly review and evaluate systems and procedures.

To participate in the evaluation of new and emerging technologies.

To support IT Works in the re-imaging of laptops and desktop PCs as required.

To support IT Works in the moving of laptops and desktop PCs as required.

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

Level 3 information communication technician apprenticeship standard, including Functional Skills if required.

This programme is delievered via a day release model. This means that one day per week (term time only), you will be required to attend classes to further your learning.

You will work with expert assessors to develop new knowledge, skills and behaviours within the profession.

You will experience a blended learning model.

You will gather learning evidence, journals and off-the-job records using your e-portfolio.

At the end of the planned learning period, it will be agreed that you are ready to enter 'Gateway' and for your End Point Assessment to be arranged.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

The college is committed to providing further training at higher levels in the future to support your career development.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C) Essential

About the employer

Vision West Nottinghamshire College is widely regarded as one of the largest colleges in the country, offering a wide range of curriculum to meet both the needs of individuals and employers locally, regionally and nationally. The college also owns a number of subsidiary companies that are engaged with the provision of training as well as the development of commercial software products.


West Nottinghamshire College


Derby Road



NG18 5BH

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Training provider




01623 900479

Apprenticeship standard

Information communications technician

Level 3 (A level)

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