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IT Support Apprentice SECURE RETAIL LTD

Secure Retail are looking for an IT Support Apprentice to join their IT team, the purpose of the role is to provide frontline IT support to ensure the IT systems and infrastructure is fit for purpose in an innovative and progressive company. You will also be working towards the L3 Information Communications Technician Apprenticeship standard.

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Closing date: 22 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £16,000.00

    Additional profit share after a three-month probation period

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday: 9am - 5.15pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    27 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000069627

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • First line support to users
  • Management of internal Helpdesk system
  • Prioritise and respond to the requirements of the companies in a timely manner
  • Fix issues, and if required escalate to the Technology Implementation Manager
  • Daily checks i.e. disc space, server hardware status and anti-virus
  • Project work                                   
  • Sourcing and purchasing of IT hardware

 

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

Information & Communications Technician.

https://www.instituteforapprenticeships.org/apprenticeship-standards/information-communications-technician-v1-0

End-Point Assessment (EPA):

  • End-point assessment (EPA) is the final stage that an apprentice goes through to complete their Apprenticeship
  • The Apprentice must show their learning to an independent end-point assessor and the grades available are distinction, pass or fail
  • The EPA will include: Project with Questionnaire & Portfolio Interview

Delivery Method:

Our delivery model includes a 1 day per week college attendance for training and development of skills, knowledge and behaviours and 1:1 support from your trainer assessor in the workplace and will include assignments, work-based company projects and self-study.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Potential for a permanent position with the Company, and growth and expansion in the role.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English, maths and IT (Grade 4/C or above) Essential

Things to consider

Additional training to take place at Loughborough College to develop knowledge, skills, and behaviours to accordance to this Apprenticeship. Please ensure you are able to travel before applying. Loughborough College reserves the right to withdraw this vacancy before the end date, following consultation with the employer.

About the employer

Secure Retail is the trusted global provider of payment solutions, hardware, software and services to leading brands across a variety of market sectors on a global scale. Evolving from an electronic manufacturing background founded in 1986, our focus has always been on accuracy, process and overall customer satisfaction, these core values provided a nice transition path into a payments business in 2003. Our wealth of knowledge has been built over years of collective experience within the payment industry, and is recognised and respected by world leading manufacturers, software development houses, and of course, the vast number of end customers who we support daily. Secure Retail is always at the forefront of the ever-changing payment technology and compliance world, and is, therefore a partner you can rely on to advise and assist you throughout the entire lifecycle of your payment solution. All elements of our service provision have been certified to the latest compliance standards including PCI P2PE. No other company provides a more comprehensive range of technology and hardware solutions to meet the secure payment challenges faced by your business.

Employer

SECURE RETAIL LTD

Address

WALKER ROAD

FOREST BUSINESS PARK

BARDON HILL

LE67 1TU

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Training

Training provider

LOUGHBOROUGH COLLEGE

Contact

Richenda Gordon-Pullar

apprenticeships@loucoll.ac.uk

Apprenticeship standard

Information communications technician

Level 3 (A level)


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