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Apprentice ICT Support Technician ICTTECHIE LTD

This is an opportunity to work in a small, friendly team who have over 35 years experience in educational technology. You will be mainly based at Ashmount School in Loughborough. Ashmount is a special school for pupils between the ages of 4 and 19 and you will be part of the school’s admin/IT team as well as our company team.

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Closing date: 15 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,450.00

    Wage will be £8662.50 - £9450.00 depending on experience. You will be contracted to 39 weeks per year + 6 weeks holiday pay

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday- Term time only + teacher days (with the possibility of overtime during school holidays) 8.30am-4pm with a 30 minute lunch break = 7 hours per day

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    29 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    29 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000071294

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Work will involve:

  • Maintaining and Updating Servers, Workstations, Mobile Devices, Display Technologies and Printing Services
  • Installation of new hardware and software
  • Maintenance of the network infrastructure
  • Management of web based services
  • Diagnosing and Resolving Technical issues with the school’s ICT systems
  • Liaising with ICT companies providing services to the school as required
  • Other technical or company support as directed by the company directors

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?

After the Level 3 qualification you could move to a Technician role. This could then lead to Senior Technician or Network Manager. You could also look at furthering your education with a Foundation degree or higher.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Initiative, Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 4/C or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent ICT/Computer Science or equivalent (Grade 4/C or above) Desired

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. The successful applicant will also be required to have an Enhanced DBS Check.

About the employer

We are a small, family ran business which provides ICT support to schools in the Leicestershire area. We have over 35 years experience in educational technology and can offer a wide range of technical experiences in the education sector. We are partnered with a variety of local and national EdTech companies including Google for Education.

Employer

ICTTECHIE LTD

Address

Ashmount School, Thorpe Hill

Loughborough

LE11 4SQ

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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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