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Network Engineer Apprentice SMART IT SUPPORT LTD

After another successful year of growth, we’re looking to expand our team and recruit two field-based Network Engineers. The field engineer role involves going to customers sites, so being able to drive will be a key requirement to the position.

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

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Closing date: 05 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £18,000.00

  • Working week

    Details to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    19 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    04 Aug 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Higher
    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000073519

  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Onsite jobs include, installing and configuring PCs / Laptops
  • Installing switches
  • Installing routers
  • Office 365 migrations and diagnose issues
  • Server administration and assisting with installations

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

Why choose our Network Engineer Level 4 apprenticeship?

Our Network Engineer Level 4 apprenticeship is perfect for learners that are fresh out of an IT education or already employed in the tech sector and looking to take the next step.

The Network Engineer Level 4 apprenticeship programme concentrates on modern network infrastructure, advanced connectivity and advanced security. This enables learners to develop and enhance technical skills, and ensure that they have the technical grounding needed to become a skilled Network Designer, Systems Engineer or Network Administrator.

QA’s Network Engineer Level 4 apprenticeship programme enables the apprentice to:

  • Get equipped with the advanced technical skills needed for the role
  • Learn the core networking and server administration skills required to support a traditional on-premise, cloud or hybrid network
  • Dive deep into the management of networks, exploring network hardware and software, network services and routing protocols
  • Get immersed in technical content designed around real skills, aligning to and relevant to employers and the market
  • Combine online learning live event training and on-the-job experience to develop real world skills using cutting-edge technology

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

On completion of your Apprenticeship, the successful individual would secure a full-time position as a Network Engineer with Smart IT, gaining a competitive salary, industry recognised qualifications and great career prospects.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

LAN / WAN diagnosis, Office 365, PC Installation/profile config, Active Directory Admin, Remote server support, Remote desktop support

Qualifications

A Level or equivalent ICT (Grade Any) Desired
BTEC or equivalent Extended Diploma in a similar subject (Grade Any) Desired
Other Apprenticeship in similar subject (Grade Level 3) Desired
Other International Baccalaureate in ICT (Grade Level 3) Desired

Things to consider

Important Information:  QA’s apprenticeships are funded by the Education & Skills Funding Agency (ESFA), an executive agency of the Department for Education. To be eligible for a Government funded apprenticeship you must have lived in the UK or European Economic Area (EEA) for the last 3 consecutive years.

About the employer

Smart IT are one of the fastest growing technology companies in the Northeast, winner of Best North-East IT Support company and one of the top 50 MSP’s in the UK.

Employer

SMART IT SUPPORT LTD

Address

H26 THE AVENUES

TEAM VALLEY

GATESHEAD

NE11 0NJ

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Training

Training provider

QA LIMITED

Apprenticeship standard

Network engineer

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)


Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 05 Oct 2022