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IT Support 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: 01 Nov 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. Days and shifts to be confirmed. Total hours per week: 35 hours a week

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Nov 2022

  • Date posted

    13 Sep 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000080873

  • 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?

Level 3 Information Communications Technician Apprenticeship Standard:

  • As with all Apprenticeships, most of the training will be with the employer on-the-job
  • 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 (EPA) 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 portfolio
  • 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, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

Flexible on start dates. Please apply ASAP and provide certificates on the day of interview at Bournemouth and Poole College. If you do not have certificates or proof of qualifications we cannot interview Please make sure you do your research on both course and job role before the interview with the College Working week: Dates and times to be confirmed at interview. Applicants are advised to apply early as we reserve the right to close a vacancy prior to the closing date if a high number of applicants have been received. Also, salary is depending on individual NOTE: If your application is successful, you must attend an initial telephone interview with Bournemouth & Poole College before your details are put forward to this employer. This will be arranged by an invitation from the college. This is not an interview for the job, but please research the course and job role for this interview

About the employer

Corfe Hills School is a co-educational upper school in Broadstone, Poole, Dorset, England, in the urban fringe between Poole and Wimborne. The school became an academy in 2011. The school serves Corfe Mullen, Broadstone, Wimborne, Merley and Sturminster Marshall.

Employer

CORFE HILLS ACADEMY

Address

HIGHER BLANDFORD ROAD

BROADSTONE

DORSET

BH18 9BG

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Training

Training provider

BOURNEMOUTH AND POOLE COLLEGE, THE

Apprenticeship standard

Information communications technician

Level 3 (A level)


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