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Information Communication Technician apprentice HORIZONE LTD

VQ Solutions are looking for a communicative, enthusiastic individual with a genuine, vocational interest in computing. There would be training in all aspects of work and it is an extremely varied role for the successful candidate.

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Closing date: 07 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £20,800.00

    Horozine is offering: £10,004.80 per annum for those aged 16-17 £16,640 per annum for those aged 18-20 £20,800 per annum for those aged 21+ -Ongoing technical training -Career development opportunities -20 days holiday + bank holidays

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 5:30 pm.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    10 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    26 Aug 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000081416

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Telephone support, with a remote desktop connection and sometimes on site. Windows PCs, Windows servers, printers, routers, Microsoft 365, mobile and Hosted VoIP telephony.

Horizone have an emphasis on mobile and fixed voice and data communications so, mobile phones, Hosted VoIP telephones, broadband and routers feature largely, together with associated administration.

Your duties include but will not be limited to:

  • To provide technical support to the client base via phone, remote access, email and on site
  • To help with a variety of administrative tasks
  • To communicate effectively with clients, ensuring they are up to speed with the progress of technical support / systems installations etc.
  • To care enough about the role to devise and implement solutions to ongoing issues

 

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

You will work towards an Advanced level 3 Information Communications Technician Apprenticeship delivered by VQ Solutions. You'll have a dedicated VQ Mentor and will also be supported internally by your manager.  

During this apprenticeship, you will develop a portfolio, attend workshop sessions and have regular reviews. All apprenticeship work will be completed during working hours.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

The majority of apprentices are offered full-time positions upon the successful completion of their apprenticeship.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Be driven to succeed, Enthusiastic, Confident

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

The employer has asked that training providers do not contact them with CVs or other unsolicited correspondence Any unwanted contact may be reported to the ESFA.

About the employer

Horizone Limited is founded on two decades of experience in business communications. Designed to provide a comprehensive range of solutions for the converging information and communication markets, Horizone draws on the latest technologies to deliver integrated solutions to suit each customer’s specific needs. Particular attention is given to budget and operational costs whilst building in scalability and upgradability. Horizone is a trading name of Ideal Fones Limited.

Employer

HORIZONE LTD

Address

FUTURA HOUSE STATION ROAD

MALDON

ESSEX

CM9 4LQ

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Training

Training provider

VQ SOLUTIONS LTD

Contact

Alanna Brown

alanna.brown@vqsolutions.co.uk

01423 740006

Apprenticeship standard

Information communications technician

Level 3 (A level)


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