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Information Communications Technician Apprentice TASCOMP LTD

Tascomp are seeking a hardworking and enthusiastic member to join their team as an Information Communication Technician Apprentice. The successful candidate will gain a Level 3 Information Communication Technician Apprenticeship.

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Closing date: 13 Jan 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 38

  • Expected duration

    21 Months

  • Possible start date

    20 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    22 Sep 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Responding to requests for support from external customers (via telephone and email)
  • Using internal software tools to report support activities
  • Sending emails to internal and external customers
  • Using internal software tools to identify and sign off tasks
  • Configuring our PlantRun system software for new customers, for example:

- Modifying and creating new displays

- Setting up the live Signal database

- Configuring the links to the hardware

  • Setting up PlantRun hardware
  • Upgrading our software for existing customers throughout the UK using remote connection software
  • Testing PlantRun systems and preparing for Factory Acceptance Tests
  • Using Microsoft Office tools to view and update work instructions

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

  • Day release at Middlesbrough College
  • On and off the job training
  • Level 3 Information Communication Technician Apprenticeship 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Depending on the circumstances of the business upon completion of the apprenticeship programme there could be a potential position of employment available.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Organisation skills, Administrative skills


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

Things to consider

This vacancy is to start immediately therefore you must be available to start before applying. The closing date, interview date and start date are subject to change. This vacancy may close early if sufficient applications are received. Please ensure you apply early to avoid disappointment. Individuals are able to undertake an apprenticeship at a higher level than a qualification they currently hold, including any previously completed apprenticeships. Individuals can also undertake an apprenticeship at the same level, or lower level than a qualification they already hold as long as the new apprenticeship allows for new skills to be acquired and the content of the training is materially different from any previous qualification or apprenticeship. Northern Skills will check candidates' eligibility prior to any interviews. Please be aware that as Northern Skills provide a recruitment matching service, we will also consider you for roles which pay the Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage.

About the employer

Tascomp is a small company that has been providing software and systems for industrial automation for almost 40 years. With a strong team of developers our Prodigy SCADA package has been used in numerous applications both in the UK and throughout the world. We also supply PlantRun systems for production monitoring and PAMS for alarm management in air traffic control towers. Both of these products make use of our Prodigy software.







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Apprenticeship standard

Information communications technician

Level 3 (A level)

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