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IT Technician Apprentice Windsor Forest Colleges Group

This is an entry level position in an exciting College group where a successful candidate can get experience in a range of IT support and systems. As this is a position in education there will be opportunities to learn a range of software and hardware as the courses we teach, mean we have to ensure that they are constantly running and updated.

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Closing date: 16 Dec 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £18,328.26

    Salary ranges between £13,177.06- £18,328.26

  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday, 8:30am - 5:00pm and Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm.

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    2 Years

  • Possible start date

    09 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    18 Oct 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000098436

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

This is first line support role in IT, duties will include:

  • You will be providing support to staff and students on a range of IT hardware and software
  • You will also be involved in installation, maintenance and upgrades for software and hardware that we support
  • You will also assist in events which means there will be training on some audio-visual equipment also
  • You will be required to provide support for events and exams outside the normal working hours which means there is a requirement for some flexibility with work
  • There will also be a range of opportunities to get involved in projects and learn about servers, networking and other IT systems from planning, implementation though to maintenance 

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

  • Level 3 Information Communications Technician

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

On completion of the apprenticeship, the successful candidate will progress onto a level 4 programme in IT.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Patience, Able to prioritise, Good Time keeping

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English, Maths (Grade grades A*-C/9-4) Desired

Things to consider

This role will require using a computer for multiple hours and involves moving equipment around such as PC towers and other associated IT equipment. May be required to travel to other sites (Langley Campus and Maidenhead Campus) as part of the role.

About the employer

A College Group made up of Langley College, Windsor College and Strode’s College. The college provides education to a range of individuals on a range of courses. From 14 years to adults both Vocational Courses and Academic Courses. The groups have a wide breath of choices and as such is a very diverse place to work.

Employer

Windsor Forest Colleges Group

Address

Stode's College

High Street

Egham Surrey,

TW20 9DR

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Training

Training provider

THE WINDSOR FOREST COLLEGES GROUP

Apprenticeship standard

Information communications technician

Level 3 (A level)


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