IT Support Apprentice (Axia Computer Systems) AXIA HOLDINGS LIMITED

Estio Training have an exciting new opportunity for an IT Support Apprentice with Axia Computer Systems, an IT business based near Southampton.

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Closing date: 27 Mar 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    £5 per hour (plus expenses)

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 9.00am - 6.00pm with 1 hour lunch.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    17 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Apr 2023

  • Date posted

    24 Oct 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

This role will work closely with the Head of IT, providing first line IT Support for Axia Computer Systems.

Your duties and responsibilities in this role will consist of:

  • Be involved in the day to day running and management of the IT helpdesk
  • Provision and maintain managed services
  • Create and resolve IT support tickets for customers
  • Resolve 1st and 2nd  line IT support requests
  • Resolve 1st line server related issues
  • Resolve issues on site if necessary
  • Maintain a high level of customer satisfaction
  • Perform maintenance tasks for servers and workstations remotely
  • Manage projects relating to experience
  • Provide IT support out of hours for project work
  • Working with teams to streamline processes for the business and to our customers
  • Aid future team members with our documentation as we process tasks/projects to maximise efficiencies
  • Strong financial acumen and be able to execute and deliver on sales and budgets
  • Administration tasks around back-end office and help with lead generation

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

Estio apprenticeship training programmes are delivered virtually by our fully qualified and industry experienced training team. Using their expert knowledge, we’ve purposefully built our programmes around the real-world use of modern technology, so that the skills we create can be directly applied in the workplace.

Throughout the apprenticeship learners receive coaching, help and guidance from a dedicated team who are there to ensure they get the most from their work experience.

Successful completion of this apprenticeship gives you an accredited Level 3 Information Communications Technician, with training in how to:

  • Efficiently operate and control your ICT infrastructure - physical or virtual hardware, software, network services and data storage
  • Use infrastructure management tools to automate the provisioning, testing, deployment, and monitoring of infrastructure components
  • Prioritise systems support tasks and monitor and maintaining system performance
  • Maintain regulatory, legal and professional standards
  • Support the information systems needs for your business

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

The role offers long term security and the opportunity to progress into a permanent position.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Interest in new technology, Friendly and welcoming, Positive attitude, Ability to listen to feedback, Focus on attention to detail, Strong leadership skills, Motivational and people skills, Detailed orientated, Tidy and self disciplined


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A*-C/9-4 or equivalent) Essential
GCSE or equivalent maths (Grade A*-C/9-4 or equivalent) Essential

Things to consider

Ideally good knowledge of hardware and software. Experience with LAN/WAN networks is beneficial. Some experience with Mac systems is beneficial. Interest in new technology such as latest Graphics/CPU hardware.

About the employer

Founded in 1994, Axia Computer Systems is an IT solutions organisation. Their services include flexible IT support, professional IT project delivery and expert technical advice. They support small and medium-sized businesses throughout the UK, and via a flexible approach, they act as a client’s outsourced IT department, or supplement an existing IT function.







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Training provider



Megan Finn


Apprenticeship standard

Information communications technician

Level 3 (A level)

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