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Information Communications Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship Sir John Hunt Community Sports College

You will provide support to staff and students within the school, assisting them with a variety of IT related tasks, such as testing and troubleshooting, photocopying installation and setting up and updating IT profiles. You will receive full support and training as you gain the necessary skills and experience to work in the IT industry.

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Closing date: 17 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    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

    Monday - Friday 8.00am - 4.00pm

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    27 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    16 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

With training, you will learn all aspects of IT support systems, networking, fault finding or customer support. The information communications technician sets people up on systems
and provides support when they need it, rectifying issues to maintain the organisations productivity.

Daily tasks will include:

  • Help desk, first line support, network support across the school
  • Photocopying installation
  • Troubleshooting
  • Setting up and updating IT profiles
  • Supporting students where required to enable a good overall IT experience

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

Training to be provided:

  • Level 3 Information Communications Technician Apprenticeship Standard
  • Apprentices without Level 2 English and maths (A*-C or 9-4 GSCE or equivalent) will need to achieve this level before the end of their apprenticeship

You will receive specific on the job training from the employer in your workplace at Sir John Hunt Community Sports College.

Off the job training will be delivered by Achievement Training using weekly classroom sessions or delivered remotely by the tutor using google classroom for Level 3 Information Communications Technician.

You will develop knowledge and understanding of:

  • The basic elements and architecture of computer systems
  • Maintenance processes and applying them in working practices
  • The relevant networking skills necessary to maintain a secure network
  • The similarities, differences and benefits of the current operating systems available
  • How to operate remotely and how to deploy and securely integrate mobile devices
  • The importance of disaster recovery and how a disaster recovery plan works
  • The similarities and differences between a range of coding and logic
  • Working knowledge of Cloud and Cloud services

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Progression opportunities will include qualifying as a full IT team member, with a salary of between £21,575 - £22,369.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Organisation skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative


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

Things to consider

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About the employer

At the heart of the community, Sir John Hunt teaches students from the ages of 11-19 and provides a supportive and engaging learning environment. Students are inspired to recognise their talents, realise their potential and fulfil their ambitions. We realise this vision by having amazing staff who go the extra mile for all of our students. Our careers and raising aspirations programme starts in Year 7 and we encourage all of our students to push themselves to be the best that they can be and to take advantage of all the amazing opportunities and experiences that the College provides.


Sir John Hunt Community Sports College


Lancaster Gardens




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Training provider



Michaela Tandy

01752 202269

Apprenticeship standard

Information communications technician

Level 3 (A level)

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