IT Systems Co-ordinator Apprentice LINK SCHEME LTD

They have over 60 staff who currently work from their Harrogate office and are now looking for a new member to join their expanding team as an Apprentice IT Systems Co-ordinator.  The position is ideal for an individual who is eager to learn new skills across a range of IT disciplines, kick starting their career within the IT sector. The role includes providing front line IT support to LSHL employee, managing the onsite corporate network hardware and infrastructure and working closely with the information security function.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 03 Apr 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Days and shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    16 Months

  • Possible start date

    17 Apr 2023

  • Date posted

    23 Feb 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Front line support to users where possible to rectify problems or enabling the support from the IT service provider acting as onsite liaison 
  • Working closely with the information security function to ensure that all IT services and controls (including those which are subcontracted) are compliant with LSHL policies and procedures and where necessary create, modify and adapt company policy and procedure to ensure compliance with ISO/IEC 27001/2 controls 
  • Providing front line IT support to LSHL employee
  • Managing the onsite corporate network hardware and infrastructure

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

Why choose our Azure Cloud Support Specialist apprenticeship?

The new Microsoft Azure Cloud Support Specialist Level 3 programme has been designed in partnership with Microsoft to build Azure cloud capabilities in your organisation.

This new Microsoft apprenticeship is part of QA's drive to support Microsoft’s Get On 2021 campaign, a five-year initiative to help 1.5 million people build careers in technology and help 300,000 connect to tech job opportunities.

QA’s Azure Cloud Support Specialist Level 3 apprenticeship programme enables the apprentice to:

  • Learn on-premise and cloud-enabled technologies and services
  • Learn technical content that aligns to and is relevant to employers and the market
  • Gain an Azure Fundamentals Qualification and a Microsoft 365 fundamentals qualification
  • Get an introduction to Windows, Linux and PowerShell

Tools and technologies learned: Learners will learn to use Microsoft Azure, Microsoft 365, Windows 10, AWS, Linux, PowerShell.

Apprentices without level 2 English and maths will need to achieve this level prior to taking the End-Point Assessment.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

92% of QA Apprentices secure permanent employment after finishing their apprenticeship. Additionally, there may be opportunities to undertake further apprenticeship training as many of our programs offer on-going development tracks.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills


GCSE or equivalent 3 of any subject (Grade 4+ (A* - C)) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths & English (Grade 3+ (D or above)) Essential

Things to consider

Important information: QA’s apprenticeships are funded by the Education & Skills Funding Agency (ESFA), an executive agency of the Department for Education. To be eligible for a Government funded apprenticeship you must have lived in the UK or European Economic Area (EEA) for the last 3 consecutive years.

About the employer

LINK Scheme is the operator of the LINK system as set out in the Financial Services (Banking Reform) Act 2013. It works with the Payments Systems Regulator (PSR) to achieve its core objectives of promoting innovation and competition as well as furthering the interests of people and businesses that use LINK.








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Apprenticeship standard

Information communications technician

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 03 Apr 2023