IT Apprentice (Ocean Telecom) OCEAN TELECOM (UK) LTD

The apprentice will work with experienced IT professionals to gain hands-on experience in a variety of IT disciplines, including: • Computer hardware and software installation and maintenance. • Network administration. • System administration. • Security administration. • Technical support.

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Closing date: 16 Oct 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    9am and 5.30pm Monday to Friday.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    23 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    14 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Assist with the installation, configuration, and maintenance of computer hardware and software.
  • Troubleshoot computer problems and provide technical support to our customers.
  • Administer computer networks and systems.
  • Implement security measures to protect computer systems.
  • Stay up to date on new IT technologies.

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 a permanent role upon completion of the apprenticeship depending on performance.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Problem solving skills, Strong interest in IT, Trouble shooting skills, Ability to learn quickly, Adapt to new technologies, Written communication skills


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

• Paid training and development opportunities. • Chance to work with experienced IT professionals. • Opportunity to gain hands-on experience in a variety of IT disciplines. • Potential to be offered a full-time position upon completion of the apprenticeship.

About the employer

We’re a successfully established communication solutions company based centrally in Oswestry, Shropshire, offering business to business services for all telecom and IT related requirements.







SY11 1HL

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Training provider



Daniel Buck

0203 834 2872

Apprenticeship standard

Information communications technician

Level 3 (A level)

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