Information Communications Technician Apprenticeship AQUATRONIC GROUP MANAGEMENT PLC

As an IT Apprentice, you will become the first point of contact for basic IT support. You will learn to write and deploy enhancements to the EFACS ERP system and to other software packages used by the Company. With guidance and support you will work on other IT related projects including improving network/server infrastructure and user onboarding.

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

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Closing date: 08 Mar 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,982.40 to £21,673.60

    25 days holiday + bank holidays. Pension - Employer contribution is 5%, Employee contribution is 5%. AVCs can be made through arrangement. Employee Assistance Programme.

    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 to Friday, 08:00 - 17:00 with a one hour lunch break each day.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    18 Mar 2024

  • Date posted

    07 Dec 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000217161

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

With guidance and support from the IT & Communications Manager, your duties will include: 

  • Responding to and resolving IT users’ problems 
  • Overseeing third party IT service providers, vendors and contractors, ensuring the expected quality of service is delivered 
  • Documenting and updating standard operating procedures in line with company best practice 
  • Assist with the installation of new hardware and software and help train employees on its use 
  • Co-ordinate with internal Teams to fulfil project requirements 
  • Write and deploy IT system enhancements as appropriate 
  • Understand Team/departmental requirements and how to report relevant data 
  • Offer suggestions for possible upgrades and changes within the IT department 
  • Strict adherence to confidentiality 
  • Understand and adhere to Company Policy and Health and Safety requirements 
  • Any other duties deemed relevant to the role 

The training you will be getting

  • The apprentice will be working towards the Level 3 Information Communications Technician Apprenticeship Standard
  • College attendance will be at the Colchester Institute - Colchester Campus one day per week during term time

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Ongoing employment with AGM.  Following successful completion of the apprenticeship, a permanent contract will be provided

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience, Physical fitness

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent 5 GCSE's, including Maths and English (Grade A*-C/9-4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent a Science or Technology Subject (Grade A*-C/9-4) Essential
NVQ or SVQ Level 2 or equivalent in a relevant subject/experience (Grade Pass) Desired

Things to consider

This role is primarily based in Copford, Colchester, although travel to other offices and training venues will be required, paid for by the Company. A degree of flexibility is required, and overtime may be required on occasions (provided the individual is above the age of 18 years).

About the employer

AGM’s core business is the installation, servicing and maintenance of pumps and pressurisation units. AGM has 3 offices across the country providing a national service team. Head office is based at Copford, Colchester. AGM employs 81 people.

Employer

AQUATRONIC GROUP MANAGEMENT PLC

Address

Agm House London Road

Copford

Colchester

CO6 1GT

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Training

Training provider

COLCHESTER INSTITUTE

Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Contact

Colchester Institute - Apprenticeships Team

ci.apprenticeships@colchester.ac.uk

01206712043

Apprenticeship standard

Information communications technician

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications


Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 08 Mar 2024