ICT Infrastructure Apprentice Nexus

You will learn both at work and at college how to safely work on a range of ICT equipment.This will include CCTV, public address, ticket machines, validators. You will be part of a team that will carry out preventative maintenance, fault breakdown repairs, equipment installation and software updates to the full range of ICT systems.

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

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Closing date: 29 Feb 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,884.16

    •Free travel within Tyne and Wear on Metro, Buses and the Shields Ferry for you and your partner / a friend •28 days annual leave •Generous Pension Scheme •A Cycle to Work Scheme •Free eye tests and flu vaccines

    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 9am to 5pm, but may work some evenings and weekends.

    Total hours per week: 36

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    16 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000223546

  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Learn how to work on a range of ICT equipment. This will include CCTV, public address, ticket machines, validators
  • Be part of a team that will carry out preventative maintenance, fault breakdown repairs, equipment installation and software updates to the full range of ICT systems
  • Will work alongside the automatic fare collection and technical services teams

The training you will be getting

Maintenance and operations engineering technician (level 3).

This is a one day release per week to college apprenticeship.

Location is Newcastle Upon Tyne and there will be travel across Tyne and Wear.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Skilled Maintainer / Technical Services Analyst / Workshop Technician.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Physical fitness

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Any other two subjects (Grade 4/C or more) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C or more) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Mathematics (Grade 4/C or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade 4/C or more) Essential

Things to consider

There will be outdoor working and heavy lifting. You will encounter the general public from time to time.

About the employer

At Nexus we're here to plan, provide and promote public transport for all across Tyne and Wear. Our services play a key role in the lives of people who live and work in the region. We operate Tyne and Wear Metro and the Shields Ferry as well as supporting bus services in the area. Our team of over 1000 employees are at the heart of delivering these public transport services and they are what make Nexus a great place to work. While a large number of our roles are clear to see such as Metro drivers and customer service employees we've also got a lot going on behind the scenes from maintenance to finance, train planning to security, health and safety to IT - everyone in our organisation plays a key role in delivering and improving public transport services.

Employer

Nexus

Address

Metro Offices

Gosforth Industrial Estate

Newcastle Upon Tyne

NE3 1XW

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Training

Training provider

GATESHEAD COLLEGE

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

Apprenticeship standard

Maintenance and operations engineering 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: 29 Feb 2024