Apprentice - IT Support HAYS TRAVEL LIMITED

Hays Travel apprenticeships are an exciting and credible alternative to other educational routes, where you will still continue your studies working towards a nationally recognised apprenticeship programme. Alongside valuable on-the job experience, you’ll also get a salary at the end of every month!

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

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Closing date: 17 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Days and shifts are to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    22 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Earn while you learn with our award winning training team.
An exciting opportunity to join our IT department based in Sunderland.
Working in our busy IT department and supporting over 1000 sites nationally. The role involves supporting a wide aspect of ICT related issues both hands on via remote access, via remote management scripting software and over the telephone.

Key Responsibilities

  • Troubleshooting and resolving everyday hardware/software problems, dealing with end user queries including but not limited to printing, firewall, software, hardware, LAN/WAN, DNS and  routing issues
  • Supported rollout and management of new software and upgrades/patches
  • Management of Active Directory Users & Computers & associated technologies
  • The provision and monitoring of Antivirus protection and the removal of threats
  • Email account management supporting Office 365, POP3, SMTP & IMAP protocols

Competencies Required

  • Personable telephone manner delivering excellent customer service
  • Ability to effectively communicate to all levels of staff
  • Ability to work to strict deadlines
  • Focused & able to work competently alone or within a team
  • Ability to act on own initiative and prioritise workload with confidence in your own decision making
  • Willingness to learn new software applications and processes
  • Able to apply an analytical thought process & adapt troubleshooting accordingly

Technical Skills Required

  • Hand on experience of Microsoft Windows 10 and Microsoft Office Product
  • A basic understanding of Microsoft based networking technologies is required, such as TCP/IP, DHCP, and DNS etc.
  • A good understanding of ICT hardware & software troubleshooting

The training you will be getting

Our in-house experienced learning and development coaches are on hand to give you expert advice, one-to-one support and award-winning training throughout your apprenticeship. Many of our team leaders and managers started their careers as apprentices - so there’ll always be someone there to offer you help and guidance on the job.

  • You will work towards a Level 2 Customer Service Apprenticeship, including Functional Skills in English and maths if required

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • We pride ourselves on our training and progression opportunities and many of our current managers started with us as an apprentice

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Passion for Travel industry


GCSE or equivalent GCSE (Grade 4 - 9) Essential

About the employer

Our head office is home to over 500 employees and is the hub of our activity.




Gilbridge House

Keel Square



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Training provider


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

Customer service practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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: 17 May 2024