IT Software Solutions Technician Apprentice C M S CORPORATE MAILING SOLUTIONS LTD

Join our team as an IT Apprentice and embark on an exciting journey where you'll be involved data projects! As part of our dynamic team, you'll have the opportunity to dive into a diverse range of tasks and objectives, from delving into simple data analysis to tackling complex predictive modelling and machine learning algorithms.

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Closing date: 27 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £12,480.00 to £22,308.00

    Once apprentice has been with the company for six months they are eligible to join our profit related bonus scheme.

    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 Thursday - 9am - 5.30pm with one hour lunch break Friday - 9am - 5pm with half an hour lunch break

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    21 Months

  • Possible start date

    31 May 2024

  • Date posted

    29 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Your role will involve not only working on data projects but also contributing to system development for automation. You will be with software systems or scripts that automate data collection, processing, analysis, and reporting tasks! You'll get hands-on experience building custom software applications and developing scripts using popular programming languages like Python, R, Java, or SQL.


But that's not all – as our IT Apprentice, you'll also play a crucial role in creating PSL projects. You'll have the chance to showcase your creativity by designing page layouts, merging data, and generating PDF files for customer proofing and production enclosing.


Additionally, you'll be responsible for receiving customer data files, where you'll ensure data accuracy and quality by checking content, validating data, structuring data for mail merge, and reporting any anomalies – your attention to detail will be key in ensuring our projects run smoothly.


If you're passionate about technology, data, and automation, and you're eager to kickstart your career in IT, then this role is perfect for you! Join us and be part of a supportive team where you'll have the opportunity to learn, grow, and make a real impact. Apply now and unleash your potential with us!

The training you will be getting

Level 3 IT Solutions Technician

Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

Functional Skills in English and math (if required)


What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

After the successful completion of the apprenticeship,a full time permanent role will be offered.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

IT skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Team working


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Math (Grade 4/C) Desired

Things to consider

This is a desk job working full time in our offices with three other colleagues.

About the employer

CMS are a full service print, mailing, voting and response handling specialist for financial services firms, local councils and associations. With over 25 years’ experience providing tailor made solutions, our fully trained and experienced team have a wealth of knowledge working in the private and public sectors. From printing and fulfilment solutions, to voting and data management we provide a complete in-house personalised service. Whether you’re looking to hold a vote for your local election or AGM, send invoices and statements or advise on upcoming fund changes, our team can assist on the most suitable approach.








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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


Toni Parrish

Apprenticeship standard

IT solutions 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

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