We have a fantastic opportunity for a hard working and committed individual to come and join the bott team. We employ 200 people at our Bude site with teams across manufacturing, design, finance, customer service, etc. Our IT team have some very exciting projects planned & are looking for an apprentice to join them & develop their own IT journey.

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £14,708.00

  • Working week

    The Apprentice is offered an employment contract with bott however the apprenticeship course is for 18 months. Usual working hours will be 8am to 4pm Monday to Thursday and 8am to 3.30pm on Friday.

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    09 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000249713

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

The role of an ICT involves undertaking a vast array of specialist roles supporting business critical requirements and focus on customer solutions. Networking, Server, IT Essentials, Secure Communications, programming, and databases are just an example of typical tasks and projects undertaken within the likely areas of employment. 

You will:  

  • Learn how to use tools to problem solve, troubleshoot, and resolve IT issues as well as monitor and maintain systems and/or platforms to maximise productivity and user experience  
  • Find out how to install and configure computer systems, diagnose hardware and/or software faults and solve technical and application problems, either remotely or in person  
  • Learn about the role of an ICT, which involves undertaking a vast array of specialist roles supporting business critical requirements and focus on customer solutions. Networking, Server, IT Essentials, Secure Communications, programming, and databases are just an example of typical tasks and projects undertaken within the likely areas of employment  
  • Be taught a range of topics, including how to set up IT Systems for new users; customer support, maintenance processes; basic elements and architecture of computer systems; recording, analysing and communicating data; cabling and connectivity and effectively operating a range of mobile devices  
  • Choose from three optional pathways – Support Technician, Network Technician or Digital Communications Technician 

This Apprenticeship is ideal if you are interested in hardware, software, network systems, and enjoy problem-solving. 

The training you will be getting

Based from our Bude site, the Apprentice will then have day release to attend college in Exeter.

The apprentice is responsible for getting themselves to and from college.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Opportunity to develop within IT team and on progression, gain extra responsibilities and potential for additional courses.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths & English (Grade 4 or higher) Essential

About the employer

At bott, we manufacture high quality workspace solutions. Bott Ltd is a market leader in our workspace ad vehicle conversions and we take great pride in the products we manufacture and the service offered to customers. We have sites in Cornwall, Leicestershire and Scotland and employ over 450 people in the UK. We are proud to be part of a Group company but have the 'family business ethos' very much alive work as a team, so all our employees feel a sense of inclusion, support and belonging.

Employer

BOTT LIMITED

Address

Bott Limited

Bude-Stratton Business Park

Bude

EX23 8LY

Contact

Tracey Barham

tracey.barham@bottltd.co.uk

07971500794

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Training

Training provider

EXETER 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

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


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