Service Desk Operator Apprentice FISCO (UK) LTD

FISco are looking to offer excellent training and support to an apprentice who would like to be part of a small team providing a Facilities Service Desk for all FISco clients, across their UK estates. This involves direct telephone and email contact with the customers and suppliers, who will be located in a number of sites throughout the country.

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Closing date: 20 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday between 8.30am - 5.30pm.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    08 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    09 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Assist the Service Desk Manager with reactive requests, quotes and scheduled tasks
  • To take calls and emails from customers, the staff occupying the buildings, being both helpful and polite
  • Utilise the CIMS (Computer Information Management System) software application and any other systems/applications deemed necessary to carry out the requirements of the job
  • Instruct suppliers to carry out work and monitor and manage them for event closure details
  • Update supplier contact details for each event as appropriate
  • Assist upkeep of supplier compliance/service records/certificates and allocation to CIMS
  • Ensure building and contact information in CIMS is kept up to date and relevant
  • Other ad-hoc duties, as required by the Service Desk Manager, e.g. cover for delayed tasks due to holidays and sick leave

The training you will be getting

The apprentice will work towards the Customer Service Practitioner Apprenticehsip level 2, this will be group training twice a month, some in-person and some remote in addition to 1-1 training and reviews every 4 weeks. Functional skills if required is offered, both in person and remotely.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Personal training and development are encouraged and supported

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Motivated, Flexible, Ambitious, Can-do Attitude


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4 or C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent maths (Grade 4 or C) Desired

Things to consider

The start date is flexible, as the most important thing is finding the right candidate so school and college leavers should still apply. If you are taking exams this summer please use your predicted grades.

About the employer

With many years of experience within the award winning management team the company procures and manages over one hundred workplace services and products, from cleaning, catering, building maintenance and compliance testing to document management, energy, travel, transport and service charge negotiation. The list goes on… There is a strong culture of partnering to satisfy our Customers by understanding their changing needs, commitment to continuous improvement, innovation and sourcing and implementing solutions that result in best value and best practice. This helps our Clients to achieve and keep a competitive edge in their chosen markets. At the hub of our business is a bespoke, FISco owned information management system, Taskye. It measures everything we do in delivering a service or product and provides real time data to our Client and suppliers. There is no hiding place and so we have to keep performing to keep our Customers. Our business model is unique. No one else does what we do and how we do it! Mission Statement “Our mission is to integrate our customer’s requirements with best practice and best in class solutions that differentiate us from being average, or the norm in our industry. We aim to make the process from customer request to satisfactory completion as convenient, quick and cost effective as possible. We do this by selectively employing, training and supporting our staff to optimise their contribution. We utilise bespoke software systems to monitor and inform on all key activities and we promote a culture using intellect that challenges all aspects of our business to provide best practice and continuous improvement. By adopting this approach to our goals, we can provide our customers with value for money to give them a competitive edge in the quality and cost of the services and products we deliver, whilst offering our staff job satisfaction and reward, our suppliers beneficial business and our company an acceptable financial return.”




100 Berkshire Place

Wharfedale Road, Winnersh


RG41 5RD

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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


Rachel Eaves

07922 426414

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

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