IT Helpdesk Apprentice (VAC-01326)

Intequal - Port Solent

Christchurch Road, BH24 3SB

Closes in 5 days (Wednesday 24 July)

Posted on 31 May 2024


Summary

Working on the busy helpdesk, you will be fully involved in the day to day IT support function, this will include both hardware and software support. You will also be involved in new projects and roll-out of systems.

Annual wage
£14,000 a year

Minimum wage rates (opens in new tab)

The pay may be negotiated and may rise after a probation period has been successfully completed.

Training course
Information communications technician (level 3)
Hours
Monday to Friday, between the hours of 7:30am and 5:00pm.

37 hours a week

Possible start date

Thursday 1 August

Duration

1 Year 3 Months

Positions available

1

Work

As an apprentice, you’ll work at a company and get hands-on experience. You’ll gain new skills and work alongside experienced staff.

What you’ll do at work

  • Information Communications Technician Apprenticeship Level 3 Standard, including Functional Skills in maths and English, if required.
  • You will be working towards an Information Communications Technician Level 3 qualification over the course of 15 months.
  • Training schedule has yet to be agreed. Details will be made available at a later date.

Where you’ll work

Christchurch Road

BH24 3SB

Training

An apprenticeship includes regular training with a college or other training organisation. At least 20% of your working hours will be spent training or studying.

College or training organisation

LIFETIME TRAINING GROUP LIMITED

Your training course

Information communications technician (level 3)

Equal to A level

Course contents
  • Interpret and prioritise internal or external customer's requirements in line with organisation's policy
  • Apply the appropriate tools and techniques to undertake fault finding and rectification
  • apply Continuous Professional Development to support necessary business output and technical developments
  • Operate safely and securely across platforms and responsibilities maintaining the security of personal data of internal and external stakeholders
  • Communicate with all levels of stakeholders, keeping them informed of progress and managing escalation where appropriate
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues, customers and other relevant stakeholders
  • Manage and prioritise the allocated workload effectively making best use of time and resources
  • Complete documentation relevant to the task and escalate where appropriate
  • Install or undertake basic software upgrades,either physically or remotely
  • Establish and diagnose the extent of the IT support task, in line with the organisation's policies and Service Level Agreements
  • Provide remote/F2F support to resolve customer requirements
  • Maintain a safe working environment for own personal safety and others in line with Health & Safety appropriate to the task
  • Identify and scope the best solution informed by the system data associated with the task
  • Test and evaluate the system's performance and compliance with customer requirements.
  • Escalate non routine problems in line with procedures
  • Use basic scripting to execute the relevant tasks for example PowerShell, Linux
  • Carry out routine maintenance across systems, (such as IT, Communications), ensuring organisational compliance at all times
  • Apply the necessary security, in line with access and/or encryption requirements
  • Use a range of Cabling or Connectors equipment in line with technical requirements for example physically or remotely
  • Test and evaluate network environments
  • Monitor performance and usage of a network
  • Deploy applications on a network
  • Set up storage and data access for staff
  • Apply necessary security measures, in line with access requirements to a network
  • Carry out routine maintenance across network systems, ensuring organisational compliance
  • Monitor network-related workloads including DNS and firewalls
  • Install or undertake basic upgrades, either physically or remotely
  • Establish digital communication or telecommunications systems through, for example cabling and connecting equipment.
  • Identify a range of tools and or diagnostic equipment, for example, Hardware or Software components, to resolve Communications or Telecommunications requirements.
  • Undertake basic telecommunications activities, in response to an allocated task, designated responsibilities, instructions or customer’s requirements.
  • Use information necessary to identify operational issues and rectify or escalate accordingly in line with policy
  • Interpret and prioritise internal or external customer's requirements in line with organisation's policy
  • Apply the appropriate tools and techniques to undertake fault finding and rectification
  • apply Continuous Professional Development to support necessary business output and technical developments
  • Operate safely and securely across platforms and responsibilities maintaining the security of personal data of internal and external stakeholders
  • Communicate with all levels of stakeholders, keeping them informed of progress and managing escalation where appropriate
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues, customers and other relevant stakeholders
  • Manage and prioritise the allocated workload effectively making best use of time and resources
  • Complete documentation relevant to the task and escalate where appropriate
  • Install or undertake basic software upgrades,either physically or remotely
  • Establish and diagnose the extent of the IT support task, in line with the organisation's policies and Service Level Agreements
  • Provide remote/F2F support to resolve customer requirements
  • Maintain a safe working environment for own personal safety and others in line with Health & Safety appropriate to the task
  • Your training plan

    This training plan has not been finalised. Check with this employer if you’ll need to travel to a college or training location for this apprenticeship.

    Requirements

    Desirable qualifications

    Other in:

    • None required (grade None required)

    Let the company know about other relevant qualifications and industry experience you have. They can adjust the apprenticeship to reflect what you already know.

    Skills

    • Team Working
    • Organisation Skills

    About this company

    Intequal are tech training specialists. We're committed to helping people of any age or background start or develop their career in tech by delivering the latest digital and IT skills training through work-based apprenticeships.

    After this apprenticeship

    Our clients have a successful history of developing apprentices, and currently have 11 employees who are 'ex-apprentices' in a variety of roles. For technical, this would include moving in to 2nd line technical roles, project management or field roles. They see this as an investment in the future of the business, and is very much based on the desire to employ the apprentice in a full-time role once graduated.

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    LIFETIME TRAINING GROUP LIMITED

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000254487.

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    Closes in 5 days (Wednesday 24 July)

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