We are now looking for an eager candidate to join us as an apprentice. The IT Apprentice will provide on-site IT support to schools. This role is designed to offer hands-on experience and on-the-job training for individuals looking to start their careers in Information Technology.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 04 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 8.00am - 4.00pm.

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    16 Months

  • Possible start date

    22 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    07 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day


Support and Maintenance:

  • Assist in the installation, configuration, and maintenance of hardware and software 
  • Provide first-level technical support to end-users, resolving hardware, software, and network issues 
  • Perform regular system updates and backups 

Network Administration:

  • Support the monitoring and maintenance of network systems, including LAN/WAN, Wi-Fi, and security systems 
  • Assist in troubleshooting network connectivity issues 

Documentation and Reporting:

  • Maintain accurate records of hardware and software inventories 
  • Document technical issues and resolutions in the help desk system 

Project Assistance:

  • Assist in various IT projects, including system upgrades, deployments, and migrations 

The training you will be getting

Why choose our Azure Cloud Support Specialist apprenticeship? 

The new Microsoft Azure Cloud Support Specialist Level 3 programme has been designed in partnership with Microsoft to build Azure cloud capabilities in your organisation. 

This new Microsoft apprenticeship is part of QA's drive to support Microsoft’s Get On 2021 campaign, a five-year initiative to help 1.5 million people build careers in technology and help 300,000 connect to tech job opportunities. 

QA’s Azure Cloud Support Specialist Level 3 apprenticeship programme enables the apprentice to:

  • Learn on-premise and cloud-enabled technologies and services
  • Learn technical content that aligns to and is relevant to employers and the market
  • Gain an Azure Fundamentals Qualification and a Microsoft 365 fundamentals qualification
  • Get an introduction to Windows, Linux and PowerShell
  • Functional Skills in maths and English, if required

Tools and technologies learned: Learners will learn to use Microsoft Azure, Microsoft 365, Windows 10, AWS, Linux, PowerShell.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

After successfully finishing the apprenticeship, you will gain a full-time opportunity. 


  • Comprehensive training and mentoring 
  • Opportunities for career advancement 
  • Access to the latest technology and tools 
  • A supportive and inclusive work environment 
  • Travel paid to QA training centre 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Non judgemental, Computer hardware experience


GCSE or equivalent any subject --- x3 (Grade 4+ (A-C)) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 3+ (D or above)) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 3+ (D or above)) Essential

About the employer

Cringe Technologies stands as a seasoned expert in the ever-evolving field of IT. With over 15 years of dedicated experience, our services cater to the specific demands of schools and businesses.We empower schools with the confidence, stability, and passion needed to excel in IT.




White Hart Lane

Wood Green

N22 5QJ

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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

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

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 04 Jul 2024