IT & Digital Support Apprentice Sport Direct Ltd

Sport Direct Ltd, Adlington-based, near Macclesfield, are searching for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join their team as an IT & Digital Support Apprentice.

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £140.00

    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 40 hours per week

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    01 Dec 2015

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC000749124

  • Positions

    1 available

Sport Direct Ltd, Adlington-based, near Macclesfield, are searching for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join their team as an IT & Digital Support Apprentice.

This is an exciting new role appealing to individuals with a keen interest and flair for IT and Digital Technology.
 
The core activities associated with the role will be;

  • Taking product photographs and videos, editing and uploading to the internet
  • Working on a photographic and video turntable software application
  • Working with Graphic and Multimedia applications
  • Working with Adobe software
  • This offers a fantastic opportunity for the right individual to develop their IT and Digital skills and gain a nationally recognised IT qualification.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Keen interest in PCs, IT, Digital and Social Media
  • Creative
  • Good organisation and problem-solving skills
  • Computer literate
  • Able to work on own initiative

Personal qualities

  • Reliable and good timekeeper
  • Positive approach to work
  • Willingness to help others
  • Hardworking
  • Enthusiastic and motivated

Qualifications required

  • GCSE in English, Maths Grades A-C or equivalent preferred but not essential

Future prospects

  • Full-time position for the right candidate following successful completion of the apprenticeship process

Things to consider

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Please take the location of the company into consideration and only apply if you are able to travel to work every day.


About the employer

Warehousing company based in Adlington, Macclesfield.

Employer

Sport Direct Ltd

Address

Unit 23A

Adlington Business Park

Adlington

Macclesfield

SK10 4NL

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Training provider

  • Level 3 Diploma in ICT User
  • Functional Skills Maths Level 2
  • Functional Skills English Level 2
  • Employment Rights and responsibilities
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

Apprenticeship framework

IT Application Specialist

Training provider

TOTAL PEOPLE LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Total People Ltd

Contact

Maisie Farrar


Other information

The National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is £3.30 per hour from the 1st October 2015. This applies to 16-18-year-old apprentices and those aged over 19 in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training.

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2017