Software Support Apprentice ITD Software Ltd

ITD Software is looking to employ an enthusiastic IT Apprentice who will be given the opportunity to work on various systems using the latest technologies. The role is predominantly support but also has elements of Software Development involved.

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Closing date: 28 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £150.00

  • Working week

    37.5 Hours, Shifts TBC

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    12 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    14 Jan 2016

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC000766991

  • Positions

    1 available

Level 3 Estio IT Apprenticeships
Software Support Apprentice
Stockport, Cheshire
£150 per week


Please contact scarlett.uttley@estio.co.uk or call 01422 898 888

Estio Training has an exciting new opportunity for an Software Support Apprentice with ITD Software in Stockport.

ITD Software is a growing software development agency based in Stockport. Whilst they enjoy what they do during the day, computers and technology are firmly at the back of their minds outside of the office. They carry a strong team ethos of working hard and playing hard. Their objective is to maximise their clients return on investment and build lasting relationships based on mutual trust and respect.

ITD Software is looking to employ an enthusiastic IT Apprentice who will be given the opportunity to work on various systems using the latest technologies. The role is predominantly support but also has elements of Software Development involved. You will be working in an environment where ideas are encouraged and hard work is rewarded.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Answering support calls and responding to emails
  • Be able to respond to calls and emails regarding technical support issues

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills
  • An interest in IT

Personal qualities

  • Smart appearance and good communication skills are essential as the job will involve visiting customers’ premises
  • Technical mind
  • Motivated to learn
  • Willingness to learn and develop
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Pro-active
  • Ability to work as part of a team

Qualifications required

5 GCSE’s at grades A*- C or equivalent (including English Language and Maths)

Future prospects

The role offers long term security and the opportunity to progress into a permanent position.

Things to consider

Please note these dates are to be used as a guideline only, should the right applicant be found the vacancy may close early.

About the employer

ITD has been developing software for the fast food and retail industry, since the year 2000. The company currently employs a team of highly skilled IT professionals with over 25 years experience in software development, programming, and provision of commercial solutions. ITD has developed a complete range of Electronic Point Of Sale Systems (EPOS) solutions to suit every budget. The company pride themselves in providing real solutions for the Fast Food, Restaurant, Retail and Warehouse Management industries.

Employer

ITD Software Ltd

Address

London Road

Hazel Grove

Stockport

SK7 4DJ

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Training provider

The Estio Training IT Apprenticeship programme gives people the opportunity to get hands on experience in the IT industry whilst still employed in a real paid job with no cost or debt.

Learners will receive seven weeks of intensive training. Whilst in the workplace, apprentices will also receive continual assessment, and help and guidance from a dedicated trainer who will be there to ensure that they get the most from their work experience.

Training will lead to industry-recognised qualifications including:
  • Advanced apprenticeship for IT, Software, Web and Telecoms Professionals
  • Level 3 Diploma in Professional
  • Competence for IT and Telecoms Professionals
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in ICT Systems and Principles
  • Functional skills, Maths L2, English L2 and ICT L2
  • PLTS and ERR

Estio training also offer the following optional units:

  • Microsoft MTA - Networking Fundamentals
  • Microsoft MTA – Windows Operating System Fundamentals
  • CompTIA A+
  • CompTIA Network+
  • CompTIA Security+

Apprenticeship framework

IT, Software, Web & Telecoms Professionals

Training provider

Outsource Training Development

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Estio Technology Recruitment Ltd

Contact

Abigail Short


Other information

The current National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is £3.30 per hour. 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: 28 Sep 2017