IT Support Apprentice Lapage Middle School

Lapage Primary School have an exciting opportunity for an apprentice to provide support and assistance to colleagues to make effective use of available IT systems and software.

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Closing date: 06 Nov 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    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

    37.5 hours, Shift TBC

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    20 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    18 May 2016

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Level 3 Estio IT Apprenticeships

IT Support Apprentice

Bradford, West Yorkshire

£3.30 per hour

Please contact or call 0845 017 9997

Estio Training has an exciting new vacancy for an IT Support Apprentice based in Bradford, West Yorkshire.

Lapage Primary School have an exciting opportunity for an apprentice to provide support and assistance to colleagues to make effective use of available IT systems and software.


  • Ensure the school website is developed and utilised to its full potential.
  • Support for the IT Co-ordinator
  • In the absence of the contracted IT technician assist in all aspects relating to the care and maintenance of computing equipment throughout the school.


  • To work with staff to capture learning and events throughout the school and ensure the school website updated on a daily basis to showcase work taking place in class activities, clubs, trips, sporting events.
  • To develop and maintain a school Blog
  • To recommend and implement changes to the website to keep it interesting
  • To recommend and establish channels to ensure the website is used by more Brackenhill pupils and their families.
  • To ensure that policies and other critical documents are available on the website.
  • To assist with the upkeep of the school IT inventory.
  • To provide support to staff for queries relating to software and hardware.
  • To assist with the purchase, setting up, maintenance and repair of computers, computer-linked equipment and computer-related equipment.
  • To help produce and maintain I.T statistics, reports, checklists and other documentation as necessary.
  • To help maintain appropriate stock levels of computer consumables and accessories and to raise purchase orders as necessary ensuring that value for money is obtained.
  • To maintain satisfactory standards of safety and security in relation to computer rooms and equipment.
  • To work towards and complete an NVQ Level 3 for IT Professionals.
  • To be aware of and abide by the school safeguarding policy, health and safety procedures and other associated polices.
  • To undertake any other relevant duties as may reasonably be requested by the Head teacher

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Understanding of general ICT equipment and networking.
  • Good general education, including English and Maths GCSE Grade C or equivalent.
  • Willingness to participate in training programmes.
  • Ability to use initiative and to prioritise.
  • Ability to manage time effectively.
  • Flexible.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills with pupils and colleagues, both orally and in writing.

Qualifications required

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

Future prospects

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

Things to consider

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

About the employer

Lapage Middle School is a school which fosters a climate of mutual respect where all people are listened to and valued.


Lapage Middle School


Barkerend Road



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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 twelve 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
  • CompTIA A+

Estio training also offer the following optional units:

  • MCTS on Windows 7
  • MCTS on MCSA, MS Solutions Associate
  • MCITP on Windows Server 2008
  • CompTIA Network+
  • CompTIA Security+
  • MCSA Windows Server 2012

Apprenticeship framework

IT, Software, Web and Telecoms Professionals

Training provider

Outsource Training Development

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


Amelia Hudson

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: 06 Nov 2017