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IT Apprentice

Employer
QA Apprenticeships
Location
CV37 9NQ, Stratford-upon-Avon
Salary
£10,000 - £12,000 per annum
Closing date
15 Jul 2022

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Specialism
IT
Sector
Technology, Telecommunications
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Advanced
Start Date
July
Duration
12-18 months
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Job Details

Employer description:

We are a well-established computer repair shop in Stratford-upon-Avon. We offer a local, reliable and friendly service for all computer maintenance and repairs for everyone in the local area. 

Overview: 

We are now looking for an eager candidate to join us as an apprentice. 

You will have the opportunity to gain valuable skills, knowledge and experience as you complete an IT systems and networking - Azure Cloud Support Specialist - Level 3 Apprenticeship. 

Key responsibilities: 

  • Assemble and disassemble Laptops and Desktops
  • Answer customer queries
  • Viruses and faulty Laptops
  • Installing authorised applications
  • Check PC Tracker is kept up-to-date
  • Check stock and collaborate with Suppliers
  • Adhere to Health and Safety Guidelines 

On occasions you may be asked to pick up the phone and do a bit of sales. 

Benefits:

The apprentice will earn commission if successful.

Desired skills and Personal qualities:

  • They must have a basic knowledge of computers – ideally had experience taking apart computers
  • Being a shop, you will be greeting clients regularly and must be comfortable greeting and communicating with customers
  • Personality is a big factor – looking for someone out-going, hardworking and resilient

Entry requirements:

The entry requirements for this Azure Cloud Support Specialist programme are as follows:

  • 3 GCSE’s (or equivalent) at grades 4+ (A-C) in any subject
  • GCSE Maths and English (or equivalents) at grades 3+ (D or above)
  • Prospective apprentices must not hold an existing qualification at the same or higher level as this apprenticeship is in a similar subject

You may also have a combination of qualifications and experience which demonstrate the minimum foundation needed for the programme. In this instance you could still be considered for the programme.

If you hold international equivalents of the above qualifications, at the time of your application you must be able to provide an official document that states how your international qualifications compare to the UK qualifications. 

Find out more here: 

https://www.enic.org.uk/Qualifications/UKQRS/Default.aspx

Salary:

£5 – £6 per hour, with the opportunity to earn commission.

Working week: 

8:30am - 5pm, Monday to Friday. 

40hrs a week. 

Future prospects:

92% of QA Apprentices secure permanent employment after finishing their apprenticeship. 

Additionally there may be opportunities to undertake further apprenticeship training as many of our programs offer on-going development tracks. 

Important Information: 

QA’s apprenticeships are funded by the Education & Skills Funding Agency (ESFA), an executive agency of the Department for Education.

To be eligible for a Government funded apprenticeship you must have lived in the UK or European Economic Area (EEA) for the last 3 consecutive years.

Company

QA Apprenticeships is the first Ofsted 'Outstanding' rated IT apprenticeships provider, as well as 3-time consecutive winner of Apprenticeship Programme of the Year (2012, 2013 and 2014). According to Ofsted, we deliver "world-class" apprenticeship programmes with "exceptionally well qualified" staff. Most of our apprentices "deliver a high standard of work for their employers and exceed expectations, often finding better ways of working and reducing costs".

Why choose QA Apprenticeships?

  • The first IT apprenticeships business rated Ofsted Outstanding
  • 100% of QA apprentices have jobs from day one of their 12–14 month apprenticeship programmes
  • 94% of QA apprentices secure permanent employment after completing; this is 20% higher than the national average (National Apprenticeship Service 2012)
  • We have won the coveted Apprenticeship Programme of the Year award for three consecutive years at The Learning Awards 2012, 2013 & 2014
  • Leading apprenticeship partner for Microsoft, Oracle, HPE, Cisco and Association of Project Management

 

Find Us
Website
Telephone
01753898736
Location
Rath House 55-65 Uxbridge Road
Slough
Berkshire
SL1 1SG
GB
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