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IT Apprentice

QA Apprenticeships
GU9 8UG, Farnham
£14,000 per annum.
Closing date
1 Mar 2023

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Technology, Telecommunications
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Advanced
Start Date
12-18 months

Job Details

Who you’ll be working for: 

Weydon will always strive for outstanding academic attainment and personal wellbeing, for creating a supportive and inclusive community whilst also celebrating individual successes, and for a fulfilling education that endures long after the examination results have been published.

What’s in it for you:

Apprenticeships are all about you and your success. They provide opportunities for you to put your learning in to practice, helping you to develop faster. It can open doors for you and give you the chance to build on your future. 

With our career progression pathways, you can take your learning as far as you want – all the way from a Level 3 apprenticeship to a Bachelor or Masters degree, completely debt-free. 90% of QA apprentices secure permanent employment after completing: this is 20% higher than the national average.


You will be responsible for:

  • Building Windows and Mac laptops for employees and contractors
  • Undertaking Access Management tasks
  • Supporting, maintaining and troubleshooting hardware
  • Assisting with user software issues
  • Ensuring correct security and compliance standards are being followed across all R3 IT assets
  • Supporting Cyber Essential Plus (CE+), ISO 27001 and SOC 2 Type 2 compliance initiatives
  • Suggesting improvements to existing processes

What we are looking for: 

You will need the following skills:

  • The ability to quickly establish strong working relationships
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • The ability to use your own initiative
  • The ability to effectively prioritise and execute tasks
  • A passion for using and learning about new technologies
  • An enthusiasm for continual learning and improvement

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:

Working week:

37.5 hours per week, 

Monday - Friday, 9am - 5.30pm.


£14,000 per annum. 

Future prospects: 

The possibility of full-time employment 

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.


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


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