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IT Support Apprentice

QA Apprenticeships
London (Greater)
£25,000 per annum.
Closing date
29 Sep 2023

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Employer description:
Cardonet is a privately owned IT Support and IT Services business formed in 1999. We’re proud to boast a strong team of IT engineers who thrive on rolling up their sleeves, solving your IT problems, and meeting business needs.

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

The 1st Line Support Engineer will be acting as the first point of contact of our customers whilst helping us deliver a high quality support to all our clients at all times.

The apprentice will be responsible to solve and fix customer problems and escalate more complex issues to our 2nd Line Support Team. 
You will also be setting the internal standards in delivery, record keeping, reliability and time management. 

£25,000 per annum.


  • Respond efficiently to support requests coming from all channels
  • Responsibly for smooth handling of all incoming calls, and raising tickets on our helpdesk database
  • Take time to review user history before attending to any request
  • Provide a proactive escalation point as and when required to resolve
  • Liaise with partners and third parties companies to resolve client’s issues
  • Work to resolve and respond to issues based on agreed customer SLAs
  • Creating documentation and or documenting solutions in the service desk tools
  • Conduct in-house IT support for internal users as and when required
  • Undertake any other duties as requested by the Helpdesk Manager, Operations Director or Managing Partners

What we are looking for: 
Desired skills:

  • Ability to engage meaningfully with all stakeholders 
  • Any technical background with an ability to give instructions to a non-technical audience 
  • Great organisation and problem solving skills 
  • Confidence to build relationships and deal with variety of situation

Entry requirements:

  • 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. 

For more information, please visit the UK ENIC website. 


  • Get real world experience
  • Enjoy a competitive salary
  • Work flexibly around your training
  • Be part of a great team
  • Put your computing skills to good use
  • Work with some exiting brands
  • Get exposed to leading technology
  • Learn from a friendly team

Future prospects:
90% of QA Apprentices secure permanent employment after finishing their apprenticeship. 

We are keen for you to join us full-time when you have successfully completed your studies.

Important information: 
Our apprenticeships are the perfect way to gain new skills, earn while you learn, and launch yourself into an exciting future. With over 30,000 successful apprenticeship graduates, we're a top 50 training provider, dedicated to helping you succeed. 
Apply now!


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


Company info
Rath House 55-65 Uxbridge Road

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