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IT Apprentice (Watford Grammar School for Girls)

Estio Training
WD18 0AE, Watford
£11,189.24 Per Annum
Closing date
15 Dec 2023

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Start Date
18-24 months

Job Details

Level 3 Information Communications Technician

Weekly Working Hours: 37 hours a week

About the company:

Watford Grammar School for Girls is a single gender partially selective secondary school for 1400 students. The diverse student body reflects the multi ethnic community of the Watford area and are well motivated, behaved and focused. The curriculum has an academic focus, was judged Outstanding in 2008 by Ofsted, achieved the highest Progress 8 score in Hertfordshire and according to The Sunday Times is the highest achieving school of its type in England and Wales.

Brief job description:

Estio Training have an exciting new opportunity for an IT Apprentice with Watford Grammar School for Girls, a single gender school based in Watford.

Job Description:

The primary responsibility of anyone employed in ICT is to be part of the team that keeps the school Information Systems running.  To this end you will be expected to help users, play a full part in the team and to cover other tasks than those set out here if necessary and if it is within your capability to do so.

Your duties and responsibilities in this role will consist of:

  • Assisting staff in general with ICT and AV equipment.
  • Install and maintain computer hardware, clients, laptops, audio/visual equipment and peripherals.
  • Updating the asset register of the IT hardware.
  • Working with the rest of the IT Team and reporting network problems.
  • Arranging repairs and replacements as necessary.
  • To monitor sites printer consumable levels.
  • Update and develop personal knowledge and skills as necessary.
  • To work in an autonomous manner, striving towards a zero-defect environment using predictive maintenance procedures.
  • To also work with a degree of flexibility in the understanding that some work may need to take place outside of school hours.
  • Any other task as may be reasonably requested by a member of the Leadership Team, the Network Manager or the IT Strategic Lead.


  • 5 GCSEs grades A*-C/9-4 or equivalent (including English Language and Maths)

Skills Required:

  • Good knowledge of Windows 10 and Microsoft Office.
  • Basic knowledge of IT hardware.
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal.

Personal qualities:

  • Well organised.
  • Good timekeeping.
  • Calm under pressure.

Future prospects:

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

Training to be provided:

Estio apprenticeship training programmes are delivered virtually by our fully qualified and industry experienced training team. Using their expert knowledge, we’ve purposefully built our programmes around the real-world use of modern technology, so that the skills we create can be directly applied in the workplace.

Throughout the apprenticeship learners receive coaching, help and guidance from a dedicated team who are there to ensure they get the most from their work experience.

Successful completion of this apprenticeship gives you an accredited Level 3 Information Communications Technician, with training in how to:

  • Efficiently operate and control your ICT infrastructure – physical or virtual hardware, software, network services and data storage.
  • Use infrastructure management tools to automate the provisioning, testing, deployment, and monitoring of infrastructure components.
  • Prioritise systems support tasks and monitor and maintaining system performance.
  • Maintain regulatory, legal, and professional standards.
  • Support the information systems needs for your business.


We are an IT and Digital apprenticeship provider, specialising in bringing high quality training to digital apprenticeships across England. We offer level 3 and 4 apprenticeships in IT, Software Development, Software Testing, Cyber Security, Data Analysis, Digital Marketing and Business Analysis.

We bring people together: we partner with employers to create digital apprenticeship opportunities, and work hard to find the talent to fill these roles.
We bring new skills to the nation: our trainers have all worked within the industry, so they’re the best people to transfer the skills you need.

We help you start your dream career: our digital apprenticeships provide you with the skills and qualifications, as well as the experience, you’ll need to kickstart your career in an industry you love

Company info
01133 500 333
Estio Training
Leeds House
2 New Lane
LS11 5EB

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