Network Apprentice

Waltham Forest Town Hall
Forrest Road, London, E17 4JF
£14,697.77 annually
15 Mar 2019
01 Jun 2019
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
At Waltham Forest they are 100% committed to providing their staff with the highest quality support for their ICT systems.

They need to make sure the Waltham Forest ICT experience is the very best it can be. And that means supporting services and people in a culture that puts customers first.

A new and exciting apprentice opportunity has risen in their ICT Networking team at Waltham Forest Council.

This is a great opportunity for someone who is looking to develop a career in ICT Networking while studying for a recognised qualification at level 4. You will also gain a good level and understanding of the inner workings of ICT department within a local authority.

Job Description:

You will have the opportunity to gain knowledge and understanding of the following specific areas:
  • LAN / WAN
  • Routers, Switches, Networking Hardware, Wireless and related protocols
  • IP addressing, Subnetting and VLANS
  • Firewalls and security
  • Telecommunication systems
  • Cloud based technologies; SaaS, PaaS, Iaas and NaaS
  • Microsoft 365 and Server Infrastructure
  • ICT operating procedures

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Confident
  • Good communication & problem solving skills
  • Ability to pick up technologies quickly

Personal qualities

We are looking for dynamic, flexible people with a willingness to grow while taking responsibility for theirlearning and development. You should be able to work independently and as part of a team, have excellent communication skills with a desire to continue developing yourself and the service the ICT team provide.

Desired qualifications

  • 5 GCSEs grades A*-C/9-4 or equivalent (including English Language and maths)
  • You should have a good understanding of Networks and support skills

Future prospects

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

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