IT Engineer Apprentice
The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).
(the hours are based on the candidate being over 18)
Good IT skills and the ability to work methodically are essential. Good written English is essential particularly the ability to spell and use correct punctuation and grammar. A good telephone manner would also be an advantage.Personal qualities
Pleasant manner. The ability to work hard and a desire to succeed.Qualifications required
5 GCSEs graded A-C including English Language and Maths or equivalent. A Level 3 qualification in an IT subject.Future prospects A permanent position may be offered to the right candidate Things to consider Worried about getting into college? Don't be! Halesowen College offers a free coach service to and from campuses for all students, including apprentices. There are various stops and routes with-in the local area, follow the link for more info: http://www.halesowen.ac.uk/index.cfm?contentarea=busService The current National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is £2.73 per hour (from the 1st October 2016 the NMW for apprentices will be £3.40). This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged over 19 in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training.”