Network Engineer Apprentice - 14092

£200.00 - £250.00 per week
25 Jan 2018
30 Jun 2018
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
Weekly wage £200.00 - £250.00

  • Working week 8am-4pm, (Monday-Thursday), 8am-3.30pm (Friday)

    Total hours per week: 34.50

  • Apprenticeship duration 24 months

  • Possible start date 02 Jul 2018

  • Date posted 25 Jan 2018

  • Distance 111.2 miles

  • Apprenticeship level Higher Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number VAC001354110

  • Positions 1 available

  • Requirements and prospects Desired skills

    Desired Qualities
    • Able to independently recommend, configure and resolve faults for appropriate computer hardware, network operating systems, software, printers and other peripheral equipment
    • Be able to work efficiently on their own initiative
    • Demonstrate practical knowledge and problem-solving strategies
    • Have effective inter-personal skills
    • An awareness of new developments within hardware, software, systems and technologies
    • Have the technical skills to install and maintain computer hardware and software around the school
    • Have the flexibility to gain an understanding of the demands of the range of software used around the school currently and into the future
    • A commitment to high educational, professional and personal standards
    • The ability to communicate effectively to all members of the school community
    • Absolute honesty, integrity and a clear understanding of the importance of maintaining confidentiality
    • A flexible approach to work
    • Sensitivity to the different levels of expertise within the school
    • A willingness to support other audio visual technologies used around the school
    • The ability to work independently and to tight deadlines
    • A capacity for hard work
    • The resilience to maintain focus when presented with difficulties
    • Commitment to Equal Opportunities
    • Commitment to Continuing Professional Development
    • Regard to the requirements of the school's Health & Safety policies and procedures

    Ideally, you will possess and demonstrate knowledge, skill and understanding in technologies including:
    • Windows 7/10 desktop
    • Windows Server 2012R2/2016
    • Active Directory/Group Policy
    • Networking (TCP/IP, DNS, VLAN, DHCP)
    • Server virtualisation (VMWare and Hyper-V)
    • VOIP telephony

    Personal qualities

    Someone with an enthusiastic and professional attitude and a commitment to learning new skills

    Desired qualifications

    • A Levels in ICT/Business/Computing
    • Or an Apprenticeship in a similar subject (this must be at least the level below the planned programme)
    • Or an International Baccalaureate at level 3 in ICT
    • Or a BTEC Extended Diploma in IT (180 credits)

    Future prospects 92% of QA Apprentices secure permanent employment after finishing their apprenticeship. Additionally there may be opportunities to undertake further apprenticeship training as many of our programs offer on-going development tracks. Things to consider Other information The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. Employment will be dependent on a successful Enhanced Criminal Records Bureau Check, identity and qualifications checks and the receipt of two satisfactory references. Important Information “QA's Apprenticeship programmes may be funded in part by the European Union through the European Social Fund, which supports the development of employment opportunities and a skilled workforce.”

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