Apprentice IT Engineer - 14815

Griffiths Waite
£12,000.00 annual salary
05 Apr 2018
30 Jun 2018
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
Annual wage £12,000.00

  • Working week Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Apprenticeship duration 24 months

  • Possible start date 09 Jul 2018

  • Date posted 05 Apr 2018

  • Distance 136.3 miles

  • Apprenticeship level Higher Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number VAC001382565

  • Positions 1 available

  • Requirements and prospects Desired skills

    Whilst enthusiasm, willingness to learn and a passion for IT are essential qualities, the following skills will see a candidate progress within the business and further develop their career.

    • Strong task monitoring and tracking skills, and status reporting
    • The ability to listen, ask questions to ensure they fully understand the task they need to work on
    • Capable of working within defined development processes, encouraging self and others to continually improve these processes
    • Good written and verbal communication skills
    • Keen to acquire new technical skills
    • Willingness to take responsibility and ownership of issues that arise
    • Excellent troubleshooting and debugging skills
    • Methodical and taking a pride in a job well done, whilst highlighting recurring problems line managers and suggesting possible solutions
    • A willingness to share information and knowledge and over-all be a team player

    Successful candidates will have demonstrable experience in working within an IT department.

    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)
    • For any City and Guilds programmes, the learner must be 18 on the first day of their apprenticeship

    (Or equivalent)

    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


    • 25 days holiday plus bank holiday
    • Overtime payments to compensate for any out-of-hours working
    • Healthcare and Pension following qualifying period

    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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