Network Engineer Apprentice - 71413

LCS Group Ltd
7, Alexandra Road, Grimsby, DN31 1RD
£14,000.00 annually
30 Apr 2021
15 May 2021
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
The Academy Network Engineer will have a unique opportunity to work in an agile team without the limitations of large organisations, giving them access to configure network hardware and equipment from day one along with a diverse range of software platforms. On the job training will be provided by a team of Microsoft & ZyXEL accredited network engineers with additional vendor training provided on top of the apprenticeship elements as part of a 2-year program.

Main roles / responsibilities:

The Academy Network Engineer will be responsible for:
  • Ad-Hoc PC & Network Equipment Setup & Site Installation
  • Monitoring of infrastructure alerts and resolution activities
  • Work assisting on infrastructure replacement projects under a dedicated project manager
  • Remote and onsite customer support of Windows environments, network infrastructure & third-party applications
  • Proactive server maintenance
  • Security compliance checking
  • VoIP & hybrid telephony infrastructure installation and support activities
  • Office 365 / Azure Administration & Support

If you are passionate about IT and have the drive and ambition to further your academic studies whilst gaining invaluable first hand technical experience within a reputable and successful IT organisation then this could be the perfect opportunity for you.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

In order to be successful throughout this process, candidates must be able to demonstrate the following attributes:
  • Experience or passion in PC hardware, building machines and installing operating systems
  • Networking devices in a home or learning environment
  • Willingness to learn new skills throughout apprenticeship and beyond
  • Confident communication skills
  • Outgoing personality with the ability to work as part of a team but the passion to use their own initiative in the workplace

Personal qualities

  • Ability to multi task between work and apprenticeship studies
  • Having a driving licence is highly desirable, but not essential

Desired qualifications

  • A-Levels in ICT/Business/Computing
  • Oran Apprenticeship in a similar subject (this must be at least the level below the planned programme)
  • Oran International Baccalaureate at level 3 in ICT

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

Important Information:
  • QA's apprenticeships are funded by the Education & Skills Funding Agency (ESFA), an executive agency of the Department for Education
  • To be eligible for a Government funded apprenticeship you must have lived in the UK or European Economic Area (EEA) for the last 3 consecutive years

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