IT Apprentice

Firebrand Training Ltd
St Neots
07 Jul 2017
05 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
This is an excellent opportunity for a driven individual to accelerate their IT career as an IT Apprentice for a Cambridgeshire based organisation. As part of a Level 3 IT Apprenticeship, you’ll gain hands-on experience, industry recognised Microsoft, CompTIA and ITIL qualifications all whilst earning a £15,000!

Who you’ll work for

The employer is a world-leading authority in electronic warfare, operational support, cyber security, and secure ICT networks. Operating at the cutting-edge of technological development, they provide customers in defence, government, business or education with tailored solutions that are critical to their ability to deliver effective operations
Your role as an IT Apprentice is to work within an established team supporting predominantly Microsoft Windows environments across multiple sites maintaining varied applications. This role provides an opportunity to work as part of a department that delivers exceptional levels of support to a demanding business, as such the environment is fast paced and attention to detail is critical.

The main components of this position are:

• Provision of IT service support to users, within defined Service Level Agreements
• Troubleshooting IT hardware/software faults through diagnosis
• Monitoring and responsive tasking for IT systems
• Managing several open tasks at one time
• Rapidly establishing a good working relationship with users
• Working within a team to deliver new infrastructure and application projects

What experience and skills do I need?

You will need to demonstrate excellent communication skills and an ability to utilise technical ability to support the environments and contribute to progressive enhancement projects. Within time, you should have the knowledge and technical ability to provide mentoring and guidance to other team members in support roles. You’ll need at least five GCSEs (or equivalent) at Grade C or above including Maths, English and either IT or Science. Finally, due to the nature of the role and industry, The candidate must be willing to go through security clearance

**Please note - as this is a level 3 apprenticeship, we're can't progress candidates forward if they hold any of the following qualifications: Undergraduate / Masters Degree, HND / HNC or Certificates of Higher Education.**

Your Accelerated training programme

Firebrand offers a unique Level 3 IT Apprenticeship scheme. We provide the fastest award-winning industry training and certifications with on-going support - all with the ultimate goal of securing a long-term IT career.
During your one-year programme, Firebrand provides residential training at our distraction-free training centre. Our accelerated training means you'll achieve certifications with partners like CompTIA, ITIL and Microsoft faster, giving you more time to put your new skills into practice within a professional working environment. When you complete your programme, you'll have enough industry-recognised qualifications for a great career in IT. You'll be registered by the British Computer Society (BCS) to the Register of IT Technicians, confirming SFIA level 3 professional competence.

Future career prospects

For the right candidate this role provides an excellent opportunity enhance the department through experience, drive and ingenuity. The opportunity to develop skills, through experience and structured career development will be a key component of the role, and will require the candidate to be enthusiastic and have a keen interest in their own progression

This company is an equal opportunities employer who values diversity. They do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status