Apprentice IT Technician

Firebrand Training Ltd
Tonbridge, Kent
07 Jul 2017
06 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you an aspiring IT guru looking to step up and take your career to the next level? Do you have fantastic custom service skills and a passion for technology? A growing organisation based in Kent are looking for two Apprentice IT Technicians to join their friendly team.
Who will I work for, and what will I do?
The employer specialises in providing IT support services and Networking solutions to a wide range of businesses and market sectors. Their reputation has been built on their staff’s ability to work with their customers. They work with a varied client base so no day will be exactly the same making the role varied and exciting. For an individual who is seeking to start a career in IT, this is an excellent opportunity. You will have the chance to acquire extensive exposure working with Microsoft technologies building your knowledge and experience. In order to succeed in this role, you will need a good telephone manner together with excellent customer facing skills and the ability to work under pressure and as part of a team is essential.

Role requirements:

• Good basic knowledge and understanding of IT
• There is an element of manual handling in this role.
• You will be keen to advance your knowledge and expertise in IT
• At least five GCSEs (or equivalent) at Grade C or above including Maths, English and either IT or Science.

Applicants will be well-presented and customer service orientated as a "customer facing" representative of the company. The employer is a growing organisation that invests in their employees’ development and personal growth meaning, you will receive full on job training and the opportunity for career advancement progression within the company is available to the successful candidates. This position is a permanent one, basic 37.5 hours per week with flexibility to undertake additional paid overtime as and when required by the company

What training will I receive?

Firebrand offers a unique Higher Level 3 IT Apprenticeship scheme that provides award-winning industry training and certifications, valuable work experience and offers on-going support all with the ultimate goal of securing you a long-term career within the world of technology.

During your 12 month IT apprenticeship programme, Firebrand will provide residential training at our distraction-free training centre. Our method of accelerated training allows you to achieve industry-recognised certifications such as CompTIA, ITIL and Microsoft faster, giving you more time to put your new skills in to practice within a working environment. Firebrand will also provide you with a Mentor who will be supporting and assisting you with your development. By the end of your 24 month apprenticeship, in addition to having numerous industry recognized qualifications, a steady career with a supportive employer, you will also be recognised by the British Computer Society (BCS) for entry onto the register of IT Technicians, confirming SFIA level 3 professional competence.

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