IT Apprentice

Recruiter
UKFast
Location
manchester
Salary
£11000 - £15000/annum
Posted
09 Jul 2017
Closes
08 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
UKFast is looking for the future generation of tech titans and software superheroes who want break smash into this dynamic, fast-paced industry. We believe in investing in ambitious young people who are eager to learn. Our award-winning apprenticeships provide state-of-the-art training and invaluable experiences to kick-start your lifelong IT career.

Are you passionate about programming or obsessed with the latest tech?

Would you love to be part of helping companies grow and succeed?

Do you look up to people like Bill Gates or Sheryl Sandberg?

Have you got a strong attention to detail and a can-do attitude?

If you answered a big ‘yes!’ to all of the above then it’s very likely that you are exactly who we are looking for.

UKFast is an award-winning, family- run business with extraordinary team benefits, an unbeatable work culture and incredible progression opportunities. Our apprentices work side-by-side with some of the most senior members of 'Team UKFast' and, as all elements of our Level 3 programmes are delivered on-site, participants are fully immersed in the business from day one.

Team UKFast duties
Assisting with and maintaining customer solutions
Diagnosing and advising on client issues
Helping with server setup, configuration and support
Complete different aspects of the apprenticeship scheme
Work closely with UKFast technical teams

Skills we are on the lookout for
Excellent communication skills
Passion for technology, software and the internet
Experience using administrative features of Windows or Linux operating systems
Interest in programming languages or web technologies
5 GCSEs at grade C or above including Maths, English and ICT

Your apprenticeship journey

2 -Year Academic Programme:

We will provide you with a full 2 year training and development programme starting with a Level 3 or Level 4 Trailblazer IT Apprenticeship. This will focus on Microsoft, Linux, VMware, Cisco and Citrix server skills.

You will work and train with the latest technologies and techniques to deliver hosting solutions and manage servers.

As a partnership we will develop your own individual personal development plan (PDP) to help you in your learning journey and career. With a typical group of five or more starting at once, there is a great team experience, supporting teammates at the same level and above.

You will complete industry recognised vendor qualifications (Microsoft, Linux, CompTia, VMware, Cisco, Oracle and Citrix) alongside your IT Apprenticeship.

Year 3 and upon course completion:

UKFast prides itself on offering its employees continual professional development and career opportunities supported by world-class tools, facilities, training and technology. We have clearly defined career pathways and individual development plans to help you get there. Dependant on your performance and once you have achieved your Level 3 IT Apprenticeship, you will have a number of choices:

Start on a vendor certification pathway

Move on to a higher IT qualification

Stay as an IT professional and become a specialist in your chosen area