Job Summary
  • Salary
    £140 (per week)
  • Location
    Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
  • Sector
    Technology Level 3
  • Duration
    12 Months
  • 1 Position Available
  • Closing Date
    10th August 2017
  • Employer Name
    Insphire Ltd
  • Distance from academy
    • 2.1 Miles
    • 11 Minutes
  • Address
    Nottingham NG2 4GT, United Kingdom

Job Description

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a 1st Line Software Apprentice, based in a very successful company, who has led the way in creating cutting-edge hire software, rental software and asset management software.

Working in a busy support centre, you will acquire skills and knowledge to support a wide range of customers both remotely and by guiding them through structured processes by telephone. Your key task will be to offer technical support to customers to solve general process problems and also identify potential software issues.

Good problem solving skills and a logical approach will be essential along with strong communication skills. A calm but friendly manner will help when dealing with customers possessing various levels of product knowledge.

This role will require a general understanding of Microsoft packages. Most important is confidence when speaking with customers and internal departments. An ability to multitask is essential, with an ability to accurately record and relay information.

Based just outside Nottingham City Centre, the site is easily accessible by regular bus services.

Insphire has a “promote from within “ culture and the successful candidate will have an opportunity to specialise within various aspects of the business, including project management, project support or key client account management.

This role is supported by a Level 3 IT Apprenticeship and will suit anybody wishing to start a career in a 1st line Software Support role.
(Full training and support will be provided as part of the 12 month apprenticeship)

Working Week

Monday – Friday 8:30am – 5:00pm 40 Hours per week


Requirements & Prospects


Ideally a minimum 4 GCSE’s C and above Including Maths, English and ICT (or equivalents)

Desired Skills

IT knowledge
Aware of Microsoft packages

Personal Qualities

Strong communication skills
Able to prioritise

Future Prospects

Full permanent prospects

  • Apprenticeship Length
    12 Months
  • Training Provider
    Aspire Achieve Advance Ltd
  • Academy Location


Throughout the duration of your Apprenticeship you will be required to attend the 3aaa Technology Academy in Nottingham for up to 12 weeks on a block release basis for structured training. The remainder of your training will be completed in the workplace with your Employer. You will work towards a Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship for IT, Software, Web and Telecoms Professionals. The qualifications consist of:
• Edexcel Advanced Apprenticeship in IT, Software, Web and Telecoms
• L3 Diploma in ICT Professional Competence
• L3 Extended Diploma in ICT Systems and Principles
• Level 2 Functional Skills English, Maths, ICT (if applicable)

Qualification Gained

Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3)