Job Summary
  • Salary
    £7215 Yearly
  • Location
    Loughborough , Leicestershire
  • Sector
    IT level 3
  • Duration
    13 Months
  • 1 Position Available
  • Closing Date
    15th June 2018
  • Employer Name
    Forest Rock Systems Limited
  • Distance from academy
    • 18.5 Miles
    • 33 Minutes
  • Address
    Loughborough LE11 3AQ, UK

Employer Description

Job Description

A fantastic apprenticeship opportunity and a chance to develop and gain excellent knowledge in IT. Working with a driven and dedicated team you will be involved in the delivery and deployment of control systems in commercial buildings and facilities around the UK.

Forest Rock are looking for a motivated person to join their team as an apprentice controls engineer. This will involve a mixture of IT, telecoms and engineering and along the line there may be an opportunity for some software development. You would be working as part of a team that deploys control systems in commercial buildings and facilities around the UK.
Some of your duties will include
• Providing support to customers and to other members of the team
• Travelling to customer sites around the UK as well as working from the central office
• You will contribute towards the future direction of the company by assisting in the design and development of new products.
• Advise on where control system upgrades would enhance equipment performance.
• Provide support and advice with control system specification and installation of new equipment and the modification of existing equipment
• Plan, design and specify improvements to existing processes in order to improve productivity and efficiency

Working Week

Monday – Friday 8:00am – 5:00pm


Requirements & Prospects


A minimum of 5 GCSE’s C and above Including Maths, English and ICT (or equivalents).

Desired Skills

  1. Excellent communication skills
  2. Working as a team as well as independently
  3. Computer literate
  4. Knowledge of IT Systems and networks
  5. Customer Service Skills
  6. • Problem Solver

Personal Qualities

  1. • Motivated
  2. • Enthusiastic
  3. • Good working attitude

Future Prospects

Full time position or progression route onto Level 4 offered for the right candidate.

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


Throughout the duration of your Apprenticeship you will be required to attend your academy 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 L3 Advanced Apprenticeship for IT, Software, Web and Telecoms Profession-als.
The qualification will 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).

On completion of your apprenticeship, you will be awarded a City and Guilds L3 Diploma in Professional Competence for IT and Telecoms Professionals and a L3 Extended Diploma in ICT (Systems & Principles).

Qualification Gained

Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3)