Job Summary
  • Salary
    £Wage to (per week)
    be confirmed
  • Location
    Milton Keynes, Milton Keynes
  • Sector
    Infrastructure Technician Level 3
  • Duration
    15 Months
  • 1 Position Available
  • Closing Date
    4th January 2018
  • Employer Name
    Dawson Group
  • Distance from academy
  • Address
    Milton Keynes MK15 8JH, United Kingdom

Employer Description

Job Description

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1. Purpose of the Job

• Assist the Network Manager to manage all aspects of the Groups network and systems to ensure that all security and risk exposures are minimised in terms of both hardware and software to control all IT related assets, to plan for future requirements. To maintain and support existing IT systems and procedures including modifications and additions as required and to ensure relevant users are properly trained and to develop any new systems as approved by the Board.

• First line IT support for all our employees covering a range of technologies, including our Citrix Desktop estate.

• Dealing with Suppliers for all IT supplies including hardware and software requirements.

• Generating purchase orders and ensuring invoices are matched and paid on time.

• Answering support calls and resolving any issues raised or passing them to the relevant member of the IT department.

• Ensure minimal loss of processing time due to hardware or software failure.

• Provide ongoing user support in the use of both hardware and software.

• Generally, support all IT systems including making any additions or modifications after authorisation from the Network Manager to existing software and ensure all systems are correctly used to their full potential.

• Visits to our branch offices to perform hardware installations, office moves, re-locations etc. This will involve the lifting and carrying of computer equipment.

• Routine departmental duties

• To deal efficiently and effectively with colleagues and 3rd parties and keep accurate and complete records of the same

• Mobile device support (Windows Mobile, iPhone, etc)

• Developing or improving existing Hardware and Software auditing procedures.

• Maintaining and controlling license levels.

• Controlling hardware and software movements (laptops and digital projectors)

• Ensure any other tasks requested by the Network Manager are completed efficiently and successfully.

Working Week

Monday – Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm


Requirements & Prospects


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

Desired Skills

  1. Experience with MS Office Suite 2010 – 2013
  2. IT-enthusiast

Personal Qualities

  1. Good Communication skills
  2. Customer Service focused
  3. Good Time Management
  4. Record Keeping
  5. Ability to assist with heavy lifting
  6. Trustworthy / Reliable
  7. Keen, willing to learn new skills
  8. Flexible attitude
  9. Outgoing / sociable
  10. Good team player
  11. Self Motivated
  12. Ability to work on own initiative

Future Prospects

Progression to level 4 and possibility of full time job available to the right candidate.

  • Apprenticeship Length
    15 Months
  • Training Provider
    Aspire Achieve Advance Ltd
  • Academy Location
    Milton Keynes


Throughout the duration of your Apprenticeship (typically 15 months) you will be required to attend the 3aaa Technology Academy in Milton Keynes for 30 days of training across five months featuring structured training. The remainder of your training will be completed in the workplace with your Employer. You will work towards a Level 3 Apprenticeship standard – Infrastructure Technician. The qualifications consist of:
• Level 2 Functional Skills English and Maths (if applicable)
• Knowledge Module 1 - Networking and Architecture
• Knowledge Module 2 - Mobile and Operating Systems
• Knowledge Module 3 - Cloud Services
• Knowledge Module 4 - Coding and Logic
• Knowledge Module 5 - Business Processes
• One vendor certification selected based on your job role and individual capabilities (Typically a Microsoft Technical Associate (MTA) certification)
Knowledge Modules are specified by the British Computer Society (BCS)

Qualification Gained

Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3)