Job Summary
  • Salary
    £140.00 (per week)
  • Location
    Patchway, Bristol
  • Sector
    Technology Level 4
  • Duration
    12 Months
  • 1 Position Available
  • Closing Date
    18th August 2017
  • Employer Name
    Edit Concepts UK Ltd
  • Distance from academy
    • 39.9 Miles
    • 47 Minutes
  • Address
    Gloucester Road, Patchway BS34 5BG, United Kingdom

Job Description

An excellent opportunity to embark on an Apprenticeship working as an ICT Technician within an established Secondary School in the Westbury (Wiltshire) area. You will ideally have previous experience within the IT world, (transport will be a distinct advantage) working as a member of the technical team
Servicing of teaching/ work area

·         Checking and cleaning equipment, undertaking minor repairs and replacement of parts and necessary

·         Liaise with the ICT Service Manager on the repair of equipment

·         Assist in the management of stock control, ICT equipment, consumables and software to ensure new stock is security etched and associated administrative tasks are kept up to date (ie ordering, delivering, maintaining records, providing reports)

·         Undertake such other technical duties within the school as may be required

·         Liaise with other technical staff and with teaching staff as appropriate

·         Support staff and students in the use of our sound and lightening box in the theatre


Working Week

Monday – Friday 8:30am – 5:00pm


Requirements & Prospects


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

Desired Skills

• Liaise and communicate effectively by telephone and in person with staff and pupils with varying experiences of IT
• Maintain appropriate working relationships with staff including confidentiality and flexibility
• To utilise various software programmes (e.g. word processing, databases, spreadsheets, desk top publishing) and hardware equipment
• To organise and prioritise workloads
• To pass on knowledge and skills to others in a way that will help them become increasingly independent of the use of it
• To keep abreast of new IT applications
• To be willing to be to be involved in professional development
• Follow set procedures and work to guidelines as requested
• Undertake problem solving of hardware and software applications
• Undertake inspection and minor repairs and (where applicable) servicing equipment
• To work on own initiative and as part of a team
• Maintain a flexible and calm disposition in a demanding environment
• To carry out tasks with accuracy and speed
• To lift and carry equipment
• To be able to keep clear, accurate inventory records
• Practical technology experience in a commercial/ industrial educational environment
• Experience of configuring systems and both hardware and software

Personal Qualities

• Driving licence would be an advantage
• Excellent communication skills
• Calm under pressure

Future Prospects

Permanent opportunity for the right candidate

  • 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 Swindon for a day release basis ever week for 46 weeks structured training. The remainder of your training will be completed in the workplace with your Employer. Assessment of the Competence component (Edexcel) will be carried out in the workplace over the full duration of the program. The assessor will visit the apprentices in the workplace at-least once every 6-8 weeks to gather evidence. Your training will consist of:

• Edexcel BTEC Level 4 Diploma in Professional Competence for IT and Telecoms Professionals (QCF).
• City & Guilds Level 4 Diploma for ICT Professional
• Level 2 Functional Skills English, Maths, ICT (if applicable)

Qualification Gained

Higher Apprenticeship (Level 4)