Job Summary
  • Salary
    £127.50 (per week)
  • Location
    Runcorn, Runcorn
  • Sector
    Technology Level 3
  • Duration
    12 Months
  • 1 Position Available
  • Closing Date
    3rd November 2016
  • Employer Name
    GPS Telecom
  • Distance from acadmey
    • 25.6 Miles
    • 38 Minutes
  • Address
    Sutton Weaver WA7 3FW, United Kingdom

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an IT tech savvy apprentice to join a thriving telecoms & professional services business based in Runcorn. You will work alongside the Technical Director & technical IT and telecoms team to support business customers.

Main Duties and Responsibilities


  • Assist the telecoms engineer with various jobs.
  • Will help to install, test and maintain key telecoms products and information systems.
  • Will help to install, test and maintain network cabling and telephone systems.
  • Will help to manage the company’s IT infrastructure.
  • May be required to work across the UK from time to time
  • Understanding about the market and competitors’ products.

Will continue to develop and study your apprenticeship.

Working Week

Monday – Friday 9:00am – 5:30pm 37.5 hrs pw


Requirements & Prospects


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

Desired Skills

• IT literate – Windows / Office i.e. Excel and Word
• Must hold a full UK Driving Licence. The role may involve working around the UK occasionally with the Technical Director.
• The individual will ideally have an interest in the telecoms industry, telephone and networking systems.
• Good communications skills, both written and verbal.
• Good organisational and time-management skills.
• Trustworthiness and discretion when handling confidential information.
• Customer care skills, with an attention to detail to provide the best possible level of service.
• Competent maths and numeracy skills
• Excellent relationship building skills
• Confidence to communicate effectively with current and prospective customers.
• Ability to meet deadlines.
• Familiarity with Toshiba & Panasonic is advantageous.

Personal Qualities

• A positive attitude.
• Good business sense
• Hardworking and the desire to succeed.
• Self-motivated but able to work as part of a team.
• A smart appearance and professional manner.
• Patience, persistence, initiative and motivation
• Flexibility

Future Prospects

Permanent opportunity could be potential for the right candidate and/or a progression to Level 4

  • 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 Liverpool 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)