Job Summary
  • Salary
    £127.50 (per week)
  • Location
    Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
  • Sector
    Technology Level 3
  • Duration
    15 Months
  • 1 Position Available
  • Closing Date
    31st July 2017
  • Employer Name
  • Distance from academy
    • 3.1 Miles
    • 13 Minutes
  • Address
    Coldhams Lane, Cambridge CB1 3JS, United Kingdom

Job Description

Are you looking for an IT apprenticeship within a small IT team within a larger Global department? This exciting position provides the opportunity to obtain qualifications in ITIL, CISCO, Microsoft and others on top of the apprenticeship qualification.

An exciting opportunity has arisen within a leading technology enterprise located in central Cambridge!


Are you looking for that lifechanging opportunity that will allow you to make your first steps in to employment?

Interested in learning and developing your knowledge within the IT sector?


If so then here is the positions for you!


Carl Zeiss are looking for a proactive and vigilant young person to join their IT team. They are looking for that one individual to grown and learn the ways of the business and help contribute to the company.


The tasks and responsibilities of the apprentice are listed below:

  • Installing hardware and software
  • Servicing and maintenance
  • Monitoring, logging and reporting tasks
  • Data backup and restoration
  • Responding to enquiries
  • Interaction on the CRM system
  • Answering the telephones promptly in a helpful manner

The IT team support the whole business who rely upon technology to perform their rolls, as such every member of the IT team will be exposed to the entire business

Working Week

Monday – Friday 9:00am – 5:30pm 37.5 hours per week


Requirements & Prospects


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

Desired Skills

• Great communication skills
• Great listening skills
• Problem solving

Personal Qualities

• Personable and open approach to dealing with people
• Interested in helping people
• Interested in technology
• Eager
• Able to work on own initiative
• Ability to work through problems to completion
• Good memory and eye for detail
• Ability to study and learn independently

Future Prospects

Progression to Level 4 apprenticeship and eventual career progression for the right candidate

  • Apprenticeship Length
    15 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 Cambridge for up to 8 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 Trailblazer – Infrastructure Technician. 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 and Maths (if applicable)
• BCS Foundation Certificate in Networking and Architecture Principles (Knowledge Module 1)
• BCS Foundation Certificate in Mobile and Operating Systems (Knowledge Module 2)
• BCS Foundation Certificate in Cloud Services (Knowledge Module 3)
• MTA in Software Development Fundamentals or HTML5 App Development Fundamentals (Knowledge Module 4)
• BCS Foundation Certificate in Business Processes (Knowledge Module 5)

Qualification Gained

Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3)