• Employer Name
    Long Road Sixth Form College
  • Distance from academy
    • 3.2 Miles
    • 15 Minutes
  • Address
    Cambridge CB2 8PX, United Kingdom

Job Description

Long Road is a specialist sixth form college. This means all our 2,200 students are aged 16-19 and studying to progress either to university or to employment. We offer a mix of A Level, Level 2 and Level 3 Applied courses (Diplomas and Extended Diplomas). We also provide Access to A Level Science and Access to A level Humanities programmes.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for one lucky individual to kickstart their career within IT. Long Road Sixth Form are currently on the lookout for a keen, motivated and hardworking person to join their team as the IT services team.

This is a great chance for the right applicant to gain the experience they need to really make a name for themselves within the IT sector.

The successful applicant will undertake the following duties:

  • To configure and install new equipment and software.
  • To ensure the computer and network hardware and software and any equipment that falls
  • under the remit of IT Services is operational and working at optimum efficiency; with
  • particular responsibility for maintaining and ensuring the reliability of all deployed facilities.
  • To provide computer hardware and software support, and provide guidance to staff and
  • students in the use of equipment.
  • To maintain records of all hardware and software licence agreements, ensuring software
  • legality, and to use the appropriate documentation systems.
  • To maintain an up-to-date knowledge of relevant technologies and their application in an
  • education context.
  • To ensure all incidents and requests are logged in the appropriate systems.
  • To communicate the status of logged calls with appropriate responses as per the agreed
  • policies and procedures.
  • To report any misuse of equipment or systems to the IT Services Manager.
  • To contribute to self-assessment and review activities
  • General:
  • To take part in the College’s Performance Review and Development Scheme (PRD)
  • To be responsible for health and safety within areas of own responsibility
  • To contribute to the college responsibility for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of
  • young people
  • To observe the college’s commitment to equal opportunities

You will have all of the support you need throughout your apprenticeship.

If you think this is the opportunity for you then do not hesitate to hit that apply button now!

Working Week

Monday – Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm


Requirements & Prospects


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

Desired Skills

IT Literate
MS Office – Word, PowerPoint and Excel
Excellent communication skills
Basic knowledge of the hardware of a computer

Personal Qualities


Future Prospects

Upon successful completion of the Level 3 apprenticeship, the apprentice will have the chance to progress on to the Level 4. There is also the potential to gain a permanent position within the business.

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


Throughout the duration of your Apprenticeship (typically 15 months) you will be required to attend the 3aaa Technology Academy in Cambridge 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)