Job Summary
  • Salary
    £150.00 (per week)
  • Location
    Ilkeston, Derbyshire
  • Sector
    Technology Level 3
  • Duration
    12 Months
  • 1 Position Available
  • Closing Date
    28th October 2016
  • Employer Name
  • Distance from acadmey
    • 10.1 Miles
    • 22 Minutes
  • Address
    Ilkeston DE7 4RA, United Kingdom

Job Description

Are you an IT wizard? An exciting opportunity has arisen for the right candidate to join an IT Solutions company based in Ilkeston Derbyshire.

Our client is looking for an enthusiastic and versatile individual to join their team as an IT 1st Line Support Apprentice.


Typical daily roles and responsibilities will include but are not necessarily limited to the following:


  • To Answer the phone to customers and deal with queries that are I.T. or sales related
  • Provide technical support to clients with regards to hardware, software and other IT related issues
  • Use Remote Access to take control of client machines to check connectivity, re-install hardware drivers etc
  • Setting up networks between computers and peripherals
  • Maintaining Server hardware and software
  • Maintaining workstations’ hardware and software
  • Maintaining printers, photo copiers, and many other peripherals


Our client would preferably like a candidate who could drive, however if the candidate is learning or shows a desire to drive, this would also be acceptable.

Working Week

Monday – Friday 9:00am – 5:30pm


Requirements & Prospects


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

Desired Skills

• Some prior Knowledge of IT hardware, software and networks is desired
• Strong communication skills both written & verbal is essential
• A full/clean drivers licence would be desirable

Personal Qualities

• Flexible & adaptable – you will work with a whole range of clients with different requirements
• Thick skinned – A client may become irate that there systems are down – it is crucial that you don’t get flustered
• Hardworking and reliable
• Effective problem solver

Future Prospects

Our client is looking to progress hard working apprentices onto a full time role upon completion of the 12-month apprenticeship. They will support suitable candidates onto the level 4 qualification if desired.

  • 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 Derby 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)