Want to become an IT support hero?

Job Reference

JT771

Salary

Paying up to £20,000

Industry

IT Support & Networking

Job Type

Permanent

Location

Central London

IT Support & Operations Apprentice

Our client is one of the world’s largest and most diverse providers of full-spectrum technical, professional and consultancy services for industrial, commercial and government organisations globally. With more than 77,000 people globally, their teams collaborate, innovate and create. Their people are proud to have been behind some of the greatest consultancy and engineering feats over the past 70 years.

They foster a collaborative and inclusive environment for their people, and their partners, and they want you to be a part of their growing business.

They currently have an opportunity for an Apprentice within their IT Support & Operations business unit team based in London Bridge. The successful person will become part of a respected and ambitious company with excellent career prospects and international opportunities.

The successful individual will be working towards a Level 3 Information Technology qualification from industry recognised organisations such as CompTIA, Microsoft, BCS and City & Guilds. This will be taught as a one day-release with Just IT Training and Apprenticeships for a duration of 2 years.

The apprentice will provide first and second-tier support to end users for either PC, server, or mainframe applications or hardware. Other responsibilities include: system administration, system support, IT equipment setup and run operations, systems modifications and simulating or recreates user problems to resolve operating difficulties.

KEY DUTIES –

  • Set up workstations with computers and necessary peripheral devices (routers, printers etc.)
  • Check computer hardware (HDD, mouses, keyboards etc.) to ensure functionality
  • Install and configure appropriate software and functions according to specifications
  • Develop and maintain local networks in ways that optimize performance
  • Ensure security and privacy of networks and computer systems
  • Provide orientation and guidance to users on how to operate new software and computer equipment
  • Organise and schedule upgrades and maintenance without deterring others from completing their work
  • Perform troubleshooting to diagnose and resolve problems (repair or replace parts, debugging etc.)
  • Maintain records/logs of repairs and fixes and maintenance schedule
  • Identify computer or network equipment shortages and place orders

ABOUT YOU –

To be an IT Support and Operations Apprentice you will need to be a tech enthusiast with 5 GCSEs (ideally A* – C) including Maths and English. An IT qualification is strongly preferred.

This company are looking for someone with these skills and personal qualities.

Skills:

  • Ability to work independently and maintain a high degree of self-motivation
  • Team work skills
  • Organisational skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication ability with a willingness to show a great level of consumer service
  • High proficiency in English; both spoken and written
  • Confident IT skills, Experience of using MS office packages; particularly Microsoft Excel
  • Outstanding organisational and time-management skills

Personal Qualities:

  • Adaptability and flexibility
  • Professionalism
  • Positive attitude and energy
  • Mature, calm person
  • Problem solving, attention to detail and a desire to come up with practical solutions
  • Proven qualifications and experience in an IT or tech environment
  • Some understanding of computer diagnostic skills, computer systems and networks, internet security and data privacy principles
  • Work well with other people in a team

Successful candidates will be asked to complete a Baseline Personnel Security Standard Pre-Employment check and will be required to undergo various checks including: Identity, Right to Work; Employment/Education History and Criminal Record. If you are unable to meet this and any associated criteria, then your employment may be delayed or rejected.

Sound like you? Then send us an application and we will let you know if you are suitable for this position, or one of the other Apprenticeships we have available.

 

THE REWARDS

This 2-year Apprenticeship has a salary of £18,000 / £20,000 per year. You will also receive full training and support from the Just IT Apprenticeship team to increase your skills.

Your training will include gaining internationally recognised Level 3 IT qualifications

Tech and digital professionals in London earn an average salary of £52,500 per year, so this Apprenticeship could be the start of a very promising and profitable career.

AFTER THE APPRENTICESHIP

Over 90% of our Apprentices move on to permanent full time employment in the tech industry. There are also opportunities to extend your training with a higher level Apprenticeship programme. Just IT have already helped over 1000 people kick-start their tech and digital careers with an Apprenticeship.

WANT TO KNOW MORE?

Apply now to Just IT and we will review your application. If you are suitable for an Apprenticeship we will be in contact to discuss this opportunity.