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Estio Training has an exciting opportunity for an apprentice to join an Engineering company in an exciting new IT role in their Manchester office. They need someone to provide hands-on maintenance and administration support.


12 months

This position is now closed and no additional applications are being taken. If you have any questions please contact the provider who is managing the position.

Job Summary

Civic Engineers

Detailed Job Description

Key elements of the job:

  • Organise implementation of new equipment from relevant suppliers
  • Provide a great service to all studios and be prepared to help at all levels of IT requirements
  • Liaise as necessary with relevant IT and communication service suppliers
  • To continually liaise with the IT Manager on the systems requirements of the company
  • To continually liaise with the Studios to ensure new systems are working effectively and efficiently, troubleshooting and make improvements where necessary
  • To take an active involvement with any new systems introduced
  • To maintain good and clear communication between all studios
  • Setup of new users and their appropriate system needs (e.g. domain, time management system, Office 365, purchasing of new computers & software)
  • Patching cabinets, phone systems and other hardware in all three studios
  • To take up ad hoc tasks when required in line with the needs of the business

Requirements and Prospects

Qualifications required

5 GCSE’s at grades A*- C or equivalent (including English Language and Maths), and would love to work in IT.

Skills required

  • Microsoft Active Directory and windows server is desirable
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Desktop operating systems and configuration/setup
  • Must understand basic networking
  • Excellent ability to troubleshoot, diagnose and find answers
  • Very confident in Microsoft office products

Personal Qualities

  • Able to travel to Leeds and Manchester
  • Ability to communicate well – both written and verbal
  • Eager to help and understand how to prioritise
  • Ability to learn and adapt quickly
  • Customer focused
  • Proactive and flexible
  • Creative, ‘can do’ approach
  • Team orientated
  • Friendly and welcoming
  • Ability to ‘make it happen’

Future prospects

The role offers long term security and the opportunity to progress into a permanent position and for the right candidate a level four apprenticeship.

Additional Information

Training provided

The Estio Training IT Apprenticeship programme gives young people the opportunity to get hands on experience in the IT industry whilst still employed in a real paid job with no cost or debt.

Learners will receive seven weeks of intensive training. Whilst in the workplace, apprentices will also receive continual assessment, and help and guidance from a dedicated trainer who will be there to ensure that they get the most from their work experience.

Training will lead to industry-recognised qualifications including:

  • Advanced apprenticeship for IT, Software, Web and Telecoms Professionals
  • Level 3 Diploma in Professional
  • Competence for IT and Telecoms Professionals
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in ICT Systems and Principles Functional skills,
  • Maths L2,
  • English L2 and ICT L2
  • PLTS and ERR

Estio training also offer the following optional units:

  • Microsoft MTA - Networking Fundamentals
  • Microsoft MTA – Windows Operating System Fundamentals CompTIA A+
  • CompTIA Network+
  • CompTIA Security+

Estio Training - Learning Provider

Estio Training. Estio Training are one of the UK’s leading providers of IT, Digital and Tech apprenticeships. Estio apprenticeships are designed for talented school & college leavers. Estio work with businesses such as the NHS, Xerox, Sky, Asda, Missguided and more!
For more information about this vacancy please contact Estio Training on 01133 500 333 or email: (Ref ID:59916)
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