IT Apprentice

  • Watford Grammar School for Girls
  • Watford, Hertfordshire
  • £11189 per annum

Estio Training have an exciting new opportunity for an IT Apprentice with Watford Grammar School for Girls, a single gender school based in Watford.

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  • GMFJ Reference
  • Wages
    £11,189 p/a
  • Hours
    37.00 per week
  • Date Posted
  • Start Date
  • Duration
    Not Specified

  • Location
  • Status
    Now Taking Applications
  • Sector
  • Opportunity Type
    Advanced Level 3
  • Apprenticeship Standard
    Information communications technician (ST0973)
  • Employer
    Watford Grammar School for Girls


The primary responsibility of anyone employed in ICT is to be part of the team that keeps the school Information Systems running. To this end you will be expected to help users, play a full part in the team and to cover other tasks than those set out here if necessary and if it is within your capability to do so.

Your duties and responsibilities in this role will consist of:

· Assisting staff in general with ICT and AV equipment.

· Install and maintain computer hardware, clients, laptops, audio/visual equipment and peripherals.

· Updating the asset register of the IT hardware.

· Working with the rest of the IT Team and reporting network problems.

· Arranging repairs and replacements as necessary.

· To monitor sites printer consumable levels.

· Update and develop personal knowledge and skills as necessary.

· To work in an autonomous manner, striving towards a zero-defect environment using predictive maintenance procedures.

· To also work with a degree of flexibility in the understanding that some work may need to take place outside of school hours.

· Any other task as may be reasonably requested by a member of the Leadership Team, the Network Manager or the IT Strategic Lead.

For more information about this vacancy please contact FIREBRAND TRAINING LIMITED on 02034631754 (Ref ID: 240563)

· Good knowledge of Windows 10 and Microsoft Office.

· Basic knowledge of IT hardware.

· Good communication skills, both written and verbal.

· 5 GCSEs grades A*-C/9-4 or equivalent (including English Language and Maths)

Estio apprenticeship training programmes are delivered virtually by our fully qualified and industry experienced training team. Using their expert knowledge, we’ve purposefully built our programmes around the real-world use of modern technology, so that the skills we create can be directly applied in the workplace.

Throughout the apprenticeship learners receive coaching, help and guidance from a dedicated team who are there to ensure they get the most from their work experience.

Successful completion of this apprenticeship gives you an accredited Level 3 Information Communications Technician, with training in how to:

· Efficiently operate and control your ICT infrastructure – physical or virtual hardware, software, network services and data storage.

· Use infrastructure management tools to automate the provisioning, testing, deployment, and monitoring of infrastructure components.

· Prioritise systems support tasks and monitor and maintaining system performance.

· Maintain regulatory, legal, and professional standards.

· Support the information systems needs for your business.

· Well organised.

· Good timekeeping.

Calm under pressure

The role offers long term security and the opportunity to progress into a permanent position.

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Firebrand Training are a global digital and technology training provider. Offering a multitude of technologies, ranging from cyber security to data, Firebrand have delivered award-winning IT apprenticeships since 2011.

Firebrand Training has been named Digital Apprenticeship Provider of the Year 2018 at the first AAC Apprenticeship Awards. The award recognises Firebrand’s instrumental work in bringing Digital Apprenticeships to the forefront of the UK economy.

With Firebrand as a Microsoft Gold Partner for Learning, you’ll get access to Microsoft Certified Trainers (MCTs) and learn from the latest Microsoft Official Curriculum (MOCs). We offer both classroom-based and Microsoft online training courses, including everything you need to get certified at twice the speed.

With the latest Ofsted Report in October 2020, Firebrand achieved exemplar results for the Online-Instructor Led (OIL) Training delivery that was implemented as a result of the current climate. As a training provider, we have ensured that no apprentice or employer has been left wanting learning mentorship, working overtime to make sure all involved have achieved their studies and are excelling at work.

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