IT Technician Apprentice

  • QA Apprenticeships
  • Yate, South Gloucestershire
  • £7.21 per hour

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  • GMFJ Reference
    248361
  • Wages
    £7.21 p/h
  • Hours
    35.00 per week
  • Date Posted
    03/04/2024
  • Start Date
    01/05/2024
  • Duration
    Not Specified

  • Location
    Yate
  • Status
    Now Taking Applications
  • Sector
    IT
  • Opportunity Type
    Advanced Level 3
  • Employer
    QA Apprenticeships

Description

Employer description: 
MCS is an independently owned Building Services provider who specialise in the design, installation & delivery of building services solutions, covering all aspects of mechanical and electrical engineering installations. Our unique culture is part of our DNA and is an underpinning factor in our success. 
We offer a service which is innovative and client focused, we collaborate with our customers and supply chain partners to ensure we deliver the best results.



Overview:
We are now looking for an eager candidate to join us as an apprentice. 



Join our dynamic team where you will not only provide essential IT support but also play a crucial role in enhancing our cybersecurity posture. 
This role is tailored for individuals who are passionate about technology and cybersecurity, offering a unique opportunity to develop expertise in these areas using Microsoft 365 & other cutting-edge tools.



Salary: 
£15,000 per annum.



Duties: [what you will do in your working day:] 





  • Assist in providing comprehensive IT support, troubleshooting hardware, software, and network issues 


  • Play a pivotal role in improving the business's cybersecurity measures, focusing on Microsoft 365 security tools and features 


  • Involve in the configuration and maintenance of Microsoft 365 applications, emphasizing security and data protection (Exchange Online, SharePoint Online, Microsoft Desktop Apps) 


  • Contribute to securing our Microsoft RDS and Access EasyBuild accounting system against potential cyber threats 


  • Support the management of device configurations and enhance security protocols using Intune 


  • Collaborate in the implementation of IT strategic plans with a key focus on developing robust cybersecurity frameworks 


  • Participate in specialized training sessions and workshops centered around cybersecurity, Microsoft 365, and other relevant technologies 


  • Actively ensure adherence to the latest best practices in IT security, data protection, and compliance 




What we are looking for: 





  • Able to work to deadlines


  • Methodical & organised 


  • Have excellent time management and attention to detail


  • Some form of experience in IT




Entry requirements:





  • 3 GCSE's (or equivalent) at grades 4+ (A-C) in any subject


  • GCSE Maths and English (or equivalents) at grades 3+ (D or above)


  • Prospective apprentices must not hold an existing qualification at the same or higher level as this apprenticeship in a similar subject




You may also have a combination of qualifications and experience which demonstrate the minimum foundation needed for the programme. In this instance you could still be considered for the programme.



If you hold international equivalents of the above qualifications, at the time of your application you must be able to provide an official document that states how your international qualifications compare to the UK qualifications. 



For more information, please visit the UK ENIC website. 



Working week: 
Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm.
Total hours per week: 35



You will be trained in:





  • Technical competencies


  • Communication


  • IT security


  • Remote infrastructure


  • Data


  • Problem solving




Benefits:





  • Free on-site parking


  • Cycle-to-work scheme


  • Friendly atmosphere


  • Coffee machine


  • Free Tea/Coffee/fruit


  • 28 Days Annual Leave (Incd Bank Holidays) 


  • Staff events (Paid for by Company) 


  • Paid sick leave 


  • Pension contribution matching 


  • Mental health and wellbeing support 




Future prospects:
90% of QA Apprentices secure permanent employment after finishing their apprenticeship. 
Additionally, there may be opportunities to undertake further apprenticeship training as many of our programs offer on-going development tracks. 



Important information: 
Our apprenticeships are the perfect way to gain new skills, earn while you learn, and launch yourself into an exciting future. With over 30,000 successful apprenticeship graduates, we're a top 50 training provider, dedicated to helping you succeed. 
Apply now!

For more information about this vacancy please contact QA on 01793696141 (Ref ID: 248361)

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