IT Refurbishment Apprentice

  • QA Apprenticeships
  • Livingston, West Lothian
  • £7.21 per hour

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  • Wages
    £7.21 p/h
  • Hours
    35.00 per week
  • Date Posted
  • Start Date
  • Duration
    Not Specified

  • Location
  • Status
    Now Taking Applications
  • Sector
    IT quality and testing professionals
  • Opportunity Type
    Advanced Level 3
  • Employer
    QA Apprenticeships


Employer description:

Our client supplies high quality refurbished IT equipment. The value they add to the products comes as consistency of quality, on time deliveries and great service levels. As a business thy rely heavily on repeat business with over 90% of orders coming from existing customers. To achieve this, it is so important that they consistently deliver high quality equipment to customers on time and in the specification they have requested.


You will be an integral part of the business. The quality standards you work to will have a direct impact on customer satisfaction; they will define their processes and quality standards and train you to achieve these standards.


  • Processing equipment through the 5 stages of the process to the standards set out

  • Cleaning and packaging equipment for orders

  • Warehouse organisation

  • Blowing out PCs and laptops purchased from suppliers before carrying out an internal visual inspection, as per the visual check sheet

  • Testing the PCs and laptops before inputting the specification and testing information into the inventory system

  • Cosmetically visual checking the PCs and laptops purchased and applying a relevant grade from the grading criteria into the inventory system

  • Fixing any items which fail testing or visual inspection, or reporting these faults to the senior testing technician

  • Imaging as per the customers’ requirements

  • Cleaning, packing and booking couriers

Desirable Skills:

  • Being punctual and well organised

  • Able to comply with IT health and safety and fire safety procedures

  • Complete the tasks you are set, to the standard shown

  • To be present and participate in weekly meetings with the team


£15,000 per annum

Working week:

35 hours per week, Monday - Friday, 9am until 5pm


  • Introduction program and training

  • Monthly meetings to review and discuss potential improvements to processes

  • They are open to suggestions for improvement of their processes and will always discuss and review any improvements suggested

Future prospects:

90% of QA apprentices secure permanent employment after completing: this is 20% higher than the national average.

Important information:

This vocational apprenticeship comprehensively supports your specific job role with this particular employer.  Throughout your learning journey, you are fully supported by your dedicated QA skills coach and your mentor at work.  They ensure you settle in, help you develop all the skills you need to be successful in your job role and pass your assessments, and can provide one to one support.

Starting with insights into your current potential, they plan your growth in a programmatic way, close skills gaps with immersive training and ensure what you learn is applicable to what you do. They talk you through the specifics on the qualifications you gain and how they align in particular to your day to day role.

On completion, as well as the valuable work experience you have gained, you get a nationally recognised qualification at SCQF Level 6. 

If you are interested in starting your career and receiving a work based qualification at the same time APPLY NOW!

For more information about this vacancy please contact QA on 01793696141 (Ref ID: 248783)

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