8 Jan 2018

Apprenticeship IT Trainee Technical Engineer Apprentice

QA Apprenticeships – Posted by QA Apprenticeships Scotland, United Kingdom

Job Description

QA Apprenticeships

IT Trainee Technical Engineer Apprentice

Town: Renfrewshire
Postcode: PA4
Salary: £153.75 – £269.25 per week
Closing Date: 2018-03-20
Vacancy ID: 1211-0001-00012683

Company Profile:

Employer Description

This is an independent Alcatel Business Partner that supplies and maintains voice and data solutions throughout Scotland and England. The businesses portfolio includes Blue Chip Companies.

Job Details:

Job Description

Currently seeking someone who is passionate about Technology and IT. Someone who already actively looks to further their skills in IT – whether that be from building PCs at home, helping fix problems with family & friends computer hardware and has familiarity with basic IT terminology.

The apprenticeship will give someone who is passionate about IT & Technology to start a career in the industry.

Main role:

The apprentice will gain exposure to the following areas:

  • Network services
  • Structured cabling
  • Firewall
  • Local area network
  • Wide area network
  • Wireless networking
  • Servers & appliances
  • Telephony
  • Desk top support
  • Monitoring – performance applications & future products

Once apprentice has had exposure, we anticipate 3 product groups will be identified for them to champion and further specialise in.

Qualities / essential requirements

  • Basic understanding of IT Hardware
  • Hard working
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to follow direction
  • Organisational skills
  • Strong Communication skills
  • Hands on approach
  • Passionate about Hardware & technology
  • Willingness to learn new things
  • Level of Maturity

Desired Qualifications

Having a Higher in IT/Computing or HNC in this field would be beneficial but not essential if applicants are able to demonstrate relevant experience or some knowledge in the field.

Someone with 5 standards (Level 1 – 3) OR 5 National Level 5 grades, both qualifications including Maths and English would be ideal

Working hours and salary

Hours – 9am -5pm, Monday –Friday, 37.5hrs per week

Salary – £8,000-£14,000 per annum depending on experience


  • Potential for permanent employment
  • Further qualifications
  • Higher salary upon completion of apprenticeship

Important Information

“QA’s apprenticeship programmes may be funded in part by the European Union through the European Social Fund, which supports the development of employment opportunities and a skilled workforce.”

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Job Categories: IT. Job Types: Apprenticeship. Job Tags: -, APP, apprenticeship, BUNDLE, IT, L3, L4, networking, SCO, Systems, and Telecoms. Salaries: £153.75 - £269.25 per week.


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