IT Technician Apprentice (Pentre Tech)

PENTRE TECH LIMITED

Apprenticeship summary

Firebrand Training have an exciting new opportunity for an IT Technician Apprentice with Pentre Tech an IT Support service company based in Ellesmere Port. Duties include provide first-line technical support to our clients, solving their hardware and software issues via phone, email, and on-site visits plus more.

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Closing date: August 12, 2024

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Wage:
£15,000.00
Total hours per week:
37.5
Expected duration (weeks):
52
Positions (available):
1
Date posted:
June 13, 2024
Possible start date:
August 19, 2024
Apprenticeship level:

Advanced

Pentre Tech is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Job Description:

Your duties and responsibilities in this role will consist of:

  • Helping Clients: Provide first-line technical support to our clients, solving their hardware and software issues via phone, email, and on-site visits.
  • Keeping Systems Running: Assist in maintaining, monitoring, and updating IT systems to ensure they’re running smoothly and securely.
  • Setting Up Tech: Help with the installation and configuration of IT equipment and software, making sure everything works perfectly for our clients.
  • Problem Solving: Diagnose and fix technical problems, escalating more complex issues to senior team members when necessary.
  • Keeping Track: Maintain accurate records of support requests and solutions in our ticketing system.
  • Delivering Great Service: Ensure every client interaction is positive, leaving our clients happy and satisfied.
  • Learning and Growing: Take part in training sessions and workshops to boost your technical skills and knowledge.
  • Traveling to Sites: While you’ll be based in our Ellesmere Port office, you will also travel to client sites across Merseyside to provide on-site support.

Firebrand’s sector-leading Level 3 Information Communication Technician (L3ICT) Apprenticeship Programme trains apprentices to deliver efficient operation and control of the IT and Telecommunications infrastructure and to deliver and support the information systems needs of an organisation. Options include pathways for Support Technician, Network Technician and Digital Communications Technician.

Firebrands course is delivered either Online (online live instructor led), or face to face in the classroom environment (your choice). Our Subject Matter Experts (SMEs), Learning Mentors (LMs) and world-leading trainers prepare apprentices to work across multiple sectors.

Completion of this apprenticeship will provide learners with the following world class vendor certifications in addition to the Information Communication Technician apprenticeship:

  • CompTIA A+
  • CompTIA Cloud Essentials+
  • BCS Level 3 Award in IT Service Management & Business Processes

Key areas covered are: 

Support Technician

  • Maintenance or repair of systems faults
  • Support for the roll-out of installation and commission of new systems or upgrades

Network Technician

  • Installation and commission of networks
  • Maintenance or repair of network equipment
  • Installation, configuration or maintenance task on either ICT related hardware or software

Digital Communications Technician

  • Installation and commission of telecoms networks
  • Maintenance or repair of telecoms network equipment
  • Installation, configuration or maintenance task on either ICT related hardware or software

The role offers a permanent role upon completion of the apprenticeship depending on performance.

Employer

PENTRE TECH LIMITED

At Pentre Tech, we're more than just an IT and cyber security provider – we're a team dedicated to innovation, integrity, and putting our customers first. Based in Ellesmere Port, our mission is to empower businesses with cutting-edge technology to help them reach their goals. If you're passionate about IT and eager to start your career in a supportive and dynamic environment, we want you to join our team as an Apprentice IT Technician.

Training

Training Provider:

FIREBRAND TRAINING LIMITED

Apprenticeship standard:

Information communications technician (level 3)