IT Support Technician Apprentice

QA Limited

IT Support Technician Apprentice

18000 - 20000 UKP per year

QA Limited, Flemington, North Lanarkshire

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Onsite working
  • Apprenticeship programme

Posted 2 weeks ago, 27 Jun | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: 25-07-2024 (In 8 days)

job Ref: MP-55092-83984

Full Job Description

Employer description:

MHouse Business Solutions, located in Motherwell, Scotland, is a company focused on providing innovative retail solutions. With over 40 years of combined experience, the company offers a range of EPOS (Electronic Point of Sale) systems tailored to meet the specific needs of various retail businesses. MHouse has garnered a strong reputation, serving over 1,000 clients across 50 cities, with many testimonials praising their products and customer service.

Due to continued growth, Mhouse are looking for an experienced IT Technician to join the team. You will be working towards an SCQF Level 8 Diploma in IT Support.

Responsibilities:

  • Install and configure computer hardware components, including desktops, laptops, printers, and network devices
  • Ensure optimal performance by updating firmware, drivers, and BIOS settings
  • Conduct performance tests and troubleshoot hardware issues
  • Implement proper cable management and organization for enhanced aesthetics and functionality
  • Set up and configure operating systems, applications, and security software
  • Perform thorough testing to ensure compatibility and stability across various platform
  • Implement updates and patches to maintain software integrity and security
  • Provide training and support for end-users to ensure effective use of software tools
  • Diagnose and resolve IT issues for clients through remote access tools, minimising downtime and disruptions
  • Provide step-by-step guidance to clients for resolving common technical problems
  • Maintain detailed logs of troubleshooting activities and resolutions for future reference
  • Perform accurate and efficient data entry tasks, including inputting, updating, and maintaining records in databases and systems
  • Utilise data entry software and tools to streamline processes and increase productivity

Required skills:

  • Solid computing knowledge and troubleshooting abilities
  • Familiarity with hardware and software systems
  • Excellent telephone manner and friendly demeanour
  • Analytical mindset and strong problem-solving skills
  • Interest in technology trends
  • Willingness to learn and adapt to new technologies

Salary:

£18,000 - £20,000 per annum

Working hours:

Monday to Friday, 9am – 5pm

Benefits:

  • Yearly salary reviews
  • The client works with QA for additional training in order for people to get exposure to different areas for progression

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 8. 

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