11/08/2017 Intequal Leicester LE19


  • Sector: i t telecoms
  • Location: Leicester
  • Salary: 7800 - 10 400
  • Reference: INTQ269

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Are you interested in establishing a career in the fast paced, ever changing IT industry? If so, the below opportunity might be just what you are looking for!


Job Specification
Job Description

Intequal, in partnership with the Microsoft Apprenticeship Programme, are offering this exciting opportunity to embark on a career as a Technical Assistant apprentice.

Throughout the duration of the apprenticeship, you will receive Microsoft training and accreditation through online learning and practical experience. These qualifications are highly respected and sought after and the skills, knowledge and experience you will gain whilst on the programme are invaluable, giving you the best possible chance at starting your professional career in the industry.


Job Role

The company require a proactive IT Technician with an aptitude for communication and interest in Microsoft infrastructure technologies such as Windows.

Quickly assimilating new technologies, being able to apply what is learnt and showing a genuine enthusiasm for the technology are critical to this position’s success.

Working within the Technical Team, this role will initially be involved in the provision of IT support to predominantly Kodak, Epson and Konica customers. You will be responsible for taking incoming support calls, logging them on the system and providing first line support, following up to ensure the job is actioned and completed. Manufacturers’ training will be provided to ensure confidence and the ability to deal with queries. As well as this, product/SAP and system management training will be given. An introduction to equipment repairs will become available with a view to greater involvement in field-based intervention.

As a Microsoft IT Apprentice you will be required to:

Ø  Learn how to support internal systems, including Active Directory and Exchange.

Ø  Become a valued part of the IT Support team.

Ø  Learn how to provide technical support to marketing channels and activities.

Ø  Assist in customer projects and support activities as skills allow.

Ø  Gain on the job experience and be able to utilize the skills you have gained over the duration of your apprenticeship.

Ø  Help the existing staff, and the other sub-contractors we partner with, to deliver the IT Support services to our clients.

Ø  Learn how to handle telephone support calls as well as incoming Helpdesk emails.

Ø  Manage the Helpdesk system, ensuring all calls are handled within appropriate timescales.

Ø  Work on resolving the first line support where capable, and work with more experienced staff to help resolve more complex issues.

Ø  Help clients using (predominantly) Microsoft operating systems and applications, so a good understanding of these would be very useful.

Ø  Update company systems.


About the Company

You will be working in a company that specializes in printer and digital photography supplies.

Qualifications & training
Qualifications & Skills Required

The company require a bright, enthusiastic and hard-working individual with a genuine desire to learn and to build a career within the IT industry. You will have a friendly personality, be able to work as part of a team and provide excellent customer service. The company are looking for someone with a positive, highly self-motivating, can-do attitude from someone who isn’t afraid to ask questions.

To be considered for this role, you must have at least a C grade in both GCSE Maths & English, and in three or four other subjects at least. You should have a GCSE/BTEC/A Level in ICT or at least hands-on experience with the workings of computers and IT.

You will have excellent communication skills and a brilliant telephone manner.

You will have a good telephone manner and a positive outlook.

You will be willing to work hard and eager to learn.

PC experience and good IT knowledge is required.

An interest in IT is mandatory!

Training Provided

You will be enrolled onto the award-winning Microsoft Partner Apprenticeship Programme. You will work towards gaining the Microsoft certifications MTA Cloud Fundamentals, MTA Network Fundamentals, ITIL Foundation and CompTIA A+.                                                                                      This apprenticeship is delivered remotely via a live virtual classroom using the very latest Microsoft technologies.                                                                                                                                                                             These qualifications are globally recognized industry certifications and form the significant building block of IT knowledge for anybody looking to start a career in IT.


Location                                               Leicester, LE19

Working Hours                                 9am-5pm, Monday to Friday

Wage                                                    £150-£200 per week (depending on experience)

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