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First Line Technicial Support Apprentice

QA LIMITED

Green Lane, NW
7 days ago
Green Lane, NW
£11.44k - £17k Per Year
7 days ago
£11.44k - £17k Per Year

Employer description: 

The company was founded in September 1991. Since then they have enjoyed nearly 30 years of profitable operation and helped over 1200 customers with their IT and support needs. They are an independent IT services and support supplier; being independent means that they can offer the most appropriate solution to their clients.
Their customer base is diverse in terms of size, geography, skills, business requirements and objectives. They recognise this and create solutions and services that can be tailored to meet the individual requirements of all their customers.

 

They have had a number of apprentices supporting them and their customers over the last 5 years many of which are still working within the business after completing their apprenticeship securing permanent fulltime roles within IT. 

Main responsibilities: 

  • Provide 1st line technical support by answering support queries via phone and email. (You must be comfortable dealing with both internal colleagues and also contact with customers)
  • Maintain a high degree of customer service for all support queries and adhere to all service management principles
  • Log all calls on the IT helpdesk ticketing system
  • Take ownership of problems and be pro-active when dealing with all issues
  • Carry out daily systems checks and process accordingly
  • Provide hardware and software support of all IT systems where necessary
  • Adhere to best security practices given the confidential information that you may come into contact with in the course of your role
  • Any other tasks as reasonably required and requested

Desirable skills:

  • Enthusiasm for IT and your apprenticeship
  • Must have an analytical approach and able to think creatively to solve problems

Personal qualities:

  • Motivated, reliable and responsible
  • Able to work on own initiative as necessary, or within a team
  • Approachable and friendly

Desired qualifications:

  • 5 GCSE's, grades A-C including Maths & English

Future prospects:

Many of the companies’ former apprentices still work in the business after successfully completing their apprenticeship and now work in a fulltime permanent role within IT - with a new job title, salary increase and added responsibilities within their role.

Important Information:

QA’s apprenticeships are funded by the Education & Skills Funding Agency (ESFA), an executive agency of the Department for Education.

To be eligible for a Government funded apprenticeship you must have lived in the UK or European Economic Area (EEA) for the last 3 consecutive years.

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Health Care Assistant

Exemplar Health Care

Rochdale, NW
7 days ago
Rochdale, NW
7 days ago
Health Care Assistant
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Health Care Assistant
Home: Church Walk
Location: Rochdale, OL11 2QX
Hours: 24, 36, 42, 48
Shifts: 12-hour shifts, with the flexibility needed for days and nights 
Hourly rate: £8.72 - £9.02 per hour (dependent on experience & qualifications)
 
About the role
Our Health Care Assistants provide a high level of personal, physical and emotional care that can include all aspects of day-to-day activities, personal care and companionship.
 
Despite its expected challenges, being an Exemplar Health Care Assistant is a role that is incredibly rewarding.
 
About the home 

Church Walk is an 18 bed home which cares for adults with a range of mental health needs, including Huntington's disease, other neurological disorders and behaviours which can present as challenging.  As one of the core members of our nursing team, you will have a huge impact on the quality of life for all our service users.

 
Career development at Exemplar Health 
We’re committed to investing in our colleagues. The following programmes are available as and when you need them, blending elearning with more traditional programmes.
 
• Two day induction for new team members
• MAST training to refresh core competencies
• Apprenticeships and Higher Apprenticeships
• Specialist clinical skills development
Exemplar Health Care is embracing a new and exciting role for care colleagues to develop into a nurse support role with a Trainee Nurse Associate programme. 
 
Rewarding your dedication
The reputation we’ve earned is all thanks to the talented and passionate people at the heart of Exemplar Health Care. And we’re always looking for new ways to say ‘thank you’ for the dedication, care and compassion that our teams show every single day. Here are just some of the benefits:
 
• Paid DBS 
• 5.6 weeks holiday
• Continuous professional development 
• My FIRST Rewards – with access to lifestyle and retail discounts, an award winning 24/7 employee counselling and support service, and an online Wellbeing Centre
• Paid DBS check 
• Refer a friend scheme
 
Exemplar Health Care’s FIRST values: 
Our values underpin everything that we do, and ensure that we continue to make every day better for our residents and colleagues. We look for these values in everyone who works with Exemplar Health Care. 
 
• Fun
• Integrity
• Responsive
• Success
• Teamwork
 
Find out more and apply now 
For further details on the role please read the ‘Job description and person specification’ or call our recruitment team on 01977 630830
 
When you’re ready to apply for the role, click on ‘Apply for this job’ to complete your application.  
 
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Infrastructure Technician Apprentice | Oldham

NowSkills IT Apprenticeships

Oldham, NW
4 days ago
Oldham, NW
£8.775k - £9.75k Per Year
4 days ago
£8.775k - £9.75k Per Year

Become an Infrastructure Technician Apprentice and kickstart your digital career today! 

NowSkills partners with ambitious employers to build the best digital apprenticeships in the North-West. We’ll support you on your learning journey, from start to finish.

This exciting role requires flexibility and the use of effective problem-solving skills to meet deadlines and ensure customer service is delivered to the highest standard. A wealth of experience and knowledge in the IT sector will be passed down with the aim to develop the best possible IT support technician.

You will provide day to day desktop and server support to the businesses clients, assisting in maintaining maximum availability of these systems.

Your IT Apprenticeship Responsibilities:

  • WordPress maintenance
  • Administering cPanel hosting accounts
  • Setting up new WordPress websites on our hosting platforms
  • Migrating websites from other hosting platforms
  • Carrying out changes to WordPress websites including:
  • Changing website copy
  • Adding/replacing images
  • Creating new pages
  • Adding new products to eCommerce websites
  • Adding new functionality to websites using plugins or PHP codes
  • Administering the Company’s own internal WordPress websites including:
  • Making changes as directed by the Company Directors
  • Adding fresh content in conjunction with our Social Media Company
  • Design the occasional new website under the supervision and guidance of the IT manager

Typical Work Hours: 

  • 37.5 hours a week (flexi-time)

How will I be assessed?

  • You will do 80% of your training in the company we place you in.10% will be independent training, guided learning and monthly tutor sessions in the workplace. The other 10% will be classroom-based training in either our Manchester or Liverpool centres.

You should have the following eligibility requirements: 

  • A passion for technology including coding
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Good verbal communication skill
  • Organised with an attention to detail
  • Mature and proactive
  • Grade 4/C GCSE or Functional Skills Level 2 in English Language
  • Comfortable work environment

IT Qualifications you will gain:

  • Infrastructure Technician Level 3
  • MTA Networking Fundamentals
  • CIW Internet Business Associate
  • MTA Windows Server Administration Fundamentals
  • City & Guilds Level 3 Award in Coding and Logic

Launch your career in IT as an Infrastructure Technician Apprentice and APPLY TODAY!

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Data Analyst Apprentice | Manchester

NowSkills IT Apprenticeships

Manchester, NW
6 days ago
Manchester, NW
£8.775k - £9.75k Per Year
6 days ago
£8.775k - £9.75k Per Year

Become an IT Apprentice and kickstart your digital career today! 

NowSkills partners with ambitious employers to build the best digital apprenticeships in the North-West. We’ll support you on your learning journey, from start to finish.

You will be working for a leading IT company based in Manchester. As a data analyst apprentice you will be involved in collecting, organising and studying data to provide business insight.

Your responsibilities as an IT Apprentice will include: 

  • Identifying, collecting and migrating data to/from a range of internal and external systems
  • Manipulating and linking different data sets as required
  • Interpreting and applying the organisations data and also information security standards, policies and procedures for data management activities
  • Performing database queries across multiple tables to extract data for analysis
  • Using a range of analytical techniques such as data mining, time series forecasting and modelling techniques to identify and also predict trends and patterns in data
  • Assisting the production of performance dashboards and reports
  • Assisting with data quality checking and also cleansing

Interested? The qualifications and skills you should have:

  • Grades A-C in GCSE Maths & English Language (can include equivalent e.g. Functional Skills Level 2 or A-Levels)
  • Commitment to a 15-month digital marketing apprenticeship
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and to take responsibility
  • Can use own initiative
  • A thorough and also organised approach

Typical work hours

Monday - Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm

What kind of training will you receive?

Training will take place in our classroom locations, online and face to face with our mentors. Your employer's line manager will also support you and teach you new skills.

As a NowSkills IT Apprentice, you will be assigned a well experienced tutor, who will assign you tasks and will support you to achieve the best possible grade. 

Qualifications you will receive (varies with the employer's projects)

  • Data Analyst Level 4 (awarded by the Institute for Apprenticeships & Technical Education)
  • Data Analysis Tools 
  • Data Analysis Concepts 

Launch your career in IT and APPLY TODAY!

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IT Support Apprentice

QA Apprenticeships

Manchester, NW
4 days ago
Manchester, NW
£14.5k - £14.5k Per Year
4 days ago
£14.5k - £14.5k Per Year

Employer description:

The company offer an end-to-end service from consulting and design to software development, testing, DevOps, technical support and managed services to deliver business applications, CRM and business process automation that take companies to the Cloud. They work with a large number of originations including PwC & Marks and Spencer’s.

The company is located just outside Manchester City Centre, in a cutting edge 200,000 sq ft refurbished warehouse that is home to over 60 digital entrepreneurs & production companies specialising in digital content production, digital media and TV & film production. It has an impressive event space & breakout area with a pool & table tennis table. 

Vacancy Description: 

As an IT Support Apprentice you will assisting the Head of IT with various projects delivering bespoke software to various cloud providers.

  • To Assist and support The Head of IT with the development and maintenance of various Cloud Infrastructure.
  • Assist with Hardware and Software deployment and maintenance.
  • Assist and support the development team with system administration tasks for delivering the organisations SaaS Products.

Desirable Skills

  • Excellent Communication Skills
  • Experience dealing with customers and resolving issues
  • Experience working in ICT

Personal Qualities

  • Strong passion for learning new technologies
  • Good timekeeping
  • Enthusiastic and Ambitious 

Working week: 37.5 hours a week

Salary: £14,500 Per Annum

Desired Qualifications:

3 GCSE Grade A - C or above, plus English and Maths or equivalent at grade C or above.

Future prospects:

92% of QA Apprentices secure permanent employment after finishing their apprenticeship. Additionally, there may be opportunities to undertake further apprenticeship training as many of our programmes offer on-going development tracks.

Important Information:

QA’s apprenticeships are funded by the Education & Skills Funding Agency (ESFA), an executive agency of the Department for Education.

To be eligible for a Government funded apprenticeship you must have lived in the UK or European Economic Area (EEA) for the last 3 consecutive years.

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IT Builds Technician Apprentice

QA LIMITED

Salford, NW
5 days ago
Salford, NW
£13.519k - £13.519k Per Year
5 days ago
£13.519k - £13.519k Per Year

Employer description:

A family run company supplying and delivering IT equipment to students via the DSA. They also offer training in assistive technology, standard and specialist software and hardware for disabled computer users in education.                                        

The company also run a website for use by assessors and disability support staff at Access Centres, Universities & Colleges in order to determine & cost equipment required by students who receive support under the Disabled Student Allowance.

The growing company have heavily invested in IT Apprentices over the last 5 years. You will be supported through your apprenticeship by both experienced staff and former apprentices who will be able to guide, encourage and motivate you to succeed in all aspects of your apprenticeship. 

Overview:

You will begin your apprenticeship working in the build area. This will require preparing new computers for delivery. This will mainly consist of loading software and hardware onto computers and associated paperwork.  (Training in specialist software will be given.) After demonstrating ability in that area you will progress into other areas IT across the business.

During the apprenticeship you will be given the opportunity to gain industry recognised qualifications thereby enhancing your value to the company and your general employability.

Main role / Responsibilities: [will include but not be limited to]:

  • Answering telephone calls
  • Taking details of client's problems/requirement
  • Asking relevant questions to get additional detail
  • Offering technical assistance if and when appropriate
  • Assisting administrative staff with their duties.

Desirable skills:

  • Passion for IT and some experience working with IT
  • Customer services skills and exprerience dealing with customers

Also, having a driving licence would be an advantage, but is not essential.

Personal qualities:

  • Ability to work flexibly and on own initiative
  • Ability to prioritise multiple tasks
  • Ability to work individually and as part of a team
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills with the ability to work under pressure within strict deadlines
  • Ability to communicate with a wide range of people at all levels
  • Willingness to work flexibly beyond normal working hours and undertake overtime when required to support the business 

Working week:

Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 5pm / 40 hours a week

Desired qualifications:

3 GCSEs (or equivalent) in any subject at grade C or above and 2 GCSEs for English and Maths at grade D or above

Future prospects:

92% of QA Apprentices secure permanent employment after finishing their apprenticeship. Additionally, there may be opportunities to undertake further apprenticeship training as many of our programmes offer on-going development tracks.

Important Information:

QA’s apprenticeships are funded by the Education & Skills Funding Agency (ESFA), an executive agency of the Department for Education.

To be eligible for a Government funded apprenticeship you must have lived in the UK or European Economic Area (EEA) for the last 3 consecutive years.

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Administrative Apprentice | Bolton

NowSkills IT Apprenticeships

Bolton, NW
6 days ago
Bolton, NW
£7.02k Per Year
6 days ago
£7.02k Per Year

We are looking for an enthusiastic Administration Apprentice to join our growing team in Bolton.

The jobholder will be responsible for providing administrative support to, primarily the operations function of the business, but supporting all business functions as and when required.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Receiving and dealing with queries from customers, as well as general administrative tasks such as data input, word processing, filing and photo-copying.
  • Supporting the Admin Assistant in data entry and submission, ensuring 100% accuracy.
  • Registering apprentices for their training courses and learning platforms.
  • Supporting our training team in producing learning materials (e.g. powerpoints, videos, worksheets)
  • Booking of exams, exam invigilation when required, and sending out exam results, sorting certificates.
  • Supporting colleagues with external inspections and audits.
  • Supporting the recruitment team to provide course information to other apprentices.
  • To undertake additional projects and activities to meet the needs of customers and NowSkills.

Interested? Attributes, Experience and Qualifications you should have:

  • A keen interest in training as an Admin Apprentice, achieving the "Business Administrator Level 3" apprenticeship
  • Experience of working in a customer service role previously is advantageous (e.g. working in a retail or hospitality role as part of work experience)
  • Full driving licence and own transport is preferable
  • Excellent maths, English and ICT skills (at least GCSE Grade 4 or above - or equivalent)
  • Someone who pays attention to detail, as there is a lot of data to deal with
Become an Administrative Apprentice and apply today!

NowSkills is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

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IT Service Desk Apprentice

QA LIMITED

Manchester, NW
7 days ago
Manchester, NW
£13k - £13k Per Year
7 days ago
£13k - £13k Per Year

Employer description: 

This is a Digital Marketing Company who provide products to customers all over the world.
Their office overlooks Old Trafford football stadium and cricket ground and a tram stop is located close by. 

Overview:

This is a Level 3 Infrastructure Technician apprenticeship, which will be a 15-month duration.

The successful candidate will be required to work from the office, but it is Covid secure in line with the Government guidelines.

Main responsibilities: 

  • Work with IT colleagues to solve complex IT and application incidents
  • Work with ticket system (Service Desk Plus) and own tickets from start to end
  • Will be given all the necessary tools that other IT team members use 
  • Perform testing on new equipment and ensure ready for end user
  • Set up new starters to the business on the many company platforms - AD, Exchange, CRM, Telephone system etc.
  • Set up IT equipment on user desks as and when required
  • Participate in regular IT meetings and bring fresh ideas to existing processes 

You will be assigned an IT buddy to help you at every stage of your apprenticeship. 

Desirable skills: 

  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work within a team
  • Great attention to detail
  • Strong work ethic and willing to go above and beyond 

Personal qualities: 

  • Passionate about IT & Technology
  • Customer focused

Desired qualifications: 

3 x GCSE (or equivalent) at grades A-C in any subject, plus GCSE English and Maths (or equivalents) at grade C or above. 

Working week: 

37.5hrs per week [flexible shift pattern - between 8am and 10pm, Monday to Friday] 

Benefits: 

  • They are a young modern company with many employee perks such as - games room (Xbox, pool table), a bar and a hair/beauty salon, to name a few.  
  • They have numerous company events that all employees attend - Summer Soiree and Christmas party.

Other perks include:

  • Early finish when Manchester United play.
    They have an office in Chicago city centre, so you will work with your IT colleague in that office to support the staff in USA.
  • The business have branched out to Australia this year, so as you can see we are a fast growing company which will give the successful apprentice great exposure to the latest technologies in IT. 

Future prospects: 

  • Salary increase after 3 months if meeting all objectives 
  • Permanent role and salary boost after successfully completing the apprenticeship 

Important Information: 

QA’s apprenticeships are funded by the Education & Skills Funding Agency (ESFA), an executive agency of the Department for Education. 

To be eligible for a Government funded apprenticeship you must have lived in the UK or European Economic Area (EEA) for the last 3 consecutive years. 

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IT Apprentice

QA LIMITED

Manchester, NW
5 days ago
Manchester, NW
£16k - £16k Per Year
5 days ago
£16k - £16k Per Year

Employer description:

The NCC Group family has over 1,800 members located all around the world, providing a trusted advisory service to 15,000 customers. Born in the UK, we have now have offices in North America, Canada, Europe, Asia- Pacific and United Arab Emirates.

We are passionate about helping our customers to protect their brand, value and reputation against the ever-evolving threat landscape. We fuel that passion with investment in our people and our business.

Our values and code of ethics are at the heart of how we operate – we work together, we are brilliantly creative and we embrace difference. We treat everyone and everything with equal respect.

We want to create an environment where all colleagues feel psychologically, emotionally and physically safe to be authentic, sharing their personal experiences to represent the diversity of the world they live in, and have equal opportunity to achieve their best.

Summary of role:

We are looking for an IT Apprentice to join us in our Manchester office. You will be tasked with assisting our Helpdesk team, along with on-boarding new starters and dealing with service desk related issues. This is an opportunity to start on your IT journey and work within a thriving agile team.

Key responsibilities:

  • Providing 1st line technical support to customers (internal employees), assisting them with IT related issues over the phone and via remote access 
  • Performing diagnostic tests, modifications or repairs to software and hardware · 
  • Logging all Service Desk calls accurately 
  • Basic technical trouble shooting (e.g., password resets; cabling; workstation configuration; software installations) 
  • On-board new starters, process leavers
  • Installation and set-up of equipment for employees
  • Stock/inventory of IT equipment
  • Updating the CI database.
  • Assisting with audits of internal databases and systems.
  • Work as part of a team to gain the best outcome for customers 
  • Based in HQ Manchester
  • To ensure all Client support requests in the call logging are regularly updated on progress and dealt with in accordance with NCC Group processes.

Desired skills and knowledge:

  • Basic knowledge of Windows 10, Windows Server.
  • Passion for IT
  • Proactive
  • Good communication skills
  • Problem solving
  • Customer service orientated  

*** Please note that this role has background clearance as mandatory due to the nature of the work NCC Group does. To apply, you must be willing and able to undergo the vetting process ***

Desired qualifications:

3 GCSEs (or equivalent) in any subject at grade C or above and 2 GCSEs for English and Maths at grade D or above

 Apply:

If your skills and experience meet the needs of the role requirement, we will endeavour to respond to every application within 10 working days. However, if you haven’t heard back from us within this timeframe on this occasion your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful, but please do continue to keep an eye on our career opportunities as there may be other more suitable roles. 

Future prospects:

92% of QA Apprentices secure permanent employment after finishing their apprenticeship. Additionally, there may be opportunities to undertake further apprenticeship training as many of our programmes offer on-going development tracks.

Important Information:

QA’s apprenticeships are funded by the Education & Skills Funding Agency (ESFA), an executive agency of the Department for Education.

To be eligible for a Government funded apprenticeship you must have lived in the UK or European Economic Area (EEA) for the last 3 consecutive years.

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Apprentice Bus Drivers

Stagecoach

Middleton
4 days ago
Middleton
4 days ago

Apprentice Bus Drivers

Apprentice Bus Driver

 

Middleton/Greater Manchester 

Fancy being part of the lifeblood of our local community? Bored of the same four walls and want to get out and meet some amazing people across our region? And want to do this with a company which offers you a great salary, fantastic pension, all the training you need (for free!), and a brilliant environment?

 

You’ll make sure that Sarah gets to her university lectures on time. You’ll say hello to James on his way to the hospital to see his new baby boy. You’ll help Vikram get to his first day at his new job.

 

And you thought being a bus driver was all about driving!

 

You’ll be so much more than this! You’ll be the face of our business – playing an incredibly important role each and every day safely and comfortably transporting our fantastic customers to work, to the high street, to our cities, towns, and villages, to healthcare and community services, to days away and nights out.

 

You’ll know some of them by name, and some of them will know you on first name terms too!

 

And where they don’t, we’re relying on you to give them a fantastic journey to remember with your focus on all things customer. You’ll need to operate the bus safely of course, but we’ll teach you all of that for free in our in-house training school.

 

If that’s not enough, you’ll be part of an incredible family. We employ over 1300 colleagues in our East Midlands region alone, and 25,000 across the UK. You’ll part of one of the UK’s greatest business success stories, driving us forward (sorry about the pun!) to even bigger success.

 

Aside from the reward of delivering an incredible experience to our customers, there’s plenty more we can offer:

 

  • Job security – we’ve been going since 1980, we turnover £1.3bn per year, and we’re not planning on hanging our boots up anytime soon!

 

  • We’ll pay for all of your training – as a trainee driver, and no matter at what stage you are in your career, you’ll join our industry trail-blazing bus driver apprentice scheme, where we’ll teach you how to drive a bus. We’ll pass on our expertise so you drive it with as much ease and care as you do your everyday car, and not only will you become a qualified bus driver, you’ll also gain a recognised national qualification in Passenger Transport.

 

  • A great regular income – paid weekly so it’s never too long between paycheques (not that we pay by cheque – straight into your account every Friday!)

 

  • Flexibility – we’ve got different shifts available so you can fit work around your existing commitments.

 

  • Free travel – for you and your companion on our buses. That means on your days off (of which there are plenty!) you can be off shopping without worrying about parking the car, or heading off for a day in the city without paying a fortune in petrol!

 

  • A brilliant working environment – you’re not stuck at a desk, your boss isn’t stood over you. You’re out and about, trusted to look after our customers and enjoy yourself at the same time. It’s just like being your own boss in fact!

 

  • Promotions – want to start by driving a bus but want to fly up the ladder? Great! We’ve got plenty of colleagues who started life as a driver but are now Inspectors, Trainers, and Managers within our business. Likewise, you want to focus your career on driving a bus then that’s absolutely fine by us.

 

  • UK wide opportunities – fancy a move to Devon in a few years but not sure how you’d get a job there? The other half is keen to live in Yorkshire? You decide to go to university in London and want to keep working? We run bus companies across the UK so if you do move from Middleton,  rest assured you’ll be okay for employment!

 

 

There’s only two things we need:

 

  1. You’ll need to hold a driving licence with no more than 6 penalty points on it. It will need to be clean if you have held your licence for less than two years.
  2. And you’ll want to deliver a great experience for our customers.

 

And that’s it…we’ll help you with everything else you’ll need to know!

 

So if you like the sound of being a professional driver and customer ambassador for Stagecoach Middleton, click Apply Now for our brilliant application experience 

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Apprentice Bus Driver

 

Middleton/Greater Manchester 

Fancy being part of the lifeblood of our local community? Bored of the same four walls and want to get out and meet some amazing people across our region? And want to do this with a company which offers you a great salary, fantastic pension, all the training you need (for free!), and a brilliant environment?

 

You’ll make sure that Sarah gets to her university lectures on time. You’ll say hello to James on his way to the hospital to see his new baby boy. You’ll help Vikram get to his first day at his new job.

 

And you thought being a bus driver was all about driving!

 

You’ll be so much more than this! You’ll be the face of our business – playing an incredibly important role each and every day safely and comfortably transporting our fantastic customers to work, to the high street, to our cities, towns, and villages, to healthcare and community services, to days away and nights out.

 

You’ll know some of them by name, and some of them will know you on first name terms too!

 

And where they don’t, we’re relying on you to give them a fantastic journey to remember with your focus on all things customer. You’ll need to operate the bus safely of course, but we’ll teach you all of that for free in our in-house training school.

 

If that’s not enough, you’ll be part of an incredible family. We employ over 1300 colleagues in our East Midlands region alone, and 25,000 across the UK. You’ll part of one of the UK’s greatest business success stories, driving us forward (sorry about the pun!) to even bigger success.

 

Aside from the reward of delivering an incredible experience to our customers, there’s plenty more we can offer:

 

  • Job security – we’ve been going since 1980, we turnover £1.3bn per year, and we’re not planning on hanging our boots up anytime soon!

 

  • We’ll pay for all of your training – as a trainee driver, and no matter at what stage you are in your career, you’ll join our industry trail-blazing bus driver apprentice scheme, where we’ll teach you how to drive a bus. We’ll pass on our expertise so you drive it with as much ease and care as you do your everyday car, and not only will you become a qualified bus driver, you’ll also gain a recognised national qualification in Passenger Transport.

 

  • A great regular income – paid weekly so it’s never too long between paycheques (not that we pay by cheque – straight into your account every Friday!)

 

  • Flexibility – we’ve got different shifts available so you can fit work around your existing commitments.

 

  • Free travel – for you and your companion on our buses. That means on your days off (of which there are plenty!) you can be off shopping without worrying about parking the car, or heading off for a day in the city without paying a fortune in petrol!

 

  • A brilliant working environment – you’re not stuck at a desk, your boss isn’t stood over you. You’re out and about, trusted to look after our customers and enjoy yourself at the same time. It’s just like being your own boss in fact!

 

  • Promotions – want to start by driving a bus but want to fly up the ladder? Great! We’ve got plenty of colleagues who started life as a driver but are now Inspectors, Trainers, and Managers within our business. Likewise, you want to focus your career on driving a bus then that’s absolutely fine by us.

 

  • UK wide opportunities – fancy a move to Devon in a few years but not sure how you’d get a job there? The other half is keen to live in Yorkshire? You decide to go to university in London and want to keep working? We run bus companies across the UK so if you do move from Middleton,  rest assured you’ll be okay for employment!

 

 

There’s only two things we need:

 

  1. You’ll need to hold a driving licence with no more than 6 penalty points on it. It will need to be clean if you have held your licence for less than two years.
  2. And you’ll want to deliver a great experience for our customers.

 

And that’s it…we’ll help you with everything else you’ll need to know!

 

So if you like the sound of being a professional driver and customer ambassador for Stagecoach Middleton, click Apply Now for our brilliant application experience 

Salary

£11.44k - £17k Per Year

Job Type

full-time

Posted

7 days ago

Description

Employer description: 

The company was founded in September 1991. Since then they have enjoyed nearly 30 years of profitable operation and helped over 1200 customers with their IT and support needs. They are an independent IT services and support supplier; being independent means that they can offer the most appropriate solution to their clients. 
Their customer base is diverse in terms of size, geography, skills, business requirements and objectives. They recognise this and create solutions and services that can be tailored to meet the individual requirements of all their customers.

 

They have had a number of apprentices supporting them and their customers over the last 5 years many of which are still working within the business after completing their apprenticeship securing permanent fulltime roles within IT. 

Main responsibilities: 

  • Provide 1st line technical support by answering support queries via phone and email. (You must be comfortable dealing with both internal colleagues and also contact with customers)
  • Maintain a high degree of customer service for all support queries and adhere to all service management principles
  • Log all calls on the IT helpdesk ticketing system
  • Take ownership of problems and be pro-active when dealing with all issues
  • Carry out daily systems checks and process accordingly
  • Provide hardware and software support of all IT systems where necessary
  • Adhere to best security practices given the confidential information that you may come into contact with in the course of your role
  • Any other tasks as reasonably required and requested

Desirable skills:

  • Enthusiasm for IT and your apprenticeship
  • Must have an analytical approach and able to think creatively to solve problems

Personal qualities:

  • Motivated, reliable and responsible
  • Able to work on own initiative as necessary, or within a team
  • Approachable and friendly

Desired qualifications:

  • 5 GCSE's, grades A-C including Maths & English

Future prospects:

Many of the companies’ former apprentices still work in the business after successfully completing their apprenticeship and now work in a fulltime permanent role within IT - with a new job title, salary increase and added responsibilities within their role.

Important Information:

QA’s apprenticeships are funded by the Education & Skills Funding Agency (ESFA), an executive agency of the Department for Education.

To be eligible for a Government funded apprenticeship you must have lived in the UK or European Economic Area (EEA) for the last 3 consecutive years.


About the Company

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QA LIMITED

QA Apprenticeships is the stand-out, quality provider of IT and business apprenticeships, supporting both employers and candidates in England and Scotland with award-winning apprenticeship programmes.

We pride ourselves on the quality of our programmes which are designed to give apprentices best-in-class skills for the workplace, and include industry relevant qualifications accredited by Microsoft, City & Guilds and the APM. We are proud to be the first IT apprenticeships business rated Ofsted 'Outstanding'​ and our apprenticeship training was described as “world class” by Ofsted when they graded us.

With our apprenticeship programmes you can grow your own talent. Our range of high-quality programmes provide training from GCSE level all the way up to MSc — taking bright, enthusiastic young people from your local area and training them in the specific skills your business needs.

92% of QA employers say we add value to their business. Our high-quality programmes quickly build school and college leavers’ foundation skills, relevant to their job role in your business — so they can perform in their role and deliver productivity straight away.

We ensure all aspects of our service meet our high quality standards, not just training — from recruitment to on-programme support.

We set the standards in learner support for apprenticeships — in fact, 99% of our learners mark us as either good or excellent. The result? More QA apprentices pass their programme and our withdrawal rates are low.

And, we're part of QA, the market leader in IT and commercial training with a 25-year history and teaching over 500,000 UK professionals every year.

To find out how to bring a “world-class” apprentice into your business, contact our team today on 0345 074 7825 or employanapprentice@qa.com.

Company Size

100 to 499 employees

Founded

2009