QA Ltd (Apprenticeships)

40 job(s) at QA Ltd (Apprenticeships)

QA Ltd (Apprenticeships) Billingham, Stockton-on-Tees, UK
Apr 27, 2017
Full time
This is a fantastic opportunity to join an exciting and vibrant environment. Here, you get to earn and learn. Apply now! You will be working for... An industry-leading IT company based in Catterick, North Yorkshire with offices in Leeds and Teesside. We specialise in consultancy, managed IT services, hosted solutions, connectivity and software development. Be part of QA's 10k in Tech and add yourself to the UK's tech explosion! Responsibilities - Offer Windows desktop and application support - Provide Microsoft Windows server administration - Be dealing with basic network troubleshooting - Be static routing - Logging support tickeds raised by via phone/email Qualities/requirements - A desire to learn and further their skills - The ability to work independently and their perform own research - Excellent organisational skills - Some experience of Windows (Desktop, Server and OS) Qualifications required 3 x GCSE (or equivalent) at grades A-C in any subject plus GCSE English and Maths (or equivalents) at grade D or above Other Important Information... Working hours: Monday-Friday, 9:00am-5:30pm, 37.5hrs per week What happens when I complete my apprenticeship... You will gain a full time role and a salary increase.
QA Ltd (Apprenticeships) Bristol, City of Bristol, UK
Apr 27, 2017
Full time
Employer Description The Service Delivery team has 14 Staff with a variety of ages and characters. Our Company culture is to have fun while working hard. Often with large social events organised during the year. Currently looking for a passionate and energetic individual for a role with a company that delivers ICT Support mainly to education customers. Interested candidates should have strong IT skills and be a good communicator as this is a customer facing role, and be eager to take your technology knowledge to the next level. Responsibilities - To work in partnership with customers and other Technicians to resolve associated ICT problems, queries and requests - Provide ICT problem resolution in response to Service Desk calls from users - Use a high standard of customer service and professionalism to support users by telephone, on-site or by remote access to their systems - Make appropriate records of actions and keep customers informed of progress - Use own skills, experience and judgement within standard operating procedures to meet or exceed current service level agreements, including timeframes - Proactively, troubleshoot, diagnose and repair hardware issues on desktops, laptops, mobile devices and Audio Visual equipment Qualities/requirements - Strong IT skills - Being a good communicator as this is a customer facing role - Hard working Qualifications required Minimum of 5 GCSE's including Maths and English (D and above) Additional information During your apprenticeship you'll study for a recognised technology qualification Key tasks: - IT Service desk - Onsite service calls - Software Installations - IT Hardware Installations including PC's, laptops,, iPads, servers. - IT Hardware repairs Benefits/ Other Important Information - 37.5 hours a week between 8am and 5pm - £150 per week increasing to Living Wage after completing first year of Apprenticeship - Having a driving licence is desirable
QA Ltd (Apprenticeships) Glasgow, Glasgow, Glasgow City, UK
Apr 27, 2017
Full time
Employer Description We're a dress down culture of learning, adapting and taking initiative, trying to continually push our knowledge and skill sets in an ever changing digital landscape. As we grow the dynamic of the team the culture will evolve in its own organic way, so your personality will feed into and help shape that. We recently got new offices in Glasgow City Centre and are establishing new relationships with other digital agencies to expand our service offerings to them. We're aiming to at least double the growth of the company over the next 12 months with your contributions helping us to achieve that goal. The SEO Specialist Apprentice will be responsible for assisting (and taking charge once enough experience is gained) in analysing client business goals, and devising on going SEO campaigns to achieve those objectives. Campaign planning will include from identifying marketing demand, assessing user flow and optimisation, to reporting on the campaign progress. This is a great opportunity for someone to get experience in SEO from the ground up and gain an understanding of its commercial value in providing real world return on investment. Successful candidates will be assigned client accounts under the supervision of our SEO Team Leader so that candidates can become familiar and get to know their own accounts and niches. Responsibilities . Assist in client account management . Goal orientated Keyword Research . Translate client business concerns and goals into a SEO strategy . Analyse customer behaviour and trends . Assessing traffic and conversion quality for client key audiences . Identify existing/potential concerns for achieving client goals . Provide insight into customer behaviour and motive . Recommend improvements to customer sites to help achieve goals Qualities/requirements . An understanding for the need of SEO best practice and tactics . Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal . Knowledge of keyword research . Good organisation skills and be willing to learn . Ability to use website analytics data to derive trends and business insights . High attention to detail with problem solving skills . Ambition, strong work ethic and open to new ideas . A good understanding of SEO placement and impact on business ROI. Qualifications required - 5 standards (Level 1 - 3) OR 5 National Level 5 grades, both qualifications including Maths and English Additional information - You will work 37.5 hours per week - 9am to 5:30pm (7.5 hours a day paid - 30 min lunch & 2 x 15 min unpaid breaks) Benefits/ Other Important Information - Due to Funding Requirements, candidates must be aged 16-19 and live within the Glasgow City Postcode Boundary - After the first 6 months we will have a quarterly assessment for a bonus to recognise achievements - We will also look to implement perks for staff in the next 6-12 months, we want the staff involved in that process to make sure what is implemented is both wanted and useful to everyone - At the end of the apprenticeship should you perform well and earn a permanent job offer then there will be a salary boost, which will be negotiated at the time
QA Ltd (Apprenticeships) Saunderton, Princes Risborough HP27, UK
Apr 27, 2017
Full time
We are a business-led, business-focused community for new, established and growing businesses across Buckinghamshire. We provide our members with knowledge, support and opportunities for growth. By getting involved, you join thousands of other members benefiting from our knowledge, connections, facilities, products and services. Responsibilities of the Digital Marketing Apprentice - Help to plan and monitor all digital and social media campaigns with marketing team - Learn to construct BBF group e-newsletters including editing images for email use - Generate ideas on how to develop e-comms - Deal with member queries relating to website, social media and email marketing - Maintain internal database and CRM as required - Document activity by completing timesheet and relevant reports Requirements of the Digital Marketing Apprentice - Passionate about Digital Marketing - Good communication skills - Highly proactive - Ideally 5 GCSE Grades (C and above) or equivalent, including Maths and English Additional information (benefits): Career progression.
QA Ltd (Apprenticeships) Solihull, West Midlands, UK
Apr 27, 2017
Full time
Employer Description Are you looking to kick-start your career in business? This inspiring and forward thinking SEO Company are looking to employ a Business Administration Apprentice. With a proven track record of supporting fresh talent, this is a fantastic opportunity to learn the business first hand by building relationships, working in a team and learning the principles of business. We are an SEO specialist company based in Birmingham. This company has a relaxed office environment with a small team of enthusiastic employees. Focusing on getting companies to the top of Google is a 'dark art'. If you want in on the mystery, this job could be for you! Responsibilities If you're organised and eager to help then we need you! In this role you'll be carrying out administrative tasks and excellent customer service: - Buying domains - Using domains to build links to sites - Completing OnPage SEO - Engaging with companies all over Birmingham - Learning the ropes from an SEO expert - Providing analysis for any campaigns across various distribution channels - Producing artwork and graphics - Working towards generating new leads using various promotional tools Qualities/requirements - Excellent English Skills - Great Organisational Skills - Great Written and Verbal Communication Skills Polite & Friendly Telephone Manner - Courteous - Hard Working - Motivated with a Can-Do Attitude Qualifications required 3 x GCSE (or equivalent) at grades A-C in any subject plus GCSE English and Maths (or equivalents) at grade D or above Additional information 9:00am - 5:00pm, Monday-Friday Benefits/ Other Important Information - The offices are smart and modern and within the office there is a games console available to use at lunch times! - You can enjoy a smart casual dress code - This is a superb opportunity to learn whilst you earn!
QA Ltd (Apprenticeships) Glasgow, Glasgow, Glasgow City, UK
Apr 27, 2017
Full time
Employer Description This is a small but well established company based in East Kilbride and it was founded on the principle of delivering first class outsourced IT support to companies with no in-house IT department. An exciting apprenticeship opportunity has arisen at our company. We are an independent IT services company, providing private and public sector organisations with a fully supported range of turnkey IT services. We are looking for a passionate and enthusiastic apprentice to join our team to assist with all IT functions. Responsibilities - Installing and configuring computer hardware operating systems and applications - Monitoring and maintaining computer systems and networks - Talking staff or clients through a series of actions, either face-to-face or over the telephone, to help set up systems or resolve issues and providing support, including procedural documentation and relevant reports - Troubleshooting system and network problems, diagnosing and solving hardware or software faults - Setting up new users' accounts and profiles and dealing with password issues supporting the roll-out of new applications testing and evaluating new technology - Expected to establish good working relationship with customers and other professionals, such as software developers Qualities/requirements - Someone who has the ability to talk about technology in simple terms - Someone who is a logical thinker - An excellent problem solver with strong analytical skills - Someone with a passion for IT and who likes to keep up to date with the latest technology Qualifications required - 5 standards (Level 1 - 3) OR 5 National Level 5 grades, both qualifications including Maths and English Additional information - You will work 37.5 hours per week, Monday - Friday, 8.45am - 5.15pm - The salary starts at £3.90 per hour, and will rise as the apprenticeship goes on
QA Ltd (Apprenticeships) Blairgowrie PH10, UK
Apr 27, 2017
Full time
A Scottish success story, this company is the UK's largest independent business water retailer, serving customers from Portsmouth to Lerwick. A dynamic young company, we put people right at the heart of our business. As one of the fastest growing utility suppliers in the country, we work with business customers nationwide and have clear plans for a very bright future. We are looking for someone passionate about customer service to join our growing team and deliver excellent service and manage relationships with our business customers. Responsibilities of the Digital Application Apprentice - Deliver excellent customer service to our business water customers, using appropriate channels and internal systems such as email, phone and webchat - Build rapport, identify customer needs quickly, efficiently and proactively to deliver the right solution in the first instance - Liaise with our water industry wholesalers on behalf of our customers - In addition to core servicing skills, we are also interested from hearing from applicants with experience of credit control, invoicing and billing processes. Requirements of the Digital Application Apprentice - Passion for great customer service - Excellent oral and written communication skills - Excellent numerical skills - Ability to capture and handle data accurately - Receptive to change and committed to continuous improvement - Excellent computer skills - You must have at least 5 standards (Level 1 - 3) OR 5 National Level 5 grades, both qualifications must include Maths and English. Training You will be working towards an SCQF Level 6 Diploma in Digital Applications Support and also attending certified Microsoft PC Passport training.
QA Ltd (Apprenticeships) 34 Tudor St, Shaw, Oldham, Lancashire OL2 7RX, UK
Apr 27, 2017
Full time
Employer Description Here, you will be under the supervision of the ICT Managers provide general maintenance of computer and AV equipment and assist in the resolution of technical problems as well as developing and maintaining graphical and media content for school social media, internal applications and other media. Responsibilities - Set up ICT and AV equipment as required - Maintain and repair PCs including all peripherals ensuring equipment is maintained in full working order and that faults are logged and repairs are carried out efficiently seeking support when required - To identify and troubleshoot faults and malfunctions - Assist staff and students with their ICT requirements, escalating and responding to issues promptly and supporting in class/assembly as requested - Ensure the security marking and recording of all new hardware is in order to ensure inventories of all equipment in the school is up to date - Assist with the development and maintenance of the school website, VLE and Digital Signage - Create engaging, creative and innovative content for the school website, VLE and Digital Signage including photography and video content - Develop and upload content to the school website, VLE and Digital Signage - Provide guidance and support to staff and students in contributing content and materials for the website, VLE and Digital Signage - Create and develop other digital media which could include brochures, leaflets and tickets Qualities/requirements - Logical, adaptable, flexible, professional, energetic with a positive attitude and a mature outlook - Good organizational skills, strong attention to details and accuracy - Ability to manage own time and work independently as well as part of a team - Experience of graphic / video design and content management - Knowledge of PC hardware and peripherals - Possible experience of working within an ICT network support service - Ability to create a range of content in a short time frame, using mixed media - Photography/video editing capabilities Qualifications required 3 x GCSE (or equivalent) at grades A-C in any subject plus GCSE English and Maths (or equivalents) at grade D or above Additional information You will work from 9am-5:30pm Benefits/ Other Important Information Full time permanent role with on-going Learning & Development through QA also in-house learning with senior members of staff Great opportunity to start an IT career with on-going learning and development and career prospects
QA Ltd (Apprenticeships) 16 Hestham Cres, Morecambe, Morecambe, Lancashire LA4 4QF, UK
Apr 27, 2017
Full time
Employer Description Intelligent Testing is a young and dynamic organisation with one aim; that is to make intelligent use of people, processes and tools. This provides an opportunity to test early, test quickly and test, efficiently yet with enough rigor not to paralyze the testing process. Our focus is to deliver automated testing solutions which prove the functionality of business processes to give confidence to the business stakeholders around the level of quality of the changes implemented by I.T. teams. We are looking for a Technical Test Consultant Apprentice, who will work closely with our Head of Automation within our Lab teams to deliver automated testing solutions to our clients remotely from the Intelligent Testing Lab. Interested candidates should aspire to work within software and be eager to take their technology knowledge to the next level! Responsibilities The successful candidate would be forming excellent relationships with the Lab Test Management, demonstrating enthusiasm to learn all technical aspects of testing including writing and customizing C# or Java functions to improve all automated testing aspects. Working within an automated testing project, the successful candidate will: - Have the ability to work through a backlog of requirements - Ensuring that they are fit for purpose from a testing perspective - Take instruction to deliver their own testing tasks - Assist with planning and managing delivery of automated testing solutions within their own projects - Reporting progress and status to the Lab Test Manager Qualities/requirements . Willingness to learn . Enthusiasm and passion to learn the basics of Software Testing . Proven hobbyist in writing code . An eye for detail . Excellent written and verbal communication . Self-motivated and comfortable working in a fast paced environment . You will be a representative of Intelligent Testing in our test lab so you must be able to reflect Intelligent Testing company values . An open mind and the ability to think outside of the box . Any existing knowledge and experience of software development lifecycle Qualifications required . GCSE C and above Additional information You will work from 9am-5:30pm Benefits/ Other Important Information - Potential to progress to a higher level apprenticeship - Technical testing professional training courses may be offered to the right candidate
QA Ltd (Apprenticeships) Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, UK
Apr 27, 2017
Full time
This is a fantastic opportunity to join an exciting and vibrant environment. Here, you get to earn and learn. Apply now! You will be working for... A business where you will be involved and working alongside a team of Property Consultants who manage tenancies. Be part of QA's 10k in Tech and add yourself to the UK's tech explosion! Responsibilities of the Property Administrator Apprentice: - Front of house cover for telephones, walk ins, rent payments - Book in checkout appointments 4 weeks in advance of checkout - Set up checkout folder in property folders - Check safe for key deposits and add any money to the dilapidations account so it can be allocated to T/LL at point of return - Contractors chased for any outstanding invoices - Manual contractor invoices processed & completed on Gemini - Prepare dilapidations form, including tenant responsible invoices, dates of last decoration/replacement goods and contractor invoices (leaving splits for clerk to enter) - Arrange for new keys to be cut / ordered as necessary - Prepare move in file for that days move ins (letter, inventory, keys, CP12, notes for file re overdue maintenance/decoration) Requirements of the Property Administrator Apprentice: - Good communicator, - Attention to detail, - Punctual and also a positive attitude about their work. Salary & Benefits: - There is potential for a full time position after the apprenticeship within the company. - £127.50 per week
QA Ltd (Apprenticeships) Blairgowrie PH10, UK
Apr 27, 2017
Full time
A Scottish success story, this company is the UK's largest independent business water retailer, serving customers from Portsmouth to Lerwick. A dynamic young company, we put people right at the heart of our business. As one of the fastest growing utility suppliers in the country, we work with business customers nationwide and have clear plans for a very bright future. Responsibilities of the Digital Marketing Apprentice - Help to plan and monitor all digital and social media campaigns with marketing team - Learn to construct BBF group e-newsletters including editing images for email use - Generate ideas on how to develop e-comms - Deal with member queries relating to website, social media and email marketing - Maintain internal database and CRM as required - Document activity by completing timesheet and relevant reports Requirements of the Digital Marketing Apprentice - Passionate about Digital Marketing - Good communication skills - Highly proactive - Ideally 5 GCSE Grades (C and above) or equivalent, including Maths and English Additional information (benefits): Career progression.
QA Ltd (Apprenticeships) Warrington, UK
Apr 27, 2017
Full time
Employer description A cutting edge Wifi provider. The company has a modern office environment with a rewarding vibrant culture. The role offers young people the opportunity to work in a technical environment and is a springboard to a career in either Technology be that Networking, Wifi or into Project Delivery and ultimately Project Management. Responsibilities - Set up ICT and AV equipment as required - Maintain and repair PCs including all peripherals ensuring equipment is maintained in full working order and that faults are logged and repairs are carried out efficiently seeking support when required - To identify and troubleshoot faults and malfunctions - Assist staff and students with their ICT requirements, escalating and responding to issues promptly and supporting in class/assembly as requested - Ensure the security marking and recording of all new hardware is in order to ensure inventories of all equipment in the school is up to date - Assist with the development and maintenance of the school website, VLE and Digital Signage - Create engaging, creative and innovative content for the school website, VLE and Digital Signage including photography and video content - Develop and upload content to the school website, VLE and Digital Signage - Provide guidance and support to staff and students in contributing content and materials for the website, VLE and Digital Signage - Create and develop other digital media which could include brochures, leaflets and tickets Qualities/requirements - Effective team working - Communicate effectively - A passion for IT - Enthusiastic - IT literate - Good working ethic - Self-starter - Punctual - Career minded Qualifications required 3 x GCSE (or equivalent) at grades A-C in any subject plus GCSE English and Maths (or equivalents) at grade D or above Additional information You will work from 9am-5:30pm, with one hour lunch break each day - 35hrs per week Benefits/ Other Important Information 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.
QA Ltd (Apprenticeships) Bristol, City of Bristol, UK
Apr 26, 2017
Full time
Employer Description This is a small company with big ideas, they are looking to grow massively over the next few years and break into exciting different markets, this role will support that expansion. They are a vibrant and diverse team who enjoy regular away days and team building events. There are lots of rewards for doing well (even an Ideas Bonus!).They wish to add an apprentice to the team as they believe this will add something new and exciting to the team. We are currently working with a rapidly expanding law company in Swindon to find them a Digital Marketing Apprentice. Responsibilities Work alongside the marketing manager to: - Write content for blogs - Write content for company/external websites - Create video - Create and managing social media campaigns - Maintain and create paid for search campaigns - Generate E-mail marketing campaigns - Look at Google Analytics and optimisation tools - Develop general marketing projects Qualities/requirements - Excellent written and verbal communication - Knowledge of social media - Facebook, You Tube, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and blogs etc. - Willingness to create video blogs , take photos, create info-graphics and social media posts - Desire to come up with ideas on how to increase company online presence - Ability to identify business opportunities - Ability to proof read and edit posts - Ability to contribute individually and participate in a team - Will have a passion for all things digital - Will have an excellent knowledge of social media - Will have a willingness to create video blogs and a desire to come up with new ideas on how to increase the company's on-line presence Qualifications required Minimum 5 GCSE Grades, including Math's and English Additional information You will work 9am-5pm, Monday - Friday Benefits/ Other Important Information - Bonus scheme - Free parking - Ride to work scheme - Pension - 25 days holiday (+bank holidays) - 1 hour paid lunch break
QA Ltd (Apprenticeships) Wakefield, West Yorkshire, UK
Apr 26, 2017
Full time
The company is an independent developer and games label headquartered in West Yorkshire (UK). We publish games for PC, console, mobile and handheld devices and other digital platforms. With over 20 years' experience in the industry, we are proud to be one of the longest surviving independent developers in the industry. Responsibilities of the IT Apprentice - Providing first line helpdesk support to staff for hardware, software, consoles, audio-visual, and telephone equipment. - Assisting with the purchase, setting up, maintenance and repair of computers, audio-visual equipment, consoles and computer-related equipment. - Installing and configuring software applications - Helping produce and maintain I.T. statistics, reports, checklists and other documentation as necessary - Assisting with the upkeep of the I.T. inventory. - Maintaining satisfactory standards of safety and security in relation to computer and equipment - Setting up, maintaining and organising repairs for various computing, audio visual and telephone equipment. - Escalating support cases to the relevant team when necessary - Maintaining and updating user accounts and profiles when necessary Standards of Performance: - All work should be performed in a timely fashion and to a high standard Requirements of the IT Apprentice - A basic understanding of; - Networking - Computer hardware - Infrastructure - A genuine interest in technology - A passion for games and gaming - Excellent communication skills - An ability to solve problems - Well-developed interpersonal skills with the ability to quickly form effective business relationships based on trust and honesty - An ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team - A high degree of drive, energy and an unfailing positive attitude - Confidence, resilience and determination - A flexible approach - Competence in carrying out key tasks and responsibilities - Attention to detail and deadlines - Relationships with other members of staff - Reliability, confidentiality and self-motivation - Minimum of 5 GCSE's (grade C and above) or equivalent including Maths and English Additional tasks NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties to meet the ongoing needs of the company. Benefits: (additional information) We would also look to give quarterly reviews and if they are on track we will give a slight increase at each review too
QA Ltd (Apprenticeships) Blantyre, UK
Apr 26, 2017
Full time
This is a fantastic opportunity to join an exciting and vibrant environment. Here, you get to earn and learn. Apply now! You will be working for... The UK market leader in the water cooler industry and following the acquisition in December 2013, number one in the office coffee market. As part of a bigger international company, which has a presence in 15 countries, we have over 15 years of high-quality servicing experience in the home and office beverage delivery market. We are experts in our field and operate with local managers in branches across the UK, supplying refreshing water and coffee to offices and homes with the feel of a local distributor, but with the backing of an international company. Be part of QA's 10k in Tech and add yourself to the UK's tech explosion! Responsibilities of the Business Apprentice - Meeting and greeting visitors - creating a warm environment upon arrival - Handling incoming calls and emails - Management of meeting rooms - Ensure reception area is well maintained and presentable - Manage, sort and distribute incoming post daily (2 mail deliveries per day) - Frank outgoing mail and have ready for collection at 3 pm each day - Organise special mail for postman - Receive courier deliveries and put parcels in mail room - Keep mail room tidy and organised - Provide administration support to HR Department - Issue ID badges to new starters - Arrange visitor passes - Research and book venues, accommodation and transport, as and when required - Administer daily car park register - Receive fruit deliveries - Ensure coffee machine is stocked daily - Report any facilities issues - Fire alarm testing - Other Ad Hoc duties as require Requirements of the Business Apprentice - Relevant experience in a reception or customer facing role. - Presentable - High attention to detail - Numerate, analytical and PC Literate (MS Office) - Good organisational, communication and interpersonal skills - Organised and able to prioritise and work - Ability to communicate internally and externally - Flexibility and commitment to support the department wherever required Minimum of 5 GCSE's (grade C and above) or equivalent including Maths and English Benefits: (additional information) Career Progression potential through the company and department, higher salary.
QA Ltd (Apprenticeships) Bristol, City of Bristol, UK
Apr 25, 2017
Full time
QA Apprenticeships are working with Ian Williams to recruit an Apprentice Software Developer. Apprenticeships are a fantastic career move as they give you the opportunity to earn whilst you learn, and complete a recognised qualification with the possibility of employment upon completion. Ian Williams were awarded the Investors in People Silver Standard for the way in which they have transformed business performance through the support and motivation of their team. The award recognises excellence in areas including people management, leadership and performance evaluation. Awarding the Silver Standard, the Investors In People praised Ian Williams for its loyal workforce who regard it as "a great place to work", and highlighted the proportion of people who had built successful careers with them. Responsibilities of the Software Developer Apprentice: - To provide IT support to the business through its IT department - To support the Software Developer - To liaise with and maintain good relationships with clients and suppliers - To carry out a range of routine and non-routine administrative tasks efficiently and effectively to support the IT Development and Support teams - Participate in programming software developments for the web based client hub and Intranet products using Java and other programming languages and systems - Participate in maintaining the web based client hub and Intranet products using Java and other programming languages and systems - Liaise with suppliers to log and manage day to day issues to resolution - Provide a first point of contact for new users and assist in deploying devices to them - Work with the IT team to review user/business system requirements and assist in providing cost effective solutions Requirements of the Software Developer Apprentice: - Consistently delivers accurate work in a timely manner - Has an eye for details - A team player who is self-motivated and demonstrates a "can do" attitude - Puts self in customers' shoes and responds to their needs - Intellectual Ability: A levels (preferably in ICT), 4 GCSEs, grade C or above including English and Maths or equivalent - Technical Skills: Able to use MS Office applications and IW operational software; configure, deploy and integrate PCs and laptop devices into the business environment - Management Skills: Planning and organising, providing a service and information, supplier relationships - Prior Experience: An interest in programming and programming as a hobby - Personal Skills: Numerate and literate. Good interpersonal and communication skills (written, verbal and on telephone) Programme duration: 13-15 months. Approximately 11% of training takes place in the QA learning centre classroom. 9% is done in the workplace, through online training, face-to-face meetings with your QA Technical Skills Coach, or developing your portfolio. The remaining time will be spent on your workplace activity. Benefits: Successful applicants will be able to work independently as well as part of a team and demonstrate good practical and communication skills. This is a great opportunity to gain a recognised qualification and develop your career. On successful completion of the apprenticeship you may be offered a permanent contract as a Software Developer with Ian Williams.
QA Ltd (Apprenticeships) London, UK
Apr 25, 2017
Full time
Employer Description This is a Multi Award Winning, Global, Print and Technology solutions brand, who are currently seeking a dedicated and passionate PA Apprentice to join their organisation. Across every discipline and every sector, these trusted experts are helping businesses transform and manage the complete customer communication lifecycle. My client pride themselves that their staff have the expertise to take on the most complex business problems, and the know-how to not only manage the job well, but to also exceed expectations every time. Responsibilities The PA (Personal Assistant) Apprentice will provide ongoing support to the PA to the Managing Director and in turn take responsibility for some of their duties. The Apprentices daily duties will include, however will not be limited to; - Managing and Co-Ordinating Sector head diaries - Booking rooms, and confirming hospitality/catering requirements - Organising internal team meetings for sector heads - Maintain all office related purchase orders - Opening and distributing post - Booking travel in line - Answering internal calls via the switchboard - Meet and greet all internal guests Qualities/requirements - Excellent interpersonal skills - PC Literate - Good organisational skills - Eager, and willing to learn - Ability to work in a team environment - Organised - Friendly Qualifications required 3 x GCSE (or equivalent) at grades A-C in any subject plus GCSE English and Maths (or equivalents) at grade D or above Additional information You will work 37.5 hours per week (9am-5pm Monday to Friday) Benefits/ Other Important Information A pay review following successful completion of the apprenticeship programme Our client has advised that they will be looking to provide a clear career progression route for the successful candidate which includes study up too degree level.
QA Ltd (Apprenticeships) Swindon, UK
Apr 25, 2017
Full time
Employer Description We are a leading European energy trading company, part of the RWE Group. Our headquarters is in Germany and boasts Europe's largest energy trading floor. In the UK we have two offices in London and Swindon, and we also operate in Den Bosch, Geneva, Prague, Singapore, New York, Mumbai and Jakarta. We are currently seeking Apprentice Software Developers looking for an exciting and challenging career within a global company, based in Swindon. If you have a genuine interest in software development and design, would like to gain valuable training and work experience and work towards a nationally recognised qualification in Software and Web Development, then we would like to hear from you. Responsibilities - Our apprentices will complete Level 3 Software and Web Development over a 12-18 month period. We'll support you every step of the way with specialist training that will enable you to work on projects, develop your technical skills and provide you with exciting opportunities to work in specialised areas such as programming and testing. - This is an excellent opportunity for someone with a keen interest in beginning their career in the IT industry. If you work hard and do well, you will complete the programme with great business skills, a good foundation of technological knowledge and an opportunity to progress further within the organisation. Qualities/requirements . A genuine interest and aptitude for technology, and possibly some experience of software development . A 'can do' attitude . A logical mind-set and problem solving ability . A commitment to work hard and to spend some of your personal time to complete your studies . The instinct to question things . Great communication skills Qualifications required - 6 x GCSE (or equivalent) at grades A-C including Maths, plus GCSE English (or equivalent) at grade D or above Additional information Daily working hours: 8:30am-5:00pm, Monday-Friday Benefits - Standard 25 days annual leave - Pension scheme - Cycle to work scheme and onsite gym - Free onsite parking
QA Ltd (Apprenticeships) Hemel Hempstead, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, UK
Apr 25, 2017
Full time
Two brilliant opportunities have opened up within our newly-formed IMSL Service Management Office (SMO). The Service Management Office is a brand new function and the candidate will have a key role in the set up and establishing its reputation Successful candidate will be trained to become the head of the SMO and running it themselves, once they have shown maturity and growth Why Sopra Steria? When joining Apprentices will have access to an Apprentice Facebook group and online portals to begin their induction and on boarding process - They will be invited to a two-day Apprentice induction and welcome into the company including - Company information - Soft skill training - Opportunities for networking within the business and with other apprentices - There is an annual Apprentice event for all Apprentices from across the UK to network and develop your skills further Responsibilities of the Apprentice - In this role you will be: Monitoring remote systems and taking appropriate action as a result of an alert or request Answering the telephone to help end users - The call will be recorded within our service management tool set by the individual Problem solving - happy to take ownership of issues Maintaining Operational and User procedures to ensure that Team Leader is informed of progress Requirements of the Apprentice You will ideally have: Essential skills, experience and knowledge: A good IT grounding with an interest in technology - Training will be provided An awareness of the relevant SLA structure and to respond, fix or escalate according to the limits set out within that structure. Basic knowledge of Windows Server, Linux or networks 5 GCSE Grades (C and above) or equivalent, including Maths and English An awareness of Sopra Steria Competencies: . Technical Awareness . Setting High Standards . Team working . Effective Communication . Accountability . Change Orientation Training available for the Apprentice Are you a bit of a problem-solver? Eager to take your technology knowledge to the next level? Our training programme is designed to provide you with real-world skills using the most recent IT Technologies to transform you into a highly-skilled IT Apprentice (all debt free!)Our apprenticeships blends on-the-job experience, face-to-face workshops and online learning which will teach you a range of new skills including: Networking and Architecture Mobile and Operating System Cloud Services Coding and Logic Business Process Apprenticeships and Vendor qualifications L3 Advanced Apprenticeship Infrastructure Technician Level 3 (equivalent to A- level educational level), MTA Networking Fundamentals, MTA Mobility and Devices Fundamentals, MTA Cloud Fundamentals, One Microsoft MOC on demanded course Additional information Working hours - 12 hour-a-day shift pattern (4 days on, 4 days off) - The expectation is that the successful candidate will work 12 hour shifts initially on days and when competent will be used to staff the night shift as well as weekends If you can comply with the following, it would be an advantage: . Flexibility . Happy to work 12 Hour shifts . Happy to work overnight on a rolling shift pattern (4 on 4 off) . Good communicator . Excellent written and spoken English skills
QA Ltd (Apprenticeships) Glasgow, Glasgow, Glasgow City, UK
Apr 25, 2017
Full time
Employer Description This is a Multi-National Defence organisation. This global science and technology solutions leader are working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defence, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Responsibilities Duties will include: - Investigating issues logged by users on the helpdesk - Daily maintenance including backup checks and reporting - Perform user account management as part of the starter / leaver process - Contribution to central Infrastructure Services documentation and information repository - Support and assist with Infrastructure Services projects when called upon - Ensure software licensing policies are followed at all times. - Liaise with the Asset Manager to ensure correct asset registration and assist in stock control Qualities/requirements Our ideal candidate will have: - Good written and verbal communication skills - Good organisational skills - An interest in new technologies - The ability to priorities and work methodically - The ability to clearly document processes Qualifications required 5 standards (Level 1 - 3) OR 5 National Level 5 grades, both qualifications including Maths and English Additional information You will work 37.5 hours per week - 9am-5:30pm, Monday to Friday Benefits/ Other Important Information 92% of QA Apprentices secure permanent employment after finishing their apprenticeship. Additionally may be opportunities to undertake further learning such as Higher apprenticeships. Apply now for an apprenticeship with QA and begin your career with great prospects today. For more information about QA Apprenticeships, please visit us on our website: **********************