Apprentice ICT Support Engineer

At Thatchers, we have been making cider with care and expertise since 1904. We are a family owned business in its fourth generation and you will often see Martin and John Thatcher going about their daily work here on Myrtle Farm in Somerset. Each generation has brought their own positive change to Thatchers, whether it was Stan’s commitment to making old-fashioned draught farmhouse cider, or Martin and John’s innovations with single variety ciders. Each generation also passing on their secrets, from how to encourage bees to pollinate apple blossom and looking after the 150-year-old oak vats where the cider matures, to the art of cider making itself. Our cidermakers love to marry traditional techniques with state of the art technology to create ciders that are smooth, fresh and full of flavour.

This is an opportunity to work as an apprentice within our ICT team.


As part of the role you will complete the L3 infrastructure technician apprenticeship as well as additional training specific to Thatchers.

The apprenticeship has been designed to give you the specific skills, knowledge and experience to have a solid foundation to progress at Thatchers.

You will be the first point of contact for all IT support queries. Troubleshooting and resolving where you can and escalating to other team members where necessary.

Your key responsibilities include;


You will be comfortable working within a small tightly knit and dynamic IT team.

-Fast learner

-Excellent interpersonal skills

-Good initiative

-Organisational skills


-Strong knowledge of IT and systems


To be successful here, you need to be a remarkable person who gets stuff done and will share the same enthusiasm and passion for our cider and business as we do. You will be pro-active, have a passion to learn and relish operating in a fast paced, demanding and high tech environment.

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