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IT Apprentice – Level 3 Apprenticeship

Permanent, Full Time Sandford, Somerset

Who are Thatchers Cider?

Established in 1904 by William John Thatcher, we have grown into one of the top cider-making businesses in the world. Now in our fourth generation of family cider makers, we’re exceptionally proud of our Somerset roots.

We’ve experienced tremendous growth through industry-leading levels of investment in our marketing, people development, innovative technology and world-class cider mill. The best part? We’re just getting started.

We’re looking for an IT Apprentice to join our award-wining apprenticeship programme on our ICT team.

This is a fantastic opportunity and a foot in the door of a growing family business where there are limitless opportunities to grow and develop your career. So, if you want to pursue a career within an ICT team read on.

Your Rewards and Benefits

  • Above average apprenticeship wage – £6.80 per hour
  • Benefits including discounts at our cider shop (over 18s only)
  • Career progression and development in a growing, stable company
  • Student discount card

We know it is a big decision to take your first steps in a career and, at Thatchers, we ensure that we give you all the training, support and development you need to succeed.

We will support you to complete a full L3 Information Communication Technician Apprenticeship, alongside Weston College, at the end of which you will be offered a permanent role with one of our teams. At the beginning of your journey, we will create a training plan that meets your individual needs and will then develop your skills and knowledge through a range of business events and networking opportunities.

The Role

As part of the role, you will complete the L3 technical apprenticeship as well as additional training specific to Thatchers business systems.

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 will include:

  • Managing all IT support queries
  • Building and configuring PCs and laptops
  • Daily checks to ensure the Windows and VM environments remain stable
  • Administration of our fixed and mobile phone systems
  • Maintenance of asset lists and departmental documentation

Skills

  • You will be comfortable working within a small tightly knit and dynamic IT teamFast learner
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Good initiative
  • Organisational skills
  • Resilient
  • 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 proactive, have a passion to learn and relish operating in a fast paced, demanding and high tech environment.

So, if you’re seeking your next challenge as an IT Apprentice, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.