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Apprentice 1st Line Technician (app557)


38 Prescott St, Halifax, HX1 2QW

  • Closing Date 31st December 9999
  • Sector Computing and IT
  • Duration 21 Months
  • Wage Our starting point for the first few months will be minimum wage + 10%. However if the right candidate already has a background of knowledge then this will be reviewed and increased at the interview to reflect this effort


1st Line support Technician

This role will be based on the support desk taking clients service calls and logging them, as well as trying to resolve any issues to a 1st line level.

This position would suit a young person with an interest in this area of IT who wishes to pursue a career within this and join our dedicated team.

Employer Description

A leading IT support company based in Halifax, delivering complete IT solutions and support direct to businesses. We provide our clients with a professional on and off-site service and support for their business IT network infrastructure, covering a wide range of IT related services under one roof and managed.


Pay reviews are based around progress made and performance related. During the first year at DDS we hold 4 reviews, which have pay rewards attached to them, typically £200 - £500 for each review. This means during the 1st year at DDS there is the opportunity to increase annual salary by £800 - £2,000.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • logging and resolving 1st level IT related issues
  • Installing and configuring computer hardware
  • password and account settings for email systems
  • Email hosting and solutions including 365. MS Exchange
  • computer upgrades

Skills Required

  • Experience with Microsoft software
  • An understanding of the basics in a workstation PC
  • Experience in fault finding and logical approach
  • Able to prioritise and manage time and faults
  • Understanding of internet services and Wi-Fi
  • Familiar with emailing systems and services
  • Good communications on the phone for support and customer facing
  • Punctual and willing to work in a team

Personal Qualities Required:  

Tidy in their work

Confident on the phone

Quick to learn and retain information

Local resident, easy to get to work

Working Days

Monday to Friday 9-5:30 : 4 weeks holiday + bank holidays

Qualifications Required

C/4 or above in Math and English (desirable but not essential)

Future Prospects

To be discussed on completion of apprenticeship.

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