IT Apprentice - 2018 - UK

Balfour Beatty

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About Balfour Beatty and what we do: 

Do you want to work for a worldwide, market leading Company? A company that has delivered some of the most iconic projects, globally over the last 100 years, with market leading capabilities across the construction, services and rail sectors? Then we have an amazing opportunity for you – office based in either South Mimms, Dartford or Newcastle but there may be requirements to visit additional Balfour Beatty office locations as part of the training programme.

Take a look at what we do at: 

Balfour Beatty is the UK’s largest construction and infrastructure business. Each day our projects change people’s lives and communities for the better. We built the famous London Aquatic Centre and you’ll find our mark in all kinds of infrastructure like schools and hospitals, major roads, rail and power networks. Each year we seek the best apprentices to come and join our ever changing business.

About the role: 

Our aim is to develop your Business and IT support skills and to help you reach your full potential. As your programme progresses you will have increased involvement in ICT operational support in a number of specialist functional areas. Throughout you will ensure compliance with our Health and Safety and Sustainability agenda and aspire to become a ICT Service professional.

What the apprenticeship will offer: 

You will follow a training programme as part of our Industry recognised Apprenticeship programme, geared towards you achieving City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma and Microsoft.

The typical duration for this apprenticeship is 24 months

The following qualifications that could be gained:

•City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma
•City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma in IT Professional Competence
•MTA in Microsoft OS Fundamentals
•MTA in Windows Server Administration Fundamentals
•MTA in Windows Networking Fundamentals
•MTA in Windows Security Fundamentals

Your responsibilities as an IT Apprentice:

The role will work collaboratively as a member of the Front Office Development Team to assist in the design and development of a wide range of mobile and web based applications. This will include developing code in .NET, C#, HTML; managing and maintaining source code; building user interfaces, and gaining a strong experience of translating user requirements into working products. The team regularly demonstrate work in progress to end users, both face to face and via on-line tools to obtain feedback. The Apprentice Developer will be involved in demonstration and feedback sessions to learn the skills and techniques to effectively communicate and engage with clients.

The rest of the time, you'll be at working in a number of operational support teams onsite in our office, applying your training in the workplace straight away with the opportunity to achieve a Microsoft Certified Professional status certification.

Who we’re looking for:

As well as well-developed team and People Skills, you will have the passion and enthusiasm for ICT Service provision. You will be able to solve problems and to pick up new ways of working quickly with minimum direction.
Minimum of five GCSE’s (or equivalent) at grades A-C including Maths and English

nities employer and has been accredited with the Positive About Disabled People (“Two Ticks”) symbol and we are a member of Stonewall’s Diversity Champions programme.


Salary & benefits: 

We offer a competitive salary and a flexible benefits package. Your professional institution fees and training will be covered.

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