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IT Apprentice

Employer description:

Warburtons: Is one of Britain’s Best-Loved Food Brands. They have been baking bread since 1876.  Today, they are proudly a fifth-generation family company supplying 18,000 retail customers from 12 bakeries and 14 depots, producing a range of over 70 products including gluten and wheat free.  They now have a large family of 4,500 colleagues throughout the UK, and have been recognised as a Sunday Times Top 30 Best Big Companies’ to work for.

Family and values are what makes them different, and they are a proud bunch and now Warburtons are looking for an IT Apprentice to join the companies IT Department in Bolton, Greater Manchester in September 2021.

At Warburton's you’ll earn as you learn, gaining knowledge and skills along the way. Warburtons will invest in your future so you become the future of Warburtons and take you on a journey of learning and development over the15 months of you apprenticeship.

If you’re looking to kick-start your career within a fast paced, Industry leading family business that puts our people at the heart of it, then the journey starts here.

Vacancy Description: 

The Apprenticeship provides the knowledge, skills, and experience needed to lay great foundations for your IT career. The blended apprenticeship will give you a mixture of online studying and on-the-job training with your own personal Warburtons mentor.

This apprenticeship will equip you to become an IT professional and provide you with an in-depth knowledge of how the IT function is fundamental in driving the business forward.

Main roles and responsibilities:

  • 1st and 2nd line support
  • Ticket logging
  • Manage requests
  • Troubleshooting & resolution support
  • Record outcomes
  • Application support
  • Identify and escalate more complex issue's internally for support 
  • Work with internal teams to grow experience and knowledge

Desirable Skills

  • You'll have excellent problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work in an organised manner
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Personal Qualities

  • Passion to develop your IT skills
  • Drive
  • Commitment
  • Team player

Working week: 37.5 hours a week

Salary: £16,000 Per Annum

Desired Qualifications:

  • 5 GCSE’s, grades A*-C/9-4 or equivalent (including English Language and Maths)

Future prospects:

On successful completion of the apprenticeship, you may be offered a permanent position in the IT department.

At the end of your Apprenticeship, you'll have achieved your Level 3 Infrastructure Technician ready for you to go into a permanent role in the IT department.

The apprenticeship is just the start of your career and can open the door to many more opportunities within the IT function.

 Important Information:

QA’s apprenticeships are funded by the Education & Skills Funding Agency (ESFA), an executive agency of the Department for Education.

To be eligible for a Government funded apprenticeship you must have lived in the UK or European Economic Area (EEA) for the last 3 consecutive years.

IT Apprentice

QA Apprenticeships
Bolton, UK
Advanced Apprenticeship, Full Time

Published on 11 May 2021

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