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Apprentice IT Support Officer


Apprentice Grade: Apprentice Grade 1 £22,631 pa

Closing date

Feb 27, 2024 12:00PM


We have an exciting opportunity for you to join the University of Oxford as an Apprentice IT Support Officer in the Department of Engineering Science.


The Department of Engineering Science delivers world-class teaching and research. It is able to do this as it’s academics, research staff and support staff work together on developing the department in a flexible and productive partnership.


The Engineering Science IT team (IT@Eng) are vital to the success of the department.  We provide computing and network support, management of IT equipment and software, and help academic, student, and administrative users.


About the apprenticeship

As part of this role, you will be required to complete a 18-month training programme delivered by Digital Native that will cover all aspects of the role and will be delivered through frequent remote sessions with lots of distance learning activities in between sessions.  Day release will be required for the End Point Assessment, gateway preparation and assessment activities.


Becoming an apprentice at the University of Oxford is an excellent opportunity to gain practical experience and training. For more information, please visit**:**


About you


You will be passionate about starting your career in IT and excited about the opportunity of becoming an apprentice at the University of Oxford. You may be starting your career or you may be looking for a career change with an interest in accounting and finance.


To complete the level 3 apprenticeship you will need to evidence passes at 9-4 or A*-C in GCSE Maths and English. Please note that applicants will be required to complete English and maths assessments as part of the application process, regardless of current grade.


There are also government residency requirements for Apprenticeship funding which the Training Provider will be able to advise on.


What we offer


Our apprentices are never on their own, you will benefit from a supportive environment working in collaboration with the rest of our committed team. You will also be supported by the central apprenticeship team and you will join our growing network of apprentices within the university. You will have the opportunity to become an apprenticeship ambassador for the University and region.


We will provide you with a welcoming and inclusive workplace, offering support and development opportunities that will enable you to progress and do your best work. We recognise diversity as our strength, vital for innovation and creativity, and we aspire to build a truly diverse community, which values and respects every individual’s unique contribution.


Over 80% of our apprentices continue with us at the University and that is just the start of their career.


You will receive 38 days’ annual leave inclusive of Bank Holiday and fixed closure dates, discounted travel, an excellent contributory pension scheme, and student discount. You will also be part of the University’s annual apprenticeship awards.


Contact us and apply


If you would like further information or support in your application, please contact:

•       Michael Saunders – Recruiting Manager –


The closing date for applications is 12:00 noon on the 27th February 2024 only applications received before 12.00 pm on the 27th February 2024 will be considered.


To apply for this apprenticeship please review the attached job description and click the link below to apply.

Contact name

Michael Saunders

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