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Sarah UKFast | Account Manager

UKFast Apprenticeship Scheme

Apprenticeships at UKFast are a fast-track pathway to a fantastic career in the tech industry. You’ll learn by doing and get hands-on with cutting-edge technology from day one.

Working with the best engineers and supported by mentors from across the business, we’ll equip you with the tools you need to thrive. By helping you to identify your areas of strength and passion we’ll set you on the path to find your perfect role.

Our award-winning Level 3 and Level 4 apprenticeships cover Software Development, Networking and IT, as well as Events and Hospitality and Facilities Management.

We retain 100% of apprentices who graduate from the programme, which means that by the time you finish your studies, you’ll be a full-time member of the UKFast team. But you won’t have to wait until you finish your apprenticeship to feel like part of the team, while you train you’ll be working directly with our customers and helping to solve their problems, contributing to the success of the business.

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Discover what you can achieve at UKFast

Facilities

  • Bespoke state of the art education centre
  • Side-by-side experience with experienced UKFast team members
  • Four qualified teachers
  • £4.5 million invested in training
  • Level 2, 3 and 4 programmes and bespoke courses written and delivered onsite
  • Dedicated apprenticeship events
  • Double the national average apprenticeship wage
  • Host to national and regional events

Awards

  • Princess Royal Training Award
  • Edge Hill Graduate Employer of the Year 2019
  • High Sheriff Award for UKFast Education Trust 2018
  • Apprentices Scheme of the Year Award at the Comms for Business Awards 2017
  • National Apprenticeship Service: Top 100 Apprentice Employer 2016
  • National Apprenticeship Service: Top 100 Apprentice Employer 2015
  • National Apprenticeship Service: North West's Best Newcomer for 2014
  • Medium Business of the Year: Skills for Business Awards 2014
  • Creative, Media and Digital Technology: Skills for Business Awards 2015

Qualifications & Accreditations

Company accreditations

  • Institute of Engineering and Technology approved
  • City & Guilds, BCS and BIIAB approved apprenticeship delivery centre
  • CompTIA approved academy
  • Linux Professional Institute Platinum Training Partner
  • Pearson VUE test centre approved
  • OFSTED accredited

Network Engineer (Level 4) Qualifications

  • CompTIA Network+
  • CompTIA Server+
  • CompTIA Security+

Events Assistant (Level 3) Qualification

  • CompTIA Project+

Infrastructure Technician (Level 3) Qualifications

  • CompTIA Network+
  • MTA Server Administration Fundamentals
  • CompTIA Security+
  • MTA – Software Development Fundamentals
  • ITIL Foundation

Software Development (Level 3) Qualifications

  • MTA Software Development Fundamentals

IT Technical (Level 3) Sales Person Qualifications

  • CompTIA IT Fundamentals
  • CompTIA A+/CompTIA Network+

Narrowing the skills gap

We certainly have a unique approach to working life here at UKFast. Our team is dedicated to providing apprentices with the ideal work-life balance, combining a fun working environment with state-of-the-art facilities to progress their technical abilities.

Not only this, but we have a fantastic training team headed up by two former teachers who are well-equipped to teach the skills needed to bridge the digital knowledge gap.

Working side-by-side with some of the most senior members of Team UKFast, apprentices progress daily with their constant support. With our Level 3 programmes delivered on-site, participants our apprentices are fully immersed in the business from day one.

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