01 / 08 / 2023

IT 1st Line Support Apprentice

Location: Chorley
Position: IT 1st Line Support Apprentice
Employment: Monday – Friday between the hours of 09:00 – 17:30
Salary: £10,296 per annum
Post Date: 01 / 08 / 2023

Are you passionate about starting a career in the dynamic world of IT? Churchill Support Services is offering an exciting opportunity for a 1st Line IT Technician Apprentice to join our skilled IT team. This role is perfect for individuals who want hands-on experience and practical training in the IT industry.


About us

Churchill Support Services are of the UK’s leading Security and Facilities Management Companies. Our people are what make us stand out amongst our competitors and this is why we ensure that our people’s wellbeing is at the forefront of everything we do.

We consistently strive to offer a working environment that makes our employee’s feel valued and motivated. Whilst offering competitive rates of pay, we also consider other factors, such as work/life balance, training and career opportunities.

We succeed because we employ people who share our Company’s Virtues and put People First, displaying Passion in everything they do and showing Humility when it counts the most.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Offer first-line technical support to end-users via phone, email, or in-person, troubleshooting and resolving hardware and software issues.
  • Manage user support requests in a helpdesk ticketing system, prioritizing and resolving issues within defined service level agreements.
  • Assist in conducting user training sessions to educate on basic IT procedures and best practices.
  • Perform hardware and software maintenance tasks, ensuring proper inventory management and reporting faulty equipment.
  • Collaborate with the network team to troubleshoot connectivity issues and support network device setup.
  • Contribute to maintaining up-to-date IT documentation and knowledge base to facilitate efficient problem-solving.
  • Follow established IT security protocols and policies, ensuring data protection and reporting potential security breaches.
  • Stay updated with emerging technologies and industry trends, participating in professional development activities.



  • Minimum of GCSEs or equivalent qualifications in Mathematics, English, and IT.
  • Good understanding of computer hardware, software, and operating systems.
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to explain technical concepts to non-technical users.
  • Customer service-oriented approach with a patient and empathetic attitude.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively within a team.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to prioritize tasks.
  • Adherence to confidentiality and data protection policies.
  • Flexibility to adapt to changing priorities and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.


If you’re eager to kickstart your IT career and have a genuine passion for technology, this apprenticeship offers an excellent opportunity to learn and grow within a supportive environment. Churchill Support Services is a renowned security and facilities management organisation ranked as the UK’s top ACS approved company, we invite you to apply today. Join our team and be a part of our commitment to excellence in the industry.


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