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Technical Support Apprentice

  • Location: Loughborough, Leicestershire, England
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 9 days ago

Technical Support Engineer Apprentice

Our core value of 'Love work, Love life' has been central to our success, and so we're looking for people to join us who share our passion for making things better every day, to help us achieve our ambitious goals!

Are you ready for the challenge?

 What are we all about?

At Access, we love software and how technology never stays the same. It's this obsession that drives us to work closely across sectors to understand the business needs of our customers - from professional services to manufacturing to not for profits and more.

We're passionate about helping our customers stay one step ahead of the challenges facing their industry and business. That's why over 1 million users and over 10,000 organisations rely on Access software to help their organisation thrive.

About you:

You are focused on gaining your Level 3 Digital Support Technician apprenticeship standard qualification

You are excited about working for a best-in-class, fast-growing software house and solve business-critical problems for our customers, while it might be your first role in a digital support environment

You have a strong interest in analytical and problem solving and view yourself as a creative thinker.

You are passionate about software and its potential to move organizations forward through innovation. You also have the desire to help your customers by giving them a best-in-class service!

Day-to-day, you will:

  • Provide high-level customer service and product support via chat, telephone or email
  • Help our customers with questions and allow them to get the most out of our software by resolving their queries in accordance with our Milestones (SLA's)
  • Maintain our case management system to a high level of accuracy, ensuring all queries are recorded, solved or escalated as appropriate
    • Take initiative and support continuous improvement of our customers' experience by proactively identifying case trends, researching potential challenges and creating solutions
    • Promoting the online Access Customer Success Portal, including helping customers register
    • Writing, editing, and revising Knowledge Base articles
    • Ensure that the quality of the support meets The Access Customer Service standards by delivering against and exceeding your objectives
    • Ensure appropriate security policies are applied to support tasks in line with Access requirements
    • Spend 20% of your time improving new skills that are aligned to the Level 3 Digital Support Technician apprenticeship standard; generally, this might be one day a week or set time a month or built into the day to day learning of the role
  • Have enthusiasm in busy periods and the ability to work in a team

As a prospective Technical Support Engineer Apprentice, your Skills and Experiences may include:

  • The ability to develop a broad knowledge of our software.
  • An ability to grasp technical concepts and new product functionality quickly.
  • Flexibility and pragmatism, an ability to self-plan and respond to shifting priorities.
  • The ability to act as a role model for best practice and actively promote a positive working environment. You deliver value to the business, effectively, efficiently and to a high standard.
  • Good communication skills. You are a confident, clear and warm communicator with a flexible and constructive approach to customers and the team alike.
  • You work at pace, are goal orientated and have a strong delivery focus.
  • You remain calm and professional when handling challenging queries


What does Access offer you?

We are a growing software company, and we deliver on what we say we do! We take the development of our people very seriously! We will work with you to carve out your success plan and an opportunity to accelerate your career and make a real difference.

In addition to our standard benefits of 25 days holiday, a match contributory pension and healthcare you will get:  

  • A competitive salary
  • Giving back/charity days
  • Quarterly socials
  • Six weeks sabbaticals (after six years of service)
  • The Access Group Big Break: our all-expenses-paid holiday to Spain

Important information to note before applying:

  • This role will be based at our brand new Loughborough HQ and you must be able to commute to this office every day. The postcode is LE11 3QF.
  • The apprenticeship will start on 6th September. You must be able to start the role on this date.
  • Interviews will take place on Tuesday 3rd August and Tuesday 10th August. You must be able to attend on this day.
  • The apprenticeship will take approx 18 months to complete


Become part of our amazing Access family!