IT Apprentice

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IT Apprentice

DriveWorks HQ, Warrington, United Kingdom

Monday to Friday, 9am-5:30pm

Who we are

DriveWorks is an innovative, growing software development company based in beautiful, 250-year old converted barn offices in Thelwall. Our success is based on innovative technology, high standards and a vibrant mix of talent. We work hard, but we also have lots of fun with summer and Christmas parties, running club and go-karting, escape rooms, pub quizzes and badminton. We have lots of spaces to relax and have fun with a game of pool, Xboxes and a beer fridge!

How it works

This is a permanent role and includes an 18-month Level 3 Information Communications Technician apprenticeship qualification provided by:

You will attend college 1 day each week for class-based learning and spend the other 4 days at our UK offices. Your assigned assessor will visit you every 8-12 weeks, and we will provide ongoing support and training on the job.

The role

This is an entry level role for someone wanting to get started in their IT career. Full training and support for your apprenticeship will be provided.
Technology is at the heart of our business, and our people are our greatest asset. This role is an exciting opportunity to learn and grow in a dynamic, supportive, and innovative working environment. You’ll be in good company as our people are industry experts, and we love to share our knowledge!
You will support the IT & Network Administrator to:

  • Monitor and maintain IT systems and networks for efficient and effective running.
  • Install, configure and troubleshoot computer hardware and software.
  • Provide technical IT support to the wider team.
  • Diagnose and rectify faults.
  • Ensure effective IT security.
  • Prepare for events such as globally streamed video conferences and company-wide meetings.

Our working hours are Monday to Friday, 9am-5:30pm.

Who you are

Experience isn’t needed, we’re looking for someone who is self-motivated, enthusiastic, and eager to learn. You’ll have an inquisitive nature and methodical way of problem solving, not be afraid to ask questions and share your ideas.
A passion for technology and a strong interest in IT is essential. A car and a driving license is desirable due to our location.
To be eligible for an apprenticeship, you must be:

  • Over 16 years old
  • Not already in full-time education
  • Living in England

What we can offer you

  • A supportive, friendly team
  • Excellent development opportunities – gaining a nationally recognised qualification
  • Private medical insurance
  • Enhanced holidays (31 days) and pension
  • Company parties and social events
  • Comprehensive wellbeing programme
  • Honest, clear, respectful communication
  • Work-life balance
  • Picturesque setting on natures doorstep with plenty of free parking

How to apply

Send your CV and a short cover letter to We promise to do our best to reply to every application as fast as we can, please be aware that we may receive a high number of applications which can mean our replies are slower than we’d like. We may close this vacancy early depending on the number of applicants so don’t delay, apply today!

Good luck!

We have a legal responsibility to ensure our people have the right to live and work in the UK. If we make an offer of employment, we will need to check that you are eligible to work in the UK before you start work.

Good luck and thank you for taking the time to apply!