IT Candidate Finalists

Candidate reference number: KT254

Driver: No

Location: N/A

Core GCSE Grades: English C Maths B

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Candidate reference number: IA002

Driver: No

Location: N/A

Core GCSE Grades: English B Maths B

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Recently completed two years as a college student where they completed an extended diploma in IT. They have a true passion for IT, and they class themselves as an IT hobbyists. They have built and repaired many computers, use simulators to make PCs and have a good understanding of hardware and software. This candidate is proficient in software installation and uninstallation, they have changed components, installed drivers, have experience in windows server and have ran port-forward game servers. 

Candidate reference number: MG236

Driver: Yes

Location: N/A

Core GCSE Grades: English C Maths KS Level 2

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A candidate who is passionate and interested in starting an IT career. They prefer a hands-on approach and believe an apprenticeship is the best way for them to gain an IT qualification as they’re able to gain on the job experience and learn the knowledge and theoretical side of IT. This candidate has simulated building computers and has an in-depth knowledge of computer components. They are currently completing a CompTIA A+ qualification. So far, they have learnt about networking, security, troubleshooting and more. They are an IT hobbyist and are the point of contact for friends, family and neighbors with any of their IT questions. 

Candidate reference number: CE604

Driver: No

Location: N/A

Core GCSE Grades: English C Maths C

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Keen to undertake an IT role to progress in something they are passionate about. They work efficiently within a team and independently. They are conscientious and will complete tasks to a high standard. They have experience in an office environment, they’re organised, willing to learn and want to expand on their IT skills. They enjoy gaming and are the point of contact for their family and friends for all their IT needs.

Candidate reference number: CO839

Driver: Yes

Location: ST14

Core GCSE Grades: English B Maths B

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A passionate and dedicated individual with vast experience in various industries who would like to start a career within the IT industry. This candidate has IT software knowledge and IT technical skills.  They have built their own computer by learning how to do this by watching YouTube tutorials, which they regularly do. This candidate has 3D modeling experience, customer service skills and strong GCSE grades. They have a passion for helping people and learning new skills as well as having the drive and determination to make a great IT apprentice.

Candidate reference number: HR993

Driver: No

Location: DE24

Core GCSE Grades: English 4 Maths 7

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An ambitious, enthusiastic, hardworking and well organised individual seeking an apprenticeship within the IT Systems industry. They are passionate around everything technology-related and dedicated to forming a lasting and successful career within IT. This candidate has experience replacing operating systems, building desktop PCs with VR capabilities and repairing a wide range of devices. Programming languages they have experience and knowledge with include Python, C#, CSS, JavaScript, HTML and SQL.

Candidate reference number: MT236

Driver: Yes

Location: DE22

Core GCSE Grades: English 4 Maths 7

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This candidate is an avid learner, always eager to find new information and put it to use by optimising current practices. They have experience within customer-facing roles and have worked within the education sector where they gained organisational, time-management and team-work skills. They have experience setting up LAN servers for video game purposes, built computers using spare parts. 

Candidate reference number: CP690

Driver: Yes

Location: DE56

Core GCSE Grades: English C Maths C

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A candidate who is confident using IT and Technology. During their experiences throughout college, university and an internship they have become familiar with software’s including Maya 3D modelling, Houdini 3D package, NukeX Compositing and Adobe. During their internship they also created 3D CGI to be used in TV and film. They have skills such as organisation, time-keeping, attention to detail and able to delegate tasks if needed. They have experience updating their PC and changing parts to improve its performance. They have experience with Windows, Mac OS and Linux OS as well as using a motion capture suite and cameras to capture movement of a real life actor to then transfer to 3D animation package Maya. They have changed their computer graphic cards, processors and added more RAM. 

Candidate reference number: BB356

Driver: Yes

Location: DE15

Core GCSE Grades: English 5 Maths 6

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A candidate who is determined, hard-working, punctual with great social skills is now looking to start their career within the IT sector by undertaking an apprenticeship. As a result of growing up around IT systems and different devices, they have been influenced to embrace their logical thought pattern to help diagnose and troubleshoot different issues with devices. Throughout their GCSE and A-Level T courses, they developed a passion for networking and infrastructure. They have experience working with school technicians to dismantle old workstations connected to networks and carry out repairs so they can be re-purposed. With their strong GCSE's, interpersonal skills and a passion for IT this candidate will be a great addition to any business.

Candidate reference number: MH665

Driver: No

Location: DE21

Core GCSE Grades: English B Maths C

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A determined and focused life-long learner with a passion for technology. Having an at-home studio they have gained an exceptional amount of knowledge and experience within IT and Software. This includes installing RAM upgrades, planning suitable backup and disaster recovery setups as well as understanding the difference in speed and performance between varying cables, connectors and hardware setups including USB 1.0 to Thunderbolt 3. Also having experience setting up, using and troubleshooting complex software such as OB, Logic Pro X, VST's. They have built their own website where they have stored and backed up their work on GIT through bash, have knowledge on web servers, source control, HTML and CSS whilst also being familiar with BIOS/UEFI, bootstrap and POST processes. Holding basic knowledge and experience with command line including bash/zsh as well as JavaScript, Python3 and C#. They understand the different types of programming languages such as low level, high level, general purpose and DSL. With this wealth of knowledge and experience, this candidate will be a great asset to any business.

Candidate reference number: EC596

Driver: n/a

Location: DE23

Core GCSE Grades: English 4 Maths 8

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A highly motivated, logical thinker and a natural problem solver with a passion for IT. They have 3 years’ experience using programming language Python, where they have created multiple games including as a Top Trump style game requiring them to use file handling. In their spare time they have built PCs and updated components to be a higher spec as well as troubleshooting their computer to fix an issues. They are the main point of contact for all their friends and families IT and technical issues which has strengthened their problem solving and communication skills. With a passion for maths and technology, this candidate would be a wonderful addition to any business looking to expand their IT department.

Candidate reference number: JE596

Driver: No

Location: DE23

Core GCSE Grades: English 5 Maths 7

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Recently completing their IT L3 college, they are looking to develop their IT knowledge and skills further by gaining hands-on experience completing an apprenticeship. This candidate is hard-working and punctual with enthusiasm for technology. During their college course, they completed an IT Support project where they used an IT ticketing system to troubleshoot and fix problems people were having with their devices. This allowed them to gain an understanding of IT Support and gain experience communicating in a professional and calm manner. During their work experience, they spent time at an IT support company where they worked with CloudOps, Collaboration and Network Support departments where they learn information on Networking, IPS and how to behave within a professional working environment. 

Candidate reference number: DW576

Driver: TBC

Location: DE56

Core GCSE Grades: English 7 Maths 7

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A patient, diplomatic, level-headed and disciplined individual with the ability to stay focused in stressful situations. Through both their academic and personal experiences they have developed an efficiency with computer hardware and software. They have built and troubleshot several computers and downloaded many software’s as well being involved in a Robotics club during their school years.  During this time they built robots that could traverse mazes and recognise shapes and colours. Whilst completing a Computer Science course, they gained hands on experience with a Linux based server system using Raspberry Pis. This included setting up a working server system that could be expanded upon easily, protecting from threats, performing manual and automatic system backups etc. They also have a wealth of experience working within a team environment which has developed their communication skills and confidence.

Candidate reference number: JB479

Driver: Yes

Location: DE23

Core GCSE Grades: English B Maths B

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A driven individual who has developed a strong passion towards IT. Having always been fascinated by the latest innovations in technology by keeping updated by reading articles they are looking to further develop their skills and knowledge by completing an IT apprenticeship. They have completed IT at GCSE and A-Level where they strengthened their understanding of modern IT systems and used complex computer software to interpret data. They have experience using a platformer software to build a game and this is when their interest within IT peaked. During their A-Level course they led an IT group to present in front of a large class of students where they allocated tasks to individuals based upon their strengths, ensuring deadlines and targets were met and ultimately that the presentation was successful. They have a vast knowledge of IT uses, its impacts within society and how it has an impact on businesses. Being the go-to person for families and friends they have troubleshot laptops and PC's, repaired mobiles, updated software’s and used forums to diagnose issues.

Candidate reference number: LS791

Driver: TBC

Location: DE24

Core GCSE Grades: English 5 Maths 5

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An effective organiser who possesses good social and communication skills. They have developed the determination, the ability to work well as part of a team and independently using their own initiative. They completed their weeklong work experience for an IT Support team where they shadowed the team on their usual daily tasks as an IT Technician, gained an insight on how an IT department runs whilst also gaining experience working within a professional environment and the behaviours that are expected. Their work experience was valuable to this candidate as this has solidified their true passion within the technology sector. They are an avid learner with a thirst for knowledge and having recently completed an IT course at college, they are now looking to further their existing knowledge and gain valuable hands-on experience throughout an IT apprenticeship.

Candidate reference number: JC550

Driver: TBC

Location: DE24

Core GCSE Grades: English 6 Maths 6

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A hardworking individual looking to develop on their IT experience and interest by completing an IT apprenticeship. They have experience building PCs, upgrading components and updating operating systems. As they enjoy spending time gaming with their friends, they have set-up a host server to improve the frame rate and quality of the games. They have experience working at large events and gatherings where they have demonstrated their interpersonal skills and engaged with clients and colleagues when participating in projects. They are able to use their excellent communication skills to develop strong relationships as they find a happy, energetic environment the best to develop and grow in.

Candidate reference number: MD038

Driver: No

Location: DE21

Core GCSE Grades: English 6 Maths 6

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A hardworking individual looking to develop on their IT experience and interest by completing an IT apprenticeship. They have experience building PCs, upgrading components and updating operating systems. As they enjoy spending time gaming with their friends, they have set-up a host server to improve the frame rate and quality of the games. They have experience working at large events and gatherings where they have demonstrated their interpersonal skills and engaged with clients and colleagues when participating in projects. They are able to use their excellent communication skills to develop strong relationships as they find a happy, energetic environment the best to develop and grow in.

Candidate reference number: RM699

Driver: Yes

Location: DE14

Core GCSE Grades: English 4 Maths 4

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This candidate has a passion for computers and started building them from a young age, he feels he would be successful within an apprenticeship role because he has a keen interest as a hobby and finds learning and understanding comes natural to them.

Candidate reference number: HB383

Driver: Yes

Location: DE22

Core GCSE Grades: English A Maths B

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A candidate looking for a change in career, previous experience as a Royal Marines Commando and a site manager has helped  this candidate develop a multitude of transferable skills and a strong work ethic. Passionate about IT, and now looking to further develop skills to become an essential team player. Always strives to achieve the best results in any given task and help others achieve their best through teamwork and motivation.

Candidate reference number: MS169

Driver: No

Location: LE1

Core GCSE Grades: English 4 Maths 5

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This candidate programs and codes computers as a hobby, enjoys watching programming YouTube videos and documentaries which inspired them to learn python turtle. From this the candidate created a range of shapes including a small game of snake. Their research about new technology has enabled them gain interest in computing. To relax this candidate likes listening to music, also find it useful .

Candidate reference number: NS220

Driver: No

Location: DE72

Core GCSE Grades: English 4 Maths 7

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A candidate that keeps their knowledge and understanding within the world of IT by supporting family and friends to troubleshoot IT issues, in addition to this building their own computers and participating in online gaming. The candidate is now ready to transition these skills and knowledge into a working environment.

Candidate reference number: OE328

Driver: No

Location: NG10

Core GCSE Grades: English 6 Maths 7

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This candidate has achieved Senior Student Leadership Service Award which involved explaining the computer science course to parents, teaching younger students how to use Lego Mindstorms software to program a robot using block-based programming, working with Italian exchange students, teaching them about the basics of programming using Lego Mindstorms software. They have also taken the time to understand Python, VB, basic SQL, JavaScript, HTML5 and CSS in their own time, which demonstrates commitment and dedication to the sector.

Candidate reference number: JB729

Driver: N/A

Location: NG10

Core GCSE Grades: English 5 Maths 5

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This candidate is a quiet, reliable and conscientious individual who is currently seeking their first role in the subject which they excelled at in college, IT. Being open-minded, they are eager to learn new skills. They look forward to combining their existing knowledge with the new skills they will gain from their employment. By applying for an apprenticeship, their aim is to have not just a job but instead a long-term career within IT. 

Candidate reference number: SR645

Driver: No

Location: DE22

Core GCSE Grades: English B Maths C

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This candidate is a hardworking, work-focused, determined individual with a strong passion for IT and all things technological. They look forward to developing their self-taught skills to a professional level ad believe that an apprenticeship is a great opportunity to do so. They strive to produce their best work and look forward to being a highly valued and relied upon member of the team.

Candidate reference number: MC463

Driver: No

Location: DE15

Core GCSE Grades: English 7 Maths 9

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This candidate is a hardworking individual with a passion for mathematics and computing. They are very eager to develop and learn new skills, they are self-taught in HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP and SQL. They welcome a challenge and enjoy working hard to overcome said challenge. Having great time management skills, they take pride in always completing tasks on time and to the best of their ability. They aspire to become a successful IT technician who is competent and has a wide knowledge of both hardware and software. This candidate believes that an apprenticeship would be the best next step for them because as they think that the best way to learn is to gain hands on experience and to learn by exploring and trying. They look forward to the chance to use the skills which they have learnt into practice and use them in real working conditions.

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