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Apprentice Spotlight – meet our IT technician, Alex!

We hired an apprentice to support our helpdesk team with day-to-day tasks. Alex was put in the spotlight

With business increasing and on boarding new clients, we decided to hire a helpdesk technician apprentice to help give a young employee a chance to learn more about IT and train them up to support the helpdesk with every day tasks. Alex studied IT in college and received the highest grades in his qualifications. He is keen to get stuck in with working on tasks to demonstrate what he learnt whilst studying and eager to learn more throughout his apprenticeship. We interviewed Alex to get to know a little more about him. 

How have you found it working at Aspect so far?

It’s been good so far. The atmosphere and the work is great!

If you could meet any celebrity who would it be?

If he was still alive then Gary Coleman, he made me laugh. 

Why did you decide to do an apprenticeship?

I like to make my own money and I can’t stand university. I benefit more from working on the job rather than being in a lecture or classroom.

If you won the lottery, what is the first thing you'd do?

Put it in a savings account, dish it out fairly to people in my family and treat myself a little. 

If you could describe yourself in 3 words, what would they be?

Cool, calm and collective

If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would it be?

Iceland

If you wasn't in IT, what would you have done as a career?

I like the producing side of music as well as electronic music

What could you eat every day and not get bored of?

Curry – a Bhuna is nice

Tell us something that may surprise us all

My girlfriend has the same name as me

Where do you see yourself in the next 5 years?

Hopefully somewhere in IT

What is your favourite movie?

None at all!

What is your favourite restaurant to eat at?

None in particular. Can’t beat a good Wetherspoons though

If you was stuck on a desert island what would you bring?

Food, clothes and water!

Do you have a nickname?

I have lots – the main one is Matchstick now

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