Simon Blahut

Job Before: Account Executive

Simon Blahut IT Career Switch

Job Now: IT Support Advisor @ Innov8 Technology
Simon Blahut IT Career Switch
Course: IT Technician Traineeship
Placement Date: November 2020
Why did you start the Traineeship?
I worked in the travel industry for 6 years, however my job was affected by COVID and I was put on furlough for 6 months. I was feeling stuck in my job in travel and decided to use the opportunity on furlough to pursue a career in IT.
What did you enjoy most about the Traineeship?
I found it helpful that the Traineeship exposed me to numerous different courses. This helped me to gain a broad knowledge of different areas of IT.
What's your current role like?
I have managed to secure a role with a local MSP. I’m really enjoying it, everyday is a rewarding challenge. I am learning so many practical skills by dealing with customer queries across a huge range of applications and IT services.