MCAST IICT Foundation College students visit MITA DC

MitaDV

MCAST ICT Foundation Level 2 students from Malta and Gozo were given the opportunity to visit the Malta Information Technology Agency (MITA) Data Centre in Sta. Venera on Wednesday 14th March and Wednesday 21st March 2018. Both groups were accompanied by MCAST lecturers Mr. Joseph Hales and Mr. Alex Attard from Paola MCAST while Mr Mark Anthony Cassar and Ms Joan Ellul from the Gozo MCAST.

MITA is the central driver of Government’s Information and Communications Technology policy, programmes and initiatives in Malta. Throughout the visit students had the opportunity to get a general overview of what MITA’s role which is to deliver and implement the assigned programmes as set out in the Digital Malta National ICT Strategy 2014 – 2020. Students were also informed about MITA’s innovation hub located at Smart City whose main objective is to support platform for ideas and evolve projects and proposals. During the visit, students had also the opportunity to explore into different careers offered by MITA for which they can gain through the entrepreneurship scheme.

Students gave positive feedback for industry visit at MITA as this would help them with their studies adding more inspiration and determination to reach their essential objective for a career within the ICT sector.

Klikk – IT corporate sales vacancy

An excellent position has arisen to join a small team in the administrative sector. The right candidate must possess an IT background along with strong communication and interpersonal skills.

We are looking for a reliable IT corporate sales. Who will undertake customer requests, ensuring the customer needs are satisfied and has adequate knowledge to fulfil customer requirements The tasks will:

  • Handle customer calls over telephone
  • Reply to customer emails
  • Fulfil customer IT requests
  • Follow-up on quotes issued
  • Track purchases and update customers on orders status
  • Up-Selling
  • Collect customer feedback

The ideal candidate will be competent in prioritizing and working with little supervision. They will be self-motivated and trustworthy.

The IT corporate sales will ensures smooth running of our company’s offices and contributes in driving sustainable growth.

Requirements

This position calls for a cordial, smart, highly motivated and forward looking individual who is meticulous, organized and capable working on his/her own initiative. The chosen candidate must be fluent in English.

To apply visit: https://corporate.klikk.com.mt/careers/

 

MCAST IICT Foundation College participating in All Digital Week

AllDigital

More than 50 MCAST IICT Foundation College students throughout the week starting from the 19th of March participated in the "All Digital Week". The pan-European ALL DIGITAL Week is following in the footsteps of Get Online Week organised in 2010-2017. It is an annual digital empowerment campaign run at digital competence centres, libraries, schools, community centres and non-for-profits across Europe, bringing 100,000 Europeans every year in exciting online and offline events tackling digital transformation and its effects.

The ALL DIGITAL Week will aid the student with the tools and approaches to enhance their digital skills and help them to be more adaptive with respect to their working skills. The campaign focused on:

  • Building trust in technology by developing critical thinking and media literacy (including being aware of and combating fake news, hate speech and social media abuse)
  • Developing a lifelong learning approach to enhancing digital skills in an ever changing and increasingly digital-oriented economy.

Melita PLC – Line Technician Vacancy

The Line Technician will be responsible for performing maintenance on all aspects of Melita’s outdoor infrastructure, which includes troubleshooting and working on new and existing installations and equipment.

Responsibilities:

  • Troubleshooting on external infrastructure.
  • Configuration and setting of HFC network equipment.
  • Installation and splicing of coaxial and fibre optic cables.
  • Performing standby duties.

We are looking for candidates with the following qualifications / skills:

  • Technician level qualification.
  • Be a dedicated team player with good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Be able to work under pressure and to a flexible schedule when the need arises.
  • Be able and willing to work at heights and in all weather conditions.
  • Possess a valid driving license.
  • Have good computer skills.

Should you be interested in applying for this and other vacancies go to https://www.melita.com/careers