Telecoms Apprenticeship Pinewood Group

Our Technology Department are looking for a pro-active individual to take on the role of Telecoms Apprentice. Under the supervision of Pinewood’s experienced Telecoms Manager the Telecoms Apprentice will observe, learn and carry out work and assisting the Telecoms Manager with running all three studios on a day to day basis.

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Closing date: 25 Aug 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £152.00

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 8am – 5pm 9am – 6pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    09 Dec 2016

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001147759

  • Positions

    1 available

Our Technology Department are looking for a pro-active individual to take on the role of Telecoms Apprentice.

Under the supervision of Pinewood's experienced Telecoms Manager, the Telecoms Apprentice will observe, learn and carry out work such as:

  • Assisting the Telecoms Manager with running all three studios on a day to day basis
  • Helping to install copper and optical networks, including their termination
  • Getting to grips with structured cabling

The purpose of the role is to work under the supervision of Pinewoods experienced Telecoms Manager; observing, learning and carrying out work.

The candidate will be expected to complete a Telecoms/Networking Apprenticeship.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Assist the Telecoms Manager with day to day running of all three studios
  • Learning about analogue, TDM and IP telephony
  • Learning about complex IP networks and its protocols
  • Learning about large scale optical fibre and copper networks to include fault finding
  • Assist in the installation of copper and optical networks plus their termination
  • Learning about structured cabling
  • Learning about Dslams and DSL
  • Learning about CCTV, access control and alarm systems
  • Any other duties deemed appropriate by Management
  • Observe the studio regulations at all times
  • Observe and comply with Company Health and Safety policy and practices

Competencies and Qualifications:

  • Computer literate with basic networking skills
  • Able to use own initiative and willing to learn
  • Customer service driven
  • Excellent ability to work to tight deadlines and under pressure
  • Self-motivated and able to work efficiently, either alone or as part of a team
  • Strong team player and orientation towards teamwork
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and confidence skills
  • Credible and comfortable in dealing with customers & tenants
  • The ability to trouble-shoot problems and think laterally
  • A natural forward planner who critically assesses own performance
  • Health and Safety aware

Personal Situation:  Able to commute reliably to the office bases, Pinewood and Shepperton Studios. Working hours will vary depending on Company requirements. Occasional weekend working may be required.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Computer skills: Must be adept in use of MS Office 2010 or later, particularly Outlook, Excel and Word, Internet and email.  Basic networking skills.

Business Skills: Must be confident and professional when dealing with customers, face-to-face and via telephone/emails.

We would like someone who has an aptitude for technology.

 

Personal qualities

  • Self driven, results orientated and a confident communicator.
  • Responsible attitude
  • Reliable
  • Punctual
  • Keen to develop their own skills and be a key team player
  • Proactive
  • Enthusiastic
  • Eager to learn

Qualifications required

GCSE Maths and English Grades A*- C or equivalent qualifications.

 

Future prospects

Possible full time role for the right person.

Things to consider

Able to commute reliably to the office bases, Pinewood and Shepperton Studios. Working hours will vary depending on Company requirements. Occasional weekend working may be required. Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.40 per hour from 1st October 2016. This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.

About the employer

The Pinewood Studios Group is one of the leading providers of studio and related services to the worldwide film and television industries.

Employer

Pinewood Group

Address

Pinewood Road

Iver

SL0 0NH

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Training provider

  • NVQ Level 3 IT Web and Telecom Specialist
  • Technical Certificate
  • Functional Skills
  • Employer Rights and Responsibilities

Apprenticeship framework

IT, Software, Web & Telecoms Professionals

Training provider

EAST BERKSHIRE COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by East Berkshire College

Contact

Suki Bhogal suki.bhogal@eastberks.ac.uk


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Closing date: 25 Aug 2017