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Apprentice Telecoms Engineer 360 NETWORKS LIMITED

An exciting opportunity has arisen at 360 Networks for an apprentice to be trained to undertake work on site that provides fibre network build, undertaking regular checks and basic maintenance of site equipment.

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Closing date: 17 Dec 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £16,000.00

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday (Times to be confirmed)

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    10 Jan 2022

  • Date posted

    04 Aug 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001747209

  • Positions

    2 available

  • Maintaining and repairing the UK’s National Telecom Access Network including fault identification, major cable breakdowns and rectification of copper or fibre products
  • Contributing to the installation of the UK’s super-fast fibre Telecoms network including cable installation, recovery of older products, jointing and splicing new cables, installing new access connection points or cabinets and the installation of overhead fibre services
  • Providing and installing infrastructure to upgrade mobile services supplying masts for 4G and future roll out of 5G networks
  • Identify and use the appropriate calibrated digital testing equipment for copper or fibre products
  • Using risk assessments and safe systems of work to keep self and others safe, recognising high-risk situations and bringing work to a stop in a safe manner when necessary, seeking assistance when in doubt
  • Communicate effectively with the end user, listening and understanding issues to faults or service, demonstrating the working service providing clear explanations as to how to get the best performance from their products

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Have a basic knowledge of a FTTP fibre network 
  • Have a good basic understanding of health and safety at work provisions

Personal qualities

  • Motivated
  • Desire to learn
  • Friendly and polite manner
  • Ability to work within a team
  • Adaptable

Desired qualifications

  • Maths and English GCSE’s 2 and above or Functional Skill equivalent
  • Drivers preferred but not essential

Future prospects

  • Possible opportunity to progress on to full-time employment

Things to consider

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week). For more information please visit: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates


About the employer

360 Networks are an expanding telecoms business that are working on various networks in England.

Employer

360 NETWORKS LIMITED

Address

58

The Causeway

Peterborough

PE6 0QH

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Training

Training provider

Professional Quality Management Services Ltd

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Professional Quality Management Services Ltd

Contact

Alex Redican 02476 316789 alex@pqms.ie

  • Telecoms Field Operative Level 2 standard qualification
  • Functional Skills qualifications in English and Maths(additional support available if required)
  • Full training provided at the employer site
  • Choice of online or paper-based portfolio
  • Regular Assessor visits, observations and reviews
  • Witness testimonies from the employer
  • Exams/Assessments/Workshops

Apprenticeship standard

Telecoms field operative

Level 2 (GCSE)


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