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Structured Cabling Installer Apprentice Totus

VQ Solutions are looking for a hard-working individual to join Totus' head office. This is a varied role within a growing industry where no 2 days are ever the same. You will be guided throughout this apprenticeship by experienced engineers.

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Closing date: 09 Jan 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, shifts to be confirmed with over time as and when needed.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    13 months

  • Possible start date

    10 Jan 2022

  • Date posted

    07 Sep 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Key Tasks will include:

  • Install copper cabling. Category 6/6a/7. Learn how to correctly install cabling and understanding current standards industry regulations
  • Install Fibre Optic cabling. Learn how to install fibre optic including fusion splicing and testing using and understanding an OTDR
  • Interpret project plans to construct and fix network equipment cabinets, prepare cable pathways, and install cable support and containment systems
  • Install network equipment in cabinets, in accordance with manufacturer’s specifications including routers, switches and WAN equipment
  • Installation of various equipment including PBX systems, Wireless Access Points, Networking Equipment and AV Equipment
  • Carry out maintenance where faults have occurred
  • Undertake site surveys to understand works required
  • Work in potentially hazardous areas such as building sites and exercise responsibility for health and safety
  • Understanding the relevant responsibilities with regard to the Health and Safety at work act 1974

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good listening skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Able to work as part of a team as well as independently 
  • Ability to take instructions 

Personal qualities

  • Hard-working 
  • Keen to learn 
  • Punctual 
  • Reliable 
  • Organised 

Desired qualifications

  • GCSEs in maths and English at grade C/4 or above or equivalent

Future prospects

  • The majority of our apprentices are offered full-time employment upon the successful completion of their apprenticeship

Things to consider

  • The employer has asked that providers do not contact them with CVs or other unsolicited correspondence. Any unwanted contact may be reported to the ESFA

About the employer

Totus is an exciting, dynamic Mechanical and Electrical Engineering company whose rapid growth has come from the quality of delivery and the repeat business that this has brought.

Formed in 2010 by Jeremy Kent, Phil Rock and Tim Read, who between them have over 75 years of experience in the construction and utility sectors, Totus know buildings inside and out.

Our achievements are borne out of our passion for what we do. Working to our values and using our skilled and committed employees we have consistently delivered and exceeded our Clients’ expectations. Our people have been our success and we are proud of what they have achieved




Alder Court Unit 10



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by VQ Solutions Ltd


Christy 01423740006

  • Level 3 Network Cable Installer Apprenticeship Standard 

Apprenticeship standard

Network cable installer

Level 3 (A level)

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