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Apprentice Datacoms Engineer MILLROSE TELECOM LIMITED

VQ Solutions are looking for a hard working individual to join the team at Millrose telecom as a data engineer apprentice. Your role will be to assist in the installation and service of telecom, data, and fibre cabling systems.

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Closing date: 09 Jan 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 35 hours a week. There may be requirements to work occasional evenings and sometimes weekends. Some overnight stays may be required.

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Expected duration

    13 months

  • Possible start date

    10 Jan 2022

  • Date posted

    04 Oct 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Responsibilities will include:

  • Assisting the Lead Engineer
  • Installing Cat5e and Cat 6 cables
  • Installing Fibre Optic Cables (Cabling pulling)
  • Terminating and testing of Cat5e / Cat 6 / Fibre Optic Cables
  • Work will be across both domestic and commercial properties
  • Fault finding and fixing of domestic telephone systems
  • Installation of domestic telephone sockets and extensions
  • You will be working with a broad range of hand and power tools, abiding by health and safety legislation is a large part of this role

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Procedures - ability to strictly follow site H and S procedures and instruction from Senior engineers and staff
  • Great communication skills
  • Ability to take instruction
  • Good customer service skills
  • Good listening skills
  • Problem solving skills

Personal qualities

  • Honest
  • Reliable
  • Punctual
  • Hardworking
  • Attention to detail
  • Able to work as part of a team

Desired qualifications

  • GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) in maths and English
  • Driving licence (or equivalent) and own transport would be beneficial but is not essential

Future prospects

On successful completion of the Network Cable Installer Apprenticeship (Level 3) engineers will be eligible to apply for:

  • ECS Advanced Datacoms Engineer Gold Card
  • Full member for the Institute of Telecommunications Professionals

The majority of our apprentices gain full-time employment on the successful completion of the 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

Millrose specialise in datacoms and telecoms across the region. Our cost-effective solutions for structured cabling, telephone and fibre optic networks include high quality installation, auditing, testing and repairs. And our personal, professional approach offers an efficient, affordable and friendly experience for all of our domestic and commercial customers across the region. 





Wisbech Road



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by VQ Solutions Ltd


Alanna Brown 01423 740006

You will work towards a Network cable installer apprenticeship delivered by VQ Solutions. 

Apprenticeship standard

Network cable installer

Level 3 (A level)

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