This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic individual. Do you want to join a rapidly growing company working with bespoke IT services/systems, Structured Networks Technology are a supplier of and installation experts in fibre, copper, wireless networks, server room environmental monitoring and infrastructure support services.

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Closing date: 01 Jul 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    17-18 - £6.60 per hour (Starting Salary of £13,728.00) 19-20 - £6.95 per hour 21-22 - £7.31 per hour 23 & Over - £8.13 per hour

  • Working week

    Working week - Working hours will vary - 40 hours a week minimum (**) 0800 to 1700 - Typically But due to the nature of the business, you may work shifts or evenings where you will be paid at an increased rate of pay.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Aug 2023

  • Date posted

    27 Apr 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • IT Apprentices accompany a Senior Engineer each working day, assisting in the completion
    of jobs including:
  • Supply, Installation and Testing of Structured cabling
  • Supply, Installation and Testing of Fibre Optic cabling
  • Supply, Installation and Testing of Voice/Telephony cabling
  • Designing, consulting and surveying Wireless installations
  • Installation and deployment of WIFI networks
  • Installation of Network switches/Routers/Firewalls
  • Installation of Epos Systems and other active kit.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • On successful completion you will gain the following:

  • Internationally and industry recognised BTEC Level 3 Award Certified Network Cable Installer (Copper)

  • Internationally and industry recognised BTEC Level 3 Award Certified Network Cable Installer (Optical Fibre)

  • Official Certified Network Cable Installer (CNCI®) certification

    • Internal: Internationally and industry recognised Level 4 BTEC Professional Award Certified Integrated Infrastructure Technician and Official Certified Integrated Infrastructure Technician (CIIT®) certification

  • Locations include
    • Dudley College of Technology
    • Northern College – Barnsley, South Yorkshire

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Future prospects

    Likely to be offered permanent position with the company.
    We have opportunities to provide further training and technical experience in the following in the
    following years:
    • Working on Live LAN’s – Switch/ Router experience
    • Wi-Fi Connectivity, installing and connecting to NOC Remote Services
    • Migration of WAN/LAN on campus sites
    • Knowledge of routers and switches, with a preference to be trained up

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 3) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 3) Essential

Things to consider

Possible progression onto a level 4 IT Professional apprenticeship.

About the employer

Structured Networks Technology are a national company, providing LAN Connectivity solutions for blue-chip companies and high-street brands across the UK. With over 20 years’ in the industry, the company is evolving and growing. You could be part of this exciting opportunity and be offered the chance to become empowered to develop your skills and capabilities.




3 Worsley Court

High Street, Worsley


M28 3NJ


John Bulger


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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Network cable installer

Level 3 (A level)

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