Network Cable Installer Apprentice IPNS LTD

VQ Solutions are looking for a hardworking, proactive individual to join the team at IP Network Systems as a Network Cable Installer apprentice. In this varied role, you will be responsible for the installation of both fibre and copper networks.

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Closing date: 10 Dec 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, hours will vary, shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    13 Months

  • Possible start date

    11 Dec 2023

  • Date posted

    02 Oct 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Duties include:

  • Fibre and copper cable installation
  • Testing and fault diagnosis
  • Network configuration
  • CCTV installation
  • Access control installation
  • Video and audio intercom systems
  • Maintenance and servicing

The training you will be getting

You will work towards an Advanced level Network Cable Installer Apprenticeship delivered by VQ Solutions. You'll have a dedicated VQ Mentor and will also be supported internally by your manager. 

During this apprenticeship, you will develop a portfolio, attend training courses, and have regular reviews. All apprenticeship work will be completed during working hours.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

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

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Good time management


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Minimum 4/C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade Minimum 4/C) Essential
Other Driving License (Grade Pass) Desired

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

IPNS Ltd are a security and network installation company based in the West Midlands and we work with various companies in many different industry sectors to provide them with networked security systems that can be managed from IP enabled devices, such as smartphones and tablets, either on site or remotely.




Homer Road


B91 3QG

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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience


Christy Slater


Apprenticeship standard

Network cable installer

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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