Field Engineer Apprenticeship (Kent) VODAFONE LIMITED

Start your career at Vodafone Embrace new advancements. And we'll develop your skills. With hands-on education, real-world qualifications, and programmes covering an array of new and exciting business areas, apprenticeships aren’t what they used to be. At Vodafone, they’re so much more.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 28 Feb 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £22,652.00

    Competitive annual salary between £22,652 - £24,652 plus annual performance bonus

  • Working week

    Please note that the Field Delivery team operates 24/7, 365 days a year, requiring a flexible attitude towards working hours. This may include shift work or standby rotations, encompassing weekdays, weekends, and night shifts. Due to working night shifts candidates must be aged 18 or over.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    23 Oct 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000207313

  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

Ignite your journey into the world of possibilities with our captivating Field Engineering apprenticeship. Imagine yourself at the forefront of cutting-edge technology, as you embark on a transformative path to becoming a skilled and sought-after Field Technician. As a pivotal member of the vibrant Field Engineering Team, you'll immerse yourself in hands-on experiences, crafting and testing innovative solutions that shape the digital landscape for our esteemed business customers.

But this is more than just a job – it's a chance to be a brand ambassador, representing Vodafone's values and providing exceptional service that leaves a lasting impression on our business customers. We're on the hunt for curious minds, those who thrive on solving puzzles, possess the gift of clear communication, and know how to power up the magic of teamwork. Your dedication to creating the ultimate customer experience is what sets you apart and makes you a true champion in the industry.

Safety is our top priority, and we've got your back every step of the way. You'll receive comprehensive training and top-notch personal protective equipment (PPE) to ensure you're equipped to tackle any challenge safely. Plus, we've infused our technology with safety features like collision detection systems, dashcams, and a ground-breaking lone worker solution for remote support – so you can explore with confidence.

Picture yourself behind the wheel of your very own Company-branded commercial vehicle, ready to hit the road and occasionally venture beyond the horizon. Whether you're working at heights or diving into complex technical tasks, you'll thrive in a role that values your adaptability, dedication, and commitment to putting customers first.

Join us in the heart of a rapidly evolving tech landscape, where your passion for innovation and knack for learning new skills will shine. Your journey with us isn't just a job – it's an invitation to be part of something bigger, to shape the future of connectivity, and to set your own path ablaze with endless opportunities.

So, if you're ready to redefine what's possible and create a legacy in the digital world, take the leap and unlock a realm of limitless potential through our captivating Field Engineering apprenticeship. Your adventure starts here.

Don't think you have the skills? Don't worry as this role comes with the apprenticeship programme to help learn and develop you into the role, we encourage you to apply as you may be the right candidate for this role and our recruitment team can help you see how your skills fit in.

Apprenticeships aren’t what they used to be. These days, they’re a platform for your generation to go on and own the future, and frankly, we love to see it.

This role comes with a level 3 apprenticeship to support your learning. The qualification is an Information communications technician, Level: 3 and we partner with a fantastic learning provider to support you all of the way.

Once you have successfully completed the apprenticeship and have your qualification we will continue to support your career journey with Vodafone UK.

The training you will be getting

This role comes with a level 3 apprenticeship to support your learning. The qualification is an Information communications technician, Level: 3 and we partner with a fantastic learning provider to support you all of the way.

20% of your working week will be spent learning with our partner QA remotely. 

Once you have successfully completed the apprenticeship and have your qualification we will continue to support your career journey with Vodafone UK.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Once you have successfully completed the apprenticeship and have your qualification we will continue to support your career journey with Vodafone UK.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Initiative, Physical fitness

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 4 or Above) Essential

Things to consider

Don't think you have the skills? Don't worry as this role comes with the apprenticeship programme to help learn and develop you into the role, we encourage you to apply as you may be the right candidate for this role and our recruitment team can help you see how your skills fit in.

About the employer

We’re a global technology communications company that empowers people and businesses to stay connected and thrive in a digital world. With a focus on innovation, sustainability and earning customer loyalty, we leverage cutting-edge technology to offer products and services that enhance communication and improve lives. Digital is Vodafone UK’s largest channel for our customers. We are committed to providing #1 Digital Experiences for our customers through sales and service

Employer

VODAFONE LIMITED

Address

305 Dukes Walk

Chequers Centre

Maidstone

ME15 6AS

Contact

youth.recruitment@vodafone.com

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Training

Training provider

QA LIMITED

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

Apprenticeship standard

Information communications technician

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


Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 28 Feb 2024