MES Network Engineer Apprenticeship (Swindon) 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


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

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 8:30am to 5:15pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    48 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    23 Oct 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Lead the Way: Act as a technical trailblazer and point of contact for customers, offering your expertise in Vodafone's LAN/WAN/Wi-Fi technologies
  • Team Power: Collaborate with our skilled engineers, ensuring that together, we provide unparalleled support to our critical strategic accounts. Your leadership will guide us to success
  • Future-Proof Solutions: Monitor and manage data networks and associated systems, always staying one step ahead of potential disruptions
  • Rise to Challenges: Bring your A-game in resolving user faults and making impactful changes on the network. Your technical prowess will shine as you tackle network issues with confidence
  • Performance Matters: Contribute to key metrics that reflect our commitment to excellence. From SLAs to system availability, your efforts will shape our success story

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.

The training you will be getting

This role comes with a level 6 apprenticeship to support your learning. The qualification is a BSC Digital and Technology Solutions (Network Engineer) 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. 

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


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 4 or Above) Essential
A Level or equivalent 3 A -Levels including ICT and Math (Grade Pass) 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





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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

Apprenticeship standard

Digital and technology solutions professional

Level 6 (Degree with honours)

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