Apprentice Data Cabling Engineer (Brighton area) IKM NETWORK COMMUNICATIONS LTD

Are you an aspiring data cabling engineer, based in Brighton and looking for hands on work experience whilst studying towards an Apprenticeship, offering both training and career progression?

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Closing date: 23 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 08:00 - 17:30

    Total hours per week: 45

    (the hours are based on the candidate being over 18)

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    06 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Supporting an established team with data installations.
  • Working under a senior engineer, learning new skills and helping where needed. Heavy lifting (cable) will be required.
  • Initially based in Brighton area, but travelling may be required in UK as required.

The training you will be getting

You will learn essential skills to build a successful career as a Data Engineer whilst studying towards Level 3 Network Cable Installer Aprenticeship. You will also take Functional Skills English and maths if required. Training will compose of on the job training and scheduled tutor meetings.

Some additional written work/evidence will be completed by Apprentice in own time.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Lead engineer, Site Manager, Project Manager

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Desired

Things to consider

Lifting heavy objects is required. Working both indoors and outside.

About the employer

IKM Network Communications are a leading provider of comprehensive Integrated Network Systems which deliver outstanding IT, AV & IRS Television infrastructure solutions for a diverse range of commercial & residential environments within the UK and across Europe. Strategically located offices in Hampshire and Cardiff ensure IKM are exceptionally well placed to cater for the evolving needs of our valued clients.




Brighton Area



Charlotte Grove

01252 365700

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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

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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