Network Engineer Apprentice


Coventry, CV7 7LL

Closes on Monday 2 September

Posted on 2 July 2024


We are currently looking for a motivated and detail-oriented apprentice Network Engineer. You will assist in designing, implementing, and maintaining our organisation’s network infrastructure. You’ll work closely with senior engineers to troubleshoot issues, optimise network performance, and ensure seamless connectivity.

Annual wage
£24,000 a year

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The pay may be negotiated and may rise after a probation period has been successfully completed.

Training course
Network engineer (level 4)
Monday - Friday 9am-5.30pm

37 hours a week

Possible start date

Tuesday 3 September


1 Year 6 Months

Positions available



As an apprentice, you’ll work at a company and get hands-on experience. You’ll gain new skills and work alongside experienced staff.

What you’ll do at work

  • As part of the Level 4 Network Engineer standard, you’ll be on a fast track to an industry recognised qualification and your dedicated industry coach will support you through a blended approach that will include remote, in person, 1-2-1 and group learning.

Where you’ll work

Heath Farm

Hampton Lane, Meriden




An apprenticeship includes regular training with a college or other training organisation. At least 20% of your working hours will be spent training or studying.

College or training organisation


Your training course

Network engineer (level 4)

Equal to higher national certificate (HNC)

Course contents
  • apply the appropriate tools and techniques when securely operating and testing networks
  • install and configure the elements required to maintain and manage a secure network
  • implement techniques to monitor and record systems performance in line with defined specifications
  • maintain security and performance of the system against known and standard threats
  • apply the appropriate tools and techniques to identify systems performance issues
  • apply the appropriate tools and techniques to gather information to troubleshoot issues and isolate, repair or escalate faults
  • communicate outcomes of tasks and record in line with organisational procedures and SLAs including adherence to customer service standards
  • upgrade, apply and test components to systems configurations ensuring that the system meets the organisation’s requirements and minimises downtime. This should include backup processes
  • record task details whether face-to-face, remote or in writing in line with ogranisational requirements
  • interpret information received from a manager, customer or technical specialist and accurately implement the defined requirements
  • monitor, identify and implement required maintenance procedures
  • implement techniques to optimise systems performance in line with defined specifications
  • organise and prioritise clients or stakeholders’ requests in line with SLAs and organization processes
  • explain their job role within the business context to stakeholders to enable a clear understanding on both sides of what their remit is and convey technical constraints in appropriate language considering accessibility and diversity implications
  • operate securely and apply the appropriate process, policies and legislation within their business responsibilities
  • communicate with a range of stakeholders taking into consideration the organisations cultural awareness and technical ability
  • apply the appropriate level of responsibility when planning and prioritising work tasks
  • apply the relevant numerical skills (Binary, dotted decimal notation) required to meet the defined specifications
  • ensure compliance of network engineering outputs with change management processes
  • select the appropriate tools and comply with organisation policies and processes when upgrading systems
  • Your training plan

    This training plan has not been finalised. Check with this employer if you’ll need to travel to a college or training location for this apprenticeship.


    Essential qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • Math and English (grade C/4)
    • IT (grade A-C)
    • Computing (grade Level 3)

    Let the company know about other relevant qualifications and industry experience you have. They can adjust the apprenticeship to reflect what you already know.


    • Communication skills
    • IT skills
    • Attention to detail
    • Organisation skills
    • Customer care skills
    • Problem solving skills
    • Administrative skills
    • Analytical skills
    • Logical
    • Team working
    • Computer and tech interest
    • Good time management
    • Can-Do Attitude

    About this company

    We are a global S&P500 corporate payments company that helps businesses and consumers pay expenses in a simple, controlled manner

    After this apprenticeship

    Potential for permanent employment for the right candidate

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    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000261445.

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    Closes on Monday 2 September

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