Network Cable Installer Apprentice EQUATE GROUP LIMITED

VQ Solutions require a Network Cable Installer Apprentice to join Equate Group, a leading supplier of IT, telecoms and connectivity solutions. As specially in fully managed IT services and consultancy, cyber security solutions and hosted and on premise telephony, the role will enable you to learn fibre and copper installation.

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Closing date: 28 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 08:30 - 17:00.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    13 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    04 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

You will learn how to install, test and certify both copper and fibre cables, this includes:

  • Installation of Cat5e/Cat6/Fibre Optic Cabling
  • Termination of Cat5e/Cat6/Fibre Optic Cabling
  • Testing of Copper and Fibre cabling
  • You will be also be required to diagnose and rectify faults

The training you will be getting

  • You will work towards a Level 3 Network Cable Installer Apprenticeship delivered by VQ Solutions
  • During this apprenticeship, you will develop a portfolio, attend block courses and have regular mentor reviews
  • In addition you will be eligible to apply for registration as a full member of the Institute of Telecommunications Professionals on completion

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Previous apprentices have progressed onto a Level 4 Network Engineer qualification

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Initiative, Physical fitness, Good time management, Flexibility, Enthusiasm


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Minimum 4/C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade Minimum 4/C) Essential

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

Since being founded in 2007, Equate Group has moved from strength to strength. We now supply telecoms and IT services nationwide with excellent results. Our team is like a family and our combined knowledge gives us the flexibility and skillset to stay up to date in a digital world that is quickly evolving. We live and breath IT and telephony. Our mission is to provide highly tailored IT and telecoms packages to help support our clients development and to compliment this with first class service, leaving our clients feeling both rewarded and cared for.







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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


Amanda Mackenzie

01423 740 006

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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