Apprentice Digital Communications Technician - Advanced (Level 3)

BT (Employer)

Bt (Training Provider)

Annual wage £16,422.00
37.5 hours per week Days and shifts to be confirmed.
18 months (duration)
1 September 2021(start date)
Information Communications Technician (apprenticeship standard)
30 June 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Our network is at the heart of everything we do; from sending a text, to air traffic control systems. It’s constantly evolving, and we’re at the forefront of technology for the next generation of cutting-edge mobile networks and services. Our Digital Technician apprentices play a key part in making sure that continues.

Responsibilities

Our network is at the heart of everything we do; from sending a text, to air traffic control systems. It’s constantly evolving, and we’re at the forefront of technology for the next generation of cutting-edge mobile networks and services. Our Digital Technician apprentices play a key part in making sure that continues.

  • Your role will be to ensure our networks are designed, tested, built and maintained with fresh, new, innovative ideas in mind
  • You’ll be managing different services across our networks, ensuring that our customers have the very best experience
  • You’ll have the opportunity to get involved in testing the latest networking technology, upgrading the existing network and the planning, installing and running of network elements and using world class data analytics to drive service improvements
  • You’ll be taught job specific skills such as how to plan, design, build and test a simple network, applying appropriate security products and processes. From there, you’ll learn how to identify the key characteristics of a new network service, how to monitor the network, resolve incidents through problem solving and an understanding of how Service Management is key to this process
  • You will also gain knowledge of network protocols, broadcast equipment and standards to meet network requirements
  • You’ll also be trained to identify and evaluate network security risks, ensuring our network design is secure and resilient
  • Because we believe in placing the customer at the heart of everything we do, you’ll learn about things such as human-centred design and agile ways of working
  • You’ll also work with our customers directly, helping both technical and non-technical users alike, to install and maintain computer networks, as well as offer technical support to users where necessary

Future Prospects

Ability to assimilate into a permanent role with the BT Group on completion of the apprenticeship.

Reality Check

Are you willing to learn new skills quickly and have an impact on real life solutions?

Skills Required

  • Good communication skills
  • Good IT skills
  • Good practical skills

Qualities Required

  • Solution focused
  • Bold decision maker
  • Customer champion
  • Inspiring communicator
  • Change agent
  • Collaborative partner
  • Commercial thinker

Qualifications Required

5 GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) in maths and English.

You’ll also need a full driving licence with no more than six points (due to the nature of the role).

Please note all of our apprenticeships are subject to eligibility criteria.

Training Provided

Level 3 Information Communication Technician apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Your apprenticeship will last for 18-months
  • You’ll spend a minimum of 20% of your time learning and studying
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)
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