Traffic Telecommunications Engineer Apprentice



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Annual wage £14,000.00
37.5 hours per week Monday to Friday between 8.00 am and 4:30 pm with a lunch break of one hour.
duration: 2 years
start: 7 September 2020
Advanced(level 3)
Infrastructure technician (apprenticeship standard)
22 April 2020 (application closing date)
Are you looking for a new and exciting opportunity to kick-start your career? Are you interested in working in a hands-on, exciting and rewarding environment? Are you ready to challenge yourself and learn new skills and gain on the job experience?


What will the apprentice be doing?

You will be learning a variety of skills in order to effectively work as a skilled engineer. This will include:

  • How to maintain cabinets and cable
  • Commissioning and testing of onsite equipment
  • How to work with Optical Fibre, including cable preparation, splicing, & testing
  • installing copper cables in various locations across the UK's motorway network.

The role will be focused on delivering the best technical expertise to our customers - to keep the national motorway network flowing.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

You'll gain a selection of industry standard qualifications - this will include:

  • A Level 2 NVQ Certificate or Diploma - in Highway Electrical Systems
  • An ECS HERS Card - licencing you to practice and work in the industry
  • You will also gain vendor networking qualifications in-line with the apprenticeship

Functional skills at a level 2 for Mathematics and English (unless you have already achieved an equivalent qualification).

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Once you qualify, you will become part of our team of specialist telecoms engineers.

Reality Check

You will be working outdoors in all conditions.

Skills Required

IT skills, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Physical fitness, Basic knowledge of networking, Normal colour vision

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent More than three, any subject (Grade Above a grade 4) Essential
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