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 be a selection of Juniper, Cisco and Microsoft certifications. You'll also need to take functional skills at a level 2 in Mathematics and English (Unless you have already achieved this).
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
Once you qualify, you will become part of our team of specialist telecoms engineers.
Reality CheckYou will be working outdoors in all conditions.
Skills RequiredIT skills, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Physical fitness, Basic knowledge of networking, Normal colour vision
Qualifications RequiredGCSE or equivalent More than three, any subject (Grade Above a grade 4) Essential