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Power Technician (Maintenance and Operations Engineering Technician) Level 3

If you enjoy being busy and have the energy and flexibility to deal with a wide variety of situations, you’ll be ideally suited to this role. Apprentice Power Technicians work on a wide variety of plant and equipment found throughout the engineering industry. It’s a vital role as the work you’ll be carrying out is critical to the entire network.

We’ll teach you the skills and knowledge you need to work safely on electrical and mechanical power systems that run our large network. Once you’ve completed your training, you’ll join a team responsible for several telephone exchanges and data centres in your area.

Training & support

Throughout the course of your apprenticeship you’ll gain a wealth of invaluable experience. You’ll also be taught job specific skills such as first principles relating to the operation and maintenance of appropriate plant and equipment, health and safety standards and environmental and regulatory requirements. You’ll also learn a range of engineering theories and principles.

Entry requirements

To join our Apprentice Power Technician (Maintenance and Operations Engineering Technician) Level 3 programme you’ll need to achieve a minimum of 5 GCSEs at grades 4–9 (GCSE C or above) including English Language and Maths, or equivalent qualifications. However, your Maths GCSE MUST BE at grade 6 (B or above). You’ll also need a full driving licence with no more than six points. 

Please note: All of our apprentice schemes are subject to eligibility criteria.  

Locations

Bristol, Exeter, Gloucester, Inverness, Liverpool, London - Green Wood, London – Kingston, London (BT Tower), London (Canary Wharf), London (Westminster), Luton, Manchester, Newcastle, North Wales, Perth, Peterborough, Reading, Solent, Tunbridge Wells

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Electronics Technician (Unified Communications Technician) Level 3

The primary role of an Electronic Technician (Unified Communications Technician) Level 3 is to establish and maintain communications systems using a range of remote and physical tools to install hardware and software. It’s a very varied job that could require you to work alone or as part of a team, and that could be office-based, field-based, or at remote sites.

This interesting and rewarding role will give you the opportunity to work with the latest technology at the forefront of innovation. You’ll join a team that supports and maintains the internal network in our telephone exchanges, radio stations and data centres.

You’ll be trained in the use of the cutting-edge technology we use to transfer data and voice over the internet. Once you’ve completed your apprenticeship, you’ll become responsible for several exchanges in your local area.

Training & support

Throughout the course of your training you’ll gain a wealth of invaluable experience. You’ll also be taught job specific skills such as logical and creative thinking and problem-solving, and you’ll learn how to maintain productive, professional and secure working environments.

You’ll need to be able to use own initiative and have a thorough and organised approach to work. You’ll have the flexibility and social skills needed to communicate with people from all walks of life, and your written communication skills will also be good.

Entry requirements

To join our Apprentice Electronic Technician (Unified Communications Technician) Level 3 programme you’ll need to achieve five GCSEs at grades 4–9 (GCSE C or above) including English Language and Maths, or equivalent qualifications. You’ll also need a full driving licence with no more than six points.

Please note: All of our apprentice schemes are subject to eligibility criteria.

Locations

Aldershot, Coventry, Cumbria, Darlington, Derby, East Yorkshire, Hereford, Ilford, Ipswich, Leeds, Leicester, Lincoln, Liverpool, London City, London Southbank, Manchester, Milton Keynes, Newcastle, Reading, Sheffield, Southend, Taunton and West Yorkshire

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Radio & Rigging Technician (Unified Communications Technician) Level 3

Radio is a key part of our network as it allows us to provide services to customers in rural areas who may not have access to our fibre broadband. It also provides the infrastructure for our EE mobile network as well as radio links between our exchanges and other vital services.

The role of Radio & Rigging Technician is a specialist one which will require you to learn design, installation and maintenance skills and to have a detailed understanding of the network. You’ll also be taught how to establish and maintain our systems using a range of remote and physical tools to install hardware and software.

It’s a varied, exciting and rewarding job that could require you to work alone or as part of a team, and that could be office-based, field-based, or at remote sites. Our radio and rigging engineers regularly climb high radio towers and masts, so you’ll need to learn a range of new physical skills too. But don’t worry – we’ll give you plenty of training!

Training & support

Throughout the course of your apprenticeship you’ll gain a wealth of invaluable experience. You’ll also be taught job specific skills such as logical and creative thinking and problem-solving. You’ll learn how to maintain a productive, professional and secure working environment.

You’ll need to be able to use own initiative and have a thorough and organised approach to work. You’ll have the flexibility and social skills needed to communicate effectively with people from all walks of life, and your written communication skills will also be good.

Entry requirements

To join our Radio & Rigging Technician (Unified Communications Technician) Level 3 programme you’ll need to achieve five GCSEs at grades 4–9 (GCSE C or above) including English Language and Maths, or equivalent qualifications. You’ll also need a full driving licence with no more than six points.

Please note: All of our apprentice schemes are subject to eligibility criteria

Locations

Peterborough, North London and Watford

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IT Software, Web & Telecoms Professional Framework Level 3 (Desk Based Engineer) – Northern Ireland

As a desk based engineer, you’ll be responsible for surveying, planning, and recording, our network for fibre to the premises (FTTP), fibre to the cabinet (FTTC) and copper products. This requires a keen eye for detail as you’ll learn about all aspects of our access and core network / infrastructure.

Key aspects of the role will involve planning for our fibre network, creating detailed proposals and job packs for issue to field engineers, and redrawing of all external line plant records,. You can also be carrying out site surveys when necessary.

This is a highly valued, multi-skilled role with opportunities to develop whilst contributing to the overall success of a well-established team using a variety of skills and system based programmes.

Join this 30 month programme and you will have a range of placements that will give you the opportunity to either gain broad knowledge or specialise in a particular field if you prefer. You can shape your own future, whether it’s a management career path or a technical specialism, we will support you to find your feet and make a real impact in our business.

Entry requirements

A minimum of four GCSEs at grades 4 – 9 (GCSE C or above) including English Language and Maths. Equivalent qualifications are accepted. A full driving licence with no more than six points. To meet our safety requirements by showing you can recognise a range of colours.

To meet our safety requirements by showing you can recognise a range of colours. Equivalent qualifications are accepted.

Please note: All of our apprentice schemes are subject to eligibility criteria

Locations

Belfast

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IT Software, Web & Telecoms Professional Level 3 - (Field Engineer) Northern Ireland

Our engineers have diverse backgrounds, with varied experiences. We're looking for engineers with an ability to connect with people, and a willingness to get stuck in. There's no such thing as a typical engineer.

Don't be put off from applying because you haven't done something similar before - we have the best training in the business to equip you with the new skills you need. If you're the type of person who likes fixing problems and is passionate about customer service, then we want you to apply. We're ready to provide you with a world class training experience. You just need to be customer focused, and be willing to get stuck in.

Our apprenticeships are designed so they offer a structured programme that develops the skills that you need to excel. This programme lasts 18 months. Along the way there are targets and checks to make sure you are supported and are making progress.

We're looking for people who are:

  • Able to make a connection with our customers in their workplaces and homes.
  • Happy working outdoors. Whether it's glorious sunshine or bracing the NI weather, our engineers are out connecting people.
  • Open to new technology. Nothing too scary and we will always support you, but you need to be comfortable using smart devices and ready to learn as new tools emerge.
  • Ready to give your best. The sort of person who always sees a job through and takes pride in doing it properly.
  • Physically fit. You don't need to be a marathon runner, but will need to be fit enough to safely climb a telephone pole and carry a ladder.
  • Prepared to roll up your sleeves. Working in the great outdoors on our network means getting your hands dirty from time to time.

What does an engineer do?

As one of our engineers you could be responsible for building our network, or installing and maintaining broadband for our customers - covering residential customers as well as businesses on behalf of a variety of communication providers.

This isn’t an office job so you won’t be tied to one location. Instead you’ll be on the road, in your van and out in the fresh air. You’ll be visiting lots of different places and working in all kinds of buildings including our telephone exchanges - our central hubs for connecting customers. You might find yourself working at a street cabinet, up a telegraph pole or in the customers’ premises. The type of work you’ll be carrying out will be physical, for example you might be required to climb a telegraph pole and work at height.

This is a customer focused role so quite a lot of the work is done alone, but you’re never really alone as you’ll be interacting with customers, getting together with your team and there’s always people for support at the end of the phone - from your manager and team mates to dedicated teams there to help.

Entry requirements

A minimum of four GCSEs at grades 4 - 9 (GCSE C or above) including English Language and Maths. A full driving license with no more than six points.

To meet our safety requirements by showing you can recognise a range of colours. Equivalent qualifications are accepted.

Please note: All of our apprentice schemes are subject to eligibility criteria

Locations

Northern Ireland

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