Telecommunications Solutions Technician Apprentice

14 May 2019
11 Jun 2019
Start Date
Are you looking for a New and exciting opportunity to Kick Start your career?

Are you interested in working in both a hands-on and virtual environment, exciting and rewarding?

Are you ready to challenge yourself and learn new skills and gain on the job experience?

??? Sounds Great? But what will I learn???

* The skills and behaviours needed to become a skilled Telecommunications engineer

* How to Design, Develop, Install and Maintain Various Telecoms equipment on the BT Network.

* How to work with Optical Fibre

* How to work with Copper Cable

* All about Routers and networks

* All about supporting our customers

* How to test and commission products across multiple technologies

* How to work within a highly skilled team focussed on customer delivery and technical expertise

The Specifics:

* The apprenticeship is variable and can last 18 to 24 months

* On completion of the scheme you will have a Level 3 qualification

* You will also gain industry recognised vendor certifications

* On completion you will be a fully qualified telent technician and can integrate into the full-time workforce

* The apprenticeship is a managed scheme with a mix between apprenticeship coursework, classroom learning, onsite learning and vendor exams.

What will you need?

* Have a minimum of 5 GCSEs grades 9 to 4. Specifically, in Maths, English and Science or an IT related subject (A* to C)

* Have a Full UK driving licence

* Be 18 years of age from September 2019

* Be able to pass government vetting and police Security Clearance

Do you have what it takes?

To excel, develop and succeed in the telent apprenticeship scheme you must:

* Have an interest in developing your skills

* Be able to commit 100% to the programme and your personal development

* Basic Knowledge of Windows operating systems

* Basic knowledge of ICT applications and Networking

* A strong focus on Client and customer service

* Experience in communicating with internal and external stakeholders

* Strong planning and organising skills

* Strong problem solving and decision-making skills

* Be able to undertake physically demanding work and possess normal colour vision and hearing

* Be able to work at heights

* Be an effective communicator both written and verbal

* Have a positive, can-do attitude

* Be able to work as part of a team

* Be keen to work outdoors in all kinds of environments

So??? Want to know more about telent?

Every time you pick up the phone, surf the Internet, travel on a motorway, catch a train, bus or tube, or even dial 999; chances are telent have enabled the technology to make this happen.

With current annual revenues of GBP399M, 2,200 employees and 50 operational locations across the UK and Ireland, we are a leading technology company which designs and delivers solutions and services for organisations to create, improve and maintain their ICT, mission critical communications networks and operational systems, vital in the effective operation of the nation's infrastructure.

Excellent Employee Benefits:

telent is committed to ensuring that we offer industry leading career opportunities, salary and benefits packages. Join us and you can expect to receive:

* 33 days holiday, including public holidays, plus the option to buy or sell five days each year

* Company pension scheme

* A range of family friendly policies including childcare vouchers

* An employee-funded car leasing scheme

* Occupational health support

* Telent Rewards Scheme

So why choose telent for your next opportunity?

* To build, run and maintain a successful network, you need a connected approach - a team you can trust from strategy to support, and everything in between. At telent, this is what we do!

* As part of our team, you could be working with some of the biggest names in the Traffic, Rail, Public Safety, Defence and Service Provider sectors including London Underground, Network Rail, Transport for London, RNLI, MOD and Virgin Media. You'll help us ensure the most important messages get through - however tough the conditions.

* Here are just some of the ways we're different:

* You'll go further with us. We understand the importance of career development and will give you all the support you need to realise your potential. You'll receive formal training, e-learning and mentoring from top professionals. And we offer opportunities to transfer to other sectors - or even different technology areas.

* You'll make a difference. You could be working outdoors, battling the elements, or in one of our many offices helping us develop the network infrastructures of tomorrow.

* You'll be treated as an individual. We're not a vast corporation, which means every individual counts. With us, you'll be valued and supported, involved and empowered from day one.

* You'll be well rewarded. We offer salary progression that reflects market rates and personal performance, a flexible working environment and excellent training.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy once we have received sufficient applications.

Please note this vacancy is also being advertised externally and the closing date may be brought forward if a suitable candidate is found.

telent is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to diversity and inclusion

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