Apprentice Network Engineer

2620 The Quadrant, Aztec West, Almondsbury, Bristol, BS32 4AQ
£16,422.00 annually
10 Feb 2021
31 Mar 2021
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
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 Network Engineer apprentices play a key part in making sure that continues.
  • Your role in our team 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
  • 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 traffic and how to determine the minimum network capacity required 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

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills

Personal qualities

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

Desired qualifications

You'll need to achieve (or be on course to achieve) two A-Levels with a minimum of Cgrades. You'll also need a minimum of five GCSEs at grades 4-9 (C or above) including English and maths. Equivalent qualifications are accepted.

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

Future prospects

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

Things to consider

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

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