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Vodafone - Level 6 Network Engineering Degree Apprenticeship

Employer
Vodafone
Location
Newbury, Berkshire
Salary
£21,500; with a yearly salary increase & bonus
Closing date
13 Feb 2022

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Specialism
Engineering
Sector
Engineering & Aerospace, Technology
Role Type
Apprenticeship
Start Date
September
Duration
24 months+
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Job Details

Apprenticeships aren’t what they used to be. These days, they’re a platform for your generation to go on and own the future, and frankly, we love to see it. As a global tech leader, we connect millions of people and make all kinds of innovations possible – from making the UK’s first ever 5G holographic call, to #KeepingTheUKConnected and the Connected Living project with the disability charity Mencap. Our plans for the future are even more promising, and this is your chance to get hands-on and make it happen. With an Apprenticeship at Vodafone, you can start one step ahead.


Start date: September 2022
Duration of Programme: 3 years
Starting salary: £21,500; with a yearly salary increase & bonus
Location: This role will be based in Newbury. You can only make one application, so please ensure this is your location of choice for the role. 
Application close date: 13th February 2022, however, we may close earlier if we have enough game-changing applications, so apply early!

 

About the Apprenticeship

We’re continually building and enhancing our best ever network that connects millions of people and businesses across the country. You’ll be a part of teams that make the magic happen in bringing Gigafast speed and innovation to our customers. Our culture is open for everyone and encourages our people to bring their own approach to maintaining and developing our network.  

As a Networks Apprentice you could be;

•    Helping to lead the engineering and delivery of voice & data services
•    Coming up with new network solutions and commercial products like TV
•    Getting hands on with installations and commissioning
•    Helping constantly monitor the entire network
•    Evolving our architecture of 5G, Oran & Cloud

You’ll develop into a Network Engineering expert who can plan, design, build and test networks, identify security risks and troubleshoot problems.  

Complimenting your hands on experience, with a combination of digital and classroom-based learning, you’ll also take modules in Network Design & Troubleshooting, IP-Based Network Switching Systems, Cyber Security, Unified Communications, and more. The next few years at Vodafone are predicted to be even more thrilling than ever before, as networks become virtualized, predictive, self-adapting, and ever more intelligent – so there’s no better time to join & gain skills that help you keep millions connected, and enable people and business to change the world. 

 

At the end of the 3 years, you’ll have a BSc (Hons) Degree in Digital & Technology Solutions, specialising in Network Engineering.  

What you will need

•    To be 18 years old or over as of 1 September 2022
•    GCSE English & Maths at grade C or above (or equivalent qualifications)  
•    3 A-Levels including ICT or Maths, gained by September 2022 (or equivalent qualifications in a similar subject)
       1. A Level 3 Apprenticeship
       2. An International Baccalaureate at Level 3
       3. A BTEC Extended Diploma (180 credits) 
•    To be eligible to work in the UK and not in full-time education  
•    To have lived in the UK and/or EU for three years or more 
•    To be willing to or be located in England for the duration of the Apprenticeship 

You must not hold an existing qualification at the same or higher level in a similar subject (e.g. a degree or masters in a similar subject).

We're committed to recruiting the best people, whatever their background. If you have a disability, learning difficulty, medical condition or any other individual need, we'd be happy to talk to you about making reasonable adjustments to our application and selection process that will enable you to be your best.
 

You could have entry level qualifications, or you might be interested in Advanced, Higher or Degree level apprenticeships. Whatever your plans, an Apprenticeship at Vodafone is your platform to start one step ahead. A hands-on education with real-world qualifications and industry experts who’re invested in you. This is the chance to make an impact from day one in a workplace where you’ll feel welcome – it’s a proper job with a proper salary and benefits to match. At Vodafone, an Apprenticeship is so much more than what you expect.

All you have to do, is start.

Apply now!

If you have any questions, please reach out to us at youth.recruitment@vodafone.com
 

Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognised and rewarded. We are committed to promoting Inclusion for All with the belief that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business. We actively encourage everyone to consider becoming a part of our journey.

Company

Vodafone is a British multinational company, with our headquarters based in Newbury, England. Founded in 1982, Vodafone UK network proudly launched in 1985 by making the very first mobile call on a UK network from Parliament square to Surrey.

By December 1992 Vodafone sent the world’s first ever SMS text message, which read ‘Merry Christmas’ and since then Vodafone have become one of the world’s leading technology communication companies with many firsts in our history to date

The UK market has 12,000 employees, who support our 18 million customers and 625+ million customers globally to connect for a better future.

Our purpose is to “connect for a better future” and our expertise and scale gives us a unique opportunity to drive positive change for society. Our networks keep family, friends, businesses and governments connected and – as COVID-19 has clearly demonstrated – we play a vital role in keeping economies running and the functioning of critical sectors like education and healthcare. We are optimistic about how technology and connectivity can enhance the future and improve people’s lives.

Through our business, we aim to build a digital society that enhances socio-economic progress, embraces everyone and does not come at the cost of our planet. We support diversity and inclusion through our maternity and parental leave policies, empowering women through connectivity and improving access to education and digital skills for women, girls, and society at large. We are respectful of all individuals, irrespective of race, ethnicity, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, belief, culture or religion.

Vodafone is also taking significant steps to reduce our impact on our planet by reducing our greenhouse gas emissions by 50% by 2025, purchasing 100% of our electricity from renewable sources by 2025, and reusing, reselling or recycling 100% of our redundant network equipment.

 

 

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Location
Vodafone House
The Connection
Newbury
Berkshire
RG14 2FN
United Kingdom
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