Field Telecoms Engineer Apprentice (Level 3)

03 Jun 2021
01 Jul 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
Telent Field Telecoms Engineer Apprentice

Location: Salisbury Region

Type of Job: Apprenticeship

Ref No: V10634

Are you looking for a New and exciting opportunity to Kick Start your career?

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

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 install and test equipment in the field
How to work with Optical Fibre - Cable preparation, splicing and testing.
How to work with various Copper Cable's.
Familiarise yourself with and learn about IP Routers and Networks.
How to navigate our internal systems
How to work in a large variety of environments; outdoors, data centres and emergency service locations.
How the technology works for different customers in different environments
How to work within a highly skilled, UK wide field force building knowledge and skills


Although our Telent field force work UK wide and travel is a key and necessary part of being a field engineer we ideally are looking to find applicants in the Wiltshire area.


As a Field Engineer apprentice, you will work in partnership with some of the biggest names in the telecommunications field, from BT to Talk-Talk, to updating infrastructure for RNLI and the London Ambulance Service.

Your apprentice experience will consist of a variety of different rotations throughout our business unit aimed at progressing your skills, knowledge and your personal development. You will gain a valuable insight to the inner workings of various departments across Network Services.

This is an exciting role with great opportunities to progress your career in the telecommunication industry while gaining a Level 3 Infrastructure Technician qualification at the same time.

The Specifics:

The apprenticeship is 24 months long
On completion of the scheme you will have a Level 3 Infrastructure Technician qualification
You will also gain industry recognised vendor certifications
On completion you will be a fully qualified Telent field engineer and can integrate into the full-time workforce
The apprenticeship is a managed scheme with a mix between apprenticeship portfolio work, classroom & virtual classroom learning, onsite shadowing and vendor exams
This role will work regionally so a vehicle will be provided to enable you to travel to undertake this apprenticeship

What will you need?

Have 5 GCSE's Grade 9-4 (A*-C) which must include Maths & English and an IT or Science Based subject
Have a Full UK driving licence
Be 18 years of age from September 2021
Be able to pass government vetting and police level Security Clearance
Be able to undertake physically demanding work
Have normal colour vision and hearing
Be able to work at heights

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
Have a basic knowledge of Windows operating systems
Have a basic knowledge of ICT applications and Networking
Have 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 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

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 SchemeSo why choose telent for your next opportunity?

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.

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

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