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.
Duration of Programme:
This role will be based in Small Health, Birmingham (Small Heath). You can only make one application, so please ensure this is your location of choice for the role. We will only consider your first application.
Application close date:
29th January 2021, 5 pm
About the Apprenticeship
Vodafone Network Engineers deliver our world-leading global network at the cutting edge - adapting and evolving with changes to new technologies to give our customers the very best digital experience. Join them and you’ll grow future-building skills by getting involved in major communications installations, supporting the engineering and delivery of voice and data services, or helping to monitor the entire network. Whatever you’re involved in, you’ll be working with the technology that keeps people connected across the world.
With a combination of digital and classroom-based learning, you’ll take modules in Network Design & Troubleshooting, IP-Based Network Switching Systems, Cyber Security and Unified Communications, and more. You’ll gain hands-on experience working alongside industry leaders who’ll share their knowledge with you. And you’ll develop into a Network Engineering expert who can plan, design, build and test networks, identify security risks and troubleshoot problems.
At the end of the four 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 2021
- GCSE English & Maths at grade C or above (or equivalent qualifications)
- 2 A Levels including ICT or Maths, gained by September 2021, or in a similar subject:
A Level 3 Apprenticeship
An International Baccalaureate at Level 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
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.
All you have to do, is start
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.