2020 Level 6 Apprenticeship Network Engineer

Vodafone · £20-30k · East Midlands

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Joining Vodafone is more than a job, what we do matters. We don’t just carry minutes, texts and data – we carry people’s lives. And that’s a huge responsibility. If you think for a minute about the people you rely on…the likelihood is they rely on us.

Customers are at the heart of everything we do and we want to make a difference to the lives of our customers, and the communities in which we live and work. We support our people to give something back to the causes that mean the most to them through helping them give time and money to the charities they love.

And what’s it like to work here? We have created an environment where you can look forward to coming to work and are empowered to be at your best. We offer flexibility in how you work that helps you do your job in a way that suits you, opportunities to help you grow and progress throughout your career and a choice of benefits to suit your lifestyle.

You want to take the future into your own hands. Because you’re Generation Possible. And you won’t have to wait with us. From supporting Africa’s most successful mobile money service, to working on how we can use tech to help halve our greenhouse gas emissions by 2025, we’ve never stopped looking for new and better ways forward. Join our Network Engineering Level 6 Degree Apprenticeship Programme and we’ll empower you to do the same. 

At heart, you’re an innovator. You love new technology, you’re excited by change and you can apply creativity, energy and determination to any problem. This four-year Vodafone Apprenticeship will give you everything you need to do something special with your career.


On the programme

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. 

Eligibility Criteria

  • To be 18 years or over on 1st Sept 2020
  • GCSE English & Maths at Grade C or above (or equivalent qualifications)
  • 2x A Levels including ICT or Maths by Sept 2020
  • 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 be in full-time education
  • To have lived in the UK and/or EU for 3 years or more
  • You must not hold an existing qualification at the same or higher level in a similar subject.

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