Activation Technical Build Engineer Level 3 Apprenticeship at Virgin Media

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Activation Technical Build Engineer Level 3 Apprenticeship

Can you make our network even bigger?

Want to learn how to build and deliver new network infrastructure with one of the UK’s most free-thinking, fun-loving companies? Or would you rather continue studying and working towards professional qualifications? Join us on our Activation Engineer Apprenticeship Scheme and you can do both.

Who are our Activation Engineers?

They’re the experts responsible for building and activating expansions to our network, which is currently the largest in the UK and Europe. With their help, we continue to bring Virgin Media into more homes and businesses than ever before.

Let’s talk about what you’ll be doing…

You’ll be working to ensure new network infrastructure is built on time, within budget and to the required standard. Among other things, this will involve working closely with build, planning and delivery teams in the field to resolve any potential issues and keep delays to a minimum.

…and what you’re going to learn...

Over the course of the apprenticeship, you will have opportunities to develop a broad range of technical knowledge and skills. Key areas you will build expertise in include:

  • Fibre to the premise (FTTP), hybrid fiber-coaxial (HFC) and physical infrastructure access (PIA) network infrastructure
  • AC / DC power
  • Laser safety and use
  • Headend-related architecture

How are you going to get there?

We’re looking for super-organised, super-assertive people who are interested in network infrastructure and have a passionate desire to succeed. The job involves liaising with lots of different people and teams, so it helps if you have strong communication and influencing skills. You’ll also need a full driving licence so you can travel between sites. By the end of the apprenticeship, your scheme mentor and workmates will have helped you add lots more capabilities to your locker, along with the experience and understanding you need to kickstart a successful career. Plus you’ll enjoy a great salary with amazing benefits from the start!

Apprenticeship: Level 3 Unifified Communications Technician
Duration: 24 months
Requirements: 5 GCSE’s grades A*-C/4-9 (or equivalent) including Maths and English. Full Driving Licence.
Salary: £18,000 + salary progression and amazing benefits

About Virgin Media

Whether it’s TV, mobile, home phone or our super-fast broadband services, we’re building connections that really matter.

Virgin Media is part of Liberty Global plc, one of the world’s leading converged video, broadband and communication companies. Our culture is led by ideas and pioneers, challenge and creativity, and diversity and opportunity – and our products set the standard in homes across the nation. We’ve launched the world’s first virtual mobile network. We are one of the largest fixed home phone providers in the UK and Ireland. Our interactive TV service allows our customers to stream all the TV they love.

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