Position: Higher Level Apprentice - Telecoms - Havant & Portsmouth
Salary: Up to GBP19249 per annum
Ref: 523363_1580734139
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 03/02/2020
Start Date: September 2020
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Salary: £ 19,249

Permanent | Full Time Hours | 37 hours per week - Havant & Portsmouth

Our Role

Are you interested in technology and want to earn while you learn? Why not use your passion for IT to develop fantastic business skills and help set the course of a FTSE100. Apply now for our Telecoms Networks Engineer Higher Apprenticeship and benefit from paid education, a competitive salary and excellent benefits.

This is an exciting 2-year development programme where at the end youll attain an industry-recognised Level 4 apprenticeship. We offer a mixture of on-the-job training where youll rotate around various parts of our business to obtain a rounded, in-depth understanding of fundamental principles, techniques, technologies and workplace behaviours. It's not just a technical scheme; more about learning how we use technology to support the business and our customers.

Upon successful completion of the programme, we intend to offer you a permanent role within our business where you'll contribute to the changing face of technology within our industry

Your Skills and Experience

Ideally, you will have achieved two A-Levels (or equivalent) at grade C or above, or an IT-related vocational qualification. Youll also need to have GCSE grade C in both Maths and English. While we don't expect you to know everything about the industry, we do expect you to be a quick and keen learner and someone that is ready to make the most of the opportunities that the apprenticeship provides. Throughout youll be expected to demonstrate your desire and passion for technology.

Our Company

SSE Enterprise Telecoms operates a 13,700km private telecoms network, with 265 Points of Presence and connectivity to over 80 commercial data centres that span the UK. With its extensive telecoms engineering experience, the company provides commercial security with unrivalled in-house engineering resource to Service Providers, Large Enterprises and the Public Sector providing a competitive range of leading-edge Ethernet, Cloud Connect, Optical Networking and Co-location services.

Our Benefits

We strive to be a great place to work for everyone. In addition to a competitive salary, youll automatically be enrolled in into our Group Pension Plan and have the opportunity to join our Share plans. Youll enjoy a generous annual leave entitlement of 34 days (inclusive of public holidays), with the option to buy up to 10 extra days. Each employee is also entitled to one day paid volunteering, allowing you to dedicate your time, skills and expertise to your local community or a charitable cause as part of our "Be the Difference" scheme.