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Apprentice Field Engineer

Location Solihull Salary £12,000

The Opportunity
Our client is recruiting for an Apprentice Field Engineer to join their team in Solihull.

The Level 3 Information Communication Technician apprenticeship programme that we are offering, will allow you to kick-start your career in an industry that is constantly evolving, dynamic and transformational.

The steps you take will provide you with valuable first-hand experience, knowledge, skills and qualification to help really drive your career forward. We are here to guide and support you every step of the way!

The Company
‘Our whole team is incredibly passionate about what we do. We don’t just see ourselves as supplying products such as hosted phone systems and CCTV in schools – we’re here to improve a school’s productivity and safety.

As experts in both the education sector and leading communications technologies, we can genuinely make a difference to how a school or college is run, making it work more efficiently and keeping the premises and the individuals in it more protected.

As specialists in the education sector, we know the hard work that goes into running a school and the many challenges and issues they face so we like to support the schools, colleges, and nurseries we work with as much as possible. We regularly offer fun experiences for pupils, giving classes the opportunity to win Easter eggs or a trip to the local panto, and like to support teachers too, by offering CPD course funding opportunities.’

The Position
Job Title: Apprentice Field Engineer
Apprenticeship Course: Level 3 Information Communication Technician
Apprenticeship Duration: Approx. 18 months
Location: Solihull, B92
Working Hours: As this is a field-based role with customers all over the country there is an expectation to be on site for no later than 8.30am. Subject to location you will be picked up each day or meet with your lead engineer depending on logistics.
A minimum of 1 Saturday will be required per month which will be overtime
Salary: £12,000 per annum


Role and Responsibilities
We are looking for a hardworking and proactive candidate who would initially be involved in the installation of copper (Cat5 & above) structured cabling. This may also include AV cabling. You would be taught how to correctly install cables throughout existing and new developments all within the British & EU standards. As you progress you will learn how to install Fibre cables and assist with testing and signing off all cabling (FLUKE TESTED) You will be shown how to terminate CAT5 & above onto both modules and patch panels correctly installing into containment and tidied back, understand redundant cabling and remove if required

As we are also a telecommunication and IT provider within the education sector there will be the opportunity to learn how to install VOIP telephony, CCTV systems, WIFI and networking.'

Benefits
20 days holidays with Christmas and new year off.
All uniforms and tools will be provided.
Laptop provided at the relevant time
4 times salary life insurance for next of Kin
25 driving lessons and your first practical and theory test covered.
Company van provided once driving and is required.

Eligibility Criteria
Individuals must have a valid and eligible residency status to apply for this role.

About ITP
We help employers develop their best talent and inspire the next generation through apprenticeships, mentoring and training, we’re plugging the UK’s digital skills gap to provide a workforce for the future.

If this sounds like the role for you, get in touch! Once we receive your application, one of our team will be in touch to help you with the next stage.

The ITP are working on behalf of a third party to advertise their vacancy. By submitting your CV, you agree to be contacted by The ITP and your information to be passed on to a third party.


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