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Do you want to make a big impact on a thriving business?

Become the people on the ground installing the fibre cable infrastructure for millions to enjoy super-fast fibre services across the nation!  You can have a genuine impact on our network success whilst you’re earning and working towards professional qualifications!

What’s in it for you?
A starting salary of £19,000 with the chance to progress through the team. During the scheme, you’ll study towards a Level 3 Network Cable Installer Apprenticeship. Not only are you going to build your knowledge, experience and skills, but you can also enjoy some amazing benefits, including: 

  • 25 days holiday  
  • Your birthday off every year  
  • Employee discounts on mobile, broadband and TV services
  • And loads more!  

Who do we want?
You should have a passion for solving problems as you will face different situations each day that will need to be resolved quickly. The ability to organise and handle your responsibilities confidently with little guidance from management is ideal. 

We’re 100% committed to having a workforce that represents every part of our society, so we’re keen to hear from candidates of all backgrounds and circumstances. The only barrier to applying would be if you didn’t have the right to work in the UK and were unable to obtain it without our support.  

Location: Birmingham, Cosham, Leeds, London, Motherwell, Peterborough, Wythenshawe, Gateshead and Sheffield

Salary & Benefits: Starting salary of £19,000, with an increase to £22,000 after 12 months, and a final salary of £29,000-£33,000 + amazing benefits

Network Engineers are the experts that go out in our Virgin Media vans and look after our broadband network. This team plays a crucial part in installing and supporting the delivery of business and consumer products and networks, and they’re looking for new apprentices to join them, up and down the country.

What’s in it for you?

You’ll get an amazing starting salary of £23,000, invaluable experience and a new set of skills while on this apprenticeship. Throughout, there will be great opportunities to develop your career and salary, including working towards a Level 4 Network Engineer qualification. As you’ll be travelling regularly, we’ll also provide a company van so you can get around. You can also enjoy our amazing benefits, such as: 25 days holiday Your birthday off every year Employee discounts on mobile, broadband and TV services … and loads more!

Who do we want?
This team is responsible for keeping our network going, so they’ll often be found working in poor weather conditions or even at heights – you should be comfortable doing this too. They also need to go wherever support is needed, so it’s important that you’re comfortable travelling in the region. Other qualities that would help you be successful in this role include:

  • Problem solving
  • Passion to develop and learn
  • Independent working
  • Team working  

Ashford, Basildon, Birmingham, Brentford, Bristol, Cambridge, Cardiff, Cosham, Croydon, Derby, Dudley, Edinburgh, Enfield, Gillingham, Glasgow, Guildford, Hemel Hempstead, Hersham, Islington, Leeds, Leicester, Lewisham, Liverpool, Manchester, Newcastle, Nottingham, Reading, Sheffield, Teesside and Wolverhampton.

Salary & Benefits
Starting salary of £23,000, with an increase to £26,000 after 12 months. Final salaries can be from £30,000 + additional £2,500 London Weighting Allowance for eligible locations + amazing benefits.