Apprentice Electronics Technician - Leve 3

  • Job Reference: BT98720
  • Date Posted: 28 July 2020
  • Recruiter: BT Apprenticeships
  • Location: Taunton
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering, I.T. & Communications, Trades & Services
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

The primary role of an Electronic Technician Level 3 is to establish and maintain communications systems using a range of remote and physical tools to install hardware and software. It’s a very varied job that could require you to work alone or as part of a team, and that could be office-based, field-based, or at remote sites.

This interesting and rewarding role will give you the opportunity to work with the latest technology at the forefront of innovation. You’ll join a team that supports and maintains the internal network in our telephone exchanges, radio stations and data centres.

You’ll be trained in the use of the cutting-edge technology we use to transfer data and voice over the internet. Once you’ve completed your apprenticeship, you’ll become responsible for several exchanges in your local area.

 
 

Training & support

 

Throughout the course of your training you’ll gain a wealth of invaluable experience. You’ll also be taught job specific skills such as logical and creative thinking and problem-solving, and you’ll learn how to maintain productive, professional and secure working environments.

You’ll need to be able to use own initiative and have a thorough and organised approach to work. You’ll have the flexibility and social skills needed to communicate with people from all walks of life, and your written communication skills will also be good.

The apprenticeship framework you’ll follow will vary depending upon where in the UK you are based. In the England, you’ll follow Unified Communications Level 3, in Wales you’ll follow IT Software, Web & Telecoms Professional Level 3 and in Scotland you’ll follow ICT Modern Apprenticeship Level 3. Don’t worry, you’ll still be an Electronics Technician, no matter the framework you follow. 

 

Entry requirements

 

To join our Apprentice Electronic Technician Level 3 programme you’ll need to achieve five GCSEs at grades 4–9 (GCSE C or above) including English Language and Maths, or equivalent qualifications. You’ll also need a full driving licence with no more than six points.