Job Summary
  • Salary
    £127.50 (per week)
  • Location
    Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands
  • Sector
    Technology Level 3
  • Duration
    12 Months
  • 1 Position Available
  • Closing Date
    26th December 2016
  • Employer Name
    Connaught Communication Systems Ltd
  • Distance from acadmey
    • 8.8 Miles
    • 23 Minutes
  • Address
    Reddicap Trading Estate, Sutton Coldfield B75 7BU, United Kingdom

Job Description

A fantastic opportunity has become available to work for a reputable company who fully support apprentices and offer career progression. Based in Sutton Coldfield the role is to become an IT Telecoms Engineer Apprentice working in a busy, fast paced environment with a great team.

Connaught Communications are based in Sutton Coldfield and have an excellent opportunity for an IT Telecoms Engineer Apprentice wishing to work in a hands on role.


You will be trained in telecoms with a view to becoming a Telecoms Engineer.  Full training will be given and the role will involve:


  • Learning about cable types and their usage
  • Installing cable/ Distribution points/patch panels
  • Basic networking
  • Learning basic telephony installation and programming
  • Building Knowledge of telecoms hardware
  • Refurbishment of telecoms equipment
  • Assisting on installations
  • Assisting with building of PC’s


The successful apprentice may be based in the office or on site. Should you be working away from the office, you will always be collected from and taken back to office and supervised at all times. A company uniform will be provided.

Working Week

Monday – Friday 08:30 until 1700 with 1 hours lunch break. 37.5 hours per week


Requirements & Prospects


Ideally a minimum 4 GCSE’s C and above Including Maths, English and ICT (or equivalents)

Desired Skills

Customer Service, Good Team player, IT skills

Personal Qualities

Can do attitude that is not afraid of “getting their hands dirty”. Must be motivated and enthusiastic

Future Prospects

To progress to level 4 and become a permanent member of the team

  • Apprenticeship Length
    12 Months
  • Training Provider
    Aspire Achieve Advance Ltd
  • Academy Location


Throughout the duration of your Apprenticeship you will be required to attend the 3aaa Technology Academy in Tamworth for up to 12 weeks on a block release basis for structured training. The remainder of your training will be completed in the workplace with your Employer. You will work towards a Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship for IT, Software, Web and Telecoms Professionals. The qualifications consist of:
• Edexcel Advanced Apprenticeship in IT, Software, Web and Telecoms
• L3 Diploma in ICT Professional Competence
• L3 Extended Diploma in ICT Systems and Principles
• Level 2 Functional Skills English, Maths, ICT (if applicable)

Qualification Gained

Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3)