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Apprentice Network Cable Installer Full Time

at Connect-IP Ltd Sheffield in Sheffield (Published at 13-07-2021)

About Connect-IP

Founded in 2005, Connect-IP is an independent IT infrastructure business that delivers a broad range of solutions and services to a prestigious and growing portfolio of organisations in various sectors including Healthcare, Retail and Workspace. We offer a unique, value-driven approach with a depth of expertise in complex and challenging infrastructure environments. Based in Sheffield and operating throughout the UK, our people are highly qualified, experienced, personable, and always helpful, often going beyond what is required to ensure we meet and exceed our client?s expectations.

The Role

We currently have a vacancy for an Apprentice Network Cable Installer to join our team of Field Engineers. This is an ideal opportunity for someone to start a promising career that will see you delivering advanced and leading-edge cabling and technology solutions to some of the biggest and most well-known organisations in the world.

If you have the desire to learn, enjoy challenging solutions, have an eye for detail and dexterous ability, you will hit the ground running to become an IT professional that will always be in demand.

In the first 18 months, you will complete the industry recognised Level 3 Network Cable Installer course out at our offices and client sites.

Role Responsibilities

Within this role you will learn to carry out all aspects of data cabling including:

  • Infrastructure cabling – learn how to correctly install cabling and understanding current standards industry regulations
  • Construct and fix network equipment cabinets, prepare cable pathways, and install cable support and containment systems
  • Learn to understand blueprints and project drawings
  • Undertake site surveys to understand works required
  • Install of network devices
  • Understanding your relevant responsibilities with regard to the Health and Safety at work act 1974

Skills, Knowledge & Experience

  • GCSE or equivalent in maths and English grade: A*-C (9-4)
  • A basic level of understanding of MS Word and Excel
  • A team player mentality
  • Great problem-solving skills, attention to detail and a logical organised approach
  • Good communication skills and ability to communicate in client facing environments
  • Able to travel abroad
  • Have the right to work in the UK
  • Full UK driving Licence, or actively taking lessons

Personal Attributes

  • Reliable and flexible
  • Highly motivated with plenty of initiative
  • Hard-working, with a ?can do? attitude towards work
  • The willingness to travel, work away from home and work unsociable hours (i.e. occasional weekends and overnights)

Future Prospects

  • On successful completion of your apprenticeship, a full-time role will be available
  • This is a great opportunity to join a growing team, learn a trade and have the prospects to further your career within the company through promotion and specialisation within our engineering team/s

Things To Consider

  • As this role involves the completion of a formal apprenticeship, you need the commitment to complete the necessary training and study required to achieve the qualification, in return, you will receive continuous support from Connect-IP and its apprenticeship partners
  • Connect-IP?s clients are based throughout the UK and EU, you must be willing and able to work away from home during the week
  • Some weekend and night working will be required

Connect-IP is an equal opportunities employer, committed to providing equal opportunities regardless of race or ethnic origin, gender identity, family situation, sexual orientation, disability, religion, or age. This person specification is designed to help members of Interviewing Panels judge the qualities of interviewees in a systematic and consistent way and in accordance with Connect-IP?s equal opportunities policy.

Application deadline: 20/07/2021

Expected start date: 01/09/2021

Job Types: Full-time, Apprenticeship

Salary: From £6.50 per hour


  • Company pension
  • Life insurance
  • Private medical insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Overtime

Application question(s):

  • Do you hold grades A* – C or equivalent in English and Maths?
  • Have you completed any previous Apprenticeships in any relevant field?
  • Briefly outline the reason for your interest in this apprenticeship.


  • GCSE or equivalent (preferred)

Work remotely:

  • No

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