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Planner Apprentice with Virgin Media

CAN YOU FIND THE BEST WAY TO GROW OUR NETWORK?Want to start building a planning career with one of the UKs most free-thinking and fun-loving companies? Or would you rather continue studying, learning and working towards professional qualifications? Join us on our 18-month Planner Apprenticeship Scheme and you can do both.

Who are our Planners?

They’re the people responsible for planning the works and new build projects that help us to continue expanding our network. While the role is quite technical in nature, it also involves having financial accountability and managing relationships with clients.

Let’s talk about what you’ll be doing…

As an apprentice Planner, you’ll get involved a wide range of planning and design activities across our fibre, telephony, data, DTV and broadband access network.

…and what you’re going to learn...

Over the course of the scheme, you will develop a detailed understanding of our cutting-edge technology, including all the elements of our network infrastructure (fibre, HFC, copper etc.). You will also gain experience of various project management techniques including planning, resource allocation, prioritisation and evaluation.

How are you going to get there?

We’re looking for people who are passionate about building a career in telecommunications and who can work effectively as part of a larger team. Managing customers is a big part of the role. So it’s also important that you’re a great communicator who will be confident representing Virgin Media in front of all kinds of people. By the end of the apprenticeship, your scheme mentor and workmates will have helped you add lots more capabilities to your locker, along with the experience and understanding you need to kickstart a successful career. Plus you’ll enjoy a great salary with amazing benefits from the start!


Qualifications Required:

  • 5 GCSE’s grades A*-C/4-9 (or equivalent) including Maths and English.
  • Full Driving Licence.

Planner Apprentice with Virgin Media

Virgin Media
London Borough of Lewisham
Full Time

Published on 10 Aug 2020