Vodafone 2022 Level 6 Engineering; Sub-Marine Networks Degree Apprenticeship

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  • Employer Vodafone
  • Job type Degree Apprenticeships
  • Salary £21,500
  • Deadline 07/02/2022

  • Entry requirements A-levels (or equivalent)
  • Locations Bude, Cornwall
  • Qualifications gained Degree
  • Date published 07/12/2021

Drones that deliver medicines. A network powered 100% by renewable resources. Tech that tackles the digital divide & connects millions. Vodafone is creating the future – here and now. An Apprenticeship with us is your chance to make an impact in your career & the world.

Hands on-experience. Learn from experts. Earn a salary and a degree. All at once. Next up, an apprenticeship with Vodafone that can give you all of this, and more. 

Want to get involved in major installations, supporting the engineering and delivery of subsea cables, and help to monitor the entire optical network? If you love new technology, taking a practical approach to problem solving and making an impact quickly, then you can be our next Submarine Engineer. This five-year apprenticeship will give you everything you need to do something special with your career. 

Start date: September 2022 
Duration of Programme: 5 years 
Starting salary: £21,500; with a salary increase & bonus each year  
Location: This role will be based in Bude, Cornwall for the first half of the programme, with scope to move to other Vodafone locations further into the role.  You can only make one application, so please ensure this is your location of choice for the role.  
Application close date: 7th February 2022, however, we may close earlier if we have enough game-changing applications, so apply early! 

About the Apprenticeship 

Vodafone Submarine Engineers design, build and operate our world-leading global network, adapting and evolving with changes to new technologies across the subsea network. Undersea cables are the backbone between major population centres, underpin the internet and allowing sharing of business-critical data. Therefore, in these roles you’ll be at the heart of keeping people connected across the world.   

Through a combination of virtual and practical classroom-based learning, you’ll take modules in Design Engineering, Electrical Power systems, Analytical methods, Mechanics and Machines, Sustainable engineering technologies and more. 

You’ll be a pivotal member of the Submarine community with real responsibility from day one. A combination of this with your degree, means you’ll gain a wide variety of experience that will see you become part of the new generation of Submarine Engineers, leading change in this pivotal business area.   

Didn’t know Vodafone did this? Or that submarine networks even existed, but we’ve piqued your interest and you’d like to find out more? Check out this article.  

At the end of the five years, you’ll have an accredited BEng (Hons) Degree in Electromechanical Engineering.  

What you will need 

  • To be 18 years old or over as of 1 September 2022 
  • GCSE English & Maths at grade C or above (or equivalent qualifications)   
  • 3 A Levels (or equivalent), to include mathematics and a technology, engineering or a science-based subject. 

OR A National Certificate, Diploma or Extended Diploma (or equivalent) in a science or technology based subject, including merits in mathematics. 

  • To be eligible to work in the UK and not in full-time education   
  • To have lived in the UK and/or EU for three years or more  
  • To be willing to or be located in England for the duration of the Apprenticeship  

You must not hold an existing qualification at the same or higher level in a similar subject (e.g. a degree or masters in a similar subject). 

We're committed to recruiting the best people, whatever their background. If you have a disability, learning difficulty, medical condition or any other individual need, we'd be happy to talk to you about making reasonable adjustments to our application and selection process that will enable you to be your best. 

Apprenticeships aren’t what they used to be. You could have entry level qualifications, or you might be interested in Advanced, Higher or Degree level apprenticeships. Whatever your plans, an Apprenticeship at Vodafone is your ideal next step. You’ll be trusted with exciting projects from day one, where you can learn, and make a genuine difference, all while being in an environment that empowers you & your development.

Next up - Innovation. Experience. Equality. And a salary, of course.

You’ll find it all, exclusive to Vodafone Apprenticeships.

Apply now!

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