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Apprenticeship

To become a telecommunications technician you need to complete a telecommunications apprenticeship and gain a National Certificate in Telecommunications (Level 4). Telecommunications apprenticeships are part of the Modern Apprenticeships scheme, which is for people aged 16 to 21.

ETITO website - information about becoming a telecommunications apprentice

Modern Apprenticeships website - information on apprenticeships for 16 to 21-year-olds

 

Once telecommunications technicians have completed their apprenticeship, they can specialise in areas such as radio, cable or service.