It is essential that,
Equivalent qualifications to a GCSE pass are as follows:
City & Guilds
Please note, only those candidates who meet the above criteria will be progressed to the next stage of the selection process.
This will be reviewed if you are successful. There are certain modules which you may be required to complete as the Btec is bespoke to NIE Networks.
One long day per week, usually a Wednesday.
They will be held across various sites, including Ballymena, Craigavon and Campsie. Each stage will be held at a different site, which will be clearly stipulated on your correspondence.
No, we only accept online applications.
When we close the vacancy we hope to respond to all applicants within 2 weeks.
This will be reviewed on an individual basis.
Our apprentices will be working across Northern Ireland so it would be essential for them to learn when they are legally able to do so.
You have to be at least 16 years old on starting date
No there is no age limit. As long as you are over the age of 16 at the start date then you can apply
We can review your date based on your circumstances.
Yes, we can accommodate this and provide help where applicable, please state this clearly on your form to allow us to make adjustments.
To be fair to all applicants we can’t give too much away about the practical test but you will get a full briefing about what the test will entail when you arrive.
The scholarship programme will last for the duration of your degree programme, and throughout this time you will rotate through different parts of the business.
During your training you will be based at an NIE Networks location. To support your learning and development you will be expected to work at any of our locations across Northern Ireland. Off the job training will take place at one of our training centres, which are currently located in Ballymena, Campsie (Londonderry) and Craigavon.
Numbers vary from year to year and will be determined through business requirements and how many individuals reach the appropriate level.
Our scholars will be working across Northern Ireland so it would be essential for them to drive and have access to their own vehicle.
We do not reimburse for expenses during the selection stages.