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Starting salary

 £17,922

Entry requirements

You’ll need to achieve a minimum of 5 GCSEs at grades 4–9 (GCSE C or above) including English Language and Maths, or equivalent qualifications. However, your Maths GCSE must be at grade 6 (B or above). You’ll also need a full driving license with no more than six points.  Equivalent qualifications are accepted

Due to the sensitive nature of some of our roles, you may be required to undergo Security Clearance. Don’t worry, our Early Careers teams will talk you through this if needed. 

What you’ll be doing

Our security team have the expertise to deal with up to 4,000 cyber-attacks every day. With over 5,500 global customers, our work has a real impact all around the world. BT’s award-winning apprenticeship programme offers you the opportunity to gain qualifications, hands-on experience as well as personal and professional development.  You'll help to ensure that the world continues to connect safely as we look to protect our services, governments, FTSE 500 companies, and our millions of customers.   

You’ll join a Security team that provides the engineering support for the electrical and mechanical power systems to run our large network.  You’ll be taught the principles relating to the operation and maintenance of plant and the critical equipment we use, as well as health and safety standards and environmental and regulatory requirements. You’ll also learn a range of engineering theories and principles. 

This job is available in the Global part of our business. Bring your ideas, curiosity and ambition and help Security to continue to be a global force for good.

About the apprenticeship you’ll study for

As a Power Engineer in Security, you’ll study for a Level 3 apprenticeship called Maintenance and Operations Engineering Technician.

  • Your apprenticeship will last for three years.
  • You’ll spend a minimum of 20% of your time learning and studying.  

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