Apprentices will work towards gaining a City & Guilds Level 3 qualification in ICT Systems and Principles
Barclay Communications has launched an apprenticeship scheme for school leavers in Northern Ireland.
The scheme will see apprentices assist Barclay Communications’ telecoms engineering team complete installation of internet telephony (VoIP), while working towards gaining a City & Guilds Level 3 qualification in ICT Systems and Principles, will take place mid-July.
Apprentices will be based at the company’s head office in Belfast, although the scheme is open to applicants from across Northern Ireland.
“Our goal behind this launch is to invest in the youth of Northern Ireland by giving them a job that includes learning a dedicated skill with training and development as they go through college,” said Barclay Communications founder and MD Britt Megahey (pictured).
The minimum requirement for entry onto the programme is a pass in Maths, English and ICT grade C at GCSE level or an equivalent qualification, while applicants must not hold a third level qualification in any ICT or related area.
After the scheme is completed, candidates will receive a Guilds Level 3 qualification in ICT Systems and Principals and will be offered a full-time role within the engineering team at the company.