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Free, fully funded Trainee Telecoms Engineer course in Burnley.


Totally free training

We are seeking trainee Telecommunication Engineers, due to the shortage of skilled people in the UK.

This bespoke skills bootcamp provides essential applied skills, allowing learners to take a role in the UK’s growing telecommunications industry.

The bootcamp is run at the head office of our client, who has helped to shape the curriculum to ensure learners are trained on the skills they want to see.

To be eligible to train on their site you must hold a valid driving license with less than 6 points. (If you don’t have a license you will still be able to train, but on our site in Preston)

Starting salaries are around £24k as a trainee, with the opportunity to earn around £28k in your first year.

Bespoke skills bootcamp

No experience required

Completely free

Monday to Friday, 9am to 4pm



How does it work?

Guaranteed interview

Intense bootcamp-style course followed by a guaranteed interview in telecoms & fibre optics.

Fully funded

The course is fully funded by the Govenerment for anybody over the age of 19

Five weeks

Usually a five-week training programme – Monday to Friday 9am til 4pm

Real reviews from real people

“Just finished the course. Would definitely recommend. Lovely staff, great training facilities.”

Kirsty Magee


“I took the course at Oldham. My teacher was fantastic and made the course fun. He was very knowledgeable and I thoroughly enjoyed the six weeks. I wish Eric and all the company the very best in the future.”

Danny Matthews


“Great course! Really enjoyed it and have already been offered employment.”

Troy Jeffers


“I must say I highly recommend it for anyone who’s looking for work or is interested in a career change. It’s a very informative and challenging course and the tutor John is an absolute gentleman and a scholar. If you want to put yourself through your paces and fancy challenging yourself, give it a go!”

Nick Lynam


You will learn

Fibre Training

Installing and Maintaining IT Hardware and Equipment

Software Installation and Upgrade

Technical Fault Diagnosis

Testing ICT Systems

Principles of communication 

Methods of networking

Health and Safety in ICT

Fibre and copper

Customer Care for IT and Telecoms Professionals

Data Structures and Algorithms

Installing Telephone and Internet lines on the BT Phone Network


completing the course gain employment

Thousands of successful course graduates

What does a Telecoms Engineer do?

Telecommunications engineers (or telecom engineers) install, test, and repair communications systems.

This includes fixed-line and mobile telephone networks, copper wire and fibre-optic cabling, and digital satellite systems.

On average, trainee telecoms engineers will earn around £30k in their first year, with huge earning potential as you gain more experience.


  • Installing, connecting, and testing cabling
  • Diagnosing and fixing faults in systems
  • Working with aerial rigging and related equipment
  • Installing mobile and static antenna on buildings or masts
  • Building and testing telecommunications components and equipment.

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