Network Engineer Apprentice – Horsham, West Sussex (X2 Positions)

  • L4 Network Engineer
  • Horsham

Digital Communications Network Solutions Ltd

Level 4 Network Engineer

Company: Digital Communications Network Solutions Ltd    

Full Address: Horsham, West Sussex RH12 0AR

Weekly Hours Worked: 40

Salary: £13,312 – £18,000

Please contact Ava on or call 0203 834 2872

About the company:

Digital Communications Network Solutions Ltd (DCNS) is a dynamic and rapidly growing company, that was initially set up to serve the emergent and demanding telecommunications market, enabling organizations to embrace the digital revolution.

From cloud & telecoms solutions to cybersecurity and CCTV solutions, we offer a comprehensive suite of services tailored to meet our clients’ unique needs. Our responsive approach and innate industry knowledge, enables us to deliver solutions that not only meet current needs but also future proof our clients businesses.

Brief job description:

Estio Training have an exciting new opportunity for a Network Engineer (Apprentice) with Digital Communications Network Solutions Ltd, a telecoms, IT and security provider based in West Sussex.

Are you a skilled and passionate Network Engineer seeking a new challenge in a dynamic and innovative environment? Look no further!

A wonderful new opportunity is now available for an enthusiastic and technically minded Network Engineer with some WAN, LAN and cabling experience to join this fast growing company with a UK-wide footprint.

It is a fabulous opportunity to learn and make your mark within the industry.

Job Description:

The role requires the candidate to carry out technical analysis, installation, configuration and support of telecoms, IT and CCTV devices, infrastructure and applications, and will be required to act as the technical lead for projects to agreed technical standards.

Your duties and responsibilities in this role will consist of:

This role offers a wide range of responsibilities, from providing technical support to customers, to planning and implementing telecoms, IT and CCTV networks.

You will support service delivery by managing and maintaining the telecoms & IT infrastructure including the firewalls, switches and load balancers.

We are seeking individuals with the following skill set:

  • Establishing and maintaining IT and digital communications infrastructure, such as wireless access points or LAN, WAN, WLAN, and WWAN networks including setting up and maintaining VPN connections, routers and switches.
  • Providing technical support and assistance to clients. Experience with network capacity planning, network security principles, and general network management best practices is beneficial. This includes working with clients to establish and maintain software, such as email, user logins and passwords, setting up new employees with company email accounts and providing them with access to the network, as well as troubleshooting for existing employees.
  • Experience with IP, VOIP and cloud-based phone systems, and be able to provide user training to clients.
  • Setting up and deploying of IP CCTV system and cabling such as Hikvision and Dahua systems.
  • Provide technical support to end-users for hardware, software, and network-related issues. Experience with hardware troubleshooting is beneficial.
  • Able to install, configure and troubleshoot computer systems, printers, and implement Cat 5e/ Cat 6e cabling, including termination and fault finding.


5 GCSEs grades A*-C/9-4 or equivalent (including English Language and Maths)

Skills Required:

  • Demonstrates fundamental basic knowledge and understanding in 2 or more of the following areas: IP, Data, and Transmission, Voice Switching, WAN /LAN technology and/or networking equipment.
  • Experience working at a technical level providing Telecoms or IT support is desirable but not mandatory.
  • Full clean driving licence.
  • Ability to adapt to changing circumstances and find solutions to practical problem.
  • Able to work independently as required.
  • Good written/spoken English.

Personal qualities:

The perfect candidate will have a growth mindset and a can-do attitude. Has a thirst for learning and adaptable to learn new technologies. Be committed to quality and takes pride in work and have an innate ability to think outside the box. Ability to work on-site and adapt to flexible hours as needed. Strong problem-solving skills and a proactive attitude towards project delivery.

Future prospects:

The role offers a permanent role upon completion of the apprenticeship depending on performance.

There is a real family-feel to this business, however the company are planning to scale massively in the next 5 years, so you could get in before the company expands massively!

Training to be provided:

Estio apprenticeship training programmes are delivered virtually by our fully qualified and industry experienced training team. Using their expert knowledge, we’ve purposefully built our programmes around the real-world use of modern technology, so that the skills we create can be directly applied in the workplace.

Throughout the apprenticeship learners receive coaching, help and guidance from a dedicated team who are there to ensure they get the most from their work experience.

Successful completion of this apprenticeship gives you an accredited Level 4 Network Engineer, with training in how to:

  • Install, configure and test network components, including optimisation and maintenance.
  • Investigate, identify and resolve technical performance issues in networks.
  • Apply the appropriate tools and techniques when securely operating and testing Networks.
  • Acquire and analyse network performance data to monitor network activity.

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