May 7, 2021

Maori News & Indigenous Views

Rangatahi technology apprenticeships now open at Vodafone

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Vodafone are pleased to announce that application for next years Technology Apprenticeship is now underway.

For those who are not familiar with the programme, below are the main selection criteria:

– Have completed Level 2 NCEA and have the potential to, or have recently completed, Level 3 NCEA in English, Maths and Science/Technology

– Available to work 40 hours per weekincluding10 hours of study during and after work hours

– Able to commence February 2014

– Apprentices will be based in Auckland or Wellington so they need to be residents of either cities OR have a strong support network where they will be based

Applications are accepted online via the Skills website >

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Are you excited about the idea of telecommunications as a career? Vodafone is looking for 10 men and women to join our new technology apprenticeship scheme.

Based in Auckland or Wellington, youll spend the next two-three years working with Vodafones technology team whilst studying towards an NZQA accredited National Certificate in Telecommunications (Level 3). Yes, you will be paid to learn!

You might be thinking that Uni isnt quite right for you and youd enjoy the challenge of real-world learning.Or you might be thinking that Uni is the next step, but the opportunity of practical on-the-job experience and the potential to gain real-life qualifications is just too good to miss.

With the Vodafone technology apprenticeship, not only will you experience Technology in Vodafone New Zealand, youll gain fantastic, fully-funded qualifications, have a company mobile phone and a generous usage plan.

From there the world could be your telecommunications or engineering oyster!

The superstars were looking for will have completed Level 2 NCEA and have the potential to, or have recently completed, Level 3 NCEA in English, Maths and Science/Technology. You will have family or a support network in Auckland or Wellington as youll be based out of Vodafones Auckland and Wellington offices.

Above all, youll have a “go get ’em” attitude and the willingness to commit to growing your telecommunications career.

If you can tick all the boxes, then we want to hear from you.Applications close on Friday, 22ndNovember.

IMPORTANT:If you are short-listed you will need to be available to participate in the next step of the selection process in Auckland during the week of 9-13 December 2013. Travel or relocation costs will be the responsibility of the student.

Vodafones Apprenticeship Scheme within the Technology team will involve 40 hours per week of workincluding10 hours of study during and after work hours. Are you available to work and study for 40 hours per week, commencing February 2014? (Note we may require you to be available from February to attend an induction).

What is Vodafone like as an employer?

Our environment is unique, fast-paced, full-on, and full of life. We offer you the opportunity to create the future yours and ours through exposure to experiences that will develop and stretch you.

Youll be working in a flexible and inclusive environment with people who are proud of Vodafone and passionate about what they do. At Vodafone we want all of our people to feel confident, appreciated, and inspired.

As a global company, we offer a great range of rewards some that hit your pocket and some you wouldn’t expect.

All our staff naturally receive mobile phones and generous usage plans.

You will enjoy your birthday off, a competitive package including superannuation and health insurance, as well as the opportunity to enjoy other rewards through our Celebrating You programs.

You will engage in experiences that you wouldnt get anywhere else, as well as have exposure to cool technology, opportunities and learning beyond New Zealand if you make it happen.

Be your possibility. Make it happen.

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