Training Opportunities

Interested in training that will help you take your first steps towards an exciting career in Fibre?

Many of our Build Partners are now running their own fully funded training programmes. These programmes are for those with little or no experience in the Fibre industry, a Build Partner will employ you as a Trainee, offering full time employment on a permanent contract, and supplying free training to help develop skills & qualifications needed for a career in Fibre.
If you leave some basic details with our chatbot below, we will get in touch as soon as a training programme opens up in your area.

95% of candidates would recommend the course to others and 97% of candidates are confident of starting a career in fibre since completing the course.

Civils vs Fibre - What's the difference?

Trainee Civil Operative
You will play a key role in helping CityFibre to achieve our mission of delivering full fibre to up to 8 million premises across the UK. Working in a team, you could be responsible for excavating and/or reinstating in the highways to install new duct work and chambers which houses our fibre, whichever you prefer we’ve got the right role for you.

Trainee Fibre Engineer - Underground and/or Overhead Cabling
You will play a key role in helping CityFibre to achieve our mission of delivering full fibre to up to 8 million premises across the UK. You will be responsible for delivering fibre installation on existing and new build networks to specific customer specifications, this will include external and internal work. Whether you prefer working at height or underground, we’ve got the role for you.


Civils Training
This training course is initially for 1 week and typically covers the NRSWA Operative Streetworks modules 1-6+9. This training will be delivered to assist you with your entry into the telecoms/fibre industry. Follow up training will be delivered upon a work placement or job offer with a CityFibre Build Partner.
Fibre Training
This training course is for 6 days and typically covers S7, S8, SA001, SA002, EUSR Telecoms and NRSWA Operative Streetworks Unit 2. This training will be delivered to assist you with your entry into the telecoms/fibre industry. Follow up training will be delivered upon a work placement or job offer with a CityFibre Build Partner.

Please note, these courses are an unpaid, free of charge offering from our Build Partners. These training programmes are different to those offered previously direct from CityFibre. With the Build Partner training programmes you will go through a recruitment process to be hired as a Trainee, you will then receive fully funded training whilst in post. Interviews with CityFibre’s Build Partners will take place in advance, with job offers or starts prior to training.
"I appreciate the training and hospitality which you have provided me - as someone with next to no knowledge in the construction and fibre industry this week has been a massive eye opener."

“Thanks a lot for getting this course sorted for myself and the accommodation was second to none with no problems whatsoever. Really enjoyed the course and, once again, thanks a lot! “
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