As part of wider plans to recruit 70 apprentices and graduates across the North West for its September 2024 intake, BT Group has announced 13 vacancies in Accrington.
The roles are available across software engineering, customer service, applied research, data analytics and cyber-security.
In 2023, BT Group was ranked second in the Top 100 Apprenticeship Employers in the UK and as part of its Manifesto for responsible, inclusive, and sustainable growth the company has pledged to build a more diverse talent pool.
Elaine Bergin, director of colleague experience at BT Group, said: “As one of the largest private sector employers of apprentices and graduates in the UK, we continue to recruit and attract brilliant people into our business and we offer unparalleled opportunities to those who join us.
“As we build a better BT Group, we’re developing a pipeline of future talent to help grow our business, deliver great outcomes for our customers and to help underpin economic growth in the UK.”
BT Group is one of the UK’s largest private sector apprenticeship employers and has recruited more than 3,000 apprentices and graduates over the past five years. The company offers apprenticeships ranging from level two, the equivalent to GCSE standard through to level seven, a master’s degree.
Of the 70 roles announced, 31 will be recruited in Manchester, including 16 graduate posts and 15 apprenticeships. A further 26 apprenticeships will be available in Warrington.
Enjoyed this? Read more from Tim Aldred