Apprentices Blog

My Job Swap With Peter Kelly

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Peter Kelly is the Managing Director for Virgin Media Business; he is responsible for the overview of Virgin mobile and is part of the senior leadership team. I organised to spend a day with Peter in Hook and in return Peter would spend the day with me in the Peterborough office.

My first week as an Emerging Talent Higher Apprentice

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Hi Rebecca, lovely to meet you! How’s your first week been at Virgin Media so far? I’ve found my first week at Virgin Media very enjoyable. The culture of Virgin Media is very friendly and inclusive and one thing that’s really stood out to me is how everyone is happy to help with anything, big or small. What type of apprenticeship you’re doing? And why did you choose this apprenticeship? I’d doing a Higher Apprenticeship …

Life as an Access Planning apprentice

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At the age of 17, I struggled between the decision of going to university or entering full time work, neither of which stood out strongly as I had no idea what to study or the type of career I would have liked to enter. During my final year as an A-level student, I decided against going to university with the view that I could apply when a subject/career field stood out to me, however four …

Life as a Network Engineer Apprentice

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Hi my name is Nathan; I joined Virgin Media in august 2016 as an apprentice network engineer. Prior to joining VM I was working in recruitment for the aviation industry. I had no previous Telecoms experience before starting in the company but was up for the challenge that lay ahead. As a network engineer the tasks that I conduct are varied. Our main tasks are fixing faults, conducting regulatory and targeted maintenance and undergoing technical …