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Telecommunications and Data Networks Technician Apprentice

SIRO was launched in 2015 as a joint venture between Vodafone and ESB. Our key mission is to build a nationwide 100% fibre broadband network – we commit to changing Ireland’s telecom landscape and delivering the fastest most innovative broadband experience to the Irish consumer. Winner of the Best Employer Branding Award 2021 and Employee Experience Award 2022.

Reporting to our Town Completion Manager, within the Infrastructure department this apprenticeship is a great opportunity to start or develop your career within an exciting and dynamic company in the Telecoms industry. Apprenticeship training provides alternating on-the-job training in conjunction with off-the-job training.

The position is a two-year fixed term full time apprenticeship contract, including the off-the-job release to attend the off-the-job sessions at TU Dublin to complete a Higher Certificate in Engineering in Telecommunications and Data Network Engineering. Over the lifetime of the apprenticeship a total of eight blocks, each of two weeks duration, will be spent attending class and practical laboratories at TU Dublin.


  • Applicant must hold a Leaving Certificate with a minimum of Grade O6/H7 or better in 5 subjects in the Leaving Certificate including English or Irish and Mathematics. A Pass in Foundation Level Irish (F3) is acceptable for this course.
  • Alternatively, an applicant can hold a level of qualification which is deemed equivalent to the requirements in the Leaving Certificate.
  • Full Irish driving licence
  • Applicant must complete a colour vision test

Key Skills:

  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Keen interest in the telecoms industry

SIRO & Equality

SIRO believes in equality for all. We strive to create a workplace that is diverse and mirrors the customers, community, and colleagues that we serve. We encourage, support, and celebrate our differences and foster an environment where everyone feels empowered to bring their full authentic selves to work.​ We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, colleague engagement forums, and services to support staff from different backgrounds. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please contact us.