Courses 2016/17:
City & Guilds 3667-02 Units 101-102-103 Fibre Optic Communications Cabling (Only Practically focused Splicing & Jointing In Ireland)


Broadbandcareers is an independent privately owned "SOCIAL" training company. And is recognised and highly regarded by business as a provider of meaningful accredited training.

Broadbandcareers is operated by its principle trainer our trainer.

our trainer has over 35 years training experience with qualifications in training and continuing education awarded by the University of Southampton and NUI Maynooth.

The trainers have many other qualifications, as diverse as being a military qualified Communicators, Qualified city and guilds Fibre optics, Satellite, Aerial. Blown fibre Design and Installation trainers. Including holding University qualifications in I.T. Management and supervision. The qualifications are too great to list here

What brought us to where we are now?
The trainers at Broadbandcareers Have many year's of experience working within the communications, installations and Security industries. And at one time or another have provided service or worked for most of the major communications companies who are providing services in the Ireland and the UK. Such as Virgin Media, NTL, sky, BT, Eircom, UPC

The Broadbandcareers name was initially used when five training consultants at NTL Developed a training programme for cable technicians way back in 2000. when the development was completed our trainer adopted the name when he left NTL to become an independent training provider.

The trainers have many year's experience of course material development and project management. But most important of all, have first hand experiences of the skills needed particularly within the Telecommunications industries.

The desperate need for Contextual training brought us to where we are today. Before becoming training providers. The trainers in their existing jobs. Had to stand by and watch as existing training providers churned out generic training. That was (and in some cases still is) heavy in outdated theory, not relevant to how the telecommunicatons installation companies deploy and work TODAY.

Resulting in too many trainees being non the wiser as to how to do the job in the context of where they were expected to work. But we have aimed to change all that.

Our Values and what we are about
We realised that with our knowledge and experience we could make a difference, and provide the contextual training that we knew from working in these industries was desperately needed. In practice this means we provide relevant socially focused training programmes which meet on-going, real world needs for business by:-

  • Building our training programmes on an analysis of the knowledge and skills required for real world job roles within the cable, Aerial, Satellite, Broadband and Fibre Installation and Service businesses. Meaningless theory is totally discarded.
  • Develop well structured, clear, workplace skills based training programmes, to meet industries current and anticipated future needs
  • Support relevant industry recognised qualifications that meet International standards
  • Use modern, professional training methods and techniques.
  • Provide support so organisations put the training into practice
  • Work with our clients to provide customised or new training solutions for those customers working at the limits of, or on newly awarded projects.
  • We employ full time trainers and develop our own course materials. We are not training brokers.

Key Facts

Our trainers

  • Wrote the installation Processes, procedures and Mandatory installation specifications for cablelink Ireland now used by UPC, NTL and Virgin Media
  • Developed and delivered the FAS (Ireland's training and education authority) Telecommunications Technical Operator traineeship QQI (formerly fetac) level 6 qualification, for cable, mmds installation and service technicians Ireland.
  • Provides subject matter expertise and support to Skillnets, FAS, and other agencies when required
  • Provided consultancy and training for UPC Ireland's contractors working on the cable network upgrade project throughout Ireland.
  • Developed and delivered Network Activation Technician, and leakage detection and management programmes.
  • In conjunction with Emtelle, CBS, provide training for blown fibre Solutions from the network to fibre to the home.

Who are you
Our customers range from international organisations dealing with upgrading and managing complex cable communications networks. Skillnets and EU agencies aiding companies upskill their workforces. Companies engineering new projects, The defence forces of Poland, Ireland and the UK. Through to individuals looking to change their career or update and extend their skills to remain in employment.

Whichever you are, you are all important to us. In a dynamic industry, organisations need new and existing staff to be enthusiastic about learning new skills and keeping up-to-date, so we find that our different customers are also important to each other.

City & Guilds Approved Centre Number 800602

QQI Approved: Quality Management System approved by Quality and Qualifictions Ireland (formerly fetac)

Reg No 903904 Approved Training Programmes and Trainers have been placed on the FAS/EI National Register of Trainers

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Broadbandcareers training entity of N.I. Consultants Unit 2 48 North Duncrue Street Belfast,
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