Launch Your Career in Submarine Cables with A-2-Sea

A-2-Sea is committed to providing apprenticeship opportunities that give people a chance to start their careers in the dynamic and growing industry of submarine cables.

Data and communications traffic is increasing at an exponential rate, and there is a real need for skilled workers to install and maintain the submarine cable network that supports this growth. A-2-Sea's apprenticeship programs provide the perfect way to get started in this exciting and rapidly-growing industry.

Our apprenticeship programs offer the opportunity to gain hands-on experience and training in a variety of areas, from cable installation and repairs to engineering and manufacturing. Our cable technicians work on some of the most technically challenging and interesting projects in the world, installing and repairing submarine cables that carry vital communications traffic across oceans.

We are looking for talented and ambitious individuals who are keen to learn and grow with our company. This is a fantastic opportunity for individuals who want to learn from some of the best in the industry.

A-2-Sea's Managing Director Ross Taylor said:

"We are delighted to offer these apprenticeships which provide an excellent chance for individuals to gain valuable experience and skills in the submarine cable industry.

"Our apprenticeship programs offer a great way for people to learn from some of the best in the business and we are proud to be able to offer this type of training and development opportunity."

A career in submarine cables can be both challenging and rewarding, and A-2-Sea's apprenticeship programs are an excellent way to get started.

We encourage people of all backgrounds and experiences to apply. A-2-Sea is currently seeking applications for two types of apprenticeships, Cable Technician and Development & Manufacturing Engineer.

Cable Technician:

The role of a Cable Technician requires excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment. You will be working as part of a team to carry out repairs and maintenance on submarine cable systems, as well as assisting with the installation of new cables.

The apprentice role involves training and preparation for:

  • Fibre optic cable testing
  • Shallow water fibre optic submarine cable installations
  • Terrestrial fibre optic cable installations
  • Fibre optic submarine cable system maintenance (including emergency call-out operations)
  • Out-of-service submarine cable recovery operations
  • Manufacturing of bespoke equipment to support the submarine cable industry

Learn more about the Cable Technician apprenticeship and apply here.

Development & Manufacturing Engineer:

The Apprentice Development and Manufacturing Engineer will work within the engineering team assisting with the design, manufacture, assembly, testing and commissioning of bespoke equipment for the submarine cable industry.

The apprentice role involves training and preparation for:

  • Injection moulding runs and profile optimisation.
  • Mechanical and structural material analysis. 
  • Audit and verification of bespoke components.
  • Equipment assembly and testing.
  • Commissioning of X-ray inspection systems.
  • Process evaluation and optimisation development.
  • Manufacturing of bespoke equipment to support the submarine cable industry

Learn more about the Development & Manufacturing Engineer apprenticeship and apply here. Applications for both programs are open now. For more information about our apprenticeship programs, please contact

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