Virgin Media recruits next generation of talent

Virgin Media will employ 116 young people from its apprenticeship programme this week to help meet the demand for superfast broadband and advanced digital entertainment services.

The apprenticeship courses, which vary between one and two years in length, give recruits a wide range of digital and business skills with a focus on delivering a fantastic customer experience.

Tom Mockridge, chief executive officer of Virgin Media, said: “We are investing in the future of our business as well as the communities we serve by offering young people a great start to their careers with us. They are becoming experts and champions of the fastest broadband and the most advanced TV so have a vital role in serving our customers throughout the country.”

Chris Starling, head of apprenticeships for Virgin Media, said: “Our apprenticeship programme has gone from strength to strength with huge demand for opportunities in recent years. Virgin Media’s courses offer a superb insight into our business and are an excellent gateway to stimulating and prosperous careers.”