A MAJOR telecommunications firm has opened up a number of apprenticeship roles.

O2, which has a major branch in Slough, has recently opened 20 new roles within its apprenticeship programme, and is inviting applications.

The successful applicants will be able to work, gain hands-on experience, and earn money whilst acquiring a full degree in the process. A wide range of different roles are on offer, such as digital marketing, service management, network engineering, software development and accounting. Two apprenticeships in IT are also available.

The apprenticeships last for a minimum of two years. A mix of Higher and Advanced apprenticeships are on offer, to suit applicants of all skill levels interested in a future career in business, digital media, or IT at one of the UK's largest technology companies.

The deadline for applications is April 3. To apply, or to find out more about the apprenticeship scheme, visit: www.o2careers.co.uk/early-careers/apprenticeships