Openreach trains apprentice engineers in virtual reality

Openreach is giving potential recruits to its engineer trainee scheme the chance to try out an immersive virtual reality (VR) experience to give them an insight into what life as a field engineer entails.

The national network owner, which is currently in the process of being legally separated from its parent organisation, BT, is currently recruiting 1,500 trainees and apprenticeships as part of a plan to improve customer service and invest in its network operations.

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