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Digital and technology solutions professional degree apprenticeship

Employer
ATKINS LIMITED
Location
Phase 2, Level 2, Unit 215 Plymouth Science Park 1, Davy Road, Derriford, PL6 8BX
Salary
£23,400.00 annually
Closing date
13 Dec 2023

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Specialism
IT
Sector
Technology
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
September
Duration
Permanent
What you will do in your working day

You'll be making a sustainable difference in people's lives, shaping cities, reimagining transport and transforming nuclear energy. And with the opportunity to work across Cities & Development, Nuclear & Power, Transportation, Water or Environment, you'll decide where you want your career to go.

Here's what your role as an apprentice will involve:
  • Developing your skills in a wide range of exciting projects
  • Learning and using relevant design software
  • Being involved in client meetings and assisting in building key client relationships
  • You'll get to understand and learn digital skills, to help us harness technology in new ways
  • Your mentors will support you as you study towards nationally recognised qualifications and accreditation
  • You'll have dedicated time to spend at college or university to focus on your studies

The training you will be getting

The University has devised a highly practical programme of modules that balance core knowledge, specialist skills and work-based learning which is totally applicable to the needs of industry today. Over the course of your apprenticeship, you will study the following core modules.
  • Software Engineering 1
  • Computer Systems
  • Work-Based Learning: IT in the Business
  • Cyber Security and Networks
  • Algorithms, Data Structures and Mathematics
  • Work-Based Learning: Requirements and Analysis
  • Software Engineering 2
  • Information Management and Retrieval
  • Work-Based Learning: Integrated Project
  • Business Organisation

In addition to the core modules that you will study, as a Digital and Technology Solutions Professional apprentice, you will have the choice of two specialist routes that equip you with precise skills needed to excel in some of the careers with the highest demand in the UK:
  • Cyber Security Analyst
  • Software Engineer

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

The Programme provides academic qualification and professional experience leading to a range of key tasks and sector-leading roles as:
  • Software Developer
  • Software Engineer
  • Software Tester
  • IT Project Manager
  • IT Consultant
  • Network Engineer
  • Cyber Security Analyst
  • Database Specialist
  • Data Analyst
  • Systems Designer

Previous learners on this programme have been in leadership roles for companies such as Vodafone, BT, Cisco, Accenture, British Airways, to name just a few.

Once learners have completed the Degree Apprenticeship, they will be a highly competent and knowledgeable member of their organisation who has achieved a BSc (Hons) Degree Apprenticeship in Digital and Technology Solutions from the University of Roehampton.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative

Qualifications

A Level or equivalent relevant subjects ( including English) (Grade A level 3 qualifications) Essential

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