Digital & Technology Solutions Apprenticeship Level 6 (Degree Apprenticeship)
- Digital & Technology Solutions Level 6 (Degree Apprenticeship)
- The role is within the Marine & Technology Division. The Division employs over 9,000 highly skilled people and is the UK's leading naval support business.
- It draws on an unmatched range of engineering and technical skills in providing through-life services and deep maintenance to the Royal Navy's major warships and nuclear-powered submarines, in addition to operating a wide range of strategic shore-based naval support facilities.
- Technology is constantly evolving, becoming smarter, faster and more integrated; the need to understand not just the technology itself, but also all influencing aspects is key to the future success of any business.
- Babcock recognises that in order to be able to meet the challenges of the future and excel in the wide range of operating sectors we occupy, we need to be developing the next generation of digital professionals who can innovate using new and existing technologies to tackle these challenges head on.
- The new Digital and Technology Solutions Apprenticeship (DATS) degree programme has been developed by Babcock and The University of West of England (UWE) in association with University Centre Weston (UCW) to combine the very best of the Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET) accredited Babcock Graduate Scheme and our Higher Engineering Apprenticeship programme.
- The Scheme is split into two specialisms: Data Analyst and Digital Engineering (available schemes are Cyber or Software Engineering).
Requirements and prospects
- Strong analytical and problem solving skills
- Highly numerate
- Able to communicate well at all levels, both verbally and through formal written correspondence.
- Good knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Access and familiarity with the Windows, OSX and Linux Operating Systems, major web browsers and browser development tools, and mobile devices and applications would be desirable
- Awareness of software development tools and web technologies including HTML.
- The ability to work well in a team, as well as focus on your own self development
- A passion for Technology
We want to meet with people who can demonstrate a strong aptitude for and interest in technical-based subject matter. Also, we want applicants able to work in a team, who are self-motivated and are hard working
- Apprentices will ideally already have three A Levels at grade B or above, preferably in related subjects such as mathematics, science and IT, or a BTEC Extended Diploma at MMM, or other qualifications equivalent to 96 UCAS tariff points, in addition to Level 2 English and mathematics.
- Applications from those who do not meet these requirements but who have demonstrable and relevant work experience will be considered on an individual basis, subject to completing a programming assessment set by UCW.
- Due to the funded nature of this programme, applicants with undergraduate degrees in computing/IT/Electronics Engineering will not be eligible.
- You will be asked to state your preference as to specialism (Data analyst or Digital Engineering) at the application stage.
For those completing the Data Analyst route, your future career prospect may be data analyst working within our Analytics team. For the Digital Engineering scheme, apprentices will exit the scheme as an engineer.
Things to consider
- Please ensure you state your preference as to specialism (Data analyst or Digital Engineering) at the application stage.
- If you are shortlisted for the first stage of the recruitment process, you will be asked to complete an online assessment in maths. Details will be provided at the time.
- If you are successful at this stage, you will be invited to an Assessment and Selection session in June 2019
- The final stage is a formal interview with the employer.