Digital Technology Apprentice - software development /computer systems administration.

UK Research and Innovation
Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Harwell, Didcot, OX11 0QX
£16,037.00 annually
26 Jan 2021
11 Apr 2021
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
What will the apprentice be doing?

You will be expected to:

Communicate and work with fellow team members on a daily basis.
Communicate with users, scientists, engineers and management to understand their requirements and translate these into a specification.
Take an active role in both technical and non-technical meetings.
Show initiative especially regarding learning new things.
Work independently at times and ask questions if unsure.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

During the apprenticeship scheme you will be exposed to a variety of IT, gaining a broad range of skills and experiences to support you as you work towards a BSc (Hons) Digital and Technology Solutions Degree. Approximately 11% of training takes place in the QA learning centre classroom. 9% is done in the workplace, through online training, one to onemeetings with your QA Technical Skills Coach, or developing your portfolio. The remaining time will be spent on your workplace activity.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

This could lead to a permanent position with great career prospects after the Apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Initiative


A Level or equivalent Any (Grade C) Essential
BTEC or equivalent Computing (Grade PASS) Essential

Things to consider

To be considered for this role you must have gained or be on track to gain at least a minimum of two A levels at grade A or above OR three A levels at grade C or above OR a BTEC Level 3 in Computing (or similar subject) or equivalent

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