Sponsored Degree Higher Apprenticeship in IT with Capgemini

Posted: 31st of July 2014 by Anonymous

You may not have heard of Capgemini before, but the IT industry knows us as a leading international company with a great reputation. We offer challenging and rewarding careers to school and college leavers who are passionate about IT and determined to succeed. 

With 125,000 people in 44 countries, Capgemini is one of the world’s foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services. 

5 Year Sponsored Degree Higher Apprentice Programme is designed to develop you to become successful in technical roles and add value to client projects from an early stage in your career. Through the programme you will receive on-going support to develop your skills and capabilities in programming and software such as C#, Java and PHP, together with broader software engineering skills.

You will complete a Level 4 Diploma in IT professional competence through QA during the first 2 years. At this stage you have the opportunity to continue on to complete a IT based sponsored degree, taking you up to 5 years.

The programme combines the best of both worlds by combining technical training and work-based learning with a sound understanding of the key concepts and theory. Through this programme you will receive on-going support to develop your skills and capabilities in programming and software such as C#, Java and PHP.

Capgemini Apprenticeships are designed and delivered in several different streams:

Software Engineering , Service Delivery Management, Applications Consultant.

During the first 12 weeks in Capgemini, the apprentices will go through the Accelerated Learning Environment (ALE) at the Capgemini Apprentice Training Centre in Telford. The Accelerated Learning is made up of four “learning sprints”. 

On completion of training you are initially based in the Capgemini office of your preferred location, however you will need to be flexible and able to travel to different offices and client sites after your first few weeks. As a global business Capgemini can offer you unparalleled career opportunities once you have completed this programme. 

You will start on an initial salary of £10,000 per annum until you have successfully completed the accelerated learning phase of your apprenticeship. You will then progress to your enhanced apprentice salary of £16,000 per annum. Your salary will be reviewed regularly in line with your progress and at the end of the programme you have the opportunity to reach or exceed the salary of a graduate entrant.

Entry Requirements:

  • 7 GCSE’s (C and above) – Maths and English essential.
  • To have/expect, 3 'A' levels, grades C or above, or their equivalent (eg a BTEC National Diploma). These are likely to include an IT related subject (including maths and science) OR completion of a full IT related Advanced Apprenticeship achieving at least one Distinction and additional work experience. 
  • An interest and passion for IT that you can demonstrate via a hobby, work experience or personal study – maybe you’ve designed a game or website? 

Apply: http://www.uk.capgemini.com/careers/your-career-path/apprentices

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