BrightStart Higher Apprenticeship, Forensic Technology – Digital Forensics


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Our BrightStart Higher Apprenticeship is an opportunity for curious, smart people like you to leap into the world of professional services. Earn-while-you-learn, gain a professional qualification and get stuck in solving some of our clients’ most complex problems right from the start.

Requirements & Qualifications

You will need to have obtained or be studying towards at least 260 UCAS points (pre 2018 A level results) or 104 UCAS points (2018 A level results) (or equivalent). You must have achieved at least a grade 4 (C) in English language and at least a grade 6 (B) in Maths in your GCSEs (or equivalent) and have at least a grade C in one A level in a STEM subject.

Programme overview

Our BrightStart Higher Apprenticeship is an opportunity for curious, smart people like you to leap into the world of professional services. Earn-while-you-learn, gain a professional qualification and get stuck in, helping to solve some of our clients’ most complex problems right from the start.

Your opportunity

With an interest in technology and an eye for detail, this is your opportunity to become a part of a thriving, industry leading Digital Forensics team.  We can provide you with access to state of the art technology and as your career progresses, the opportunity to work with clients on high-impact matters, both in the UK and abroad.

Today’s highly complex investigation and litigation environments, along with technological evolutions in areas such as big data, cloud and the pervasiveness of social media, continue to present challenges to digital forensic practitioners.  You will be working within a team who deliver quality services to our clients in an ever changing environment. 

Your professional experience

Our Digital Forensics team collects and analyses a variety of data types in response to a number of issues, including regulator requests, litigation procedures, data theft or destruction investigations and cyber incidents.  We support corporates and their legal teams through the data collection and investigation process, helping to shape their strategy and leveraging technology to gain efficiencies and find evidence. 

We utilise industry leading software platforms, supplemented with our in-house customised enhancements and our extensive experience to meet the most challenging and wide reaching data discovery requests.  You will work alongside specialists drawn from a wide range of backgrounds who are delivering a wide variety of Digital Forensic services.  

In your role as a Digital Forensics technician you will be responsible for:


  • Maintaining hardware and software in our forensic lab environments to help our team to conduct digital investigations.
  • Testing and maintaining digital forensic equipment in line with advancements in technology. 
  • Assisting in data collection activities such as evidence handling and client data deliveries.
  • Supporting the team in the handling and management of evidential data.


As part of this role you will undertake a Level 3 Infrastructure Technician apprenticeship.


Your service line: Financial Advisory

Working with some of the world’s most recognised brands, you’ll help them find the cleverest solutions to their most complex problems. If you thrive on intellectual challenges you’ll fit right in.

About Deloitte

Our Purpose & Strategy

To make an impact that matters for our clients, our people and society - defines who we are and what we stand for. Our purpose provides the foundation for our strategy and our aspiration to be the undisputed leader in professional services: this is not about size, it's about being the first choice. The first choice for the largest and most influential clients, and the first choice for the best talent.

What do we do?

Deloitte offers global integrated professional services that include Audit & Assurance, Consulting, Financial Advisory, Risk Advisory and Tax Consulting. Our approach combines intellectual leadership, industrial expertise, insight, consulting & problem solving capabilities whatever the role, technology revolutions and innovation from multiple disciplines to help our clients excel anywhere in the world.

Beyond the UK: North West Europe within a Global firm

The UK, Ireland and Switzerland, Belgium, the Netherlands and the Nordics (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden) have combined to create a new Deloitte North West Europe firm. This is to support our aspiration to be the undisputed leader in professional services and to increase our global influence and lead in EMEA.

A broader geographical shape will create new career development opportunities, helping us develop the very best talent across the region and the world.

What do we value?

At Deloitte we foster a collaborative culture where talented individuals can produce their best work. We value innovative thinking, diverse insights and a genuinely distinctive level of customer service. We value difference, with respect at the heart of our inclusive culture, and we support agile working arrangements. Hear from some of our people already working at Deloitte in agile ways. We are proud to have earnt a Top 10 place on the 2017 list of Top 30 Employers for Working Families and to have been in their Top 10 for seven consecutive years. Additionally we received the Working Families Best for All Stages of Motherhood special award in 2016.

Being a Leader at Deloitte

Cultural fit and purpose-led leadership is crucial for Deloitte. Our leaders always set the example and inspire their colleagues. They make quality time for people and take an interest in them. They know what matters to people - both inside and outside work – and value them as individuals; always finding opportunities to develop them while showing respect and appreciation.

We expect colleagues at all levels to embrace and live our purpose and our leadership culture by challenging themselves to identify issues that are most important for our clients, our people, and for society and make an impact that matters.

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