Digital & Technology Solutions Degree Apprenticeship 2024 - Whiteley ZURICH EMPLOYMENT SERVICES LIMITED

Our Digital & Technology Solutions Apprenticeship is a great opportunity for someone who’d like to start a career with one of the world’s most successful insurance companies. As an apprentice you’ll be able to earn and learn in a job that gives you real responsibility from day one. All whilst studying for a fully funded degree.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 17 Mar 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    25 days holiday plus an additional 3 volunteering days Private medical cover 12% company pension contribution Annual company bonus Discounted gym membership Discounted gadget insurance Discounted technology offers

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 9.00am - 5.00pm

    Total hours per week: 35.0

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    09 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    05 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    4 available

What you will do in your working day

As a Digital & Technology Solutions Apprentice, you'll have the opportunity to rotate across several key areas in Zurich UK Operations.

This will help you understand the way our business works and to build your portfolio of technical and business skills.

On your final rotation, you’ll be given an opportunity to specialise in the area you like the most. 
You’ll be supported and challenged throughout the program, and we'll set you on your way to a successful career with us.

By working on a range of projects and initiatives, you’ll get to put our customers at the heart of everything you do and learn more about our culture.  

As you go through the three years of study, you'll also build up your knowledge and insight into the various different areas, including:

  • Web Design and Programming (PHP)
  • Dynamic and Data Driven Systems (MySQL, Access)
  • Enhancing Web User Experience
  • Business Operations and Process Analysis and Design
  • Development Programming Language
  • Cyber Security Fundamentals
  • Developing an IT Strategy
  • Enterprise infrastructure design and architectures

The training you will be getting

  • Alongside work you will complete a Level 6 BSc Digital and Technology Solutions Degree Apprenticeship
  • The apprenticeship will take 36 months plus an End Point Assessment
  • We will support your study time alongside your permanent role

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • After the successful completion of your apprenticeship programme you’ll have lots of opportunities to shape and grow your career

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Administrative skills, Team working


GCSE or equivalent 5 GCSEs (or equivalent) including Maths & English (Grade C/4 and above) Essential
A Level or equivalent minimum of 3 A levels (Grade A* - C) Essential

Things to consider

You’ll need to decide on your single choice of apprenticeship programme when you submit your application, so please take time to make sure you’ve chosen the one that is right for you.

About the employer

At Zurich our brand purpose is to create a brighter future together, for our customers, our partners, our employees and the planet. It’s a promise that for our customers, we will put their needs at the heart of everything we do and for our employees, to grow and develop together. For our partners, to collaborate to create mutual value and for the planet, to drive positive impact by integrating our sustainability work into how we do business. We put our customers at the heart of everything that we do, and we’re looking for like-minded people to join us. We’re passionate about diversity and inclusion, we want our people to bring the whole of themselves to work. You’ll have every opportunity to use your drive and enthusiasm to innovate the future of Zurich. Everybody is made to feel welcome, different opinions are valued, personal needs are respected, and opportunity is equal for all.




The Zurich Centre

3000B Parkway


PO15 7JZ

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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Digital and technology solutions professional

Level 6 (Degree with honours)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

Employer's Application Instructions

At Zurich we are a team of individuals. We welcome ALL differences, together they make us better as a whole. Our interview process is designed to reduce bias and promote a fair and inclusive experience for you, where you can show us your best self. You can find the three assessment stages by following this link:

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 17 Mar 2024