We offer an exciting opportunity to pursue practical work experience using world class technologies and processes, alongside academic learning. A Software Engineering pathway, where you work within two teams during your apprenticeship, for example: Cyber Security, eCommerce, App Development and other Technology Solutions within our business.

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

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Closing date: 30 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    This salary also attracts a holiday premium The salary increases on successful completion of each apprenticeship year, throughout the apprenticeship.

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 8.15am to 4.15pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    4 Years

  • Possible start date

    16 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    21 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    8 available

What you will do in your working day

  • You will learn basic and advanced IT skills through on the job training
  • This will be coupled with day release University attendance to compliment IT and Technology theory
  • During two rotations throughout the apprenticeship, you will apply this knowledge into practical tasks and projects and gain further experience through on the job training
  • You will have the opportunity to gain or improve software engineering skills and then put these into practice in the work place, providing solutions to real work projects
  • You will have the opportunity to work with skilled work teams who will enhance your on the job learning opportunities

The training you will be getting

  • Basic and advanced IT skills for use in the workplace including Information Systems, Systems Development, Cyber Security, Business Organisation, IT Project Management and Computer and Network Infrastructure. Training will be delivered at University, on campus together with virtual learning on a day release basis and On The Job
  • The qualification awarded on completion of the apprenticeship is a level 6, BSc Hons Digital and Technology Solutions

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • IT qualified status and guaranteed further employment on successful completion of the apprenticeship in your chosen field

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, A conscientious approach, Resilience, Adaptability


GCSE or equivalent English Language (Grade B or Level 6 or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Mathematics (Grade B or Level 6 or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent STEM Subject (Grade B or Level 6 or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent two other subjects (Grade B or Level 6 or above) Essential
A Level or equivalent STEM Subject (Grade B or above) Essential
A Level or equivalent two other Subjects (Grade C or above) Essential

Things to consider

These apprenticeships are based in South East Essex and Stratford, London.

About the employer

Ford Motor Company is a Global Automotive Industry Leader, designing, developing, manufacturing, and distributing cars globally. We’re working to revolutionise mobility; we are creating solutions to build a better world for everyone! To support our incredible plans for the future of mobility, our manufacturing facilities will be revolutionised! As we pivot towards a new range of exciting products, we are looking for individuals to join the Ford family; ready to support our exciting future!





SS15 6EE


Ford Apprenticeship Recruitment Team

03330 146299

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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

Step 1: Online Application Main Details Education & Qualifications Reason for wanting to work for Ford Step 2: Multiple Choice & Video interview Step 3: Psychometric Testing Step 3: Assessment Centre Role Play In tray Exercise/Technical testing Group Exercise Interview Step 4: Functional Skills – Maths, Numeracy and IT

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

Apply now

Closing date: 30 Apr 2024