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Solutions Architect

Level 6 Apprenticeship

Are you eager to contribute to a dynamic team of industry experts as a Solutions Architect Apprentice, utilizing your skills to design and implement innovative solutions for complex business challenges?

As a Solutions Architect Apprentice, you play a pivotal role in facilitating effective communication between diverse stakeholders, streamlining the design and implementation of comprehensive solutions to meet complex business challenges. Your proficiency encompasses architectural design, system integration, and the utilization of advanced technologies to ensure the seamless deployment of solutions. Serving as a catalyst for innovation, you leverage cutting-edge tools to optimize workflows, enhance security, and promote a culture of efficiency. In the dynamic realm of solutions architecture, you serve as a bridge between business requirements and technical solutions, driving adaptability and performance across diverse IT landscapes.

Programme Duration42 months
Qualification & LevelLevel 6 - BSc (Hons) Digital and Technology Solutions (IT Consultant)
Weekly Working HoursApprentices will work a 40-hour working week (Monday to Friday)
Office TypeThe positions will be based in a corporate office
Training Breakdown

Apprentices will attend and complete modules in order to completing all Knowledge Skills behaviours culminating in an independent End Point Assessment.

The training is delivered in mix of remote and face-to-face sessions

Each week Apprentices will be allocated time away from their day to day roles to work on their Apprenticeship studies. You will spend approximately 80% of your working week learning from skilled members of the team whilst supporting learning on the job

Required Skills & Qualifications

At least 5 GCSEs C grade (grade 4) or above including Maths and English

3 A-Levels (or equivalent qualification) grade C or above. Minimum of 1 A-Level must be within a STEM subject

You must NOT already have a qualification in a similar subject at the same or higher level than this apprenticeship

What are the core components of this apprenticeship?

During your apprenticeship, you will acquire valuable skills and knowledge, including:

Cutting-Edge IT Consulting Techniques: You'll become proficient in the art of IT consulting, learning to analyse complex technological challenges and provide innovative solutions.
Client Relationship Management: You'll develop the ability to build and nurture relationships with clients, understanding their IT needs and aligning your solutions with their business objectives.
Deep Industry Insights: Gain an in-depth understanding of the ever-evolving digital landscape and technology trends, allowing you to provide informed guidance to clients.
Ethical and Regulatory Compliance: Understand the legal and ethical dimensions of IT consulting, ensuring that your practices adhere to industry standards and best practices.
Data Mastery: You'll become adept at utilizing cutting-edge software and data management tools, enabling you to efficiently handle complex technical data and client information.

What will I learn as I progress through my course?

  • You'll tackle intricate IT challenges, identifying issues and crafting creative solutions.
  • Engage with team to comprehend their specific IT needs and expectations.
  • Collaborate with a team of experts to design and implement custom IT solutions.
  • Oversee the execution of IT projects, ensuring they meet deadlines and quality standards.
  • Stay at the forefront of technology trends, adapting to new developments in the digital and tech world.

What qualifications will I gain?

  • BSc (Hons) Digital and Technology Solutions (IT Consultant)

This apprenticeship aligns with British Computer Society for Registered IT Technician (RITTech)

What are my career prospects after graduating?

Your journey as a Solutions Architect Apprentice opens the door to a world of exciting career prospects. You'll have the skills and knowledge to progress towards high-level roles in the Technology sector, including but not limited to:

Business analyst, Computing data analyst, Cyber security, professional It consultant, or Network engineer Software engineer

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Application Process and Timeline

Online application
Upload your CV, fill in your details, answer the eligibility questions and complete a short online assessment

(Applications open 11th December 2023)
Game-based assessment
Complete a series of short game-based tasks designed to identify your strengths and assess your suitability for the role
Video Interview
Video interview to tell us about your background, motivations, knowledge, skills and interests
Virtual / Onsite Assessment Centre
Assessment centres include: a group exercise, presentation and individual interviews
If successful we will extend you and offer to join our programmes and our recruitment teams will send you a contract of employment
Onboarding process
Our recruitment teams will complete the necessary background checks, register you with the programme training provider and obtain any personal information needed to begin your employment
You'll then be ready to join us on your Apprenticeship programme

(The start date for this programme is September 2024)
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