Digital Degree Apprentice

Flexible – Swansea/Camarthen/Lampeter
Full Time

We have an exciting opportunity for 5 Digital Degree Apprentices to join an innovative and forward-thinking university while earning a salary and developing your digital career. Today digital skills are required in every part of our organisation, and we want to create our digital experts of tomorrow.

During your apprenticeship you will study for a 4-year degree in Applied Data Science and have a minimum of two placements, offering you the opportunity to work across business functions and technologies. You will gain a broader understanding of the technical challenges involved in providing university services to all in our community and have access to high quality teaching and support from experienced mentors and managers. Employment is expected to commence in January 2023, with 20% of your contracted working time will be spent studying on the course. Apprentices are expected to be flexible and willing to travel for training and placements.

Successful candidates will be educated to a Level 3 (or equivalent) or possess the equivalent level of experience and have: experience of using Microsoft packages and the ability to learn new systems/applications; evidence of organisational skills with an ability to manage own workload and priorities in order to meet deadlines; evidence of applying analytical and critical thinking skills to solve problems efficiently and effectively; the ability to work as part of a team and a flexible approach to adapt to changing work requirements; the ability to work with high levels of accuracy, attention to detail, and to present information clearly and concisely; and the ability to communicate effectively with different people at all levels, including students, colleagues, and managers. A qualification in Computer Science or Technology related subject is also desirable for this role.

For more information or to apply for this role please contact us on 01792 284450 or email