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Apprenticeships Technology - Apprenticeship Manchester Autumn 2023

Job... Technology is at the heart of what we do and is changing the world like never before, which makes it a really exciting time to join us. Working shoulder-to-shoulder with our...

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Technology is at the heart of what we do and is changing the world like never before, which makes it a really exciting time to join us. Working shoulder-to-shoulder with our clients, we are pioneering some of the most advanced tech-enabled solutions to help them solve some of their biggest business challenges.

Our technologists come from a diverse range of backgrounds. Whether fresh out of school or college, or ready to start a new opportunity – we look for people who are curious and passionate about technology; who have a team-first mindset, want to learn, are willing to take on early responsibility and relish solving problems.

Our work is both technical and diverse and our Technology Apprenticeship is designed to support you on your journey to a successful career in technology. You’ll explore the interaction between technical systems and the workplace and how to use them effectively for maximum business impact. You’ll study towards a BSc (Hons) in Digital and Technology Solutions over the course of 4 years.

To ensure that you are set up for success, prior to embarking on your course, you will attend a 12-week Bootcamp to kick start your apprenticeship which will give you the technical fundamentals to support your development.

As part of your apprenticeship, you will cover various specialisms such as software development, Cyber, Cloud DevOps developing technical skills; learning languages, including C# with a fast-growing Python base on a range of different industries and projects.

You’ll develop a host of core skills to help you succeed in the workplace. From presenting on projects, to report writing, learning how to build your network, learning how to work as part of a professional team and keep up the pace on projects. This is a practical programme and you’ll be supported by team members to help you take on new challenges. You’ll be inspired to learn every day; whether in the classroom, amongst your peers or working with experienced specialists. We’ll provide plenty of support and a blend of development opportunities to help you achieve your potential, including attending events to build and expand your technical knowledge.

In your role, you’ll work flexibly across your location region – at engagement sites, our offices and home. As part of this apprenticeship, you may be required to work in different offices and locations. Our people have always worked flexibly – so this way of working isn't new for us. We’re creating a tech-driven business to empower and equip our people to be outstanding in delivery, no matter where they work – through inspiring collaboration spaces and new technologies.

Technology & Engineering
Programme Length:
4 years
BSc (Hons) Digital and Technology Solutions
Entry Requirements:

At KPMG, everyone brings a unique perspective, and we want to ensure that you have the best opportunity to demonstrate your potential. We’ve designed our application process to assess everyone’s potential in the context of their educational and personal circumstances to ensure that you have the skills to succeed at KPMG.

You’ll generally be expected to demonstrate the following (*or equivalents). However, if you do not meet all the below, and are a few grades or points short, then we would still encourage you to apply, as you will be given the option to provide additional information that enables us to assess your application and potential in the context of your socio-economic background and/or any extenuating circumstances. You can find out more .

  • 5 GCSEs* at A* – C or at 4 – 9 (inc. English Language and Maths at Grade B or 5), or for Scotland 5 National 5 qualifications at Grades A – C (inc. English Language and Maths at Grade B or equivalent)
  • 120 UCAS points* from your ‘top’ 3 grades, excluding General Studies under the 2017 tariff point system at A Level (300 UCAS points pre-2017) or at Higher/Advanced Higher Level for Scotland.
Key Skills:

Throughout the recruitment process we will be looking to learn more about your strengths.

To be successful on this programme, you will be required to demonstrate the strengths that we look for in our apprentices at KPMG.

Learn more about what we look for and how to apply .

Training and Development:

The training and development of our people is critical to the future success of our business. We want all of our Apprentices to embrace a growth mindset of learning every day, which is why we have created a rich curriculum and learning community to help trainees build their skills and fulfil their potential. This ranges from an immersive 5-day induction experience, formal training courses, leadership knowledge bites, learning journals, online courses and networking events – all aligned to our life-long learning strategy and part of our overall student package.

As part of your student programme, you will complete a Level 6 Digital and Technology Solutions Apprenticeship qualification with BPP through a blended learning delivery. This will include face-to-face tuition in Birmingham or Manchester, and live online tuition. All learners will have access to learner support, access to one-to-one mentoring and counselling.

As well as this you will have a wealth of online resources, this blended approach enables you to study and learn the content at a pace suited to your learning style but ensures all are at the right technical level at every stage of the qualification and apprenticeship. You will continuously apply what you are learning to your workplace experience through your apprenticeship skills and behaviours and off-the-job (OTJ) training. You will have wrap around support which consists of dedicated professional coaches, online portal content and additional study sessions, which means there is a form of support for your every need.

Extra information

Type of Contract
Graduate internship
Profession type
Full UK/EU driving license preferred
Car Preferred
Must be eligible to work in the EU
Cover Letter Required

Manchester | Accountancy jobs | Graduate internship