Degree IT Apprenticeship with Ford Motor Company

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IT Degree Apprenticeship Opportunities with Ford Motor Company

At Ford Motor Company we are working to revolutionize mobility; fuelled by new challenges, we are creating solutions to build a better world for everyone. To support our incredible plans for the future of mobility, we are looking for talented individuals to join the Ford family; ready to support our exciting new developments in IT, gain a Bachelor’s degree in Digital and Technology Solutions and become part of the next generation of Ford’s IT professionals.

About the role:

  • The Higher IT Apprenticeship here at Ford will take 4 years to complete leading to a full university BSc (Honours) degree in Digital and Technology Solutions.

  • The Apprenticeship includes on-the-job training that will take place at the relevant Ford operation (Dunton Campus or Dagenham Engine Plant), where you will get to apply your knowledge and gain valuable work experience in the areas you love.

  • Initially, you will be working within the Software Development Organisation with progression onto business facing teams planning future IT / strategy and projects, operations teams entrusted with running our most critical systems day to day, and our banking subsidiary Ford Credit, where you experience the full use of end-to-end IT. Meaning you will be starting your IT career with the best possible range of experience and know-how.

What’s in it for you?

A Degree Apprenticeship with Ford Motor Company is an exciting opportunity to pursue practical work experience using world class technologies and processes, alongside academic learning. 

  • Access to our Employee Development and Assistance Programme (EDAP) - which can provide up to £300 per year for non-job-specific education, training and development.

  • A unique opportunity to access Ford’s Privilege scheme - allowing you to purchase Ford vehicles at a discount.

  • A great salary increasing yearly, along with our competitive pension scheme.

  • An excellent work-life balance, including a generous holiday allowance of 26 days.

What will you gain?

You will complete a four year programme for the attainment of:

Information Technology consists of BSc (Honours) Digital and Technology Solutions

Who we’re looking for

To become part of our team, you will need:

  • A minimum of 5 GCSE grades, including
                - English at grade B (Level 5/6)
                - Maths at grade B (Level 5/6)
                - Physics or Double Science at Grade B (Level 5/6)
  • 3 A Levels or equivalent at BCC (equal to 104 UCAS points), including
                - a Science or Technology related subject

To excel here at Ford, you will have the following attributes:

  • A keen interest in learning more about IT and applying your knowledge in the workplace.

  • Willingness to work flexibly and adapt to both academic & work environments.

  • A strong drive to understand the occupational values of your chosen pathway, make improvements and solve problems.

  • Ability to communicate effectively and work well with others.

  • Ability to demonstrate leadership abilities and work in a team.

Working at Ford

We rely on, respect, and care for each other. We build networks and partners without boundaries. We welcome everyone's unique contributions, communicate candidly, and work together as ONE team - we are a family. Our values are our guiding light, and the conscience for our work, and our people. At Ford, we naturally follow these values, and we hope that you do too. To learn more about our values, please visit:

Ford is committed to diversity and equality of opportunity for all and is opposed to any form of less favourable treatment or harassment on the grounds of sex, marital status, civil partnership status, parental status, race, ethnic origin, colour, nationality, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, religion/belief, gender reassignment and gender identity, age and those with caring responsibilities.

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Selection process: 

  • Online Application - Main Details and Education & Qualifications
  • Multiple Choice and Video Interview Competencies
  • Online SHL aptitude tests
  • Assessment Centre
  • Eligibility to Work

    At Ford we welcome all applications for our job opportunities. However, we are unable to employ anyone who does not have permission to live and work in the UK.

  • Educational Requirements

    A minimum of 5 GCSE grades, including;
    - English at grade B (Level 5/6)
    - Maths at grade B (Level 5/6)
    - Physics or Double Science at Grade B (Level 5/6)

    3 A Levels or equivalent at BCC (equal to 104 UCAS points), including
    - a Science or Technology related subject

  • Why an Apprenticeship?

    Apprentices who choose to begin their career instead will be earning money straight away, picking up all sorts of practical skills, and getting a real head start on people who decide to go the traditional route to University for qualifications without building up student debt.

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