Higher IT Apprenticeship with Ford Motor Company

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Ford has unique Apprenticeship opportunities and we are looking for exceptional candidates to fill them.

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IT Degree Apprenticeship Opportunities with Ford Motor Company

Ford has unique Apprenticeship opportunities and we are looking for exceptional candidates to fill them. This is your opportunity to become a member of our professional team in one of the world’s biggest automotive manufacturers and most recognised brands.

About the role

  • You’re on the job training will take place at the relevant Ford operation (Dunton, Dagenham or Stratford)
  • Four year scheme leading to a full university degree, opening up many opportunities for the future
  • Initially this will be within the Software Development Organisation with progression to;

             - Business facing teams planning future IT / strategy and projects
             - Operations teams entrusted with running our most critical systems day to day
             - Our banking subsidiary Ford Credit, where you experience the full use of end-to-end IT

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.

  • Annual holiday entitlement of twenty five days
  • Access to our Employment Development and Assistance Programme (EDAP), which provides up to £300 per year for non-job-specific education, training and development
  • An opportunity to access the Company’s Privilege scheme, which enables the purchase of Ford vehicles at a discount
  • A good pension scheme

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 6)
            - Maths at grade B (Level 6)
            - Physics or Double Science at Grade B (Level 6)

  • 3 A Levels or equivalent at BCC , including
      - Technology
      - Science
  • Ability to learn quickly and apply that learning in the workplace
  • Willingness to work flexibly, encompassing both academic & work environments
  • A strong drive to understand the occupational values of your chosen pathway, make improvements and solve problems
  • Willingness to work hard with enthusiasm
  • Able to communicate and work effectively with a range of people
  • Demonstration of leadership abilities in personal achievements


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.

Want to know more about working at Ford?

Want to know more about working at Ford? Email us at Fordapprenticeships@randstad.co.uk or call us on 0333 0146299

Selection process: 

  • Online Application - Main Details, Education & Qualifications, Competencies
  • Online SHL aptitude tests
  • Telephone Interview - Competencies
  • Assessment Centre - Role Play, Group Exercise, Interview & Presentation
  • 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

    Minimum of 5 GCSEs at Grade B or above including Maths, English and Double Science and have or are predicted to gain 3 A Levels at minimum grades BCC or their equivalent (a minimum of 104 UCAS points) one to include a Technology/Science 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.

Are you looking to ‘Go Further’ with Ford?

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