Digital and Technology Solutions Degree Apprenticeship – Software Engineering - Degree (Level 6)

Jaguar Land Rover (Employer)

University of Warwick (Training Provider)

Annual wage £20,000.00
37.0 hours per week Monday - Friday, shifts to be confirmed.
4 years (duration)
1 September 2021(start date)
10 positions available
15 February 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

This award-winning Apprenticeship programme is aimed at people who have a dedication to learning and a passion for pioneering. Our subject matter experts have worked with our partners in WMG at the University of Warwick to develop the BSc (Hons) Degree in Digital and Technology Solutions.

Responsibilities

Software gives us our edge. It makes our thinking come alive in the real world. This option will show you how to design, build and test the ground-breaking software that delivers the wow. You’ll also learn how to integrate engineering principles which deliver superior analysis, development and built-in security.

For the first two years you will study the core range of subjects, with pathway specialism in years three and four. Modules are taught in week blocks at the University of Warwick and will be a mix of lectures, practical laboratories, seminars and tutorials. You will also have access to a Virtual Learning Environment for further support between blocks.

You’ll contribute to the business in your assigned role, as well as undertake additional study in your own time, to achieve your academic award. A network of apprentice tutors and line managers will regularly review your progress and offer advice along the way, to support you performing at your best.

There are 4 pathways within the Level 6 Digital and Technology Solutions Degree Apprenticeship:

  • Software Engineering, in our Engineering and IT teams
  • Software Engineering with Data, in our Engineering and Manufacturing teams
  • Data Analytics with a variety of functions across our enterprise
  • Network Engineering in our Engineering and IT teams

In year’s 1 and 2 you will cover modules in all 4 of the pathways and then in years 3 and 4 you will move into the Software Engineering pathway.

Specialism Modules (Year 1 & 2)

  • Applied Maths-I, Information Business Management Operations, Network Protocols and Infrastructure, Personal Skills for Professional Excellence, Smart Solutions Development-I (Programming), Agile Project Management, Applied Maths-II, Cyber Risks in Organisations, Information Systems for Business Processes and Smart Solutions Development-II (Databases)

Specialism Modules (Year 3 & 4)

  • Automotive Communication Networks, Automotive Control Systems, Industrial Mechatronics & Automation, Industrial Vision and Processing, Internet of Things, Machine Intelligence, Real Time Operating Systems, Software Development Life Cycle, User Experience & Applications Development and an Individual Project
  • Following the successful completion of your Apprenticeship you could find yourself working in one of the following areas: Body/Chassis, Electrical & Vehicle Engineering or Powertrain

Future Prospects

BSc (Hons) Degree in Digital and Technology Solutions from the University of Warwick.

Reality Check

Rewards and Benefits

Your innovation and creativity will be challenged every day, as you develop a rigorous and commercially focused approach in your work. And, with on-going support from industry leading experts and continual learning opportunities, you’ll quickly realise that our programmes have been designed to be as inspiring as the pioneering vehicles you’ll help produce.

Whichever part of the business you join your hard work and contribution deserves recognition. Our salaries are competitive, and we will also pay for your tuition and course fees and give you a generous holiday allowance as part of your package. You will be able to access a range of deals and discounts from various retailers and sports clubs.

And there are regular social events so plenty of chances to make friends and have fun too.

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Join us as a Digital and Technology Solutions Apprentice – Software Engineering and you’ll start influencing our success in activities across our entire business helping us to deliver our extensive plans for further growth. You’ll learn about cyber security, artificial intelligence, big data, Internet of Things, and the project management and life cycles required for them to be deployed in our business.

You can find out more about our apprentices and how they play their part on:

  • Facebook – @lifeatJLR
  • Twitter - @LifeatJLR
  • Instagram – @lifeatjlr

Please be aware that if any of our programmes become oversubscribed, we will close them for applications before the stated deadline. We strongly advise you to submit your application as early as possible

Skills Required

None specified. 

Qualities Required

In addition to these academic requirements at the assessment stage we will also look for evidence of other qualifications, knowledge, experience or qualities – for example a third A-level or other further academic qualifications; a substantial time in employment or voluntary activity; a technical project or hobby or substantial responsibilities as a carer. We will also be looking for you to demonstrate your passion for the role and explain your motivation for wanting to join our Digital Technology & Solutions Degree Apprenticeship.

Qualifications Required

  • GCSE or equivalents in maths and English Language at level 5 (C) or higher and in addition a further 3 GCSEs at level 5 (C) or higher
  • A level Maths grade C or higher and an additional A level in Physics; Chemistry; Design & Technology; ICT; Computer Science; Economics or Engineering at grade C or higher
  • If you do not have, or are not studying for, A levels but you believe that your qualifications are equivalent please contact us at apprent@jaguarlandrover.com to discuss before you submit an application

Training Provided

For the first two years you will study the core range of subjects, with pathway specialism in years three and four. Modules are taught in week blocks at the University of Warwick and will be a mix of lectures, practical laboratories, seminars and tutorials. You will also have access to a Virtual Learning Environment for further support between blocks.

You’ll contribute to the business in your assigned role, as well as undertake additional study in your own time, to achieve your academic award. A network of apprentice tutors and line managers will regularly review your progress and offer advice along the way, to support you performing at your best.

Register interest

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