DTS Degree Apprenticeship - Software
Jaguar Land Rover
Coventry, GB
1h ago

Programme Duration 4 Years

Qualification BSc (Hons) Degree in Digital and Technology Solutions

Salary Circa £20,000

If you want to work at the cutting edge of car production, then look no further than our Digital and Technology Solutions Degree Apprenticeship.

Working on the ideas that will be on the production line in five years’ time, means you will be fascinated by the world of tomorrow and the opportunities that brings.

And where better to put your technology skills and passion to the test than in a business that will change from a car manufacturer to a technology company that makes superb cars?

If you are motivated by the power of technology to change the way the world moves, in a business that believes that technology can be a force for good, then this apprenticeship is perfect for you.

Software Engineering

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.

This award-winning Apprenticeship programme is aimed at people who have a dedication to learning and a passion for pioneering.

Our subject matter experts at have worked with our partners in the Warwickshire Manufacturing Group (WMG) at the University of Warwick to develop the BSc (Hons) Degree in Digital and Technology Solutions.

The Apprenticeship

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.

    What’s required

    GCSE 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.

  • 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.

    Future career prospects

    Join us on this apprenticeship programme and you’ll be placed within one of the areas below :

    Product Engineering

  • As the sophistication and automation of our vehicles continues to grow, our design and development teams in Electrical, Electronic and Software Engineering;
  • and Powertrain Engineering increasingly require software engineering expertise to help create and maintain the millions of lines of code for our vehicles.

    Increased connectivity produces large amounts of data which can be used to continuously improve our products and provide new services to our customers to give them experiences they love for life.

    As a growing global business continuously investing in our facilities, our IT teams ensure that our people have the infrastructure and tools required to do their jobs.

    Our Network Engineers support existing infrastructure and the deployment of new technical solutions. Our Analysts use data from multiple sources to support day-to-day operations, drive improvements and help forecast our future requirements so that the optimal solutions can be deployed.

    Embedded Business Technology across our enterprise

    In a world of ever greater connectivity, digital technology solutions play a role in virtually everything we do and experience.

    Our global teams across our business are increasingly using data from multiple sources to make critical decisions and drive outstanding performance.

    Data analytics, the management and manipulation of relevant data is essential for us to continue to offer a world-class experience to our customers whilst remaining commercially viable.

    To take on this challenge you should enjoy problem solving, have good analytical proficiency and be comfortable manipulating and working with large amounts of data.

    We’ll continue to invest in our systems and deploy new architectures to get the most out of the data around us. Fast reporting, data visualisation and trend identification will enable the business to outperform the competition in all areas.

    Artificial Intelligence will play an increasingly important role in us maintaining relationships with our suppliers, customers and employees which are trusted and personalised.

    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.

    Apply now

    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.

    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.

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

    Jaguar Land Rover

    This is such an important time to be part of Jaguar Land Rover. More will happen to the automotive industry in the next five years than the last 50 years.

    And those organisations with the foresight, bravery, determination, investment and innovation will emerge stronger and ready for tomorrow.

    Our strategy is strong, our facilities are world-class, and our people are prepared. Our partnership approach to business is unlocking new opportunities every day.

    Our long-term agreement with Waymo for example, will develop the world’s first premium electric vehicle for their driverless transportation service.

    Joining forces is the way forward. Join us and you’ll play your part making history.

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