Position Description :
Degree Apprenticeship 2019
Aston University - BSc (Hons) Digital & Technology Solutions
Want to earn while you learn?
At CGI we’re offering you a unique opportunity to be part of something exciting and earn while you learn on our Aston University Degree Apprenticeship.
We’re a company that each day enables the transfer of £3 trillion, protects against 43 million cyber-attacks, drives two thirds of the world’s SMS messages, support the missions of more than 200 satellites and who employs 74,000 professionals from hundreds of locations worldwide.
Right now we are on the lookout for talent students and school leavers, people who are passionate about technology and hungry to learn.
You’ll be proving yourself from day one solving problems, taking responsibility, making decisions, working on classified mission-
critical projects. And with open-ended prospects for advancement, you’ll have every opportunity to reach the top.
What you’ll get
Join our programme and you’ll study towards a BSc (Hons) Digital and Technology Solutions degree at Aston University as well as remotely, whilst also developing your career at CGI over 4 and a half years.
You can shape and develop your career throughout the course of the programme then continue with us after graduation.
With our sponsorship, you won’t have to pay a penny in tuition fees. You’ll also benefit from a competitive starting salary and all the support you need to succeed.
We’ll even provide the course resources and materials required, so there’s no need to worry about textbooks either and you can use the laptop you are given when you join CGI to use at University.
Individuals who participate in the scheme are able to access the same learning opportunities as those who go down the traditional route of direct entry into college or university.
Due to the nature of our business, you work on projects’. This means you have the opportunity to work across a wide range of roles, industries and locations, there is no typical day’.
It really does vary at CGI and that’s the exciting thing, it is up to you to shape and develop your career in the direction you want to go with the support of others.
The best thing about joining us is that while you may start working in one area, the opportunity to move internally is huge, so you can take control of your career from your first day.
The Aston Programme is sponsored by our Energy, Utilities and Telecoms (EUT) area of the business.
To support you, you will have designated managers who will look after you on a day-to-day basis and be on hand to support you with your career development and professional conduct at CGI.
You will also have a Buddy’ which is a current or graduated student of a school leaver programme to help you with anything else you may need.
Location of the role
You could be based from our Birmingham, London, Reading or Surrey offices. As CGI is a consultancy, your projects could be based from other locations asides from your base location, and you should therefore be prepared for travel in your role.
About the Degree
The BSc (Hons) Digital & Technology Solutions Degree Apprenticeship covers the key concepts and competencies in digital and technology management.
You will gain the knowledge, skills and insights that are key in the industry today and in the future. Using industry specific technology and equipment, you will also develop the technical, business, interpersonal and behavioural knowledge and skills to operate professionally in the workplace.
Required qualifications to be successful in this role :
Levels (or equivalent e.g. Scottish Nationals, BTEC etc) should include an IT related subject, unless you can show strong technical (programming / development) ability through work experience or extra-curricular activities.
If you are working towards a degree, or already have one, please see our Industrial Placement and Graduate Programmes.
Please note : We will need to see original certificates for all qualifications. Due to UK Government security requirements we are only able to accept applications from candidates who have the unrestricted right to live and work in the United Kingdom, and have lived in the United Kingdom for a minimum of 5 years with no breaks of 28 days or more.
If you have any questions regarding our entry requirements, please contact us at ukstudents cgi.com
What you can expect from us :
Build your career with us.
It is an extraordinary time to be in business. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, CGI is at the center of this change supporting our clients’ digital journeys and offering our professionals exciting career opportunities.
At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership.
All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.
Be part of building one of the largest independent technology and business services firms in the world.
No unsolicited agency referrals please.
CGI is an equal opportunity employer.