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IT Apprenticeship - Level 4

IT Apprenticeship - Level 4

  • Location: UK Wide
  • Salary: £17,290 - £17,290
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Ref: R00ET00317
  • Closing Date: 28 March 2021

As an apprentice on the Technology Development Programme (TDP), you’ll gain valuable skills and qualifications whilst learning on the job. You will work towards a Level 4 higher apprenticeship certificate over 18 – 24 months with the opportunity to work in one of the following areas: Data Analysis, IT Engineering or Cyber Security.

This Apprenticeship can open up an exciting career path with world’s largest Building Society. We’re looking to discover talent for the future of technology, so after completing your Apprenticeship you could also have the opportunity to join our TDP Accelerator Scheme.

Location is flexible but there may be a requirement for you to be in Swindon some days a week depending on your placement and your salary will be £17,290 with a start date of the 7th September 2021.

What you’ll be doing

You could find yourself involved in some of the following:

  • Developing functional and technical solutions
  • Working with cutting edge technology
  • Collating, analysing and assessing data
  • Meeting lead users from business areas to understand their requirements
  • Reviewing processes and looking for opportunities to refine and improve them
  • Collaborating with other IT teams
  • Working with our high-profile IT partners

You’ll receive a full company induction, on the job training plan, development, and support from Nationwide as well as your own apprenticeship skills coach. You’ll have all the coaching and support that you need to ensure you succeed and shine in your new role.

As well as undertaking a role within the society you will also be part of our TDP, which has been designed to help and support you launch a built upon a successful and rewarding career.

About you

As a minimum requirement, you’ll:

  • Have 5 GCSEs including Maths and English (A*- C) 9-4 (or equivalent)
  • Have an A level; a level 3 apprenticeship or other relevant qualification
  • Have relevant experience in a STEM subject
  • Pass the online assessments
  • Be enthusiastic and keen to continuously learn and improve
  • Show excellent communication skills
  • Be a good team player
  • Be living in the UK

It would be nice if you also had:

  • Willingness to build and support technical solutions
  • Good attention to detail
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills

We’re also interested in who you are as a person. Why? Because our membership is made up of so many different kinds of people, so we want our employees to be just as diverse. We’d love to hear about:

Your values, and what makes you who you are

How you’d make a difference to our members in this role

We know applying for jobs can sometimes feel like you’re sending an application into a black hole. We review each application individually. So, it’s a good idea to call out your most relevant experience on your application to give yourself the best chance.

The extras you’ll get

Our people’s success isn’t based on how long they spend at their desk. While you’ll have contracted hours, we want to offer a flexible environment where possible. That might be working from home, logging on from other offices across the UK, or working part time or compressed hours.

We’ve let you know about the flexibility available for this role at the start of the advert. This means you can quickly decide if it suits how you’d like to work.

There are all sorts of employee benefits available at Nationwide, including:

A personal pension – if you put in 7% of your salary, we’ll top up by a further 16%

Up to 2 days of paid volunteering a year

Life assurance worth 8x your salary

A great selection of additional benefits through our salary sacrifice scheme

Access to an annual performance related bonus

Access to training to help you develop and progress your career

Why work at Nationwide

We’re a building society founded by ordinary people, our members, who came together to help each other get the most from their money, buy homes and save for their futures. For over 130 years, we’ve supported each other and our communities, and we’ve done the right thing for wider society too.

If you come to work here at Nationwide, you’ll be part of that. Part of something a bit different. And something really quite special.

What’s more, we have a strong ethic of care for each other and our members. We recognise that our employees feel most appreciated when their thoughts and values are respected and considered. We’re committed to creating a culture that recognises and truly values our individual differences and identities. So if you’d like to be a part of an inclusive workplace where you can be yourself, where your talents are nurtured, and you feel empowered to contribute, then please apply and help us in building society, nationwide.

What to do next

If you’d like to apply, just click the ‘Apply now’ button. You’ll need to attach your CV and answer a few questions.

We’ll send you our online tests to complete and, once you’ve passed them, we’ll arrange a 20-minute video interview. You’ll then be invited to one of our assessment centres which run throughout March and April. More details of the application process and our apprenticeship opportunities can be found at Good luck!


Sorry, but because of the Education and Skills Funding Agency’s rules around apprenticeships, we can’t accept your application if:

  • You already have a qualification or Apprenticeship at a higher level

We can accept it if:

  • the apprenticeship you’re applying for means you’ll learn completely new skills, and
  • you can prove that your previous qualification or apprenticeship is significantly different from the new one.

IT Apprenticeship - Level 4

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