Digital Degree Apprenticeship

We’re working in partnership with the University of Sunderland to offer our Digital Degree Apprenticeship. From this you’ll get the benefit of gaining real work experience across various areas of IT, whilst studying for a degree in Digital Technology Solutions. You will earn whilst you learn and will gain all that experience and a degree, completely debt free!

How will it work?

You’ll spend 4 days working within our IT team and 1 day a week (every Friday) studying towards your degree on site at the University of Sunderland.

What will I do?

You’ll rotate around our IT team on placements, to give you experience and insight into the potential career routes within IT that you could take. You could have the opportunity to work within cyber security, data and analytics, product management, service operations, project management or IT governance. This will give you a chance to get a flavour of the different career paths to better understand what your skills, interests and preferences are.

What will I study towards?

You’ll study towards a BSc Digital & Technology Solutions (IT Consultant) at the University of Sunderland.

What will I need?
  • An interest in learning and gaining work experience within IT
  • 112 UCAS points (attained or predicted) – this can be from A levels, Btecs or previous apprenticeships.
  • Minimum of grade 4 in Maths and English GCSEs or willing to work towards
How do I apply?

We are now open for applications, please click here to apply. Applications close on 19th February and Assessment centres will be held at Sunderland University on 9th and 10th April.

Digital Degree Apprenticeships at Northumbrian Water Group

To find out more about what you can expect from the degree apprenticeship where your career could lead, click below to see what other Digital Apprentices have achieved in their careers at Northumbrian Water so far.