BBC reported that the UK was heading towards a digital skills shortage disaster: students taking subjects related to digital skills dropped by 40%, yet the demand for tech jobs increased.

Studies reveal that 70% of people want employers to invest in teaching digital skills on the job, but only half the employers are providing those opportunities – even though 76% believe the lack of digital skills is hitting their profitability.

Our apprenticeships will help:

  • train your people to transform your operations through digital and data fluency
  • become a data-driven organisation that's leading the way
  • equip your team to effectively turn data into insight.
  • Programme cost
    Programme cost
    Various: all levels (three to six) fully funded by the apprenticeship levy
  • Duration
    Duration
    From 15 to 48 months
  • Eligibility
    Eligibility
    School leavers, experienced hires, undergraduate work schemes, and anyone interested in upskilling and reskilling

Why Grant Thornton

We've partnered with high quality business schools, universities, and specialist training providers to co-design and co-deliver development programmes grounded in world-class theory, market-leading insights, with up-to-date practical applications.

Programme highlights

Level 3 data technician apprenticeship  

This 15 month, fully levy-funded apprenticeship is aimed at all individuals in your organisation who know they would benefit from increased data skills to do their jobs more efficiently. It suits junior analysts and non-technical employees, and will future-proof your organisation so that it always benefits from technological advancements. 

Level 4 data analyst apprenticeship 

A 21 month apprenticeship enables data analysts to further underpin and advance their knowledge. This programme can include Dell EMC Data Science Associate and Microsoft Power BI qualifications.  

Level 6 digital and technology solutions degree apprenticeship

This apprenticeship offers a choice from six pathways tailored to professional specialisms found in the realm of digital and technology  The programme is interdisciplinary by design. Apprentices work at, and across, the boundary of STEM and management science disciplines during their core and specialist modules, with options to further individualise their later modules in areas of personal and professional interest.

Level 6 cyber security degree apprenticeship 

This apprenticeship covers human and technical aspects of cybersecurity. It equips our learners to work in cybersecurity teams, a wide variety of computing roles across broader businesses, and within organisations that have cybersecurity as their primary business. 

Level 6 data scientist degree apprenticeship  

This apprenticeship focuses on working end-to-end on real-world problems and case studies. Our course focuses on how data science impacts and supports business – MK:U graduates will develop an excellent understanding of the industry and the role of data practitioner in any work setting. This programme addresses the technological skills gap in this area with flexible, business-focused and industry relevant modules     

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