IT Technician Apprenticeship at BMW Group
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About BMW Group
At the BMW Group we make exceptional cars and motorcycles, such as the i8 which are redefining our industry. We have outstanding factories containing the very latest production technology. Our world-wide sales have more than doubled in the last fifteen years. In a world of financial instability we are sustainably profitable.
IT Technician Apprenticeship
Experience. Opportunity. Qualifications. You will get them all on our IT apprenticeship. You'll have three years to study the technology and systems engineering behind our technical equipment, then start to build your specialist career. That career could involve software and hardware installations, PC client support, BMW LAN / WAN networking tasks or ensuring the integrity of production systems.
You will also spend your apprenticeship working in relevant placements around the business to ensure your fully understand the critical processes related to IT that ensure the business keeps the BMW operations in the UK working efficiently.
You will need to be enthusiastic and well disciplined as our apprenticeship is heavily focused on attitude and behaviour. In addition you will need to exhibit initiative, be reliable and conscientious. Excellent communication skills are essential, as is the ability to think logically and to work both independently and as part of a team.
BMW offers an enhanced apprenticeship in comparison to others in industry. The three year programme is designed to enable you to experience different aspects of all IT processes and practices that form the backbone of our IT operation.
Our advisors are always available to provide individual support and guidance, enabling you to customise training to suit your skills.
During this time your formal training will be delivered at college or university as required and will see you undertaking an honours degree in Computer Science.
Qualifications and Skills:
Personal development within the BMW Group never stops! This begins with vocational courses and continues with selective training throughout your career.
A BMW Apprenticeship offers multiple career choices and enables you to make the most of your abilities.
Qualifications required for Apprenticeship:
We require a minimum of 5 GCSE’S (or equivalent) at grade B or Grade 6 (in the new GCSE Grading Structure) or above. Three of these GCSE's should be ICT, Maths and English. We also need a minimum of 3 A levels at grade C or above / BTEC / International Baccalaureate (IB) in either a Technology, Business or Science related subject. A good working knowledge around all MS office packages in particular excel and access data bases would be advantageous.
Your career with BMW Group will be designed to meet individual aspirations and the business needs of an internationally recognised company. You start on a business awareness programme followed by career objective training in the relevant departments. A role within the highly skilled and elite IT team awaits you dependant on your performance and attitude.
Rate of Pay:
A competitive salary enhanced annually depending on individual progress and performance starting at circa £12,500 per annum rising to over £24,000 over the programme.
Eligible for company car scheme plus other benefits.
38 hour working week, start and finish times will vary according to work based placements and college hours.
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