East of England Salon: Digital Apprentices
Join Digital Leaders in Cambridge during Apprenticeship Week to discuss the ‘ladder of opportunity’ that digital and tech degree apprenticeships bring employers and to the next generation of appropriately skilled young people into the East of England economy.
“Learning every day, and set up for a great job with a fantastic company” – life as a cyber apprentice at BT
Shyaan and Stephen are 5 months into their apprenticeships at BT, specialising in cyber security. The Tech Partnership caught up with them to find out about starting out in security, and how they came to choose an apprenticeship.
Employers, your chance to transform the cyber security skills pipeline
Employers from right across the economy are collaborating to create an innovative proposal to improve the pipeline of students into cyber security careers. Discover how to get involved.
Whether you want to motivate your employees through development opportunities, improve your return on training investment, or give back through our outreach and education work, the Tech Partnership's growing network of over 550 employers is working to build the skills base for a robust digital sector.
Recruit and train more easily
Find fresh talent with a Tech Industry Gold Apprenticeship
Our Tech Industry Gold Apprenticeships are designed by employers meaning they teach the skills the industry needs. Nearly 3,000 apprentices have trained across 27 programmes tailored to employers needs meaning you can develop the precise skills you need within your business.
Motivate high-calibre staff through Degree Apprenticeships
Degree Apprenticeships give your recruits the opportunity to earn an honours degree while they work so your recruit can bring the latest academic knowledge from leading UK universities to your business.
Set standards in your business
You might also be interested in our work on standards - to define job roles more easily and to benchmark the skills of your staff or potential recruits, ensuring you're on track with with the best in the sector.
Participate in our work
Find your new tech stars by offering work placements
With over 75% of Tech Industry Gold degree students receiveing 1sts or 2:1s, compared with 52% of computing overall, you can offer work placements to the brightest and best graduates. These employer-designed degree courses are recognised UK-wide for their focus on industry-relevant technical and soft skills.
Inspire a new generation though Tech Future Classroom
You can provide industry challenges for students as part of our Tech Future Classroom resource suite. Help inspire a new generation of tech talent who can help your company grow in the future.
Showcase tech opportunities through Tech Future Careers
Join a growing network of employers large and small who provide case studies and other content for Tech Future Careers, the tech sector's careers information site for young people.
Network through our employer group meetings
Our specialist employers network meetings give tech professionals the change to meet and discuss issues around higher education, schools and more to discuss ways to increase the UK's tech skills base.