IT Higher Apprenticeship

  • Employer Tata Steel
  • Job type Higher Apprenticeships
  • Salary £15,750
  • Deadline 10/03/2019

  • Entry requirements A-levels (or equivalent)
  • Locations Port Talbot
  • Qualifications gained Professional Qualification
  • Date published 21/01/2019

Tata Steel is one of the world’s most geographically diversified steel producers, with operations in 26 countries and commercial offices in over 35 countries.

In Europe we are one of the largest steel producers. But it’s not just our size that sets us apart. What makes us different is our approach to business. We believe our strength is how we build collaborative relationships that create new success for our customers

At Tata Steel, we pride ourselves on our world-class products, processes and people. We value individuality and believe that exposing people to genuine challenges on live projects fosters creativity and allows potential to be fulfilled. You’ll be exposed to real science from the outset and we expect you to relish the opportunity to show us what you’re made of.

The manufacture of world-leading steel products is underpinned by cutting-edge technology. Our ICT team is responsible for the Information Technology our employees use to do their jobs, from the business systems that power the back office to the front line support and operation systems. ICT manage information use throughout the business, ensuring the safety, availability and integrity of all forms of data and structures that support it.

As part of the Tata Steel IT Higher Apprentice Scheme you will have a unique opportunity to gain a broad experience across the diverse areas of the IT function. Your time on the Apprentice Scheme will be spent mainly in Port Talbot, however some travel to other sites may be required.


  • You’ll need to have 5 GCSEs or equivalent (including English, Maths and Science) at Grades A* - C or level 4 - 9


  •  3 A’ Levels or equivalent at Grades A* – C.

IT Apprenticeship Programme Summary:

During the 2 year apprenticeship programme you will follow a rotation plan, gaining knowledge and experience across the IT organisation, within Business Relationship Management, Solution Delivery and Vendor Management.

You will work towards a Level 4 Diploma in Data Analytics over your 2 year higher apprenticeship. We will provide you with highly competitive study support and mentoring as you work towards your Level 4 qualification. Providing you with extensive experience that will be the springboard for your future career with one of the world’s most geographically diversified steel producers.

Package and benefits

As well as your starting salary of £15,750, Tata Steel offers a very competitive package - that recognises your contribution to our business and supports you in your professional development. This includes:

  • nationally recognised qualifications 
  • employment opportunities and progression
  • ongoing Tata Steel training, which has built a reputation as one of the best within the industry.
  • One of the UK’s leading defined contribution pension schemes
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Discounted shopping with various local and national retailers and services including Vodafone, Nandos, Virgin Holidays, Jaguar Land Rover, asos.

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