How to successfully land a tech apprenticeship

Location
Online event
Date(s)
Wednesday 4th August 2021 (10:00-15:00)
Contact
Host: Ada, The National College for Digital Skills

To register or find our more, email: lift.futures@islington.gov.uk

Description
Ada, the National College of Digital Skills are offering an inside scoop on how to getyour dream tech apprenticeship. You will be taught by people that run the recruitmentprocess for dozens of top tech firms. Ada deliver apprenticeships for over 45 techfirms including Bloomberg, Salesforce, Bank of America and Deloitte, so they knowwhat they are looking for from candidates.

 

About this Event

This will be a two day event hosted online, packed full of information and advice on how to successfully berecruited for tech apprenticeships. We want to encourage even more people to take up the fantasticopportunities within the digital sector. Apprenticeships are open to people of any age and offer an amazingway to gain a qualification such as a degree whilst working and being paid the London Living Wage - what’snot to love?

Sessions will cover:

  • What is an apprenticeship and how do they work (different companies have different examples), direction,learning styles, benefits
  • How to identify good apprenticeships
  • Written applications theory and practice / get feedback
  • Interview practice and feedback with industry volunteers

Eligibility (you must):

  • Be a resident of Camden, Islington, Hackney or Tower Hamlets
  • Have a minimum of a Level 3 qualification (e.g. A levels, BTEC Level 3) OR have demonstrated acommitment to a career in tech (e.g. completed a coding course)
  • Be aged 18+ (no upper age limit)