Launch your digital career with an apprenticeship at DWP Digital

Join our digital and technology apprenticeships programme and you’ll get a permanent job in the Civil Service, with a starting salary of at least £21,262 and full benefits. You’ll work on real projects that make a positive impact on millions of people’s lives and gain industry-standard qualifications. This is a great way to launch your career in digital or retain in a rapidly-growing profession.

Graduate/masters data engineer apprenticeships

Play a key role in one of the biggest and high-profile digital transformation programmes in the world, while earning a salary of between £34,173 and £34,971.

You’ll get hands on practice of data ingestion, transformation, analysis and management while studying towards a Level 6 BSc (Hons) Digital & Technology Solutions or Level 7 MSc Digital and Technology Specialist qualifications. You’ll develop crucial skills, knowledge and behaviours for your career as part of a great team delivering digital applications and services.

Apply for a graduate or masters data engineer apprenticeship on the Civil Service Jobs website.

Business management apprenticeships

Earn a proper salary and build your career with our brand-new Digital Business Planning and Performance Manager apprenticeship. You’ll find the work rewarding and demanding, supporting user-focused digital services that make a difference to millions of people’s lives.

We have five opportunities based in our Blackpool and Newcastle digital hubs. Successful applicants will work towards a Level 3 apprenticeship in Business Administration, while earning a salary of £28,117 per year.

Apply for a Digital Business Planning and Performance Manager apprenticeship on the Civil Service Jobs website.

Register your interest in future apprenticeships

We’ll be launching more digital apprenticeships throughout the year. Register your interest and we’ll contact you as soon as we have any opportunities.

What you’ll get as an apprentice

Depending on the apprenticeship you choose, you’ll have the opportunity to gain technical skills in:

  • acceptance testing
  • agile ways of working
  • application programming interfaces (APIs)
  • artificial intelligence
  • automated, verifiable infrastructure and pipelines
  • business process modelling
  • continuous integration, deployment and delivery
  • cyber security
  • DevOps tools and technologies
  • data modelling
  • hybrid cloud services
  • micro services
  • network design
  • requirements engineering and management
  • using big data and analytics

We combine this hands-on experience with virtual learning, delivered by our partner provider. This could include one-to-ones with tutors and dedicated skills coaches, lab tutorials or proper research projects. You’ll also have weekly meetings with your line manager and mentor.

You’ll benefit from a stable job within the Civil Service, with plenty of career prospects, as part of a diverse, vibrant community.

You’ll also be based in one of our digital hubs, but we’re set up for remote working too. You’ll benefit from all the tech you need to get you up and running at home while social distancing.

DWP Digital has diverse customers, and is an inclusive employer. We welcome applications from diverse candidates.