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 from £27,565 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.

Register your interest in future apprenticeships

We’ve got lots of DevOps engineering apprenticeships available right now, which we’ve organised in partnership with Makers. You can apply for our DevOps apprenticeships on the Makers website.

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.