Job Description

Digital and Technology Solutions Degree Apprenticeship

Start Date: September 2022

Duration: 3 years and 2 months

Location: Filton

Application Closing Date: 20th February 2022 – however, this role could be closed sooner, subject to high application numbers. Therefore, you are advised to apply as soon as possible, to avoid missing out on this excellent opportunity!

Joining an Airbus Apprenticeship programme could be the ideal start to your career, just as it has been for many of our Senior Managers today. Our Apprentices receive second to none training, gaining the necessary skills, knowledge and experience to enable you to make an immediate contribution when you enter the workforce. Our Digital and Technology Solutions Degree Apprentices will be working within a multi-disciplinary team on products and solutions to keep the Airbus IT Industrial landscape running smoothly, reliably, and efficiently.

About us!

You will engage in all phases of IT product development and will analyse and translate business needs into information and technical requirements. You will secure the integration of solutions across applications, systems and platforms to achieve business objectives, and ensure consistency across IT products. You will also collaborate with other Solution Architects, systems analysts, and developers to deliver the highest quality solutions via cutting edge technologies.

What you will be doing:

This apprenticeship is delivered through a combination of on the job training at Airbus, and college based learning on day release over the duration of the 4 year programme.

Our unique 4 year Digital and Technology Solutions Degree Apprenticeship offers a full degree with no fees, plus vocational training with a regular salary. Through this programme you will achieve a BSc (Hons) Digital and Technology Solutions, and gain professional working experience.

You will be studying via our training partner, Weston College (UCW), and your degree will be accredited by the University of the West of England. Your industry based work takes place at our world leading aircraft manufacturer site in Filton, Bristol.

Key activities of the industry based work of this apprenticeship include;

  • Proactively assist in defining the direction for future IT Products & services and validate product designs.
  • Participate in all phases of the application development life cycle including research and design, development, testing, implementation and support.
  • Align architecture strategy with the organizations business goals.
  • Define policies, standards and guidelines that direct the selection, development, implementation and use of Information Technology within the organization.
  • This job requires an awareness of any potential compliance risks and a commitment to act with integrity, as the foundation for the Company’s success, reputation and sustainable growth.


    This is an ideal role for someone with a keen interest in ICT, digital technology, internet of things, mobile apps, data analytics and technology watching/trend monitoring. Some previous work experience would also be desirable.

    In order to be eligible for this apprenticeship you must have a minimum of either:

  • 3 A-Levels as grade C or above, preferably in Maths, Sciences and IT.
  • Or

  • BTEC L3 Extended Diploma in an IT/Digital subject, at minimum MMM grade. Please note that, due to the funded nature of this programme, applicants with undergraduate degrees in computing/IT are not eligible.
  • Or

  • Equivalent qualifications
  • The successful candidate will also be able to demonstrate the following skills:

  • The ability to work well in a team, as well as focus on your own self development
  • Experience or knowledge of IT product design and development
  • Ability to manage problems, produce documentation, and complete testing
  • Knowledge of Information and knowledge management, and component integration
  • Experience computer languages such as C++, JavaScript, HTML would be beneficial
  • Please ensure that a covering letter detailing motivations and suitability for this position is included in your application.

    Please note, we love your interest in working for Airbus but we do ask that you make only one application . We encourage you to take time to decide which of our exciting opportunities is right for you and then submit an application that best represents you, your skills and experience in connection with the role you have selected.

    One application: Make It Possible, Make It Happen, Make It …Count!


    Beyond the qualifications and training you will complete as an Airbus Apprentice, you will also receive:

  • Competitive Salary
  • 25 Days Holiday and Bank Holidays
  • 35 Hour working week
  • Independent, 24 hour confidential counselling service
  • Please let us know if you need us to make any adjustments to allow you to access and participate fully in the recruitment process. If you wish to discuss this further please contact via email Any information disclosed will be treated in the strictest confidence.

    This job requires an awareness of any potential compliance risks and a commitment to act with integrity, as the foundation for the Company’s success, reputation and sustainable growth.

    Airbus is committed to achieving workforce diversity and creating an inclusive working environment. We welcome all applications irrespective of social and cultural background, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation or religious belief.

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