Digital technology pervades our society and yet there is a significant skills shortage in the IT industry. The digital arena isn't just about improving efficiency; it improves business prospects, can shape the development of a company and can influence the way people operate. Innovations in technology have improved operations in companies and governments of all sizes, and through IT, small businesses can quickly become successful on a global scale.
The Digital & Technology & Solutions Degree Apprenticeship (DTSP) equips apprentices with the knowledge and professional skills needed for the technological jobs of today and the future. It allows employers to develop confident, competent and capable independent technology solutions professionals able to operate in a range of related roles, developing new products and services, and increasing productivity using digital technologies.
A DTSP provides technology enabled solutions to internal and/or external customers in a range of areas including software, business and systems analysis, cyber security, data analysis and network infrastructure.
Typical job titles for a DTSP are: Software Developer, Software Engineer, Software Tester, Application Specialist, Business Analyst, IT Project Manager, IT Consultant, Network Engineer, Cyber Security Analyst, Database Specialist, Data Analyst, Digital Media Technology Practitioner and Systems Designer.
Digital and Technology Solutions Professional (Degree)
The DTSP Degree Apprenticeship allows employers to develop confident, competent and capable independent Technology Solutions Professionals able to operate in a range of related roles, developing new products and services, and increasing productivity using digital technologies.
Senior Leader Master's Degree Apprenticeship
A leader is someone who has senior management responsibility, and this can include formal governance/director responsibilities. They are responsible for direction and vision, providing a clear sense of purpose and driving strategic intent. They take into account market trends and environmental influences, identifying longer-term opportunities and risks. Through inclusive leadership, they are responsible for developing ethical, innovative and supportive cultures with the ability to deliver results.
They are a role model, with responsibility for those in senior positions/significant organisational budgets.