Evolve your business

Employing an apprentice is a cost-effective way of developing the skills needed in your business and is proven to deliver a variety of business benefits. The digital apprenticeship standards are developed by industry experts and include both on and off-the-job training in key occupations.

Fill your IT skills gap

The digital skills gap costs the UK economy £63bn every year - apprentices help you address the gaps in your business.

Upskill your employees

Apprenticeships offer a great development opportunity for both new and existing staff of all abilities.

Use don't lose your levy

Invest your apprenticeship levy to grow your talent or fund an apprentice for another business (up to 25% of your levy can be transferred from April 2019) 

Apprenticeships from BCS

We've developed high quality knowledge modules and end-point assessment as part of the new digital apprenticeships, which are approved by the Institute for Apprenticeships (IfA).

From infrastructure to cyber security and digital marketing, our 13 standards will help you shape your business through the expertise of industry qualified IT professionals.

We're the only end-point assessment organisation dedicated to the IT and digital industry

Standards developed by employers for employers to support real world digital strategies

Aligned to professional registration, including RITTech, and pathway to chartered professional

Experienced and highly competent assessors deliver a robust end-point assessment - a service already used by over 2000 apprentices.

"The benefit of doing an apprenticeship is that it allows you to experience the world of work while studying for a qualification. It also gives you hands-on experience, professional communication skills and being a part of a team"

Kimberley Noel (former apprentice)
Operations Support - ECO Printers

Begin your apprenticeship journey

Choose the right apprenticeship for your business

We offer all 13 digital IT apprenticeships, covering a wide range of IT roles.

Explore our apprenticeships

Understand your role in end-point assessment

As a registered apprenticeship assessment organisation, we'll support you and your apprentice through the entire process.

Find out about EPA

Guidance on the apprenticeship levy

Understand the apprenticeship levy and how it affects your organisation.

View levy guidance

Chris Green

CEO at Etherlive

Chris set up his own company providing IT for events. He talks about what a difference it has made to have a young, enthusiastic and talented apprentice join their team.

Read the Etherlive case study

Rod Plummer

MD at Shoothill

In two short years, 20-year-old Josh Welch has gone from leaving school with few plans to successfully completing an apprenticeship at an innovative Shropshire software company, Shoothill.

Read the Shoothill case study