Duration: 2 years
Location: London Heathrow
Start Date: September-October 2021
PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high application volumes we receive year-on-year, we may close our IAG Tech Apprentice Programme earlier than planned. To avoid disappointment, we strongly recommend you submit your application as early as possible.
If you are successful at online tests and application questions, we will invite you to attend one of our IAG Tech assessment centres in June 2021. Due to the high volume of applications received if you fail to complete your application within the given timeframe, your application will be automatically withdrawn.
You will need at least at least five GCSEs Grade 9-4/ A* to C including English and Maths AND a minimum of 2 A-Level passes (or equivalent). We are most interested in your passion and motivation for a career in technology, and in your analytical and logical approach.
Soft skills are just as important as technical skills so you will also have a rounded skill set. You will have the ability to think both creatively and strategically. It’s also essential that you only apply for an Apprentice opportunity if you have the have the right to live and work full-time in the United Kingdom without sponsorship from IAG Tech.
IAG Tech drives the technology behind some of the biggest and most successful brands in global aviation.
There has never been more of an exciting time to be part of IAG Tech.
Our vision is Technology Excellence and we strive to become the very best at what we do. Our mission is to increase shareholder value, accelerate business performance, delight customers, enable employees and protect our business through the innovative and agile use of technology and data.
From the start, you will play a role in providing technology to our many airlines and associated companies - including British Airways, Iberia and Aer Lingus - enabling them to operate in the most efficient and effective way.
You will be empowered to challenge the norm through the creative use of technology, helping to transform the customer journey for millions of passengers.
“Every day at IAG Tech, we harness the very latest ideas in digital and IT to power the global success of IAG. Building on years of technology innovation, we are creating a more competitive and effective organisation. A business that delivers greater rewards for our stakeholders, bigger opportunities for our people and smoother journeys for our customers. I’m proud to say that we are already setting the technology standards for our industry, and we are continually striving to find new and better ways to innovate and transform how the world of aviation does business.”
John Gibbs, Group Chief Information Officer
Our Higher IT apprenticeship programme is a journey of discovery, designed to give you practical on-the-job experience, essential learning tools and all-important qualifications that will last you a lifetime
As an apprentice at IAG Tech you will undertake an extensive induction programme to find out more about the opportunities available to you and to help shape your two-year IT and Digital Apprenticeship pathway. Throughout the programme we will support your development and ensure you are given the chance to learn and practise the skills required for future technology roles.
Imagine working in a forward-looking, fast-moving, agile environment with Business Analysis or Data Analysis disciplines. These are just a couple of the exciting Training and work placements available.
You will be able to build on your strengths, broaden your skills and accelerate your career within an organisation that is fast-paced, diverse and constantly evolving.
With real responsibility, you’ll gain specialist and broad knowledge and solid experience. Throughout your Apprenticeship we will support and nurture your development – and ensure you are given the chance to learn and practise the skills required for future roles.
During your apprenticeship you will receive training with a recognised Training Provider and put this in to practice in your everyday role within IAG Tech. Our expert team and Training Provider will be on hand throughout your journey to ensure you reach your full potential.
You will be employed on an IAG GBS contract and upon joining you will receive an annual salary of £18,000. We actively create opportunities for people to grow in their career. After the programme, your technology career could develop in many different directions – determined only by your ambition and business need.