Leading UK businesses are taking on IT & Digital apprentices through Arch. They are enhancing their IT & Digital productivity and building their future talent pipelines while making a contribution to opening up opportunities for young people to break into exciting and rewarding careers in vital industries. Arch is pleased to be working with our employer partners and the young people who apply for their roles to make this happen.Countdown to the Apprenticeship Levy begins, are you ready?
“Facebook is delighted with the Arch Apprenticeship programme. Our four young apprentices have impressed us with their skillset and knowledge. They’ve a hunger to learn and an enthusiasm to work hard. Arch Apprentices and the team have been hugely supportive, providing off-site training and guidance throughout the apprenticeship.”Nicola Mendelsohn, VP of EMEA, Facebook
“We have been delighted with how our apprentices have performed at Google and have been really pleased that we have been able to grow our programme every year since we first recruited apprentices with Arch in early 2013.”Carli Gooch, Apprenticeship Programme lead, Google
“This is a well-managed centre with a high commitment to internal quality assurance that is delivering high quality advanced apprenticeship qualifications in the workplace. This centre is delivering a high quality apprenticeship programme for IT and Telecoms Professionals that is well supported by senior management.”Edexcel
“Apprentices learn fast and we have been able to develop our best ones from simple desktop support tasks through project work to looking after teams of people over the course of a few months.”David Abensour, CTO, Blenheim Chalcot
“Having Apprentices join the Agilisys Product Team has given us useful and increased bandwidth to explore new options such as on-line video marketing collateral. Their presence has allowed us to experiment in areas which previously we would not have had time for, and have brought a new and different perspective to our Group”Sara Whiteside, Manager, Agilisys Digital
“I chose to do an apprenticeship as it gives me a chance to learn real skills which are useful in a workplace while earning a wage instead of getting into debt like my friends who have gone to university. My Line Manager at Google is great, she has regular catch ups with me every week. She always sticks up for me and puts me up for lots of projects so I can learn as much as I can.”Amber Askew, Arch Apprentice, Google
“I have learned so much and have matured a lot during my apprenticeship. I have also had the chance to network with industry experts and have created loads of opportunities for myself for the future.”Corrin Woollcott, Arch Apprentice, The Guardian
“The apprenticeship program has taught me a lot both in the training sessions and the workplace. I have had the great opportunity to learn new skills from people with years of experience. I feel that everything I have learnt here will open up many doorways for me in the near future. The apprenticeship has taught me life skills that I will never forget”Ayesha, Arch Apprentice
IT Business ConsultantMeet Anusha
The apprenticeship has allowed me the opportunity to make new friends and build a professional network
Digital Marketing L3Meet Ben
Researching and Article Writing
This apprenticeship has given me a pathway into an exciting, ever-changing industry whilst working for the sport I have a raving passion for. I love it.
Digital BusinessMeet Christy
Communicating in a Digital World
Business Brand & Values
Innovation & Agility
Captured provided me with the skills to take on a full time role & to also apply my experience to manage our new apprentices.
IT WebMeet Andrew
Delivering a Brief
HTML5, CSS, PHP
Contentive has really helped me craft my skills into something that can be taken into any role.
Digital Marketing L3Meet Jeba
I can truly say that I am far more prepared for a career in marketing than my friends who have gone to university to study the subject.
Creative & Digital MediaMeet Ruben
Blog creation & Management
Working with brands like The Shard, FA & Comic Relief has allowed me to gain skills that are invaluable for my future career.
Thousands of young people and employers are already enjoying the benefits of Arch Apprenticeships.Employers include Google, Facebook, The Guardian and Barclays, as well as digital marketing agencies, publishers, e-tailers, IT firms, tech companies, charities and public bodies. We partner with leading industry organisations, such as CompTIA and Microsoft, to deliver training of the highest quality. Over 95% of apprentices go into full time employment on completion of their Arch Apprenticeship. Arch is part of the Agilisys Group. We are, therefore, both an employer of apprentices and our own training provider.
Arch is a fully accredited Training Centre for City & Guilds and Edexcel, operating across London, Bristol, Birmingham and Greater Manchester. Arch holds two Government contracts and has led an industry partnership to develop an entirely new Digital Marketing Apprenticeship qualification that is now part of the official Qualification and Curriculum Framework. Arch has developed and delivers state-of-the-art industry training from our 24/7 virtual campus and in our dedicated training centres and employs a number of industry expert assessors to support apprentices in their workplace.