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Submit your application on www.careerencode.com before Tuesday March 31st, 2020. Click here to download notes on how to apply.

Please check that you meet the academic entry requirements for the course with your chosen college. If you’re still at school or college, then your predicted grades should meet the academic requirements.

The detailed steps below will let you know what to expect from your application through to beginning your career in computing:


STEP 1
Complete and submit your application form here before Tuesday March 31st, 2020.


STEP 2
Apply for your Higher Level Apprenticeship (HLA) in Computing with your local college. Colleges participating in Career Encode are:
Northern Regional College
North West Regional College
South West College


STEP 3
Get to know us! In February, you will be invited to an Open Night to meet with prospective employers. This is an opportunity for you to find out more about the work that each company does, and the types of roles that they have on offer. This will help you to decide which companies will suit you best. Details of our Open Night will be posted on the News section of our site, on our Facebook and will be emailed to all applicants.


STEP 4
Start making choices! After the closing date, we will invite you to an Assessment Centre. This is will be the first step in your interview process. This will be a morning where you will meet Career Encode companies and they all get to meet you. Career Encode companies will use the Assessment Centre to shortlist for interviews, and you decide which companies you want to meet for interview.

STEP 5
Meet us properly! You may be invited to a job interview.


STEP 6
If you are successful, an employer may offer you a job subject to conditions, e.g. that you get the necessary grades in your exams.


STEP 7
Your Higher Level Apprenticeship with your employer, and place on the course, will be confirmed subject to you achieving your predicted grades.


STEP 8
You’ll start work with your employer and your Foundation Degree course in September 2020.

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