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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 - choose HLA in Computing
North West Regional College - choose HLA in Software Development
South West College - choose HLA in Computing
South Eastern College - choose HLA in Information Technology


STEP 3
Get to know us! Please attend our Open Nights. We planned a series of events throughout March, but due to the escalating COVID19 outbreak, we’ve moved our events online. Register here to find out more at our Online Open Night taking place on Tuesday 24th March at 6pm. Check the Companies section here of our site to explore your options with the diverse range of companies that have chosen to become CareerEncode members.


STEP 4
Start making choices! After March 31st, the closing date, we will email you and ask you to decide which employers you'd like to meet. You email us back and let us know. We'll share your information with them, and they may choose to interview you.

STEP 5
Meet us properly! You may be invited to a job interview where you'll get the chance to explain why you'd like to become a CareerEncode Apprentice.


STEP 6
If you are successful, an employer may offer you a job subject to conditions, e.g. that you get the necessary grades. With uncertainty around exams this summer, we will follow Ulster University policies on grades and results.


STEP 7
Your Higher Level Apprenticeship with your employer will be confirmed subject to you achieving Ulster University entry criteria for your Higher Level Apprenticeship course.


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

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