March 30, 2023

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Why should you consider an apprenticeship in technology?

With the growing demand for skilled workers in the tech industry, many companies are turning to apprenticeships to attract and train new talent. An apprenticeship provides individuals with hands-on experience, guidance from peers and can create a pathway to a full-time job. In this rapidly evolving field, an apprenticeship can provide you with the skills and knowledge you need to succeed in your career. 

Following National Apprenticeship Week last month, here are a few reasons why you should consider an apprenticeship in technology: 

High demand for skilled workers 

The technology industry is constantly growing and there is a high demand for skilled workers. By completing an apprenticeship in technology, you can gain the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in this field. 

Experience with new technology 

Technology is always evolving and an apprenticeship in technology can provide you with hands-on experience working with the latest tools and software, giving you a competitive edge in the job market. 

Variety of job opportunities 

It is a broad field and there are many different areas you can specialise in, such as software development, data analysis, cybersecurity, and more.  

Opportunity for career progression

Completing an apprenticeship in technology can help you progress in your career, with opportunities for advancement to higher-paying roles with more responsibility. 


Many technology jobs offer flexibility in terms of working hours and location, allowing you to achieve a work-life balance that works for you. 

Learning from peers 

Apprenticeships in technology often involve working alongside experienced professionals who can offer guidance and mentorship, helping you develop your skills and progress in your career. 

Pursuing an apprenticeship in technology can be a smart and rewarding choice for anyone interested in a career in this exciting industry. With the opportunity to learn on the job, gain valuable skills and experience and work alongside experienced professionals, apprenticeships offer a unique pathway to success.  

Liam Lowe, Office Support Administrator at Jumar shares; Being an Apprentice at Jumar, I've had some amazing opportunities arise. I have learned and developed a multitude of skills and had the chance to work with some amazing people and gain real-life work experience.