Version 1 Birmingham

Department: Other

Job Description

**PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS IS FOR REGISTERING YOUR INTEREST IN FUTURE ACADEMIES ACROSS ALL VERSION 1 LOCATIONS. THIS IS NOT A LIVE VACANCY AND YOU WILL BE CONTACTED WHEN AN ACADEMY BECOMES AVAILABLE IN YOUR HOME LOCATION (PLEASE ENSURE THAT UPON APPLICATION, YOU HAVE INCLUDED WHERE YOU ARE BASED/ YOUR HOME LOCATION TO HELP US DIRECT YOUR APPLICATION).**

                                                               ---

"Our goal in Version 1 is to ensure that a career in technology is accessible to everyone. That's why our Academy is open to college/university graduates, career changers, returners to the workforce, and individuals with technical skills who want to experience a culture of recognition and reward. We believe that everyone deserves a chance to learn, grow, and succeed in the technology industry.

Our academies are bespoke and created with our associates in mind, we have created a specialised and supportive environment to provide you with the best possible start to your career within technology consultancy, with support from the Early Careers Team and accredited providers, you'll complete a 12-week hybrid training academy, receive professional industry recognised certifications and accreditations as well as receiving a highly competitive a training allowance as well as pre-agreed salary uplifts to further motivate your development and progression. 

  • First 8-weeks consists of general learning about different technologies and organisational concepts. You will meet Version 1 Mentors and Senior Technologists to learn how to practically use new skills in a Consultancy role. You will work with great trainers on your presentation and customer-facing skills which will be part of the Design Thinking week. There will be week dedicated to the delivery of Business Analysis & Project Management syllabus. The Academy includes interactive and fun events held by the Early Careers team, where you will have the opportunity to really get to know who we are and why we are so passionate about our Version 1 colleagues and Academy Associates. We pay for your certifications across our Partner Network: UK & Ireland’s premier Microsoft, AWS & Oracle partner, and many more…
  • The last 4-weeks will specialise in a specific technology - Java, .NET, DevOps, AWS Cloud etc
  • Upon graduating from our academy, we guarantee you an exclusive offer of permanent employment where you can put your new skills and qualifications into practice, working with our fantastic customer base on real-world projects allowing you to begin your journey as a Version 1 difference maker. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity that you simply cannot afford to miss out on. Take the first step towards a successful career by enrolling in our academy today.

 

  • First 12-weeks on Academy: paid training contract
  • Upon successful completion of 12-week Academy: final interview with opportunity for Permanent Contract as an Associate Consultant
  • Over the first 18 months as Associate Consultant you will be eligible for salary uplifts (based on your performance):
    • 6 months – 5% increase
    • 12 months – 5% increase
    • 18 months – 10% increase

Qualifications

Key Requirements:

Our Digital Skills Academies would be great if you: 

  • Have received a university degree classification of 2:2 in any discipline OR a Level 5 qualification in an ICT or STEM subject
  • Love getting stuck into problem-solving and you don’t give up easily!
  • Are passionate about technology
  • Eligible to work in the UK/ Ireland
  • Eligibility and willingness to travel across offices in the EU and UK to meet with our stakeholders and customers. (Travel Costs covered by Version 1)
  • An added bonus if you have previous IT work experience or you participated in a Tech Bootcamp/course

Additional Information

If you have any questions please check out our dedicated Digital Skills Academy website:
Version 1 Digital Skills Academy

#LI-HC1

Company Description

At Version 1, we believe in unlocking the potential of our Early Careers Associates. Our Digital Skills Academy has been revamped to provide cutting-edge training on the latest technologies, empowering our associates to deliver high-quality services to our customers. We have partnered with leading training providers to create bespoke academies that help our associates develop their IT skill sets and earn industry-recognized certifications. The program's Early Careers framework enables you to build a strong network with peers across the business while advancing your career in technology.

So far we have achieved some incredible accolades for our work:

  • Named 2023 Oracle EMEA Partner of the Year Award for Innovation
  • Named a Best Workplace™ UK in Tech by Great Place to Work®
  • Named a Best Workplace UK for Women by Great Place to Work®
  • Named India’s #1 Mid-Size Workplace by Great Place to Work India®
  • Named Global Microsoft Partner of the Year for Modernising Applications 2023
  • Named a Best Workplace™ Ireland in Tech by Great Place to Work®
  • Awarded Best Project of the Year at the UKOUG Awards 2023
  • Accredited with Investors in Diversity Silver mark by the Irish Centre for Diversity
  • Named a Best Super Large Workplace™ UK By Great Place to Work®
  • Named a Best Workplace™ India for Building a Culture of Innovation by All By Great Place to Work®
  • Named a Best Workplace™ Ireland for Women by Great Place to Work®
  • Named No. 1 Best Large Workplace™ Ireland - 2023 By Great Place to Work®
  • Named a Best Workplace™ UK for Wellbeing 2023 By Great Place to Work®
  • Named a Top 10 Best Place To Work UK By Glassdoor

What can you help us achieve in 2024?

Apply Now I'm Interested