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Web: www.ford-apprenticeships.co.uk

Email: fordengineering@skillnet.org.uk

Telephone: 01923 216173


Overview

Cars. This is an IT apprenticeship, so all the usual caveats apply. Will you be working on edge-of-imagination systems for autonomous vehicles or on repairing their accounting systems? It would be helpful to know.

Field

Engineering

Sector

Manufacturing

Degree offered

BSc (Hons) Digital & Technical Solutions

Provider

University of Greenwich

Based

Dunton; Warley, Essex

Duration

3 years

Entry requirements

260 UCAS points - 3 A- levels (minimum BCC) including a Technology/Science related subject plus 5 GCSEs including Maths, English, Double Science

Application process

Online + Assessment

Salary

£18,126

GCG view

We were happy to get a reply from Skillnet but we noticed that they returned the questionnaire un-amended and then did not reply to our request for clarification. We enjoyed watching a video about the Henry Ford Academy, featuring a charming, articulate young man and a cute baby but didn't feel that we were any closer to understanding about degree apprenticeship courses.

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