Your Gateway To Opportunity
Exciting Possibilities, Open to All
Participants in the Makers apprenticeship range from 18, right through to 60.
Whether you’re a fresh-faced college graduate searching for software engineer apprenticeships, or a seasoned professional considering a move into Cloud, we’ll help you to hone your skills and flourish.
Unlike our Bootcamp, which has open applications throughout the year, apprenticeships open and close as each opportunity becomes available. Register below to be notified when opportunities open.
Why Choose Makers?
Earn While You Learn
Applicants start an apprenticeship in tech because they’re passionate about the field.
But, oftentimes, an apprenticeship salary will barely line your pocket, and passion alone doesn’t pay the bills, or put food on the table.
The Makers Apprenticeship gives you key skills and prepares you for an exciting new career, all whilst earning a highly competitive salary starting between £25,000 to £35,000.
Because finance shouldn’t curtail your calling.
Work With An Ambitious Employer
To be the best, you need to be amongst the best.
We’ve partnered with renowned brands across the country, paving the way for you to learn from leading practitioners in your chosen field.
Mediocrity isn’t an option. We deliver excellence.
Gain An Accredited Tech Apprenticeship
Upon completing your Makers Apprenticeship, you’ll receive a recognised Level 4 qualification.
Your qualification will be the equivalent to the first year of an undergraduate degree, or Higher National Certificate (HNC).
It’s your ticket to a world of possibilities.
Choose A Route To Suit You
What Our Graduates Say
We've empowered over 3,000 aspiring tech professionals to kickstart their careers.
Our extensive apprenticeship programs are packed with the knowledge and guidance you require to excel in your chosen field.
Hear from our apprentices who have partnered with Makers in their pursuit of fulfilling their career aspirations.
"Makers have been amazing at providing resources and support whenever necessary - my placement coach is always happy to lend a helping hand when working on submitting summative projects, as well as helping keep me accountable when discussing my development goals. This was evident from the moment I joined the bootcamp!"
"We get a lot of support, Makers are always answering every single question that is asked of them. They are there to help with any problems and there to guide us towards our qualifications."
"I did the Makers Apprenticeship in 2019 and after more than 3 years I can honestly say that it changed my life. What you learn at Makers on top of basic coding skills is how to approach these problems, break them down and deal with them as best as you can. The coaches were super helpful, they are knowledgeable and they support you to find answers yourself. After working in the industry for over 3 years, I find that I still use the tools I was given at Makers to learn about new tech in my day to day job."
Frequently asked questions
How can I learn about the apprenticeship programme?
An apprenticeship is a real job that provides you with government-funded training, industry-recognised qualifications and a salary from day one. It’s a great way to launch a new career and stay debt free in the process. At Makers, we offer Level 4 Apprenticeships in Software Engineering, Data Analytics (with Engineering), Cloud (DevOps) Engineering and Quality (Test) Engineering.
An apprenticeship typically lasts between 18–22 months with the majority of apprentices having a permanent role waiting for them at the same company at the end of the programme.
At the end of the apprenticeship, you’ll have an assessment to check you can confidently perform your role. If you pass, you’ll be awarded an industry recognised qualification.
Despite the perception that apprenticeships are for school leavers, there's no upper age limit. Apprenticeships are relevant to anyone wishing to embark on a career in tech especially career switchers.Find Out More
What is the difference between the Apprenticeship and the Bootcamp course?
Makers Academy Bootcamp Programs:
Makers bootcamp programs offer an intense and focused learning experience designed to propel individuals into the tech industry. The bootcamp is 16 weeks, providing an accelerated journey into the world of technology. Students engage in a hands-on curriculum, delving into coding languages, frameworks, and industry practices.
Apprenticeship programs offer an intensive 4-month learning phase, akin to bootcamps, followed by approximately 18 months on placement within a tech team. During this period, apprentices work within their teams while also completing the necessary coursework for the qualification.
Apprentices gaining valuable workplace experience and contribute meaningfully to projects. Unlike bootcamp graduates who have flexibility in choosing their workplace, apprentices are employed at a company from the start of the 'bootcamp' phase and throughout the placement phase.Find Out More
Is your apprenticeship program available outside of London?
Makers offer apprenticeships in locations around the UK. While the majority of our partners are London based, we have increasing numbers of opportunities in Bristol, Manchester and Cambridge, among others. Every apprenticeship opportunity will list the locations the role is available in and most include some work from home days.
Register here to be the first to know when our next apprenticeship programme opens.
You'll receive an email with key information and links to apply to each opportunity.