About our programme

Our Apprenticeship Programme lets you work for one of the most exciting companies in the UK while developing your skills and knowledge with real industry experts. With programmes for those educated to both GCSE and A Level standard, it’s a fantastic opportunity to kick start your career, be paid for your time and earn valuable, real-world experience while you study.

We offer Advanced, Higher & Degree Apprenticeships Level 2, 3, 4 & 6 and have opportunities across various locations in the UK which include London, Brentford, Bracknell, Newbury, Manchester, Glasgow, Birmingham & Leeds. Specific locations for each programme and stream are stated upon application.

                What you can achieve

You’ll spend between 12 – 48 months in a variety of different learning environments whilst you have the chance to achieve a full qualification in your field – from an Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3), a Higher Apprenticeship (Level 4) or BSc Degree in our Technology space.

If you excel and show us that you have what it takes, you have the opportunity to further progress your career with us after the programme.

                      Role Shadowing

You’ll shadow experts in a wide range of roles within your specialty. But you won’t just be observing. Whether it’s within the safe learning environment of our training centers or out in the field, you’ll work alongside the very best and learn first-hand how we fulfill our customers’ needs.

                      What you'll need

• A valid passport/birth certificate/residence permit and NI number
• To have lived in the UK and/or EEA for 3 years prior to apprenticeship start date
• Not undertaking another apprenticeship at the same time
• To meet the minimum academic requirements which will vary with each of our programmes and is listed when applying

Ready? Explore the available apprenticeships and which is the best for you below...

Customer Service & Operations Apprenticeship

Level 2 over 12 months 

Start your career at Vodafone and become a legend for our customers! We offer Apprenticeships in Manchester for candidates to become Customer Service Practitioners to help our customers. Work, learn and earn with Vodafone and we’ll give you the support and career development opportunities that you’d expect from one of the UK’s best known brands.

Technology Apprenticeships

Data Analyst

Level 4 over 24 months

Are you the kind of person who loves detail and analysing what it is telling you? The primary role of a data analyst is to collect, organise and study data to provide business insight. Data analysts are typically involved with managing, cleansing, abstracting and aggregating data. They will document and report the results of data analysis activities making recommendations to improve business performance.

Software Developer

Level 4 over 24 months

Are you logical, methodical and creative? The primary role of a software developer is to build and test simple, high-quality code across front end, logic and database layers. A developer will typically be working as part of a larger team, in which they will have responsibility for different elements of an overall project.

Cyber Security

Level 4 & 6 over 18 - 24 months

Are you the type of person who likes to investigate suspicious activity or a change to a normal pattern? The primary role of a cyber-security technologist is to apply an understanding of cyber threats, hazards, risks, controls, measures and mitigations to protect organisations systems and people.

Network Engineer

Level 4 over 24 months

Do you love problem solving? Are you organised and methodical? The main role of the network engineers is to design, install, maintain and support communication networks to maintain high levels of operation in order to provide maximum performance and availability for their users. They will understand network configuration and administration, cloud, and monitoring tools, and be able to give technical advice and guidance.

Software Tester

Level 4 over 24 months

Are you analytical, logically minded and strategically inclined? If you check these boxes, the Software Tester Level 4 Apprenticeship might be for you! The primary role of a Software Tester is to ensure that software operates as intended. Those who test design and prepare and conduct tests to ensure software is fit for purpose. Testers document and report the outcome of all testing activity. They have a good understanding of software lifecycles and development practices.

Unified Communications

Level 4 over 18 - 24 months

Are you a self-starter, have a curious mind and a desire to fix anything? The Level 4 Unified Communications Apprenticeship might be a great option for you! Unified Communications apprentices evaluate system specifications for in line with customer requirements. We need individuals with the ability to work in a focused and flexible manner to meet tight deadlines, and who are able to work effectively in teams with excellent communication skills.

Business & Digital Apprenticeships

Business Project Management

Level 4 over 18-21 months

Are you great at communication, love planning ahead want to work in an agile way? Our Project Management apprenticeships could be a great fit for you! Our level 3 & 4 Project Management Apprenticeships transform you into a confident and capable project manager, with our programme equipping you with the all the knowledge, best practices and techniques you need to pursue a career in this field. You will be prepared to plan and execute internal or external customer-facing projects in a timely fashion of course, on budget.


Level 3 over 15+ months

Are you self-motivated, confident, great with communication and results orientated? Our Level 3 Sales Apprenticeship might be a fabulous fit for you! You will need to be good at staying calm in a pressured environment, have great customer service and be able to take initiative. You will learn skills directly related to the job you are in, which could be anything from selling products and services to our customers to analysing competitor and buyer behaviour.

Digital & Technology Solutions Degree Apprenticeship

Level 4 & 6 over 45 – 48 months

Are you a tech-savvy, digital super star wanting to take the next step in your career? Our Digital & Technology Solutions Degree Apprenticeship blends online learning, face-to-face workshops and on the job experience, transforming you into a highly skilled, tech professional. You can specialise in different areas, from Data Analytics to Network Engineering and study emerging technologies such as Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, Cyber Security and Data Science.

Digital Marketing

Level 3 over 13 – 15 months

Are you interested in web design, social media, have a creative flair and want to help Vodafone stand out in the ever changing technological world? If so, keep reading! Our Level 3 Digital Marketing Apprenticeship allows you to build your practical skills, integral to becoming proficient in digital marketing roles. You will develop the knowledge, skills and behaviours aligned to the apprentice standard and apply them in context.

Our Application Process...

Stage One - Apply: Find the Apprenticeship Programme that suits you and express your interest by applying online! 

Stage Two - Video Interview: If you meet the eligibility requirements for the programme you're interested in, it's time to get to know you! You will receive a link to complete a video interview, accessible from your mobile phone.

Stage Three - Assessment Day: If successful in stage 2, its time to meet you! The final stage is our Assessment Centre, now is the chance for you to show your personality and get to know us a little more too.

Stage Four - Success?: It's time to kickstart your exciting future - welcome to the Vodafone family!

Meet Sam– Apprentice Field Engineer

Read about Sam and her Apprentice journey in Vodafone so far.

Meet Dessi- Technical Sales Apprentice

       Read about Dessi to learn why she chose an Apprenticeship.

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