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Belfast, Northern Ireland

Closing Date

2020-04-13 23:00:00


IT Apprenticeship

  • Title: IT Apprenticeship

    Ref: 7/04/ITA

    Think Technology- Think Allstate

    We build solutions that touch 16 million customers on a daily basis.

    You will work alongside people as passionate as you, focused on delivering the best possible user experiences.

    You will work in a highly collaborative environment primed to adapt to an ever-changing landscape and which places technology solutions at its core.

    You will thrive, you will think differently, you will challenge convention and have the freedom to act with integrity, intention and speed; you will be at the forefront of developing capabilities in support of Allstate’s global business model; you will deliver results and you will leave things better than you found them.



    Choose earning AND learning. Choose the Good Hands Academy

    Being part of the Good Hands Academy will allow you to graduate with a BSC Hons in Computing Systems while working, earning and learning in one of our technology teams.  The 4 year program is a Higher Level Apprenticeship (HLA) in partnership with Ulster University (UU). You will benefit from:

    • Earning a competitive salary as you learn
    • Permanent employment from day one
    • Having your university fees paid
    • A fantastic career with Allstate on completion 

    Job Description

    You will attend Ulster University one day a week to complete a BSC Hons in Computing Systems and work 4 days a week on one of our technology teams, alongside experienced IT professionals. 

    You will gain exposure to a range of cutting edge technologies, tools and methodologies. You will learn within a supportive and nurturing environment.

    Essential Criteria

    • Grade B or above in GCSE English and Maths
    • Have achieved or expected to achieve by August 2020 grades BBB or above at A Level, of which at least one qualification must be in either Maths, Chemistry, Physics or a Computing (Software Systems Development, Computing or Computer Science not IT/ICT)


    • Allstate will also accept a range of alternative qualifications which equate to 120 UCAS points (300 UCAS points for pre 2016 qualifications)
    • Must be an EU or UK citizen and eligible to take up full time, permanent employment. 

    *Candidates will need to provide evidence of qualifications

    Desirable Criteria

    Should we receive a large number of applications, additional selection criteria (below) may be applied:

    • Preference will be given to candidates who have achieved or expected to achieve by August 2020 grade B at A Level in Software Systems Development, Computing or Computer Science (not IT/ICT).


    The following candidates are not eligible to enter a Department funded HLA:

    • A person taking up or already in self employment
    • An existing Allstate NI employee who remains in their current job
    • A public sector employee
    • A person for whom the training provider/University, employer and/or participant is claiming training funding and/or student loans and support from any other department budget or program.
    • A person who already holds an IT related degree 
    • A person following a full-time course of study in either further or higher education at the time of commencement of the HLA (Sept 2020).

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    Closing Date:  Tuesday 21st April 2020

    Statement on Fair Employment and Equal Opportunities:

    Allstate NI wishes to ensure equal opportunity is given to all job applicants.  This company will not discriminate on the grounds of race, gender (including gender reassignment status), sexual orientation, religious belief, political opinion, marital status, age or disability.

    We are an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. However, as women are currently under-represented in our workforce, we would particularly welcome applications from women. All appointments will be made on merit.

    Applicants should note Allstate NI complete AccessNI background checks on all candidates offered a position.

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