What to expect on a Higher Apprenticeship

When you join us as an apprentice, you will enjoy the benefits of a permanent, full-time employment contract. Once you’ve completed your advanced apprenticeship, you’ll have achieved a Level three qualification.

Due to the nature of our business, you work on ‘projects’ which means you can have roles across various projects. Previous undergraduates have worked on top-secret national security projects and helped to win multi-million pound projects.

You will have a designated manager and line manager who will support your career development and professional conduct. In addition, you will have a ‘buddy’, who has also been through an apprenticeship, so is able to help and support you in any way necessary.

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Who are we looking for?

We are on the look-out for the next generation of leaders in our technical and leadership roles, as well as individuals who have a passion for technology and a real desire to learn.

Our apprenticeship programmes are great for school leavers who have a career path in mind and want to study towards a recognised qualification, whilst earning at the same time.

Apprenticeship pathways

We offer two apprenticeship pathways: Software Development and Service Desk roles. Explore which pathway is right for you:

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Service Desk roles

Bridgend College, Wales

CGI has an award winning, world class, 5 star Service Desk based in Wales offering a 12-month programme delivered in partnership with our training provider, ALS Apprenticeships. You'll train towards a full Microsoft certified IT Systems Networking Level 3 Apprenticeship. We offer a range of roles across many different sectors including: Service Delivery, Project Management, Technical and Project Services.


To have or be predicted to achieve a minimum of five A-C GCSEs (or equivalent), including English and Maths.

Where can your role take you?

We recruit Higher Apprenticeships across a wide range of industries, including:


Delivering secure, reliable and innovative solutions into space.



Advancing digital transformation to achieve mission-critical results.


Financial Services

Empowering banks in a digital-first world.          


Infrastructure Services

Helping clients become digital organisations.


Central Government

Digitally transforming the business of Government.


Energy, Utilities and Telecoms

We help utilities around the world transform their businesses into secure, digital enterprises.


Helpful information

To find out more about the application process for the business graduate opportunity at CGI, what you can expect at each stage and some helpful hints and tips, please
click on the link below. We have also created a selection of FAQs, which we hope you find useful.


CGI Apprenticeships brochure

Be part of something amazing at CGI. From the moment you join CGI as a school leaver, you’ll be playing a vital role in the services we deliver to our clients.                                                                                                                                                               

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Life at CGI

When you join us, not only will you be improving people’s lives through the work you do, you can be sure we’ll do the same for you.                                                                        


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