Microsoft Apprenticeship Network
Power your potential
Apprenticeships provide promising, motivated people with an opportunity to kickstart a fulfilling career. They combine a real job with qualification-led training and the opportunity to put skills into practice. Since launching in 2010, the Microsoft Apprenticeship Network has empowered almost 30,000 apprentices to build a career in technology.
The UK needs more than three million skilled people in technology careers by 2025
89% of apprentices say the Microsoft Apprenticeship Network provides experience really valued by employers
On average, programmers and software development professionals earn £44,700*
Digital careers exist in every industry and every sector of the economy - from finance, fashion, and healthcare, to manufacturing, charities, sports clubs and government - not just in the technology industry. We work with our diverse network of customers, partners and training providers to create high quality and effective apprenticeships that enable employers to remain competitive and apprentices to power their potential.
Don't just take our word for it...
Microsoft Apprenticeship Connector
Created in partnership with GetMyFirstJob, our new platform connects job seekers to tech apprenticeship opportunities and employers to a large, diverse talent pool.
- Further or higher education providers
- Apprentice learning providers
- Job seekers or future apprentices
News and blogs
Get On 2021
Microsoft's Get On 2021 campaign to help 1.5 million people in the UK build careers in technology by 2025.
Unlocking the UK's potential
Insights for UK leaders on how to close the skills gap and achieve more in the new world of work.
Digital apprenticeships are booming but companies must focus on quality, says Microsoft UK director.
The value of apprenticeships as a route into the working world.
Tech-enabled problem solvers
Meet the tech-enabled problem solvers of the future.
A manager's guide to success
5 steps to deliver a great apprenticeship experience: a manager's guide to success.
Learnings from our own journey
How to deliver a successful apprenticeship programme.