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Why choose the FDM Robotic Process Automation (RPA) Graduate Programme?
Robotic Process Automation, or RPA, is changing the way we live and work. The term refers to the automation of rule-based and repetitive tasks and business processes, using AI and Machine Learning software. RPA has a vast impact on many industries, including data protection, crime prevention, finance and healthcare. In financial institutions, RPA completes administrative tasks such as credit card or mortgage applications or opening of bank accounts. Within the NHS, RPA has improved data handling, appointment scheduling and cancellation, resulting in big financial savings and freeing medical hours. This technology also helps conduct data migration and forms processing, it reduces human errors and allows employees to focus on providing better customer service.
The FDM Robotic Process Automation Graduate Programme will provide you with accredited Software Robotics training, as well as a 2-year placement alongside our prestigious clients. You will learn how to provide automation solutions that streamline processes, improve efficiencies and deliver a better customer experience. We will be there to help you every step of the way. Our comprehensive support network provides you with access to community groups, mentoring, wellbeing programmes and much more. Find out more about our support system.
Gain Tech Industry Gold credentials with FDM
Through our Tech Industry Gold accredited training, you will gain the technical expertise and employability skills to get you ready for your career in Robotic Process Automation. Certified with Tech Industry Credentials to boost your CV and make it easy for employers to understand your value.
What you’ll do on the RPA Graduate Programme at FDM
Through the Robotic Process Automation training programme, you will develop adaptable skills to enable you to operate a selection of RPA tools that may be used on client site such as UiPath, Automation Anywhere, Pega and Blue Prism. Your training will also cover modules on business requirement gathering, process mapping, SQL, Excel and business analysis.
As an RPA consultant, you will play a vital role, helping to improve the quality, accuracy and efficiency of daily functions and processes within an organisation.
You could be working with our clients across many different sectors within the exciting world of RPA. From financial services, where our consultants are using bot technology to pull information from thousands of tax records, freeing up hundreds of hours of manual entry, to the public sector where our consultants are working to make detecting fraud easier by utilising machine learning to identify imposters.
Key skills for an RPA Consultant
- Highly analytical
- Interest in IT and technical concepts
- Good communication skills
- Problem solver
- Interest in Automation
- Team player
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Robotic Process Automation career prospects
RPA is a fast-growing sector, which offers countless opportunities for progression and the option to
specialise in a number of roles such as:
- RPA Analyst
- Senior RPA Developer
- RPA Architect
- Head of RPA Centre of Excellence
- Process Engineer
What our consultants say
Oskar De Schynkel
University of Nottingam
I currently work in a small group responsible for the setup and maintenance of all the automation and manual testing suites for several API based services we offer to clients. FDM helped me transition into a new career in tech and gain the experience I needed to enter a competitive jobs market.
RPA Developer at Capgemini UK
University of Chester
During my placement I have been working on a project for Network Rail with another developer. I got to develop, liase with the SMEs, and see a robot in a live system. As this project had three robots but only two developers, I also got to take over responsibility for one of these robots while it was successfully moved into the live system.
Agile Project Manager & Scrum Master
I absolutely love the team I am working with and the range of opportunities available to acquire new skills and develop within my role. I enjoy being given responsibility and having a part to play in large projects knowing that they have a positive impact on people’s lives.
Do you qualify for the RPA Graduate Programme?
Are you ready to kick-start your career in Robotic Process Automation? If you’ve got a genuine interest in technology and the drive to learn new skills, then this could be the perfect role for you. We accept candidates from all university backgrounds and there is no need for any prior experience.
We also ask that you are:
- Educated to degree level (2:2 or higher)
- Passionate about a career in IT
- An excellent communicator
- Able to commit to the full 2-year graduate careers programme
- Eligible to work in the UK
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Simply submit your application and CV here to kick-start your FDM journey.
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