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Published on 21 March 2022, updated on 03 April 2023

How the CFA prepares people for digital jobs

Orange offers three apprenticeship courses to French students and employees who wish to reskill through our Apprenticeship Training Center. This offers digital career development and training opportunities as part of a work-study placement working alongside Orange experts. Applications open on 3 April for our next courses which will start in September 2023. Feel free to help us share the news!

Be an ambassador to help promote this opportunity: The Orange CFA is a fantastic way to enhance career development in the digital sector.

In France, apprenticeship is increasingly popular among young people. It reached a new record in 2022, when more than 837,000 contracts were signed in the private and public sectors, up 14% from the previous year, according to the Ministry of Labor, Employment and Economic Inclusion. Apprentices receive academic training and professional guidance. At the end of the training, they earn a qualification that gives them the same prospects as any other higher education degree. Orange has offered work-study programs for many years and supported 4,500 work-study students in France and more than 300 partner apprenticeship training centers.

Why join the Orange CFA?

Orange offers both training and a work-study places for digital professions. Orange experts provide extensive support to students, 70% of whom find a job within Orange or another high-tech company less than a month after graduating.

Joining the Orange CFA also immerses you into stimulating work environment, with a reputation for expertise and commitment to social responsibility, guided by a clear company purpose.

Selected candidates can choose one of three courses:

As a mark of quality, the Orange CFA gained the Qualiopi certification in 2021.

Joining Orange opens up an inspiring experience in an international environment.

Orange is present in 26 countries and one of the major telecom network operators in the world, with 271 million customers in December 2021, including 224 million mobile customers and 23 million fixed broadband customers. We’re also one of the world’s leading providers of telecommunication services to multinational companies through Orange Business.

What is a company CFA?

The 2018 “Avenir professionnel” (Professional future) law enables companies to launch their own Apprenticeship Training Centre (CFA) as a corporate tool to develop their apprenticeship offer. It enables students and employees to acquire new skills while also meeting the company’s specific talent needs as an additional apprenticeship training solution to help meet the gap in specialist expertise.