Software Developer Apprenticeship Cast Uk Limited

Estio Training has an exciting opportunity for a Software Developer apprentice to join the CAST UK Team in Manchester City Centre.

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Closing date: 10 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    40 hours, 08:30 to 17:30 Mon to Thu & 08:00 to 17:00 on a Friday

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    24 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    09 May 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Some of your duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Using the latest technologies and techniques such as C#, MS SQL, CSS, HTML and many more.
  • Basic systems analysis and design.
  • Latest Search Engine Optimisation tools and techniques.
  • Website performance analysis using tools such as Google Analytics.
  • Maintenance of existing websites and web based business systems.
  • Website enhancements.
  • Digital asset manipulation (images, pdf’s etc).
  • Ad-hoc Data queries.
  • Database changes.

The apprentice must also:

  • Take initiative in researching and solving IT issues with the help of online material.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Dedicated, ambitious and eager to make a successful career in IT
  • Excellent communication, planning and organisational skills
  • Strong mathematical skills and a minimum A-C in GCSE

Personal qualities

  • Have a passion for IT systems
  • Have a very strong bias towards customer service
  • Be detail oriented with a pragmatic approach to problem solving
  • Be highly self-motivated and keen to learn new skills (e.g. SQL database query report writing)
  • Be gregarious, engaging and committed
  • Be able to work very well (and enjoy working) under pressure
  • Be ambitious and keen to embrace new challenges

Qualifications required

5 GCSEs A*-C (or equivalent) including English and Maths

Future prospects

The role can offer long term security and the opportunity to progress into a permanent position.

About the employer

Cast UK is a recruitment consultancy specialising in sourcing executive and management level roles in business change & transformation, HR, procurement, buying, supply chain, logistics and transport. What makes Cast UK unique is that our consultants have extensive experience in these disciplines, which bridges the gap between employers and candidates. Through our expertise we can help companies find qualified and experienced managers and executives, and guide the candidates themselves to the best jobs in the market, anywhere in the UK.


Cast Uk Limited


3 Jordan Street


M15 4PY

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Training provider

The Estio Training IT Apprenticeship programme gives people the opportunity to get hands on experience in the IT industry whilst still employed in a real paid job with no cost or debt.

Learners will receive seven weeks of intensive training. Whilst in the workplace, apprentices will also receive continual assessment, and help and guidance from a dedicated trainer who will be there to ensure that they get the most from their work experience. 

Training will lead to industry-recognised qualifications including: 

  • Level 3 Software Development Technical Standard

Apprenticeship standard

Digital Industries > Software Development Technician

Training provider

Estio Training

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Estio Technology Recruitment Ltd


Chloe Adams 01133 500 333

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Closing date: 10 Oct 2017