Apprentice in Software Development BUSINESS CLOUD INTEGRATION LIMITED

We are looking for an enthusiastic apprentice to join our growing team in Cambridgeshire. This is a fantastic opportunity for an individual to build on their current skills and knowledge in a dynamic team environment. You will be working with cutting edge technology and designing innovative and inspiring cloud based solutions.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £131.25

    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 09:00 – 17:30 1 hour lunch break

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    16 months

  • Possible start date

    09 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    01 Jun 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Higher Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001243068

  • Positions

    1 available

Within this role, you will be expected to perform a number of tasks including:

  • Supporting the business requirements for the provision of internal applications services.
  • Delivering an effective support and maintenance service for identified business applications.
  • Undertaking the implementation of application development.
  • You must be confident working in an agile environment.
  • Working on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Delivering to an exceptional quality standard.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • JavaScript / jQuery
  • HTML /HTML5 / CSS / CSS3 / Bootstrap
  • C# / ASP.net
  • Knowledge of how to optimise websites for different browsers/cross browser compatibility
  • Fluent in English, with excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • High attention to detail
  • Responsive design/development
  • Demonstration of development learning/practice outside of education e.g. a Github portfolio.

Personal qualities

  • A keen independent learner
  • Passionate about development
  • Fast learner
  • Willing to ask questions
  • Willing to work on a wide range of projects/tasks
  • Clear communicator
  • Determined problem solver.

Qualifications required

  • GCSE Maths and English A-C or equivalent would be desirable
  • Any development/Microsoft qualifications would be an advantage.

Future prospects

On completion of this apprenticeship a full- time role would be offered if the business is in a position to do so.

Things to consider

Weekly Wage: The National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is £3.50 per hour from 01 April 2017. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged over 19 in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus off the job training. Weekly Wage: £3.50 an hour This could increase up to £4.50 an hour dependant on experience. The position will not involve any working away but will involve study for additional Microsoft examinations.

About the employer

Business Cloud Integration deliver specialist SharePoint skills, projects, support, and services. If you have a specific SharePoint, Office 365, or Azure development requirement, but don’t have the skills in house, our focused team of certified SharePoint and Microsoft experts are on hand to deliver projects quickly, efficiently, and expertly.

Employer

BUSINESS CLOUD INTEGRATION LIMITED

Address

Unit 1 Carisbrooke Court

Buckingway Business Park, Anderson Road

Cambridge

CB24 4UQ

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Training provider

  • Knowledge Module 1 – Software Development (for level 4 software development apprenticeship)
  • Knowledge Module 2 – Software Language (for level 4 software development apprenticeship)
  • To complete one vendor/professional qualification
  • Level 2 English and Maths will need to be achieved, if not already prior to the end point assessment.

80% on site / 20% off site

Attend college 1 day a week

Microsoft MTA training days as required

Project work to be completed.

Apprenticeship standard

Digital Industries > Software Developer

Training provider

THE COLLEGE OF WEST ANGLIA

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by College of West Anglia


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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017