Software Engineer Apprentice MISOFT MARKETING LIMITED

An exciting role has become available with this well-established Web/ Software Company based in Coventry. Are you passionate about IT? Are you looking to get into software and web development? Then this role is for you. Our clients are looking for a passionate individual to join the team.

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Closing date: 03 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday – Friday 9.00am-5.30pm Alternative Saturdays 9.00am – 2.00pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    04 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    04 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  • Develop documentation for software requirements
  • Write well-designed, testable code according to the company’s coding standards.
  • Produce functional and technical specifications.
  • Document functionality of changes and additions to software.
  • Use source control in accordance with company procedures.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of all of the business’s products and services
  • Achieve targets/objectives/standards as set by the Business
  • Attend training and departmental meetings as required
  • Review working practices and look to improve existing procedures and systems
  • Build and maintain positive working relationships with own team, other departments, branches and external Companies
  • Work within the parameters of the Business’s policies and procedures e.g. confidentiality, health & safety, IT/Email, Data Protection, Dress code etc.
  • Assist with coaching and training of colleagues as required
  • Demonstrate and maintain professional conduct at all times, portraying the Business in the way requested by the owner
  • Carry our all duties to a consistently high standard for the benefit of the business and its employees
  • Demonstrate motivational qualities at all times
  • Assist all departments with internal queries

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good problem solving skills
  • Good English communication skills
  • Works well independently and in a team
  • Organised
  • Time management

Personal qualities

  • Flexible manner to adopt new challenges and input from peers and colleagues
  • Self -driven for progressive learning and development
  • Keen to accept responsibility and accountability
  • Committed to achieving project / company goals

Qualifications required

A minimum of 5 GCSE’s C and above Including Maths and English (or equivalents)

Future prospects

Potential full time position after the successful completion of the apprenticeship.

Things to consider

Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.50 per hour. This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18-year-old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. It is highly important that you do not contact the Employers directly – any attempt of this may invalidate candidate’s application. Should you have any queries regarding your Application or the job itself, please contact your 3aaa Training Academy.

About the employer

Misoft have developed highly flexible software systems to provide the insurance and financial services industry with the tools needed to maintain a competitive edge, and meet the challenges of operating in the 21st century. All systems are designed to transact business both online and in-house seamlessly; from data capture to comparing insurers schemes. Linked to automated accounting, diary and administration functions to ensure you stay ahead of the competiton whilst reducing your overheads.




Oak House

Harry Weston Road, Eastwood Business Village



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Training provider

Throughout the duration of your Apprenticeship (typically 15 months) you will be required to attend the 3aaa Technology Academy in Birmingham for 16 days of training. The remainder of your training will be completed in the workplace with your Employer. You will work towards a Level 3 Apprenticeship standard –Software Development Technician. The qualifications consist of:

  • Level 2 Functional Skills English and Maths (if applicable)
  • Knowledge Module 1 – Software Development Methodologies Part 1 (Introduction)
  • Knowledge Module 2 – Programming Part 1 (Introduction)
  • Knowledge Module 1 – Software Development Methodologies Part 2 (Plus Exam)
  • Knowledge Module 2 – Programming Part 2 (Plus Exam)
  • Knowledge Modules are specified by the British Computer Society (BCS)

Apprenticeship standard

Digital Industries > Software Development Technician

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by ASPIRE ACHIEVE ADVANCE LIMITED


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Closing date: 03 Oct 2017