C# Developer Apprentice - 12778 METRO SECURITY (GB) PLC

Seeking an apprentice who is looking to learn and develop skills in writing code. You will join a small business and be surrounded by strong technically minded staff who want to support your personal progression into a software development career.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £180.00

  • Working week

    Monday – Friday, 9am - 5pm

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    04 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001304910

  • Positions

    1 available

The business have taken on apprentices before and are very close-knit. As it is a smaller company, you are able to engage more with clients and have more control over individual projects.

This company allows you to work at your own pace, and our previous apprentices describe Metro Security to be friendly.

Duties/responsibilities:

  • Write code for the development team
  • Help to create code to support applications such as CCTV
  • Work within a team
  • Re-develop existing apps
  • Offer technical support to existing clients
  • Issue reports
  • Use C++ and C# languages

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Qualities/essential requirements:

  • Be passionate
  • Be confident
  • Conscious of time 
  • Good work ethic
  • Interest in IT

Personal qualities

Someone with an enthusiastic and professional attitude and a commitment to learning new skills.

Qualifications required

6 x GCSE (or equivalent) at grades A*-C, including Maths plus GCSE English (or equivalent) at grade D or above.

Future prospects

Chance to progress onto further apprenticeship training.

Things to consider

Benefits: Work with skilled and experienced team. Lots of work outings - birthday dinner/drinks. Team trips to Go-Karting. Important information: QA’s apprenticeship programmes may be funded in part by the European Union through the European Social Fund, which supports the development of employment opportunities and a skilled workforce.

About the employer

Employer Description The business services the whole of the UK in all areas of security solutions. They develop applications to support all levels of security - whether these are small house alarm or a complete business security package, They can fully integrate bespoke retail management systems, as well as development for businesses and for customers’ homes.

Employer

METRO SECURITY (GB) PLC

Address

Trade City Unit 5

Ashton Road

Romford

RM3 8UJ

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Training provider

Level 3 Software Development Technician Standard

Approximately 11% of training takes place in the QA learning centre classroom. 9% is done in the workplace, through online training, face-to-face meetings with your QA Technical Skills Coach, or developing your portfolio. The remaining time will be spent on your workplace activity.

Apprenticeship standard

Digital Industries > Software Development Technician

Training provider

QA LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by QA Limited

Contact

0345 074 7825 apprenticeships@qa.com


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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017