Software Developer Apprentice Liverpool Science Park Limited

This is a fantastic opportunity to join an organisation dedicated to high-end software development and design. You will have the opportunity to train whilst playing an important part in projects, including back-end development & product design. Above all, you must be passionate about pursuing a career in development.

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Closing date: 25 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    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 09:00-17:00 or 10:00-18:00 (flexible on start and finish time) Half an hour paid lunch.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    30 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    05 Oct 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Higher Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Your responsibilities will be:

  • Deal with and manage all small fixes when they occur
  • Support with the development of our new HR add-on software package
  • Liaise with our developer team in Pakistan via email and Skype
  • Support with the development of new project ideas
  • Fix bugs
  • Help in the development of our new Microsoft app called Front Line
  • Support with the development of any new apps or software’s that we create for our clients
  • We work in .net, web-base and IOS: so you will learn how to work with these
  • Answer client queries by telephone or by our ticketing system

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • A passion for IT
  • A passion for software development
  • Appreciation and understanding of good design
  • Good mathematical ability
  • Attention to detail is essential
  • Some involvement building an app or website
  • Articulate with a good work ethic
  • Experience using a Mac is desirable but not essential

Personal qualities

  • Good work ethic
  • Team player
  • Able to work on your own
  • Positive

Qualifications required

  • GCSE Math and English A* - C or the equivalent
  • Degree in software development, IT or app design – Desirable

Future prospects

Permanent position within the team

Things to consider

Car Parking – Mount Pleasant car park - £4.00 per day Liverpool Science Park car park - £5.00 per day (they also offer a discount)

About the employer

Our approach is pragmatic, innovative, and customer-focused and designed to deliver the highest value for your business. Utilising a common platform to manage business process, harvest customer data and share information, our software applications will drive your organisations efficiency.


Liverpool Science Park Limited


Liverpool Science Park


Mount Pleasant


L3 5TF

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Training provider

Software Developer Level 4

Apprenticeship standard

Digital Industries > Software Developer

Training provider

The Intraining Group Limited

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by The Intraining Group


Shamima Rahman 03301233220

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Closing date: 25 Oct 2017