This company has an award winning apprenticeship programme. Apprentices get involved in a wide range of activities at Carbon Six Digital that are core to how they make money - the design, development and support of web technologies. You will learn how to do this on time, on budget and to acceptable levels of quality.

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Closing date: 18 Nov 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, working hours to be determined by line manager

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    14 months

  • Possible start date

    25 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    06 Oct 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the delivery of design, development, testing and deployment tasks of
  • projects and requests for service to agreed requirements and timescales;
  • Responsible for owning support requests while acting as the nominated Support Agent;
  • Contribute to the learning and development of team members.
  • Demonstrating a wide range of skills and behaviours:
  • System Design (DESN)
  • Database/repository design (DBDS)
  • Information content authoring (INCA)
  • Programming / Software development (PROG Level 3)
  • Testing (TEST)
  • Systems installation and decommissioning (HSIN)
  • Application support (ASUP)
  • Service desk and incident management (USUP)
  • IT Operations (ITOP)
  • Database administration (DBAD)

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Required Skills:

  • Demonstrate good technical understanding.
  • Clever, sociable and self-motivated
  • Excited about a career in IT
  • Desirable have hobbies that are IT related (develop apps or blog about the latest games or tech)

Personal qualities

  • Enthusiastic
  • Professional attitude
  • Commitment to learning new skills

Qualifications required


Someone with ideally 3 GCSE grades (C and above) or equivalent, including Maths and English.

Future prospects

92% of QA Apprentices secure permanent employment after finishing their apprenticeship. Additionally there may be opportunities to undertake further apprenticeship training as many of our programmes offer on-going development tracks.

Things to consider

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.” Benefits & Future Prospects: Carbon Six Digital have previously taken on apprentices within the business, they have called it "a great and fun environment to work in". Your opportunity to join a friendly and supportive team where everybody is in love with technology. Additionally they have excellent travel links into London. • Dress code is smart casual (smart jeans are normal attire) • Career progression and a range of benefits. • Chance to progress onto further apprenticeship training. • Experienced Apprentices have earned salaries that commensurate with Degree level candidates due to the great experience they acquire here.

About the employer

A job which allow you to develop your software writing skills and use your creativity. You’ll work in an exciting agency environment with high profile clients alongside passionate and knowledgeable people.




Ferneberga House

Alexandra Road


GU14 6DQ

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Training provider

Software and Web Development

Programme duration

 Level 3 apprenticeship: 13-15 months

  • 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


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by QA Limited



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Closing date: 18 Nov 2017