Apprentice Programmer Linear Blue

We are looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic person, who’s passionate about programming, creating and maintaining both desktop and web based solutions.

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Closing date: 25 Aug 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    28 Aug 2017

  • Date posted

    10 Oct 2016

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Main roles and responsibilities:

  • You must have a good understanding of relational programming, any knowledge of MySQL, MS SQL, C++, objective C or any other database language will be advantageous
  • You will be reporting directly to the Development Manager where you will be exposed to a broad range of technologies, working on exciting projects across a large range of market sectors
  •  Working closely with an experienced database and web development team, you will be expected to follow in-house development standards, whilst having the flexibility to work on cutting edge systems

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good knowledge of websites and the internet
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Any previous web/database development work would be an advantage

Personal qualities

  • Creative
  • Passionate about IT
  • Trustworthy
  • Hardworking

Qualifications required

5 GCSEs or equivalent including English and Maths at Grade C or above.

Future prospects

Possibility of a full time position upon completion of Apprenticeship.

Things to consider

The National Minimum Wage (NMW) for Apprentices is £3.40 from the 1st October 2016. This applies to 16-18 year old Apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other Apprentices the Apprentice National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Wage for Apprentices applies to both time spent on the job plus time spent training.

About the employer

Since 2000, Linear Blue has specialised in providing innovative and award winning custom web and database solutions to meet and exceed business goals. We are a FileMaker Business Alliance Platinum Member based in Berkshire, London and from 2012, San Francisco and have built a reputation as one of the UK’s foremost FileMaker development companies, with more certified developers than any other UK based FileMaker development company.


Linear Blue


Wokingham Road



RG10 0RU

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Training provider

  • Level 3 Diploma in ICT Professional Competence
  • Award in ICT Systems & Principles
  • Functional Skills in Maths, English & IT
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities training

Apprenticeship framework

IT, Software, Web & Telecoms Professionals

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Reading College

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Closing date: 25 Aug 2017