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Software Development Apprentice Green Gorilla APPS Ltd

Do you have a passion for software? Do you enjoy building apps, constructing websites and using code? Then this might just be the perfect position for you to kickstart your career!

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 22 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,000.00 - £12,000.00

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday. Times TBC.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    16 months

  • Possible start date

    25 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    25 May 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001713979

  • Positions

    1 available

We are looking for a technically savvy and resourceful apprentice to join the innovative and exciting world of software and web development.

About the Company.

Our client is an experienced software company that helps the owners of small, ambitious businesses to overcome obstacles, to achieve greater profitability and commercial success. They create innovative products and develop bespoke systems that make business operations more efficient, streamlined and manageable

They are experts in Ruby on Rails - the tried-and-tested development platform that underpins some of the world's leading online services.

Job Role:

As a Level 3 Software Developer Apprentice, you will be undertaking a recognised apprenticeship qualification including Microsoft certifications, at the same time as working as part of the company's software development team.

You'll work as part of the team to learn about the latest technologies the company uses to deliver what they need, including CSS, Java Script and HTML to name a few. You will be assisting with projects and gaining on the job knowledge whilst gaining a qualification.

After training you will be part of a team developing Apps and Websites using Ruby on Rails software.

Eventually you will be:

  • Responsible for in-depth specification of all projects with the rest of the team
  • Planning, development and ownership of internal automation development
  • Be central to creating/adapting innovative digital solutions with the development team

Throughout the duration of the apprenticeship, you will receive Microsoft training and accreditation through blended learning. This combines online technical training within a virtual classroom, as well as real-world and practical experience with your employer. The certifications you gain are highly respected and globally recognised. The skills, knowledge and experience you will gain whilst on the programme are invaluable, giving you the best possible start to your professional career within the IT industry.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

In addition, you must have:

  • A desire to learn Ruby on Rails software
  • A genuine passion for problem-solving and development of best practices
  • Experience of HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Bulma, React or jQuery

Personal qualities

  • The company require a bright, enthusiastic and hardworking individual with a genuine desire to learn and to build a career in technology
  • The company are looking for someone with a positive, highly self-motivating, can-do attitude and who isn't afraid to ask questions

Desired qualifications

To be considered for this role, you must have GCSE (or equivalent) C/4 grade in both maths & English, and in three or four other subjects at least.

You will have gained a GCSE, BTEC or A Level in IT or have some hands-on experience with software, coding & programming.

Future prospects

A full-time permanent position is available on completion of the apprenticeship.


About the employer

Our client is an experienced software company that helps the owners of small, ambitious businesses to overcome obstacles, to achieve greater profitability and commercial success. They create innovative products and develop bespoke systems that make business operations more efficient, streamlined and manageable. They are experts in Ruby on Rails - the tried-and-tested development platform that underpins some of the world's leading online services.

Employer

Green Gorilla APPS Ltd

Address

4

Clews Road

Redditch

B98 7ST

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Training

Training provider

Intequal Limited

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Intequal Limited

Contact

Kirsty Elliott

You will be enrolled onto the award-winning Microsoft Partner Apprenticeship Programme. The Software Developer (Level 3) apprenticeship contains the following knowledge modules and Microsoft Technological Associate (MTA) certifications:

  • Software Development Context & Methodologies
  • Programming
  • MTA Software Development Fundamentals (C#)
  • MTA Database Fundamentals

You will attend 3 training courses to help you pass the exams for the 2 knowledge modules and the MTA:

  • Software Development Context & Methodologies
  • Programming Using C#
  • Database Fundamentals

These qualifications are globally recognised industry certifications and form the significant building block of software development knowledge for anybody looking to start a career in software development.

Apprenticeship standard

Software development technician

Level 3 (A level)


Employer's Application Instructions

Please click on the link below to apply

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 22 Oct 2021