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Applications Development Apprentice (SD4) APPOLY LTD

With a focus on all things development you will be working closely within our team to develop mobile apps for our clients within their sector in the smartest, most efficient way possible. We are looking for a driven, dynamic and innovative person that will bring ‘out of the box’ ideas as well as a ‘can do’ positive attitude and sense of humour!

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

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Closing date: 29 May 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday - 09:00 - 17:00

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    30 May 2022

  • Date posted

    28 Jan 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Working on and furthering your skills on projects creating intuitive, robust and intelligent iOS/Android native applications Each project is a different experience requiring fresh thinking across a multitude of industry sectors. Working under the supervision of our Lead Mobile App developer you will assist with creating product solutions and ideas for clients.

Main duties to include:

Develop new apps or create 'mobile-friendly' versions of websites

Work with and learn from Senior Developers

Design prototypes to suit client needs

Write or amend good quality code

Test software, find faults and fix problems

Write accurate notes about the development process

Keep up to date with new technology trends and tools


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Experience/ qualifications and skills required: 

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. 
  • Great attitude with the ability to build rapport quickly with both clients, team members and internal stakeholders.
  • Understanding of the apple ecosystem
  • Basic understanding of programming principles
  • A keen interest in mobile technology (even if it’s from a consumer viewpoint)


Desired experience/qualifications: 

  • Experience developing iOS applications 
  • Experience interacting with REST APIs
  • Knowledge or experience of any of the following: Swift, Objective-C, Java, Kotlin
  • Good understanding/knowledge of any of the following: Gsuite, Github, Slack, Xcode, Android Studio


Personal qualities

  • Strong interpersonal, communication & timekeeping skills 
  • Strong finishing skills and a keen eye for detail to ensure the Applications are of premium quality

Desired qualifications

Minimum of 4 X GCSE’S grace A-C (above 4) or equivalent including English and Maths.

Future prospects

Full time job role, career progression, further training.

Things to consider

Benefits: As well as a competitive salary and real opportunities for development, we want to make sure that every Appoly employee looks forward to coming into work every day, we offer the following: Free breakfast every Friday Smart casual dress appearance Paid day off for your Birthday, even if your Birthday happens to fall on the weekend Research and Development Fridays whereby you can spend the day investing in your career by researching topics relevant to your role Central city office location Apple hardware End of month drinks at the office, completely on us! Salary is to be between £161.25 - £200 per week, depending on experience.

About the employer

From a start-up back in 2017 Appoly has grown into a multi-brand company of 23 technology professionals, in 3 offices across the UK and Australia. Since inception, building great relationships with our clients has been paramount and led to exponential growth. 

We provide full service delivery capabilities in Design, Delivery Management, Native Mobile App, Web Applications, Backend services development and Quality Assurance services. We were founded to disturb the market, making a difference to the operational running of our clients businesses through enhancing their technology ecosystems. 

Appoly is still founder-led and we believe strongly in building our business around great people. We only promote from within and work hard to provide quick progression and career opportunities to all employees equally. 

We are also very conscious about our environmental and social responsibilities and are exploring how we can continue to offset our carbon footprint. 

We are going through a huge growth period and this is where you come in!




1a Kenilworth Road


CV32 5TG

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Training provider

TDM Wyre Academy

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by The Development Manager Ltd


Tommy McDonnell

Software Developer Level 4 Apprenticeship Standard:

The successful candidate will undertake a two year nationally recognised qualification through TDM.

This is a work-based learning programme which will require commitment to block weeks in a virtual training room once every quarter working towards the qualification along with weekly off the job training and monthly coaching sessions.

You will be required to demonstrate through the standard that you meet all competencies and behaviours which will lead to the achievement of the qualification. These block weeks will take place at either of our training centres, in Birmingham or Worcester, whichever is more suitable for your location.

You will have a designated mentor in the workplace to support your learning and at the end of programme will be assessed via an external assessment body.

The modules will include:

  • KM1 Software Developer Methodologies
  • KM2 Software Languages

Apprenticeship standard

Software developer

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

Employer's Application Instructions

If you are interested in applying for this vacancy then please click on the 'Apply Now' link and complete our Application Form.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 29 May 2022