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Apprentice Software Developer Applied Scientific Technologies Uk Ltd

We have an exciting opportunity with Applied Scientific Technologies. Based in Stokesley, Applied Scientific Technologies are looking for a hardworking individual who has great attention to detail to further grow their team. The successful candidate will work towards a Level 4 Apprenticeship in Software developer

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Closing date: 30 Nov 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday – Thursday 8:00- 5:00 30 minutes Lunch 2 x 15 Minute rest breaks (AM and PM)

    Total hours per week: 32.00

  • Expected duration

    27 months

  • Possible start date

    05 Dec 2022

  • Date posted

    17 Mar 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

You will be a key member of our team who are working on software for a project that aims to improve lab automation. The project combines cutting-edge software and custom hardware into a solution that transforms lab instruments into smart instruments, allowing them to be controlled from mobile devices with data automatically captured and stored.

We are a multi-discipline team working across all areas of the development stack and technologies, including:

  •  Internet Of Things
  • Mobile Application
  • Web backend
  • Web frontend
  • Python, C#, JavaScript, gRPC, RES

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

You are a passionate and self-starting, looking for a fast-moving environment with lots of technical challenges to solve. Ideally, you will have: 

  • A basic background in Computer Science/Software Engineering
  • Interested in object-oriented programming
  • Experience/interest in Software Engineering concepts such as source control, automated testing, software architecture

Personal qualities

  • Trustworthy
  • Friendly
  • Presentable
  • Professional
  • Organised
  • Motivated
  • Honest
  • Punctual with good attendance
  • Hardworking and self-motivated
  • Confident and a quick learner
  • Reliable
  • Helpful
  • Flexible

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE Grade C/4 in maths and English or equivalent
  • Relevant work experience or a Level 3 Software Development Technician

Future prospects

  • Future Employment may become available upon completion of the apprenticeship

Things to consider

  • This vacancy is to start immediately therefore you must be available to start before applying. The closing date, interview date and start date are subject to change. This vacancy may close early if sufficient applications are received. Please ensure you apply early to avoid disappointment. Individuals are able to undertake an apprenticeship at a higher level than a qualification they currently hold, including any previously completed apprenticeships
  • Individuals can also undertake an apprenticeship at the same level, or lower level than a qualification they already hold as long as the new apprenticeship allows for new skills to be acquired and the content of the training is materially different from any previous qualification or apprenticeship
  • For example, if you already have a Level 4 qualification you still may be able to complete an apprenticeship at any level providing you meet the eligibility criteria and are learning substantive new skills. Please note; if you have been progressed, you will be contacted to complete a telephone interview
  • Please expect to receive a call from us within 5 working days. Applicants must go through this telephone procedure for your application to be progressed
  • Please be aware that as Northern Skills Group provide a recruitment matching service, we will also consider you for roles which pay the Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage

Minimum wage:

  • The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £4.30 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 £6.56 an hour for 18-20 year olds, £8.36 for anyone aged 21-22 and £8.91 for anyone aged 23 and over
  • Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week)

About the employer

Software and Robotics


Applied Scientific Technologies Uk Ltd



Ellerbeck Way



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Northern Skills Group


Kaitlyn Potton 01642333734

Level 4 Software Developer Apprenticeship Standard:

  • Technical Certificate
  • Functional Skills in maths, English and ICT (where required)
  • Day release class

Apprenticeship standard

Software developer

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

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