Apprentice Software Developer NETPOINT SOLUTIONS LIMITED

Estio Training has an exciting new opportunity for an Apprentice Software Developer. This company are looking to expand their team with ambitious and enthusiastic talent.

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Closing date: 25 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 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 £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    Shifts TBC

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    09 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    08 Mar 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Netpoint Solutions is looking for a talented and enthusiastic apprentice to undertake an industrial placement in its Software Development department.

Some of your duties and responsibilities in this role will include:

  • You will be working together with a senior developer on a variety of demanding projects, including in-house tools and real client projects.
  • You will have an opportunity to be involved in all stages of software lifecycle – analyzing client requirements, implementing a solution and reflecting on client feedback.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Keen interest in software development and willingness to learn new things
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proficiency in either C# or Java
  • Good grasp of OOP, software architecture and good coding practices
  • Experience with relational databases and SQL

Personal qualities

  • Familiar with GIT
  • Familiar with SSRS or other Business Intelligence solutions
  • Experience in .NET WPF or ASP.NET development
  • Analyzing and debugging code
  • Experience with Microsoft Azure or AWS

Qualifications required

5 GCSEs at grades A*- C or equivalent (including English Language and Maths)

Future prospects

The role offers long term security and the opportunity to progress into a permanent position.

About the employer

Netpoint Solutions deliver outstanding Managed IT Services. We offer high quality IT support and solutions to companies. We also offer training services, including Cyber Security awareness for staff. Netpoint are also a partnered with local Law Enforcement to deliver educational events to the local business community on relevant topics such as Cyber Crime/Security. We at Netpoint believe that IT is an asset to any business and our business values in include honesty, Integrity, Passion and Transparency. These values are shared by our entire team and our customers and enable us to deliver the highest standard of service to all our customers.




266 Bradford Road



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Training provider

The Estio Training IT Apprenticeship programme gives young people the opportunity to get hands on experience in the IT industry whilst still employed in a real paid job with no cost or debt.

Learners will receive eleven weeks of intensive training. Whilst in the workplace, apprentices will also receive continual assessment, and help and guidance from a dedicated trainer who will be there to ensure that they get the most from their work experience. 

Training will lead to industry-recognised qualifications including: 

  • Advanced apprenticeship for IT, Software, Web and Telecoms Professionals 
  • Level 3 Diploma in Professional Competence for IT and Telecoms Professionals 
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in ICT Systems and Principles 
  • Functional skills, Maths L2, English L2 and ICT L2 
  • PLTS and ERR 

Estio training also offer the following optional units: 

  • MCTS on Windows 7 
  • MCTS on MCSA, MS Solutions Associate 
  • MCITP on Windows Server 2008 
  • CompTIA Network+ 
  • CompTIA Security+ 
  • MCSA Windows Server 2012 

Apprenticeship framework

IT, Software, Web & Telecoms Professionals

Training provider

Estio Training

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Estio Technology Recruitment Ltd


Alex Christodoulou 01133 500 333

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Closing date: 25 Sep 2017