Apprentice Software Developer ELEMENT3 SOFTWARE LIMITED
An exciting opportunity to embark on a career as a software developer, one of the most sought after roles in today’s ever changing world of business. You will acquire skills allowing you to develop applications for the web, mobile devices and the desktop.
Closing date: 30 Aug 2017
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).
Total hours per week: 35.00
Possible start date
14 Sep 2017
26 Mar 2017
Intermediate Level Apprenticeship
The successful candidate will join a team of software developers and learn from the ground up the day-to-day aspects of a software developer role. You will be trained to use development environments such as Microsoft Visual Studio utilising languages such as Visual Basic, C# and Swift.
Reporting to the Head of Development you will be assigned small achievable tasks that will develop your skills and will, over a period of time, expose you to the various techniques and skills required to write quality software applications.
Training will include in-house training, external training course as well as self-learn courses. Combined, these different training threads will provide the successful candidate with a range of skills and experience with which to further their career in software development.
Combined with the hands on training required to write code you will also develop soft skills including telephone and written communication techniques. You will be trained to use our in-house software applications used to manage customer communication as well as managing aspects of our external communication channels such as web sites and social media.
Additionally, the role will also provide a platform for the successful apprentice to acquire a broad range of IT skills covering backup solutions, networking, disaster recovery and the use of IT in a business environment.
The role suits a individual who has a passion for IT, and in particular software development, and wishes to embark on a career in one of the most exciting and rewarding sectors a young individual can chose. With hard work and application software development is accessible to anyone who has the determination and focus to succeed offering boundless future opportunities. We will harness your potential and enthusiasm and channel these into a career, the best career imaginable.
Requirements and prospects
- A keen interest in computers and exposure to some aspect of writing code.
- Good telephone manner and communications skills.
- Ability to carry out research and use the web.
- Smart dress.
- Attention to detail and focus on tasks.
- GCSE or equivalent in four subjects: maths, English, a science and computer studies, grade C and above (Candidate may have BTEC equivalent)
- These subjects are exclusive so we would consider an individual with two of the above four but with other grade C or above GCSEs, or equivalents.
Things to consider
About the employer
- Level 2 Technical Professional Diploma.
- CompTIA A+.
- MTA Server Fundamentals.
- MTA Network Fundamentals.
- English, Maths, ICT Functional Skills.
- Personal Learning and Thinking Skills.
IT, Software, Web & Telecoms Professionals
ITEC LEARNING TECHNOLOGIES LIMITED
Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by ITEC Learning Technologies
Toni 01268 286929 firstname.lastname@example.org
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Closing date: 30 Aug 2017