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Software Development Technician Apprentice (CMCA) CMCA (UK)

Estio Training have an exciting new opportunity for a Software Development Technician with CMCA , a through life management and materiel management solutions company based near Worcester.

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Closing date: 15 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Days and shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    17 Months

  • Possible start date

    22 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    07 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Train to a level where monitoring of systems allows the individual to provide recommendations for improvements and develop an understanding of system requirements which allows the individual to proactively maintain and improve systems.
  • Manage the full development life cycle (from the user requirement stage to user acceptance testing) for projects using VBA and Access.
  • Interpret functional specifications and perform system development work.
  • Develop and modify applications using Access and VBA.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Throughout the apprenticeship learners receive coaching, help and guidance from a dedicated team who are there to ensure they get the most from their work experience.

Successful completion of this apprenticeship gives you an accredited Level 3 Software Development Technician, with training in how to:

  • Implement secure code in appropriate languages of different types.
  • Support the communication of software solutions and ideas to technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Conduct a range of test types.
  • Build scripts in line with work instructions for deployment into the relevant environment.
  • Design simple software solutions to meet your requirements using tools and techniques.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

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

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Excel skills, Powerpoint skills, Outlook skills, Good time keeping, Passionate, Microsoft office


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A*-C/9-4 or equivalent) Essential
GCSE or equivalent maths (Grade A*-C/9-4 or equivalent) Essential

Things to consider

The ability to understand and translate requirements into specifications. The ability to write user manuals and release documentation. The ability to be trained to design, develop, manage and maintain, software solutions using Microsoft Access with VBA

About the employer

Based near Worcester, Central Management Catalogue Agency UK (CMCA UK) is a company that specializes in providing through life management and materiel management solutions to a variety of blue chip clients across the defence and civil sectors, both nationally and internationally. Our services generally cover procurement, codification, obsolescence management as well as long term storage.




Suites 1- 4, Brindley Court, Gresley Road





Jack Taylor

0113 3500 333

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Apprenticeship standard

Software development technician

Level 3 (A level)

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