Coronavirus (COVID-19): to find out how we can support you with your apprenticeship including if you have been affected by redundancy, read our updated information.

Apprentice IT Software Engineer (Melrose Interiors) Melrose Interiors

Estio Training have an exciting new opportunity for an IT Software Engineer Apprentice with Melrose Textile, a manufacturing and distribution company, based in Bradford.

Sign in to apply

Closing date: 29 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    £18,000 - £20,000

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9:00am to 5:00pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    17 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    14 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Being first point of contact for system and applications support queries.
  • Liaising with end-users to find solutions, fix defects and test them before release.
  • Investigating the feasibility of system change requests if required, add functionality by designing and implementing solutions test as above.
  • Liaising with customers to write, develop, test and review code. and to support existing applications.
  • SQL,HTML and Java knowledge.

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

Estio apprenticeship training programmes are delivered virtually by our fully qualified and industry experienced training team. Using their expert knowledge, we’ve purposefully built our programmes around the real-world use of modern technology, so that the skills we create can be directly applied in the workplace.

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 4 Software Developer, with training in how to:

  • Create logical and maintainable codes for software development.
  • Apply security best practice to the software solution throughout the software development life cycle.
  • Apply appropriate recovery techniques to ensure the software solution being developed is not lost.
  • Implement accurate and effective change control.
  • Undertake unit testing of solutions, with appropriate levels of test code coverage, to identify and resolve issues.
  • Apply suitable 'bug fixes' based on severity and priority.

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

Communication skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Team working, Ability to learn quickly, Self starter, Flexible, Passion for IT and technology, Java knowledge is advantageous, Microsoft office skills, SQL/HTML is advantageous, Enthusiastic, Professional attitude


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

Any programming, scripting experience will be advantageous.

About the employer

This is a UK based manufacturing and distribution business with a global supply chain and blue-chip customers such as ASDA, Argos, Tesco, Matalan and JD Williams. IT plays a massive role in the success of the Company and growth plans dictate increased opportunities for projects and personal development. The businesses online profile increases year on year with more and more emphasis on IT to provide competitive edge.


Melrose Interiors


Park View Mills , Wibsey Park Ave





Tom Crossland

0113 3500 333

You must have JavaScript enabled to view a map of the location


Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Software developer

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

Before you apply

Before you apply for an apprenticeship you must first create an account. If you already have an account you'll need to sign in.