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Software Developer Apprentice (Fentrack) Fentrack

Estio Training have an exciting new opportunity for an Apprentice Software Developer with FenTrack Ltd an IT solution provider based in our modern offices close to Brighouse town centre.

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Closing date: 12 Dec 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,379.50

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Days and shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    17 Months

  • Possible start date

    19 Dec 2022

  • Date posted

    26 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000069850

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Building and maintaining an in-depth knowledge of our customer systems.
  • Documenting, demonstrating and training customers and colleagues on existing software.
  • Providing testing and code reviews for peers.
  • Releasing and supporting changes to live systems.
  • Creating new proof-of-concept and demonstration environments to support the sales team.
  • Learning the core programming languages, concepts and technologies used within FenTrack’s software. Each week office time is allocated for you to research, learn and demonstrate a particular concept, technology or language feature with the support of your mentor.
  • Using your newly acquired technical knowledge to create larger and more complex software enhancements for code review and approval for deployment to live systems. 
  • Responding to support tickets and requests from customers and providing fixes or solutions.

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 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.
  • Level 3 national certificate.

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, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative

Qualifications

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 world of software is ever changing and we will provide training in all the programming languages and technologies that we use. We are very interested in any software you have written, particularly if this is in a non-academic context, for your own interest or in a commercial setting examples that you have found on google and taken further.

About the employer

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Employer

Fentrack

Address

Woodvale House, Woodvale Road

Brighouse

HD6 4AB

Contact

Jack Taylor

jack.taylor@estio.co.uk

0113 3500 333

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Training

Training provider

ESTIO TRAINING LIMITED

Apprenticeship standard

Software development technician

Level 3 (A level)


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