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IT Software Engineer Apprentice THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICHESTER

We are currently seeking an IT Software Engineer Apprentice to join our team and build high quality web and data analytics solutions designed to enhance the digital experience across the University. Working in the IT Service Development team, you will play a central role in supporting the delivery of web and data projects using a range of skills.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 21 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 08:30-5pm (TBC at interview)

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    4 Years

  • Possible start date

    12 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    31 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Throughout the apprenticeship, the role holder will increasingly understand and become more knowledgeable in: 

  • Implementing all stages of the software development lifecycle.
  • The quality issues that can arise with data and how to avoid and/or resolve these.
  • The processes involved in carrying out data analysis projects.
  • How to use and apply industry standard tools and methods for data analysis.
  • The range of data protection and legal considerations when developing software and/or processing various data types.
  • The fundamentals of data structures, database system design, implementation and maintenance.
  • The organisation's data architecture.
  • How to interpret and implement a design, compliant with functional, non-functional and security requirements. 

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

  • The apprentice will receive a BSc (Hons) Digital and Technology Solutions (Software Engineer) degree.
  • The apprentice will be located at our Chichester Campus as part of our Business School
  • The apprentice will be required to attend University one day a week

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

To remain an integral part of the team within University of Chichester 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Grade 4 or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade Grade 4 or above) Essential
A Level or equivalent IT based subject (Grade Grade C or above/PASS) Essential

About the employer

Our Bishop Otter Campus in Chichester is set in beautiful surroundings with plenty of relaxing green space and a combination of attractive, historic buildings and excellent modern facilities. Back in 1839, the campus was founded by William Otter, Bishop of Chichester. 180 years later, the University still retains a strong sense of history as original parts still remain.




Bishop Otter Campus

College Lane


PO19 6PE

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Training provider



Haydn Tarr

Apprenticeship standard

Digital and technology solutions professional (integrated degree)

Level 6 (Degree with honours)

Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 21 Aug 2022