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Software Developer level 4 Apprenticeship London Borough of Brent

Are you interested in becoming a Software Developer? Join our Software Developer training programme at the London Borough of Brent. To support the delivery of the Digital Transformation Programme through implementation of a range of analysis and solution design activities, spanning a wide range of services.

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

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Closing date: 04 Sep 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £20,686.00

    Paid London living wage Local Authority Pension Scheme Brent rewards discount scheme as well as other perks

  • Working week

    The post holder will be required to work a Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm at standard 36 hours per week.

    Total hours per week: 36

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    17 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    02 Aug 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Higher
    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000072614

  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

To support the delivery of the Digital Transformation Programme through implementation of a range of analysis and solution design activities, spanning a wide range of services.

This role carries a broad range of responsibilities, including researching and analysing statistical data; customer journey mapping, designing and documenting work-streams and process flows; compiling trends, performance reports and analyses; developing business-focussed solutions and consolidating customer insight

This role will support an ambitious schedule of workshops, and take responsibility for the production of all workshop outputs to a high level of quality. This includes minutes, actions, ideas and suggestions.

The role will analyse the information to produce business requirements, and to record risk, issues and actions, for use by the programme

To work with the digital transformation team and various services to convert workshop notes, sketches and process maps into user stories

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

As an Software Developer Apprentice, these are some of the modules you will learn:

Introduction to Software Development and C#

Software Development Methodologies

Systems Development Essentials

Developing Software using SQL

Software Languages

Programming Skills

MTA Introduction to Programming Using Java

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Qualified Software Developer at Level 4 

At the end of this apprenticeship you should be able to work build & test high quality code for software. 


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Brent resident

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C or L4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C or L4) Essential

Things to consider

Good IT skills including knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint is desirable. Please do not apply if you have prior experience working as a Software developer, or a Software Developer qualification at L4 or above. Our apprenticeship opportunities are only open to Brent residents or Brent school leavers.

About the employer

Brent Council is committed to the continued expansion and development of all apprenticeship programmes for our residents. Our apprenticeship schemes at Brent is just one of the ways we grow our own talent within the borough. We work hard to represent our community, and are looking for likeminded Brent residents to join us. Working in Wembley Park, alongside our neighbours Wembley stadium, Wembley arena, Box Park and LDO, makes Brent an exciting location to work.

Employer

London Borough of Brent

Address

Brent Civic Centre

Engineers Way

Wembley

HA9 0FJ

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Training

Training provider

ESTIO TRAINING LIMITED

Apprenticeship standard

Software developer

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)


Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 04 Sep 2022