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Apprentice Software Developer RIFT TECHNOLOGY LIMITED

A unique opportunity to come into our programming department and work alongside our head of programming. If you are sharp and determined, detail oriented, responsible team-player passionate about technology, constantly seeking to learn and improve skill set, then you are the type of person we are looking for!

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

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Closing date: 14 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    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

    Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    30 Months

  • Possible start date

    16 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    24 Aug 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Perform coding duties within a specified timeframe.
  • Maintain proper coding practices and documentation.
  • Perform software quality assurance.
  • Collaborate with business developers.
  • Formulate program specifications and basic prototypes.
  • Transform software designs and specifications into high functioning code.
  • Integrate individual software solutions to higher level systems.
  • Use web-based tools.
  • Perform system testing, implementation and modification.
  • Perform upgrades.
  • Collaborate with technical writers

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

  • Software Developer Level 4 Apprenticeship Standard:

The successful candidate will undertake a twenty-four month, nationally recognised qualification through TDM. This is a work-based learning programme which will require commitment to block weeks in an online training room once every quarter working towards the qualification along with weekly off the job training and monthly coaching sessions.

You will be required to demonstrate through the standard that you meet all competencies and behaviours, which will lead to the achievement of the qualification. These block weeks will take place at either of our training centres, in Birmingham or Worcester, whichever is more suitable for your location.

You will have a designated mentor in the workplace to support your learning and at the end of programme will be assessed via an external assessment body.

This is a Level 4 qualification.

Knowledge modules will include:

Software Development Methodologies and Testing

Systems Analysis and Design

Algorithms, Data Structures and User Interfaces

OOP and Design Patterns

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

This opportunity is offered with a view of it becoming a full-time job and/or progression onto a higher level apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Team working, Creative, Attention to detail


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4) Essential

Things to consider

Can you get to the location of this employer? Open mind to equality and diversity

About the employer

A manufacturing business based in Barnards Green developing Electric Actuators and Electric Motors. We have an innovation department that works full time on R&D and new projects. We do all our software development in house. We currently have our own app for our customers and currently working on new app development.




Shaw House, 110-114 Barnards Green Road


WR14 3ND

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Training provider


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: 14 Oct 2022