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Software Developer Apprentice Hambleton District Council

An amazing new opportunity has become available within Hambleton District Council, they are currently looking for their next keen coder to join their expert team of developers!

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

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Closing date: 18 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday – Thursday 8:45 AM – 5:15 PM Friday 8:45 AM – 4:45 PM Flexi hours offered

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    19 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    07 Sep 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Assist the business analyst team with development and systems support
  • Support with research and contribute towards projects
  • Implement code that other team members have developed to produce required components, fixes, or upgrades.
  • Explore web form design, Python, C#, Java, SQL, Java, CSS,
  • Javascript, and the cloud.
  • Apply software fixes and patches
  • Ad-hoc reporting using tools available
  • Logging external helpdesk calls with third parties

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

Software development technician Level 3

This apprenticeship will build the foundations for a flexible, exciting career path in software.

You'll join a professional software team and learn how the industry works, collaborating with others and building high-quality software components to the top coding standards.

At Baltic, you'll learn as part of a cohort, joining the same group in the SMART Classroom for your virtual training, building friendships and professional networks with fellow apprentices across the country.

Your expert coach will guide you through a hands-on training, assessment, and personal development curriculum, giving you the skills you need to succeed in the software industry, today, tomorrow and beyond. 

The successful candidate will complete the units below, as part of the apprenticeship.

  • Planning and Analysis: the software development lifecycle
  • Software design: Object-orientated programming 
  • Software development: Object-orientated programming 
  • Software design: Web & databases
  • Software development: Web & databases 
  • Software testing & development 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Upon completion of the apprenticeship program, the successful candidate may be offered a full-time role. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Initiative, Keen coder, Understanding of coding, Respectful


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

Things to consider

22 Days holiday + bank holidays. Access to corporate courses. Expenses included where relevant.

About the employer

The district of Hambleton is a region of contrast, from affluent market towns to remote villages, a picturesque rural area framed to the east by the North Yorkshire Moors and the Howardian Hills, stretching from the urban conurbations of the Tees Valley in the north to the outskirts of York in the south, all of which are within an easy commute by road or rail. The latest Halifax Quality of Life survey of local authority districts where living standards are highest ranked Hambleton 5th.


Hambleton District Council


Civic Centre

Stone Cross



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Training provider



Darcy Durham

01325 731 053

Apprenticeship standard

Software development technician

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 18 Oct 2022