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Software Development Apprentice IHM LTD

Do you have a passion for website coding and developing? Do you love writing html code and building websites? Can you write responsive HTML / CSS website code? If so, we have a fantastic opportunity for you to join our web design team as a Website Developer. Apply now!

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Closing date: 24 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    £14,000 - £16,000

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9am to 5.30pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    16 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 Mar 2023

  • Date posted

    23 Nov 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • HTML / PHP / MySQL programming
  • Front-end / Backend web development
  • Website Database administration
  • Providing technical support and demos for websites and Hosting / Email services
  • Providing technical support and demos of our Email marketing platform
  • Ensuring work is accurate and error free
  • Maintain high levels of customer satisfaction
  • Working with other team members to ensure projects progress efficiently

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

This is a level 3 apprenticeship.

On the apprentice’s successful completion of the knowledge module training, the apprentice will receive the following certificates:

  • • BCS Certificate in Software Development Context and Methodologies

On the apprentice’s successful completion of the end point assessment, the apprentice will receive the

  • Level 3 Software Development Technician Apprenticeship Certification

This apprenticeship is recognised for entry on to the Register of IT Technicians and those completing their apprenticeships are eligible to apply for registration

JBC delivers this apprenticeship over 16 Months total. This is made up of a 13-month training period and a 3-month assessment period that is known as EPA (End Point Assessment).

The classroom training for the software development technician comprises of 4 modules. The apprentice will attend the training in an online classroom with their designated JBC trainer. When the classroom training takes place will be agreed at the Induction meeting between Employer, Apprentice and JBC Skills Trainer/Mentor. We advise a bi-monthly approach to each module. Full days will be required on the training weeks, and the apprentice must be in a quiet, suitable environment for learning to take place. This can either be in the workplace or at home. The class sizes are small (Max 10 learners) so that discussions and assessment can take place between apprentices, peers, and trainers.

The 4 Software Development Technicians Modules are:

  • Introduction to Programming (5 Days)
  • Software Development: Theory (5 Days)
  • Working with Data Sources (5 Days)
  • Software Development Context and Methodologies (5 Days including an exam)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

May lead to a permanent position at the end of the apprenticeship.

On completion of this Level 3 Software Development Technician Apprenticeship progression routes available to learners include:

  • Level 4 Software Developer
  • Level 4 Software Tester
  • Level 6 Software Developer
  • Level 6 Aerospace Software Development Engineer (Integrated degree)
  • Level 6 BSc Digital and Technology Solutions Professional Degree Apprenticeship
  • Level 7 Game programmer

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


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

About the employer

We are a team of web design and digital marketing experts who love building websites and long-term relationships with the businesses we work with. Over the last 20 years we have created a massive range of different websites for all types of businesses from manufacturing companies through to professional services providers.








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Training provider



Andrea Thomas

Apprenticeship standard

Software development technician

Level 3 (A level)

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