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Systems Development Engineer Apprentice Armac Martin

Armac Martin adopts a family culture and the role will enable the successful candidate to work in a dynamic team, working with a variety of developers and engaging with a variety of stakeholders. Additional systems/agile training will be given where required and opportunities for personal development provided.

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

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Closing date: 22 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    £18,000 - £24,000 per annum

  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday 8.00am - 5.00pm and Friday 8.00am - 1.00pm.

    Total hours per week: 39

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    08 Mar 2023

  • Date posted

    17 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Working with the Systems Development Team to create and implement technological advancements that improve operations
    Coding in a multitude of languages (including SQL, Python and C#) to generate data, deliver automation projects and link systems (both server and cloud based)
  • Working on the entire Agile development cycle
  • Supporting the continuous improvement of systems
  • Supporting and troubleshooting queries
  • Resolving errors and problems with existing deployments

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

Why choose our Software Engineer Level 4 apprenticeship?

Our Software Engineer Level 4 Apprenticeship gives learners advance skills and technical grounding to design, test and maintain software and web systems. Learners will also gain an understanding on advanced programming, systems and software development projects.

Software Development is at the heart of digital transformation. With demand for services to be consumed online by both clients and employees increasing exponentially, software developers are in high demand. Software Engineers build and test high-quality code across front end, logic and database layers. 

QA’s Software Engineer Level 4 apprenticeship programme enables the apprentice to:

  • Build advanced skills and technical grounding to design, test and maintain software and web systems
  • Receive training on end-to-end software dev stack, as opposed to hyper-focusing on one area of development
  • Develop more advanced applications

Tools and technologies learned:

  • Learners will learn to use HTML5, JavaScript and CSS3

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Upon successful completion of this apprenticeship, there may be opportunity for future progression within the company in a more advanced IT role or through a higher-level apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills


A Level or equivalent STEM subject (Grade Any) Desired
BTEC or equivalent IT (Grade Any) Desired
Other Apprenticeship in Software Development (Grade Level 3) Desired

Things to consider

Important information: QA’s apprenticeships are funded by the Education & Skills Funding Agency (ESFA), an executive agency of the Department for Education. To be eligible for a Government funded apprenticeship you must have lived in the UK or European Economic Area (EEA) for the last 3 consecutive years.

About the employer

Armac Martin, a family-owned SME, manufacture luxury brass cabinet hardware. All products are designed, manufactured, and finished to one of 22 finishes in-house, enabling close quality control. Armac Martin has undergone significant growth in recent years and as a result has developed its system development team. The role of the team is to continuously improve, integrate and automate systems.


Armac Martin




B7 4RS

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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: 22 Feb 2023