Apprentice Software Support Analyst CoMech Metrology Limited

Are you looking to secure an apprenticeship working within a well-established business, whereby you will be involved with all areas of IT, whether that be technical or software related. Do you possess a flair for all things tech and see yourself as a problem solver? CoMech are looking to recruit a Software Support Analyst to join their team!

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Closing date: 18 Mar 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    9am-5pm Monday - Friday (37.5hrs)

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    25 Mar 2024

  • Date posted

    06 Dec 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Supported by the IT Director and the rest of the IT team your role will involve ensuring that the business utilise their digital platforms in the most effective manner, assisting with any IT related issues whether they be technical or software related in their nature.


•             Assist with implementing new digital systems and ensure they function through CRM and CMS systems

•             Update the businesses website and code for clients using; C, C#, HTML, CSS, JavaScript etc

•             Administration of the businesses website, adding and amending content where necessary.

•             Supporting with technical related IT issues both inhouse and for clients

•             Be the go between across the IT technical department and software department with CoMech

•             Update client records and add new users to the businesses IT infrastructure

The training you will be getting

You will be working towards the Digital Support Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard:

Your apprenticeship training will be a blend of interactive online classroom delivery and face to face teaching in the hub
You will attend sessions as per the delivery schedule issued to you prior to your first day of the apprenticeship
Your apprenticeship will consist of compiling a digital portfolio, knowledge exams and an End Point Assessment

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

·        The opportunity to progress into a full-time IT/Software Dev Ops role upon completion of the apprenticeship

·        The potential to progress onto a level 4 apprenticeship upon completion of level 3

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, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness


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

About the employer

The home to our ever-growing team and accredited laboratories are located in the home of Great British Railway in Derby, East Midlands. The rail sector feels like home to us since this is where our roots began, but in 37+ years of service, we have developed expertise and proficiency in various other industries including: aerospace, engineering and food & beverage.


CoMech Metrology Limited


1 Pride Park View

Victoria Way

Pride Park

DE24 8AN

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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Digital support technician

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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