Junior Software Developer Apprentice TALBOT INDUSTRIES LTD

We are looking for a keen and enthusiastic apprentice to join our business based in Sheffield on Ecclesall Road. You must have a genuine interest in technology and software development, coupled with curiosity, a willingness to learn & ask questions, and an aptitude for precision in your work.

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Closing date: 27 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm with 1 hour for lunch,

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    6 days ago

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Configuration of client systems, e.g. for data migration & database replication
  • Development of custom jobs and pipelines for the above
  • Small development fixes for custom Lambdas in NodeJS/Python/GoLang/C#
  • Monitoring of client systems and identifying problems and solutions

The training you will be getting

  • Software development technician (level 3) apprentice training
  • Training one day per week
  • Online training can be performed in our office or at home

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Promotion to a more senior level and greater autonomy
  • Increased involvement in analysis and design of solutions

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Desired

Things to consider

Any existing experience of software development, in any programming language is a bonus, whether commercial, academic, or hobby-based.

About the employer

Talbot Industries Ltd is a software consultancy firm offering bespoke and tailored services & solutions to our clients, including technical and solutions system design, custom software development, service deployment & configuration, and on-going monitoring of client solutions. Our solutions encompass a wide range of technologies as appropriate for our clients, including enterprise, cloud, on-premise, mobile and web-based implementations.







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Nick Talbot



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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

Software development 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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