Software Developer Degree Apprenticeship Carbon Six Digital and Rubber Cheese

We have a great opportunity for Apprentice Web Developers to join our team. You need to be self motivated, driven, and focussed on the delivery of a varied portfolio of digital projects and ongoing retainers for clients including well known brands including exciting visitor attractions.

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

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    A number of benefits including additional annual leave, paid sick leave and pensions, as well as non-contractual benefits such as a cycle to work scheme and bonus schemes for community volunteering and recruiting new apprentices.

  • Working week

    We operate a flexible working scheme where you must work 10-12 and 2-4 each day, and can work your remaining hours at times to suit you and your job role between 7am and 7pm. Days TBC.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    20 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Working full-time on coding and programming
  • Working on software development projects and tasks
  • Actively writing code in at least one programming language
  • Working with, and connecting to, databases
  • Basic testing of code
  • Basic user interface design
  • Providing support to clients

The training you will be getting

  • You will undertake a variety of off the job training with industry leading training provider OU, who we have partnered with on our multi-award winning apprenticeship programme for over 5 years.
  • Off the job training is delivered in block release throughout the year, and undertaken online.
  • You will also undertake on the job training directed by our team of experienced developers, many of whom have undertaken an apprenticeship themselves.
  • You will achieve a Level 6 BSc(Hons) Digital and Technology Solutions

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • You can progress to our multi-award winning Degree Apprenticeship Programme

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Computer Science (Grade 1) Desired
A Level or equivalent Computer Science (Grade C) Essential
A Level or equivalent Computer Science (Grade A) Desired

About the employer

We're Carbon Six Digital and Rubber Cheese, a recently merged group of agencies who use marginal gains to continuously improve customer experience. Rubber Cheese builds remarkable online systems, websites and applications that create better experiences for visitor attractions and their guests. Our clients include leading visitor attractions including Mary Rose Trust, Cambridge Science Centre, Holkham Estate as well as National Parks UK. Hosts of the popular podcast attractions podcast Skip the Queue, it is our mission to improve how visitor attractions interact, engage and delight their guests online so they deliver a better, more enjoyable and accessible experience. Carbon Six Digital design, build, host and support websites and webapps using top-right quadrant CMS tools including Umbraco, HubSpot CMS-Hub and Headless CMSs such as Contentful. Our clients include Small Luxury Hotels of the World, The Investment Association, Egress, Nextbase and Uber. Whilst deeply technical, Carbon Six Digital are focussed on business outcomes, seeking to build long, trusted relationships, based on mutual respect and a commitment to sustainable, ethical values. We're a safe pair of hands, but we aren't afraid of being agile, embracing disruptive thinking to foster innovation.


Carbon Six Digital and Rubber Cheese


113 The Shed, Sergeants Yard


GU35 0DJ

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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 and technology solutions professional

Level 6 (Degree with honours)

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

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 31 Aug 2024