Software Developer Apprentice ACTIVE CONSULTANCY LTD

The role would suit someone who has a grasp of the basics of web development, with good MySQL and database design knowledge in particular. The successful candidate will be involved in a variety of technical and web development projects and as such, requires the ability to manage multiple tasks, while ensuring high levels of service are maintained.

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

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Closing date: 03 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 8:30am - 5pm.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    16 Months

  • Possible start date

    29 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    06 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Ideally, applicants will have the ability to communicate clearly and effectively in a small team, any organisational skills with methodical and thorough attention to detail. 

The role/duties:

Guided by the senior developer you would develop your skills through hands-on work and training, including: 

  • Assisting web development projects, primarily using HTML, CSS and JavaScript
  • Analysing and processing data
  • Providing internal technical support 
  • Assisting in the development of our products and services through researching and developing new ideas including client-specific custom functionality
  • Learning new systems and/or IT languages

The training you will be getting

Why choose our Software Development Technician Level 3 apprenticeship? 

Our Software Development Technician Level 3 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 Development Technician Level 3 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 to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship there is a strong possibility you will gain full-time employment. 


  • Casual dress
  • Sick pay
  • Hybrid working - 2 days at home/3 days in the office
  • Company pension

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Analytical skills, Team working, Non judgemental, Knowledge of the following:, PHP and jQuery/AJAX, WordPress websites, MySQL, HTML/CSS/JavaScript


GCSE or equivalent any 5 subjects (Grade 4+ (A*-C)) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 3+ (D or above)) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4+ (A*-C)) Essential

About the employer

We work with global brands, FTSE 100 companies and dynamic marketing agencies to provide a wealth of services, with our clients at the centre of it all.






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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

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 03 Jul 2024