Software Developer Apprentice - Advanced (Level 3)

Cms Supatrak Ltd (Employer)

QA Apprenticeships (Training Provider)

Annual wage £12,500.00
40.0 hours per week All details will be discussed upon interview.
16 months (duration)
31 October 2022(start date)
Software development technician (apprenticeship standard)
Digital (route)
2 positions available
19 October 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

We are now looking for an eager candidate to join us as an apprentice. You will have the opportunity to gain valuable skills, knowledge and experience as you complete a Level 3 Software Development Technician Apprenticeship.


What will the apprentice be doing?

You will be responsible for:

  • Following clearly defined requirements to deliver software development products.
  • Writing logical and maintainable software solutions in line with given specifications to meet design requirements and organisational coding standards.
  • Applying security principles and practice to the software development tasks assigned. 
  • Taking the non-functional requirements of maintenance, performance and user experience into account alongside functional requirements.
  • Communicating outcomes from development activities to team members and other stakeholders.
  • Providing support throughout the development lifecycle, including user acceptance testing and final release to production.
  • Contributing to testing of the end-to-end software solution to ensure a high-quality output.
  • Following the company development processes including management of source control, software testing and software release processes.
  • Practicing continuous guided self-learning to keep up to date with technological developments.

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

Why choose our Software Development Technician Level 3 apprenticeship? 

QA’s Software Development Technician Level 3 apprenticeship develops digital skills and provide the technical grounding needed to become a well-rounded, entry-level programmer. 

Software Development Technicians work as part of a software development team to build simple software components on web, mobile or desktop apps to be used by other members of the team as part of larger software development projects. 

QA’s Software Development Technician Level 3 apprenticeship programme enables the apprentice to:

  • Explore a wide range of skills including Python, C#, Java, SQL, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Git, Microservices and cloud
  • Interpret simple design requirements for discrete components of a project under supervision 
  • Implement code which other team members have developed to produce required components

Gain the following qualifications upon successful completion of the Software Development Technician Level 3 programme: 

  • Software Development Technician Level 3 
  • BCS Certificate in Systems Development Context and Methodologies 
  • BCS Certificate in Programming 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Full-time employment available on completion of the apprenticeship.

Skills Required

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Ability to work under pressure, Commercial awareness

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent any subject -- x5 (Grade C (4+) or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade D (3+) or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C (4+) or above) Essential
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