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Degree Apprentice Software Engineer

Estio Training
DA3 8NG, Longfield
£20,000 PA
Closing date
7 Mar 2023

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Start Date
24 months+

Job Details

Level 6 Digital Technology Solutions

Weekly Hours Worked: Monday – Friday 8:45am – 5:15pm

About the company:

MotorSport Vision (MSV) is a motorsport organisation and an operator of six UK racing venues, including Brands Hatch, Donington Park, Oulton Park, Snetterton, Cadwell Park and others both nationally and internationally. MSV has a portfolio ranging from major two- and four-wheel championships to organising the PalmerSport corporate driving event.

Brief job description:

Estio Training have an exciting new opportunity for a Degree Apprentice Software Engineer with MotorSport Vision, a motorsport organisation based in Northwest Kent.

Job Description:

MSV are looking for an Apprentice Software Engineer to join their growing IT team - the UK's foremost race circuit operator. MSV own and operate six world-class venues, including Brands Hatch and Donington Park, plus a number of related motorsport businesses, such as the British Superbike Championship.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic Software Engineer to take the next step in their career and become part of the driving force behind a variety of exciting projects. As the Apprentice Software Engineer you will be continually learning and mastering new technologies, with a primary focus on back-end work. A small proportion of front-end work will also be involved, giving you full-stack exposure.

You will be an integral part of the IT team and will be expected to contribute to technical discussions, designs and decision-making within a forward-thinking, inspiring and creative working environment. Alongside the role you'll be completing a Level 6 BSc Digital Technology Solutions Degree (Apprenticeship) with a focus towards Software Engineering.

You will be involved with projects across all areas of the business, from e-commerce sites to bespoke applications for motor racing teams.

Your duties and responsibilities in this role will consist of:

  • To provide technical assistance, detailed planning and full execution of software projects to meet deadlines.
  • To work closely with senior management to understand business requirements.
  • Write and review code for various software applications.
  • Deliver rich and interactive user experiences.
  • Assist in the running of functionality tests and debug code.
  • Assist in providing detailed software documentation.
  • Write testable, scalable and efficient code and leading code reviews.
  • Demonstrate a passion for technology, constantly seeking to develop yourself by learning new techniques and keeping abreast of market developments.


  • 5 GCSEs grades A*-C/9-4 or equivalent (including English Language and Maths)

Skills Required:

  • Experience of working within a software environment either professionally or via courses.
  • Previous C# .net backend development experience ( core would be ideal)
  • Familiarity with JavaScript and Web APIs.
  • Good knowledge of SQL. experience with MS-SQL would be beneficial.
  • Driving license and access to a car, as public transport is few and far between.

Personal qualities:

  • Hungry to carve out a career in Software Development.
  • A positive attitude – You can be taught how to do a job, but not how to have a hungry and enthusiastic mindset.
  • An interest in motorsport would be beneficial but not essential.
  • Social skills and a good communicator, it’s a family feel with lots of social activities and humour going round the office, so someone that can fit in to the culture is necessary.

Perks & Benefits:

  • MSV branded uniform.
  • Free ticket to events, including a plus one.
  • Opportunities to travel to other MSV owned sites where necessary.
  • Company social activities.

Future prospects:

The role offers long term security and the opportunity to progress into a permanent position. After the apprenticeship has finished, the role will potentially be offered at a 42.5 contract with the pay being increased pro rota, with the new hours being 08:30 – 17:30 with a one hour lunch break.

Training to be provided:

Estio/BPP apprenticeship training programmes are delivered virtually by our fully qualified and industry experienced training team. Using their expert knowledge, we’ve purposefully built our programmes around the real-world use of modern technology, so that the skills we create can be directly applied in the workplace.

Throughout the apprenticeship learners receive coaching, help and guidance from a dedicated team who are there to ensure they get the most from their work experience.

Successful completion of this apprenticeship gives you an accredited Level 6 Digital and Technology Solutions Professional Degree Apprenticeship


We are an IT and Digital apprenticeship provider, specialising in bringing high quality training to digital apprenticeships across England. We offer level 3 and 4 apprenticeships in IT, Software Development, Software Testing, Cyber Security, Data Analysis, Digital Marketing and Business Analysis.

We bring people together: we partner with employers to create digital apprenticeship opportunities, and work hard to find the talent to fill these roles.
We bring new skills to the nation: our trainers have all worked within the industry, so they’re the best people to transfer the skills you need.

We help you start your dream career: our digital apprenticeships provide you with the skills and qualifications, as well as the experience, you’ll need to kickstart your career in an industry you love

Find Us
01133 500 333
Estio Training
Leeds House
2 New Lane
LS11 5EB

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