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Software Developer Apprentice

Unit 3D Castledown Business Park, Ludgershall, Andover, SP11 9FA
£8,754.20 annually
Closing date
28 Mar 2023

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Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
What will the apprentice be doing?

Initial day to day tasks:
  • Learning the basic approach to programming
  • Learning the Swift programming language
  • Learning how to debug software
  • Learning how to leverage various technologies within the Apple Ecosphere
  • Learning the differences between various modern software architectures
  • Learning various concepts considered to be current industry best practices
  • Learning how to use industry standard productivity and communication tools
  • Practicing these core skills on internal projects

Advancing towards:
  • Fixing bugs in clients' apps
  • Updating documentation for clients' apps
  • Building new features for clients' apps

4 days office based in Ludgershall - no remote working available during training period.

1 day apprenticeship course work - location will include a combination of remote, office-based, and Yeovil College based - travel costs will be covered by Salisbury Apps.

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

Level 4 Software Developer Apprenticeship.

1 day a week required at Yeovil College, 80% in workplace.

Additional knowledge modules for Added Value:
  • Introduction to Cyber Security
  • Agile Software Methodology (Scrum)
  • Programming in PHP
  • Networking Essentials
  • Professional Practice
  • Database Design & Development
  • IT Security
  • Managing Computing Project
  • Website Design & Development
  • Software Development Life Cycles

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Combine the certification from Yeovil College and the on-the-job training and work experience from Salisbury Apps to become a professional software engineer.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Problem solving skills, Problem Solver, Keen eye for detail, Competitive, A good Memory


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A*-C or 9-4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A*-C or 9-4) Desired
BTEC or equivalent IT (Grade PASS) Desired

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