What will the apprentice be doing?
As a Software Developer Apprentice, you will:
- Learn to create logical and maintainable code
- Provide technical support to colleagues across the College
- You will develop effective user interfaces and look to conduct a range of test types, such as Integration, System, User Acceptance, Non-Functional, Performance and Security testing
You will need to have strong communication skills as you will be liaising and sharing your work with colleagues across the College.
You will also need an eye for detail as you will be working with a lot of data and information that requires accuracy.
You will develop skills in organisation, prioritisation, data and problem-solving techniques, teamwork, communication, presentation skills and document writing.What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
Software Developer - Level 4.
Off the job training will take place at Oldham College one day a week.What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
Full time employment.
Requirements and prospects Desired skills and personal qualities
Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Initiative Qualifications
GCSE or equivalent 5 Subjects including English and Maths (Grade grades 9-4 (A*-C)) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Information Technology Level 2 (Grade grades 9-4 (A*-C)) Essential Things to consider
This job description is a summary of the key areas of responsibility. It is not a definitive list. You are required to work flexibly to meet the needs of the service and along with your line manager, make suggestions to vary the scope and application of your responsibilities within a reasonable framework appropriate to this level of post. To ensure that equal opportunities is promoted and developed in all areas of responsibility. To be responsible for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children, young persons and/or vulnerable adults for whom you are responsible or come into contact with as part of your role. You will be expected to share the College's commitment in this respect. To enable learners to express their views 'in all matters affecting them' either directly or through appropriate representation. To promote and provide excellent customer service internally and externally in all areas of the role. Please note as this opportunity is based in a College you will have to be DBS checked