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Software Development Apprentice

QA Apprenticeships
G3 8EX, Glasgow
£21,255 per annum
Closing date
6 Jul 2023

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Technology, Telecommunications
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Advanced
Start Date
12-18 months

Job Details

Are you passionate about web development and eager to kickstart your career in the digital world? We are seeking a talented and motivated individual to join our team as a Software Development Apprentice. This is an excellent opportunity to learn and grow in a dynamic and supportive environment, gaining hands-on experience while working alongside industry professionals.

Company overview:

Equator are a leading digital transformation agency specialising in software engineering, design, and online marketing. Our diverse portfolio includes a wide range of clients from various industries, offering you exposure to exciting projects and the chance to develop your skills across different platforms and technologies.

Our engineering team works in the following technologies as well as always looking to assess new frameworks and technologies as industry changes: .NET, WebAPI, JavaScript, React JS, CSS, HTML, Azure, SQL, Cosmos DB. We are technology partners with Microsoft, Umbraco, Sitecore and Optimizley.

Role overview:

As a Software Development Apprentice, you will work closely with our experienced engineering team to create and maintain responsive and visually appealing digital solutions. You will learn the fundamentals of software engineering, gain proficiency in our core technologies and other relevant skills. You will also have the opportunity to collaborate with designers, strategists, marketing experts, and project managers to deliver high-quality digital products for our clients.

In this apprenticeship program, you will gain an understanding in the fundamentals of software development and web technologies through a mixture of classroom and industry experience. This will include Software Design fundamentals, Object Oriented Programming, Databases, Testing and Web Development. Don’t worry if you don’t know what these items mean, yet. This is a program that will start from the beginning of your journey as a software engineer.

Key responsibilities:

  • Assist in the development and maintenance of digital solutions
  • Collaborate with the team to implement website features and functionality
  • Troubleshoot and resolve technical issues related to web development
  • Conduct research on emerging web development trends and best practices
  • Support the team in various project-related tasks
  • Shadow senior colleagues on client visits to gain knowledge and understanding of project process
  • Join our engineering working groups and contribute to the knowledge sharing within the team
  • Complete your learning plan on time, which may include passing exams, submitting workbooks and providing evidence of your development

Salary: £21,255 per annum

Working week: 37.5 hours per week, Monday - Friday


  • A proactive and inquisitive mindset, with the ability to challenge and offer solutions
  • Passion for web development and a desire to pursue a career in the field
  • Good potential for problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Proactive attitude and willingness to learn and adapt to new technologies


  • Hands-on training and mentorship from experienced web developers
  • Exposure to a variety of web development projects
  • Opportunity to work with cutting-edge technologies and industry-standard tools
  • Potential for growth and career advancement within the company
  • Friendly and inclusive work environment
  • 34 days annual leave a year

Important information:

“QA’s apprenticeship programmes may be funded in part by the European Union through the European Social Fund, which supports the development of employment opportunities and a skilled workforce.”

For more information about QA Apprenticeships, please visit our website. Note: This advert may close early if a suitable candidate is found before the advertised close date is reached.


QA Apprenticeships is the first Ofsted 'Outstanding' rated IT apprenticeships provider, as well as 3-time consecutive winner of Apprenticeship Programme of the Year (2012, 2013 and 2014). According to Ofsted, we deliver "world-class" apprenticeship programmes with "exceptionally well qualified" staff. Most of our apprentices "deliver a high standard of work for their employers and exceed expectations, often finding better ways of working and reducing costs".

Why choose QA Apprenticeships?

  • The first IT apprenticeships business rated Ofsted Outstanding
  • 100% of QA apprentices have jobs from day one of their 12–14 month apprenticeship programmes
  • 94% of QA apprentices secure permanent employment after completing; this is 20% higher than the national average (National Apprenticeship Service 2012)
  • We have won the coveted Apprenticeship Programme of the Year award for three consecutive years at The Learning Awards 2012, 2013 & 2014
  • Leading apprenticeship partner for Microsoft, Oracle, HPE, Cisco and Association of Project Management


Company info
Rath House 55-65 Uxbridge Road

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