Software Developer Apprentice Level 4

Practicon Ltd
Chapel Lane, Stoke-On-Trent, ST7 3SD
£166.00 per week
01 Nov 2018
11 May 2019
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
Day-to-day apprenticeship tasks may include:
  • Discussing requirements with the internal client development team
  • Contributing to technical design and progress meetings
  • Writing or amending computer programmes and code
  • Testing installation, security and compatibility issues
  • Keeping accurate records of the development process, changes and results
  • Reviewing test results and fixing technical problems
  • Installing a full version of the software and carrying out quality checks before release
  • Maintaining and supporting systems once they're up and running
  • Working with Java/Java script
  • Opportunity to use cutting edge technology & industrial solutions

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Computer literate with good working knowledge and interest in electrical/electronic engineering demonstrated on either home or school projects
  • Good working knowledge of PC's and Windows Operating Systems, a 'practical' individual with a passion for engineering and wanting to understand how things work
  • Good analytical skills
  • Attention to detail, flexible 'can do' approach, problem-solving mind set and be self-motivated with the desire to learn new skills, comfortable working within a small team and have good communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Confident
  • Literate
  • Punctual
  • Presentable
  • Positive attitude & manner
  • Motivated
  • Flexible & adaptable
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills
  • High levels of enthusiasm

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE Grade A/8or equivalent in maths
  • GCSE Grade B/7 or equivalent in English
  • GCSE Grade A/8 or equivalent in either Computer Science or Physics
  • GCSE Grade A/8 or equivalent in a Technical Subject

Future prospects

  • A full time role within the business as a qualified software developer

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