Digital and Technology Solutions Apprentice (Developer) - Degree Level

Stockport Borough Council
£149.85 - £260.85 per week
13 Jun 2017
18 Jul 2017
Role Type
Start Date
Weekly wage £149.85 - £260.85

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The current National Minimum Wage rates are £4.05 an hour for 16 - 17 year olds, £5.60 an hour for 18 - 20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship(usually one day per week).

  • Working week 5 days per week, including one day at Manchester Metropolitan University

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Apprenticeship duration 48 months

  • Possible start date 04 Sep 2017

  • Date posted 13 Jun 2017

  • Distance 197.2 miles

  • Apprenticeship level Degree Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number VAC001250089

  • Positions 5 available

  • Requirements and prospects Desired skills

    A Digital & Technology Solutions Professional are confident, competent and capable of operating in a range of related roles.

    Fluent in written communications and able to articulate complex issues. 

    Makes concise, engaging and well-structured verbal presentations, arguments and explanations.

    Able to deal with different, competing interests within and outside the organisation with excellent negotiation skills. 

    Is able to identify the preferences, motivations, strengths and limitations of other people and apply these insights to work more effectively with and to motivate others. 

    Competent in active listening and in leading, influencing and persuading others. 

    Able to give and receive feedback constructively and incorporate it into his/her own development and life-long learning. 

    Applies analytical and critical thinking skills to Technology Solutions development and to systematically analyse and apply structured problem solving techniques to complex systems and situations. 

    Able to put forward, demonstrate value and gain commitment to a moderately complex technology-oriented solution, demonstrating understanding of business need, using open questions and summarising skills and basic negotiating skills. 

    Able to conduct effective research, using literature and other media, into IT and business related topics. 

    Personal qualities
    • Team players who have a desire to grow and be their best
    • Confident contributors who want to be involved in making a difference
    • A willingness and desire to learn the latest tools and techniques
    • Have demonstrated that they have mastered basic business disciplines, ethics and courtesies, demonstrating timeliness and focus when faced with distractions and the ability to complete tasks to a deadline with high quality.
    • Flexible attitude.
    • Ability to perform under pressure.
    • A thorough approach to work. 
    • Logical thinking and creative approach to problem solving.
    Qualifications required
    • Candidates for the Degree Apprenticeship should have a minimum of 104-112 UCAS points at A2 (Grades BCC) or an equivalent e.g. BTEC DMM.
    • You will also require Maths and English Language GCSE or equivalent, at grade A*-C or grade 4 and above, or equivalent.
    • Previous industry experience, passion and enthusiasm will also be considered if formal qualifications are not held.
    • Candidates MUST produce certificates.
    Future prospects Although there is no guarantee of a position at the end of the degree, we have excellent conversions of apprentices into full-time permanent employment with ourselves, and with other organisations.

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