IT Software Developer Apprentice

QA Ltd (Apprenticeships)
£7800 per year
29 Nov 2016
Job Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you looking for an exciting and rewarding opportunity and the chance to earn whilst you learn? Then apply now!

You will be working for...

A company founded in 2001 as a single-source IT solutions company, and then reborn as an end-to-end cloud computing and communications solutions provider in 2011. Looking at business objectives, they use technology to pinpoint tangible benefits and deliver best value and positive change. Recognised experts in Microsoft technologies, they build a trusted and secure environment based on the Microsoft cloud to mitigate risk, increase business performance and deliver a clear return on investment.

Be part of QA's 10k in tech and add yourself to the UK's tech explosion!

In this job you will be doing...

- Full lifecycle software development of software products
- Development within Visual Studio, C#, XML, .net Framework, Jscript, Expression Web, Github, Microsoft Azure and the Web App Framework
- Create and maintain documentation relevant to software development

Our client provides a relaxed but focussed and professional work environment. An ethic around collaboration and team work produce great end results for customers and colleagues alike. We provide kitchen utilities and break out areas and an Xbox for the gamers as well as regular team events.

Bonus of £250 after completing your first 6-month and £500 after completing your 12 month term. Salary will be reviewed after completion of course.

Your training will...

Start with a 12-14 month IT apprenticeship, which consists of training in small groups and work based assessment, covering: Object-oriented programming (OOP), SQL data modelling, Web and systems development, Event-driven programming.

You will gain City & Guilds Level 3 qualifications in IT Systems & Principles and IT Professional Competence, as well as a Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) in software development fundamentals. This fantastic opportunity can potentially lead to you earning £40k in the IT sector.

Who should apply...

- Someone with enthusiasm and interest in technology
- A good communicator with good customer services skills
- An individual with a keenness to learn and adapt to ever changing technologies

The successful candidate will ideally have 5 GCSE Grades (C and above) or equivalent, including Maths and English

Other important information:

Smart dress please, collared shirt, black shoes and trousers/skirt (no tie required). Company branded clothing will be provided after 4 weeks

Daily working hours: 9am to 5.30pm Mon to Fri with 30 minutes lunch break

What happens when I finish my apprenticeship...

Once apprentices have completed their course our client is willing to offer further employment opportunities for the right candidates.

It only takes a minute to apply for an IT Software & Web apprenticeship with QA and begin your IT Software & Web career with great prospects today.

QA's apprenticeship programmes are part-funded by ESF. The ESF is Europe's main instrument for supporting jobs, helping people get better jobs and ensuring fairer job opportunities for all EU citizens

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.

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