Job Title : Want to become a software developer? - North West
Employer : Ada, National College for Digital Skills
Location : Manchester
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Apprenticeship : Software Developer
Sector : Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
Vacancy Reference : VAC-00008
Brief Description : Register your interest in a North West based software developer apprenticeship with Ada, National College for Digital Skills.
Qualifications Required : Each vacancy will have its own individual set of requirements, set by the employer. However, all candidates for an Ada apprenticeship will be expected to:
- Have 5 GCSES, A*-C or the new grades 4-9, including Maths & English Language (or equivalent)
- Have the right to work in the United Kingdom
- Have been a resident in an EU country for the past 3 years
- Be educated at the minimum of Level 3 (A-Levels, BTEC, NVQ L3)
- Be at least 18 years of age
Vacancy Detail : Looking to kickstart your career as a software developer? Then a degree apprenticeship with Ada is the perfect fit for you. You will spend 20% of your time with the College, undertaking academic study on either our three-year course (working towards a BSc in Digital and Technology Solutions) or a two-year course (studying a Foundation degree, with the option to top up to a BSc through a third year of study).
The other 80% of the programme is spent in full-time employment, working as part of a software development team on cutting-edge projects with real-world business applications. As part of your employment package, you will receive a full-time salary.
During your apprenticeship, you will study the following areas (and more!):
- Computer Programming
- Database Systems
- Networking Security
- User Interface Design
Click ‘Apply’ below to register your interest in this programme. By providing your details, this will increase your chances of being shortlisted when vacancies arise with our employer partners.
Positions Available : 1
Working Week : Monday to Friday
Salary : To Be Specified - Determined by employer.
Application Deadline Date : 30/09/2021
Possible Start Date : 04/10/2021
Personal Qualities : Interest in technology
Willingness to learn
Skills Required : Logical and creative problem-solving skills
Programming experience (desired, but not required for all vacancies)
Training to be Provided : Our apprenticeship goes beyond the Level 4 standard and includes a Foundation Degree in Digital Innovation which is validated by the Open University. Each cohort spends their first 6 weeks at college taking part in our Launchpad training.
This training not only covers modules for the degree programme but also ensures to prepare you for the workplace. Following the Launchpad training you will return to your employer for 7-8 weeks returning to Ada for one-week blocks on a rotation basis.
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