We are looking for 2018 School Leavers from Cheshire, Wirral or Merseyside with strong A-Level Maths and a passion for software development.

School leavers train as web developer apprentices in programming lesson

If you know you want a career as a web developer, but think that you really need a degree to back that up, then a the BSc Digital & Technology Degree Apprentice could be a serious option for you.

OK so you don't spend freshers' week getting up to whatever freshers do but think of the greater job opportunities when you graduate. There is also the difference in cost. £40k+ of student loan plus living expenses plus missed income makes a deposit on a house or some great holidays!

BSc Digital and Technology Solutions degree from Liverpool John Moores University

The great thing about a degree apprenticeship is that you’ll be earning a salary straight away while learning towards a BSc Digital and Technology Solutions from Liverpool John Moores University.

Web Developer Degree Apprenticeship

As a Degree Apprentice you will follow the same track as our Graduate intake. You will work with and be mentored by our experienced Full Stack Developers, taking an active part in projects and rapidly improving your software development skills. We start you off with HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript for front end development and then C# for the back end server side code. This is the start of our fast track programme to turning you into a commercial web developer using Microsoft .NET and the Azure Cloud platform.

Responsibilities

  • Learn core development technologies
  • 1st line support for systems, websites and customers
  • Test systems as part of a project team
  • Take on day to day tasks of experienced developers
  • Employ coding best practices in the work you do
  • Create high quality systems
  • Code Web and Mobile Apps using HTML, CSS and JavaScript Frameworks
  • Write backend systems in C# ASP.NET MVC

Career Path

As well as software development you will gain experience in DevOps from requirements gathering with business people through to prototyping, coding, delivery and support. Your analytical approach to problem solving, strong maths and passion for software development makes you an asset to the team. In return you will work on a range of interesting projects building websites, mobile applications and web portal systems for our clients in the UK and Europe.

Following completion of the Degree Apprenticeship you will be a fully fledged Software Developer with 4 years commercial experience of building bespoke web systems and should be looking at undertaking a Lead Developer Role.

Requirements

  • Strong A-Level Maths
  • Passion for software development
  • Technical projects at home
  • Ideally one or more of HTML, CSS, Javascript, C#, Java
  • Minimum 112 UCAS Points including Maths

Location: Ellesmere Port, Cheshire & Liverpool

Our Ellesmere Port Office is convenient for Liverpool, Wirral, Chester, North Wales or Warrington and day release will be to Liverpool John Moores University.

School Leavers

2018 School Leavers with good maths and technical ability and who have written a website, app or completed a codecademy or Udemy Software Developer course are very much encouraged to apply.

Salary: £14,000pa plus University tuition fees paid.

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