• Employer Name
    First Serve Solutions
  • Distance from academy
    • 19.4 Miles
    • 39 Minutes
  • Address
    Preston Brook WA7 3GH, United Kingdom

Employer Description

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arrived to join an exciting software development business in Runcorn. We are looking for ambitious, innovative developers with excellent problem-solving abilities and initiative to join our highly successful Software Development team.

Apprenticeship job role:

Key Duties:

·         Work in all phases of the software development life cycle including: planning, design, development, testing and support

·         Develop large scale web applications within a microservice architecture

·         Write user guides and documentation

·         Learning and applying technical skills

Candidate will be exposed to:

·         Microsoft .NET Stack: ASP .NET Core / Standard

·         Languages:

o   C# and .NET Core / Standard Web API 2

o   SQL/T-SQL and NoSQL (MongoDB)

o   JavaScript (Angular, Node, Express and Gulp) and JSON

o   HTML 5 and CSS 3 (SASS)

Working Week

Monday – Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm


Requirements & Prospects


A minimum of 5 GCSE’s C and above Including Maths, English and ICT (or equivalents)

Desired Skills

  1. A real passion for IT and web development
  2. Good attention to detail
  3. A fast learner
  4. Ability to demonstrate work from personal projects
  5. Ability to trouble-shoot, use initiative and learn from mistakes

Personal Qualities

  1. Self-motivated
  2. Detail-orientated
  3. Pride in work
  4. Ambitious
  5. Passionate

Future Prospects

Permanent opportunity for the right candidate, progression to Level 4

  • Apprenticeship Length
    13 Months
  • Training Provider
    Aspire Achieve Advance Ltd
  • Academy Location


Throughout the duration of your Apprenticeship (typically 15 months) you will be required to attend the 3aaa Technology Academy in Liverpool for 16 days of training. The remainder of your training will be completed in the workplace with your Employer. You will work towards a Level 3 Apprenticeship standard –Software Development Technician. The qualifications consist of:
• Level 2 Functional Skills English and Maths (if applicable)
• Knowledge Module 1 – Software Development Methodologies Part 1 (Introduction)
• Knowledge Module 2 – Programming Part 1 (Introduction)
• Knowledge Module 1 – Software Development Methodologies Part 2 (Plus Exam)
• Knowledge Module 2 – Programming Part 2 (Plus Exam)
Knowledge Modules are specified by the British Computer Society (BCS)

Qualification Gained

Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3)