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Software Development Apprenticeship (Level 4)

by Transport for London

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Job Details

£20,000 - £21,999
Apprenticeship - Higher Level (Level 4/5/6/7)
Digital Media & IT

Software Development Apprenticeship (Level 4)

How long: 2 years
Where: London
Salary: £21,190

What you’ll need

  • 3 GCSE’s Grade A* - C or Grade 4 and above in Maths and English Language and in an IT subject (or equivalent)
  • Plus 2 A Levels at grade A*-D or equivalent including an A-Level (A*-D) in an IT subject (or equivalent) or existing knowledge of any programming language including conditional statements, arrays, loops and error handling
  • You’ll also need to be 18 years of age before September 2022

We’re looking for people who are

  • Fascinated by new technologies and motivated to learn them
  • Enjoys sharing knowledge, both receiving & giving
  • Intrigued by new problems and refinement of the solution, with a good eye for detail

Job overview

Our software teams write the computer programs which keeps London moving. Learn to write professional, high-quality code using a wide range of technologies, whilst gaining experience on some of London’s largest and most familiar software systems.

What will I be doing?

You spend your first month in a supportive and friendly group, with other apprentices, where you learn the fundamentals of writing and testing C# code. This informal training is led by current developers from our teams, including recent apprentices, and equips with you the knowledge and confidence to start your placements. These could include being a web developer on TfL’s public-facing websites, a backend developer on our revenue collection systems, or a mobile app developer for iOS or Android.

Where can this career take me?

You could progress into a role as Developer responsible for delivering valuable pieces of business functionality, within a team. Further career development could include becoming a Technical Lead for a team, accountable for their software designs, implementation and coaching of new members.

About Transport for London

Who are Transport for London (TfL)?

We’re the integrated transport authority responsible for meeting Mayor Sadiq Khan's strategy and commitments on transport in London. We run the day-to-day operation of the Capital's public transport network and manage London's main roads.

With such a vast and varied transport network, no two days at TfL are the same but we have one key purpose: to keep London moving. Working at TfL gives you the opportunity to have a meaningful impact on London and Londoners.

How to apply

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