Employer verified_user ATOS IT SERVICES UK LIMITED
Salary Annual wage £14,000
Hours Total hours per week: 37.00 Monday to Friday shifts TBC.
Contract Fixed term
Type Apprenticeship
Role IT Software Developer Apprenticeship
Closing date 13/08/2018

A fantastic opportunity to join a global leader in digital services.

Apprenticeship summary

As a Technical Support Apprentice, you will:  

  • Have a practical role analysing and resolving technical issues on systems critical to the successful running of the UK Rail Network.
  • Be responsible for investigating problems and the support of experienced colleagues in finding and implementing solutions.
  • Have the opportunity to design, develop and test software enhancements, extending both your technical and customer service skills.
  • Demonstrate your passion for technology and learn how to deliver real value to our customers.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Enthusiastic about working in the IT sector.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Great team players.
  • Committed to solving problems .
  • Have good attention to detail.
  • Open to new ideas and keen to learn.
  • Not afraid to ask questions.
  • Ready to rise to new challenges.

Personal qualities

  • Someone with an enthusiastic and professional attitude and a commitment to learning new skills.

Desired qualifications

  • 7 GCSEs / Scottish National 5’s or equivalent at grades 4-9 / A-C (including Maths and English), ideally including a qualification in ICT.

Future prospects

  • You will have the opportunity to learn new skills across multiple platforms and different IT skill areas, with plenty of opportunities to progress in your career.

Things to consider


  • A permanent contract from day one.
  • 25 days’ holiday, plus the option to buy up to ten more.
  • Private medical insurance.
  • A pension plan.
  • A fully funded training program to help you achieve your qualifications.
  • Access to a range of flexible benefits to tailor to your needs.

Other Important Information:

The apprenticeship will blend on the job experience, face to face workshops and online learning, leading to:

  • Advanced Apprenticeship Software Development Technician Level 3 (equivalent to A level / Highers educational level).
  • Oracle Certified Associate, Java SE 8 Programmer (Java track).
  • Microsoft MTA Software Development Fundamentals (C# track).
  • BCS Systems Development Essentials.