Software Development Apprentice

Baltic Training Services
Newcastle Upon Tyne
01 May 2019
21 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

The Energy Supplier is a company that stands by its values with an aim to help UK businesses take control of their utilities, saving customers time and money every day. They are now looking to expand their business with the acquisition of a Software Apprentice to work alongside the developers at sister company CodePlayground.

Located in the outskirts of Newcastle, you will learn how to build software applications using languages such as HTML5 and CSS!

Salary, Hours & Benefits

  • £10,725 per annum
  • Monday to Friday 9am - 5.30pm
  • 20 days holiday entitlement (plus bank holidays)
  • Good career progression opportunity
  • Sociable events

There are career progression opportunities available upon completion of the programme. You, along with your employer, may progress to a Level 4 programme, and take your training even further.

Roles & Responsibilities

Reporting into the Lead Developer, you will be working within a small team, where there is a strong emphasis on staff development and training.
Typical roles and responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Delivering high quality solutions to agreed deadlines
  • Liaising with customers and resolving issues
  • Software Testing and Documentation
  • Liaising with managers on the progress of development projects
  • Work as part of a dedicated project development team, learning and growing with the team and following best practice at all times.

Full support and guidance will be provided by both the employer and training provider throughout the apprenticeship.

Desired Skills & Competencies

  • Any experience with HTML, CSS and JavaScript is beneficial
  • A keen interest in Software Development

Personal Qualities

  • Outgoing
  • Willing to learn
  • Good communicator
  • Work well under pressure

About the Employer

The Energy Supplier has relationships with over 30 energy and water suppliers and their team of experts can make sure they help you chose the right contract for your business when it's time to renew. CodePlayground offer a complete IT solution in terms of designing, developing and delivering software solutions.

For more information about The Energy Supplier and CodePlayground, please visit their websites at the below addresses:

Location & Travel

Located in the outskirts of Newcastle close to the A1, The Energy Supplier work from a modern office with car-parking onsite.

Training to be Provided

If you are successful in securing this role, you will be enrolled onto one of our apprenticeship programmes. Follow the link below for the programme applicable to this role:

We're always looking for enthusiastic people to add to our talent pool: at Baltic, we believe people are more than a list of skills, so even if you don't feel like you tick every box - get in touch with us! Our apprenticeships will teach you all the skills you need to succeed anyway!

Why choose an Apprenticeship?

Apprenticeships are a great way to get the qualifications and experience needed to start your career. Combining technical training with work experience, becoming an apprentice is the first step to a recognised career path. The digital sector will only continue to grow and an apprenticeship with Baltic will enable you to join this diverse, fast-moving and exciting industry, putting you at the forefront of tomorrow's world. If you're ready to earn more, start your apprenticeship with Baltic Training today, apply below.

About Baltic

Baltic Training are one of the only apprenticeship training providers that offer a completely tech-focused, tech-driven training solution. We help people transform their knowledge and passion into skills that employers need.

If this sounds like the role for you, get in touch! Once we receive your application, one of our team will be in touch to help you with the next stage. In the meantime, if you want to get a head start on the other applicants, expand your knowledge with the links provided!


A residency eligibility applies to this vacancy. You must be a British or European Economic Area (EEA) citizen and have been resident in the UK or EEA country for the past 3 years. Residency rules and some exceptions can be found here (clause P305)

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