We're hiring an Apprentice Developer!
Sarah Howarth - 10 September 2018

We’re offering an exciting opportunity for an Apprentice Developer to be paid whilst they complete a four year fully-funded degree in Applied Software Engineering.

About us
At Method4 we’re development people, we build brilliant and complex software solutions for a wide range of clients in both the public and private sector.

We’re based in a great location in the centre of Cardiff, a short walk from Cardiff Central Station in the emerging tech centre of the Welsh capital. We know to create the best technology we need the best people, so we make a real effort to make Method4 not only a superb place to work but a place where our people can do amazing things.

The role
You’ll be working with our agile development teams learning on-the-job how to be a full-stack software developer, as well as spending 20% of your time learning through The Open University’s online resources to gain a BSc (Hons) in Applied Software Engineering.

What we’re looking for
Someone with a real passion for technology, who may have existing qualifications or self-taught coding skills
Someone who is enthusiastic and self-motivated to learn new skills.
Someone with good organisational and communication skills.
Learning provider and programme details
The Open University’s degree-level apprenticeship programme is designed to be work-based, where university-led learning is applied straight away in a real work context.

The course:

The apprenticeship framework includes a balance of technical, business and interpersonal areas, designed to ensure you develop all the skills required to succeed in your role.
20% of time will be allocated to off-the-job learning. The Open University’s tutor-supported rich-media online learning resources can be accessed 24/7 on computers, tablets and mobile devices.
You’ll be allocated a Practice Tutor who will support the work-based learning modules and the final work-based project, as well as visiting you on-site 4 times a year.
Academic Tutors will facilitate learning within each of the knowledge modules through personalised tuition, support and feedback.


Salary: £17,100 per annum.

Benefits: 25 days holiday per annum (plus bank holidays); Visual Studio Enterprise subscription; Pension scheme; Pluralsight subscription; performance related bonus scheme; charity and social events throughout the year; free freshly ground coffee and fruit onsite.

Hours: 37.5 hours, Monday-Friday.

Applications: Please send your CV and any examples of your code that may support your application to jobs@method4.co.uk.