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Digital and Technology Solutions Degree Apprenticeship in Bristol

Apprenticeship Summary

We are looking for a flexible and enthusiastic Digital and Technology Solutions Apprentice to join our busy software development team supporting and developing software for our varied range of business and public sector clients. 

You will work in the team 80% of the time whilst studying for your degree part time (20% of your time) over four years with our partner the Open University. This is a paid position and we will also pay all your tuition fees for your course of degree study.  In this role you will gain four years solid work based experience AND obtain a BSc (Hons) in Digital and Technology Solutions degree. 

About the Job

Our offices are located in Keynsham (midway between Bristol and Bath) with good rail and bus services and free on-site parking.  You will be part of a friendly team with a varied and interesting workload. Benefits package including good paid holiday entitlement, free parking and pension provision.

During your apprenticeship you will gain experience in a wide range of software development technologies including : 

  • Microsoft ASP.NET
  • MVC
  • SQL Server
  • C#
  • Umbraco CMS
  • Xamarin Mobile App development 

We have a wide range of projects in our current pipeline from websites for SME’s through to larger business critical applications for a range of corporate clients. 

You will be involved in the full range of projects although initially you will be involved in providing support, undertaking software testing and working on small changes and upgrades to existing systems. As your skills and confidence develop you will become involved in a wider range of projects and take more responsibility for new developments and client liaison. 

We will provide every opportunity for you to put into practise the skills you are learning on your degree studies with the Open University. 

Requirements and Future Prospects

Desired Skills

We are happy to consider applicants with no prior IT experience but if you have any of the following this will be useful.

  • Exposure to a programming language
  • SQL knowledge
  • An interest in programming
  • An interest in technology and how it can be used to support business solutions 

Personal Qualities

  • Strong logical and problem solving skills
  • Good communication and people skills
  • Enthusiasm for new technology
  • Desire to learn new skills and work in a team
  • Be capable of meeting deadlines and to be focussed on delivery
  • Flexibility and willingness to undertake a wide range of tasks


Desired Qualifications

A Levels (or equivalent) at Grade C or above ideally in Maths, IT or a technology/science/engineering related subject but we will consider other subjects. We can be flexible on qualifications for the right applicant. 

Future Prospects

We anticipate that you will progress to a full time Software Developer role at the end of the apprenticeship. 

About the employer

soVision IT Limited is an established ICT Services company based in Keynsham (near Bristol and Bath) specialising in IT consultancy, web development, software applications development & integration, mobile applications and network & infrastructure services including datacentre and Cloud hosting solutions.


We have a track record of success in a wide variety of projects and our software team has in-depth experience of web design and software development projects in both the private and public sectors and supporting a wide range of small, medium and large sized businesses. 

We have an established team of software developers with a range of technical skills.  These staff have extensive experience of working in a wide range of sectors : engineering, aerospace, financial services, insurance, logistics and the public sector. 

We have developed many bespoke software solutions as well as many eCommerce web sites, mobile apps and related solutions.  We have a dedicated software development team based in our Keynsham office who provide continuity, stability and personalised support to our clients.  We never outsource or offshore work and aim to establish close working relationships with our clients based on personalised support from known individuals. We pride ourselves on getting to know our clients and understanding their business requirements and longer term growth plans. 

Start Date
January 2020

37.5 hours per week

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