Celebrating their 20th year in business, Gala Tent is an award winning, market leading company who are now growing their Software Development division through the addition of a Software Development Apprentice. 

Based in Wath upon Dearne, close to Rotherham, you’ll be join their supportive team in their well equiped office space to develop your skills and knowledge across exciting programming languages such as HTML, CSS and many more!

Salary, Hours & Benefits

  • £10,725 per annum
  • Monday to Friday
  • 9am – 5.00pm
  • 20 days holiday entitlement (plus bank holidays)
  • Regular team outings
  • Supportive environment with internal progression

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 IT manager, 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):

  • Maintaining & fixing of software bugs
  • Tweaking/Updating our Websites
  • Using the database to generate Data Reports
  • Developing bespoke projects
  • Troubleshooting faults

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

Desired Skills & Competencies

  • Enthusiasm for website development & computer programming
  • A basic understanding of code languages would be beneficial (self-taught or through studies)
  • An understanding of IT & Technology
  • A methodical and logical approach to troubleshooting

Personal Qualities

  • A good work ethic, punctual
  • Ability to demonstrate good problem solving skills
  • Determined to learn new skills and develop
  • Honest and trustworthy

About the Employer

Established in 1999, Gala Tent have a data base of over 100,000 customers. Manufacturing and selling over 15,000 structures each year, making Gala Tent the largest stockist in the UK. For more information about Gala Tent, please visit their website at the below address:

http://www.sotpay.co.uk/

Location & Travel

Located in the well located area of Manvers, Rotherham – Gala Tent has great access to local public transport links from wider areas. The closest train station is only a short 10 minute walk away with and additional regular bus running every 7 minutes. Free on-site parking is also available for those who drive.

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:

https://baltictraining.com/apprentices/apprenticeship-programmes/software-development-technician/

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!

https://baltictraining.com/apprentices/resources/information-advice-and-guidance/

Eligibility

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

https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/730997/1819_Provider_Rules_v1.0.pdf (clause P305)