Software Development - Level 4
How long: 2 years
Where: London-based hybrid working. Expected 1-2 days on average in the office (subject to working patterns and business requirements).
What you'll need
- 2 GCSEs Grade A* - C or Grade 4 and above in Maths and English language (or equivalent)
- Plus 2 A Levels at grade A*-D (or equivalent)
- As part of the qualifications above you should have an A-Level (A*-D) or GCSE (A*-C) in an IT subject (or equivalent) or existing knowledge of any programming language including conditional statements, arrays, loops and error handling
- You need to be 18 years old by September 2023 to be eligible for this scheme
Our software teams write the computer programs which keeps London moving.
Learn to write professional, high-quality code using a wide range of technologies, while gaining experience on some of London's largest and most familiar software systems.
What you'll be doing
You spend your first month in a supportive and friendly group, with other apprentices, where you learn the fundamentals of writing and testing C# code.
This informal training is led by current developers from our teams, including recent apprentices, and equips with you the knowledge and confidence to start your placements.
These could include being a web developer on TfL's public-facing websites, a backend developer on our revenue collection systems, or a mobile app developer for iOS or Android.
Where this career can take you
You could progress into a role as Developer responsible for delivering valuable pieces of business functionality, within a team.
Further career development could include becoming a Technical Lead for a team, accountable for their software designs, implementation and coaching of new members.