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Digital & Software Development

The digital team is an important part of our business – they’re helping to build products and services and change ways of working across Co-op. This is your chance to help drive that change, all while building your digital knowledge and working towards a level 4 Software Developer standard.

  • Length 18-21 months
  • Location Manchester
  • Hours per Week 37.5
  • Salary £21,000

What happens on the programme?

Working in partnership with Manchester Digital, our level 4 Software Developer apprenticeship will give you all of the technical skills and knowledge you need to kick start your digital career at Co-op.

You’ll be supported by our digital experts – combining classroom and online learning, and putting theory into practice working with Co-op colleagues to help them adopt more agile ways of working. Eventually you’ll take on more complex work which will prepare you for a successful digital career once you’ve completed your studies.

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What’s in it for you?

Right from the start you’ll receive a good salary and all of the support you need to succeed from your line manager, an industry mentor and a learning coach. You’ll also get 20% of your contracted hours during the apprenticeship to complete your studies.

On top of highly sought-after skills and an industry-recognised apprenticeship at no cost to you, you’ll benefit from a great network to give your career the perfect platform for the future.

What’s more, you can look forward to a competitive salary with great earning potential once you’ve completed your studies, progressing in your role as a software developer.

How to apply

Applications for this programme are usually open between February and August through our learning partner Manchester Digital. Keep an eye out on our website for more details or head to:

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