IT Software Developer Apprenticeship

IT Software Developer Apprenticeship

Coming Fall 2018!

Work Description

Software developers analyze user needs and develop software solutions. They create, develop, and modify general computer applications software or specialized utility programs, often customizing them for client use and aiming to optimize operational efficiency. They may analyze and design databases within an application area, working individually or coordinating database development as part of a team.

Working Conditions

Software developers generally work in an office environment. They may have to work evenings and weekends to meet deadlines and resolve problems and may be required to travel to meet with clients. They spend a majority of their time using computers and viewing computer monitors.


  • 2-year training program
  • 3,675 hours of on-the-job learning
  • 360 hours of paid related instruction
  • Additional related instruction as may be required


Application Requirements
  • Meet entry requirements of employer (varies)
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Applicants apply directly to participating employers
How can I apply to be an IT Software Developer Apprentice?
  1. Obtain direct employment through a company that operates an apprenticeship program.
  2. Complete and submit the apprentice application and have your employer complete and submit the employer application to:
    Mandy Mayek, Apprenticeship & Work-Based Learning Coordinator
    Mid-State Technical College
    500 32nd St. North
    Wisconsin Rapids, WI  54494