It software developer looking at code on a screen

IT Software Developer Apprenticeship

Software developers analyze user needs and develop computer software solutions, often customized for client use and optimal efficiency. 

IT software developers typically:

  • Create, develop, and modify general computer applications software or specialized utility programs.
  • Analyze and design databases within an application area, working individually or coordinating database development as part of a team.
Work 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 program
  • 3,675 hours of on-the-job learning
  • 360 hours of paid related instruction
  • Additional related instruction as may be required
Application Requirements

To qualify for this apprenticeship opportunity, applicants must meet the following requirements:

Employer: Meet entry requirements of employer (varies)
Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Application: Applicants apply directly to participating employers

Get Started

If you meet the application requirements listed above, do the following to get started:

  1. Obtain direct employment through a company that operates an apprenticeship program or a similar sponsorship.
  2. Contact Cole Schmidt to learn about the application process:

    Cole Schmidt
    Apprenticeship Advisor & Pathways Navigator
    Mid-State Technical College / Wisconsin Rapids Campus
    500 32nd Street North
    Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494
    Contact | Schedule Appointment