Opening the door to limitless tech career opportunities

Salesforce is the world’s #1 customer relationship management (CRM) platform. According to Forbes, Salesforce now has more than 19 percent share of the CRM market.

Over 150,000 companies, of all sizes, are growing with Salesforce. As businesses embrace the future of cloud computing, big data, IoT, and AI, the demand for Salesforce developers across the globe is also growing rapidly.


Why choose the FDM Salesforce Developer Graduate Programme?

FDM’s training is developed in partnership with Salesforce to give you the technical expertise and job-ready skills to launch your exciting career as a Salesforce Developer.

We’re committed to your success, providing you with support and guidance every step of your two-year journey with us.

Upon successful completion of training, you will receive Salesforce Platform Application Builder Certification – a credential which will dramatically boost your CV in the eyes of employers. After starting your placement, you’ll have continued access to online learning resources. After 6-9 months you can be prepared to sit the exam for Salesforce Platform Developer I Certification.

This will put you well on your way to being one of most in-demand tech professionals in the world with limitless career opportunities.

What does the training cover?

You’ll receive a solid grounding in the three core programmatic technologies used by a Salesforce developer and more.

  • Functional overview of the salesforce platform
  • Apex – Salesforce’s proprietary programming language. Similar to Java.
  • Visualforce – A markup language for creating custom Salesforce pages. Similar to HTML. 
  • Lightning Component Framework – A UI development framework based on java script.
  • Triggers
  • Unit Testing
  • API management

What you’ll do as a Salesforce Developer

After completing our Salesforce accredited training, you’ll work as an FDM Consultant with one or more of our industry leading clients.

You’ll play a vital role in their team, working with stakeholders and technical teams to develop code-based solutions and custom user interface elements to meet complex business challenges.

The most successful Salesforce Developers integrate their technical expertise with well-developed soft skills, to identify requirements, solve problems and deliver effective and scalable custom solutions.

Day to day responsibilities can include:

  • Liaising with project managers and business analysts to determine CRM needs  
  • Designing, coding, and implementing Salesforce apps
  • Testing functionality and stability of applications

Salesforce Developer career prospects

Salesforce creates millions of new jobs every year, fostering an enormous range of career opportunities.

Through our FDM Training programme you will achieve the Salesforce Platform App Builder credential.

Salesforce offers multiple credentials and training pathways that you can add to your qualifications during your time with FDM.

As your career at FDM progresses you can further specialise within other areas of Salesforce, with additional training and certifications such as; B2C Commerce Developer, Industries CPQ Developer, Java Script Developer I, Marketing Cloud Developer, OmniStudio Developer, Platform App Builder, Platform Developer I & II. There is a wide variety of avenues to explore that FDM will fund and support you with.

Career Progression

Those with drive and ambition can use the FDM programme as a springboard to a successful career as a Salesforce specialist. You’ll be able to work in thousands of companies with your Salesforce skills and some of the roles you can see yourself progressing to include: Technical Architect, Senior Developer, Senior Salesforce Engineer and more.

You’ll also find that the skills you learn with us will be highly transferrable.

Naturally they can apply to other CRMs, such as Microsoft or SAP, but also more generally into more generic Software Developer roles. You’ll be in demand for roles with any responsibilities related to full-stack application support or development.

The world will be at your feet!

What requirements do we look for in a candidate?

The most fundamental requirement of a great Salesforce Developer is a passion for technology. The qualities and credentials of a successful applicant include:

  • Educated to degree level (minimum of 2:2 predicted)
  • Excellent communicators, with an ability to build relationships
  • Ambitious, with a drive to succeed
  • Good decision-makers within fast-paced environments, with strong analytical skills
  • Willing to commit to the full 2-year graduate careers programme

Application process

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Apply online

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Apply online

Simply submit your application and CV here to kick-start your FDM journey.

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Telephone interview

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Telephone interview

A member of the FDM recruitment team will call you to discuss the programme and your career goals. This is also a great opportunity for you to ask us any questions you might have and get a feel for FDM. Check out our blog for top tips for a telephone interview

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Video interview

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Video interview

During the video interview, we will ask you a few questions to find out more about you and your career goals. This can be completed from your computer, tablet or mobile phone. You can find our top tips on how to ace this stage of the interview on our blog.

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Online tests

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Online tests

Here you will undertake numerical, verbal reasoning and IT aptitude tests to assess your skill sets, so we can make sure you are aligned to a role that matches your strengths.

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Final stage interview

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Final stage interview

This is your chance to meet the other graduates you could be training with and find out more about the programme. The interview will be a strength-based interview and will focus on your ability and potential rather than previous experience.

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Join the FDM Salesforce Developer Graduate Programme

Support and Development

Our support, graduate programme, and development initiatives are catered to help you at every stage of your journey, from graduate to Business Intelligence Analyst.

Wellbeing
Programme

Wellbeing
Programme
Our online wellbeing portal provides a range of helpful resources, including professional guidance and advice. Consultants also have support from Wellbeing Ambassadors throughout the FDM community.

Consultant
Experience Partners

Consultant
Experience Partners
Consultants can receive support and career guidance from Consultant Experience Partners while working
on-site with our clients.

Mentoring
Programme

Mentoring
Programme
FDM partners consultants with mentors based on their career aspirations and helps build long term professional development opportunities.

Online Learning and
Development Programme

Online Learning and
Development Programme
Virtual training, webinars and discussions are available to consultants, as well as e-learning platforms, including LinkedIn Learning and Intuition Know-How.

Consultant
Peer Support

Consultant
Peer Support
Our Consultant Peer Support (CPS) Programme introduces new FDMers to those already working on-site, to help them settle into their new role.

FDM
Networks

FDM
Networks
FDM Staff Networks are designed to offer a group for discussion around shared characteristics. They are employee-led and provide support for those in the community.

Employee
Recognition Awards

Employee
Recognition Awards
FDM are proud of our consultants’ achievements. We celebrate with company awards, including ‘Consultant of the Month’ and ‘Consultant of the Year’.

Consultant
Collaboration Platform

Consultant
Collaboration Platform
Our Consultant Collaboration Platform keeps FDM employees connected; they can socialise with each other and access helpful resources to aid learning and development.

Consultant
Experience Events

Consultant
Experience Events
We host monthly virtual events to help keep us all connected and make sure everyone feels involved in the FDM community.

Employee
Engagement Surveys

Employee
Engagement Surveys
Our partner, Inpulse, helps us create employee surveys, which enable us to gain a better understanding of our people’s views and help us take positive action to accommodate their needs.

CEO
Communications

CEO
Communications
Our CEO, Rod Flavell, keeps us
up to date regularly through LinkedIn, Twitter and YouTube.

Check out #RodsRoundUp videos to find out more.

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