Web Development Apprentice LILY COMMUNICATIONS LTD.

Estio Training has a fantastic opportunity for a Web Development Apprentice to develop their career with Lily Communications, a forward thinking, friendly and fast growing agency, based in Bradford.

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Closing date: 07 Nov 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    37.5 Shifts TBC

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    21 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    18 Jul 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Some of your duties and responsibilities in this role will include: 

  • Designing and building html emails.
  • Designing marketing materials for print.
  • Maintaining the current websites, fixing bugs, updating content.
  • Working as a team to provide web, print and marketing design services for external clients.
  • Managing E-commerce web stores, updating products and running offers.
  • Liaising with product suppliers to ensure products are up to date and functional. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills


  • HTML and CSS (strong ability)
  • WordPress (strong)
  • Word / Excel
  • Back-end development with MYSQL
  • We will need to see examples / a portfolio of work as well as a CV


  • Broad web development experience
  • Integration experience
  • Back-end development with SQL, T-SQL
  • Back-end development with SQL DB Design experience
  • Back-end development with MYSQL
  • Front-end development using HTML(5) and CSS3
  • Experience of responsive web design
  • Back-end development with ASP.NET and C#
  • JavaScript
  • Good design skills would be useful
  • Knowledge of databases / PHP would be useful

Personal qualities

  • Genuine interest in Web Development
  • Being Enthusiastic, Confident, Positive and Proactive is a must
  • Pleasant and friendly manner, empathy for customers

Qualifications required

5 GCSEs at grades A*- C or equivalent (including English Language and Maths)

Future prospects

This role offers long term security and the opportunity to progress into a permanent position and is a fantastic opportunity for an online career; It is just waiting for the right candidate.

About the employer

Established in 2009, Lily Comms provide bespoke telecommunications products and services to businesses across north and central England and are looking for an apprentice to help build individually tailored solutions for clients to help their business to maximise efficiency and reduce cost.




Headway Business Centre,Unit 3

Knowles Lane



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Training provider

The Estio Training programme gives young people the opportunity to get hands on experience in the IT industry whilst still employed in a real paid job with no cost or debt.

Learners will receive ten weeks of intensive training. Whilst in the workplace, apprentices will also receive continual assessment, and help and guidance from a dedicated trainer who will be there to ensure that they get the most from their work experience.

This apprenticeship will give you a Level 3 Software Development Technician Standard with training in areas such as:

  • Functional skills, Maths L2 and English L2
  • Software Design Fundamentals
  • User Interface Design
  • System Development
  • Software Development Context & Methodologies
  • Database Software
  • Programming

Some of these modules will include an option to take an examination in order to receive a professional certificate.

Apprenticeship standard

Digital Industries > Software Development Technician

Training provider

Estio Training

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Estio Technology Recruitment Ltd


Bryony Solly 01133500333 Bryony.Solly@estio.co.uk

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Closing date: 07 Nov 2017