Apprentice Web Developer CHIP PARADE LTD

Estio Training has an exciting new opportunity for an Apprentice Web Developer with Chip Parade, a Hosting and Telecoms Company, based in central Bradford.

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Closing date: 02 Oct 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

    Monday - Friday Times TBC

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    16 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    22 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Your duties and responsibilities in this role will consist of: 

Web design:

  • Take customer requirements and design a website to suit their needs, objectives and user experience

Web Development:

Creation of websites using WordPress and other content management systems - 

  • WordPress
  • Ongoing maintenance
  • Html
  • Css
  • PHP
  • MySQL
  • JavaScript

Microsoft Hosted Exchange:

  • Setting up and making changes to user accounts
  • Trouble shooting issues reported by clients
  • Training clients on how to use the service


  • Setting up hosting packages and installing software to them
  • Monitoring and responding to issues with websites
  • Website backups and restoration

General customer support:

  • Taking and responding to client’s calls and emails
  • Logging tickets and tasks
  • Prioritising and actioning tickets and tasks

Additional Secondary Duties:

  • Assisting in the running of websites and projects owned by the company, including our community news site
  • Assisting in the running the companies social media accounts
  • Graphical design
  • Designing logos, banners and artwork for clients

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Analytical thinking - troubleshooting
  • Competent use of word processing, spreadsheet and email software
  • Competent use of Microsoft Windows 7 or above
  • Ability to manage multiple projects in a deadline-driven environment

Personal qualities

  • Strong interest in web design/development
  • To manage all tasks effectively and efficiently
  • Act professional at all times
  • Excellent communication skills

Qualifications required

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

Future prospects

The role offers long term security and the opportunity to progress into a permanent position, with the added benefit of working for a fantastic company.

About the employer

Chip Parade are dedicated to providing the highest levels of service and support, allowing you to relax in the knowledge that your online presence is well catered for. We were founded in 2014 and are based in Bradford, West Yorkshire.




office 7

Perkin House

Longlands Street



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Training provider

The Estio Training programme gives people the opportunity to get practical 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
  • Level 3 Diploma in Professional Competence for IT and Telecoms Professionals 
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in ICT Systems and Principles 
  • PLTS and ERR 

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


Luke Metcalf 01133500333

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Closing date: 02 Oct 2017