Web Application Developer Apprentice - 12824 Hire Serve Ltd

Do you like designing and developing websites? Every business needs a developer and now you have the opportunity to start your career in the world of software!

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Closing date: 10 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, (working hours to be determined by line manager)

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    14 months

  • Possible start date

    24 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    06 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Key Responsibilities:

  • To learn how to produce, modify and maintain web solutions.
  • Learn key to use and apply key development skills for C++ and Java, such as HTML, CSS, Javascript, Data Modelling and SQL, Web and desktop applications.
  • Key learning areas and responsibilities under the supervision of a developer:
  • Produce, modify or maintain web solutions using a variety of technologies.
  • Contribute to the provision of general technical solutions as required.
  • Learn to work as part of a team with minimal supervision.
  • Contribute to documentation (instructional, pitch and technical specification) where required.
  • Contribute to the liaison with clients, suppliers and colleagues in a professional and helpful manner.
  • Improve existing knowledge and acquire new skills through self-education, research and development, some of which may be outside of normal working hours.
  • Actively contribute to discussions and brainstorming sessions as requested.
  • Contribute to ensuring all projects are delivered on time and to the highest possible standard,
  • Contribute to an environment that is conducive to producing breakthrough ideas.
  • Finally, but importantly, help make work fun!

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Required Skills:

  • To be successful within this role you need to be;
  • Ability to work as part of a team and equally well as an individual.
  • Demonstrate drive, determination and logical approach to tackle tasks of which little or no previous experience is present.
  • A strong interest in web development and a progressive attitude towards learning
  • Ability to work to deadlines is essential.
  • Willing and able to take on responsibilities.
  • To work as part of a team as well as autonomously.
  • Enthusiastic learner, drive and interest to contribute to the successful future of a hard working company.
  • Above all passionate about the technologies we use.
  • Maintain a high awareness of industry issues and trends, particularly in regard to
  • accessibility, usability, and emerging technologies, with a view to incorporating these

Personal qualities

An enthusiastic and professional attitude and commitment to learning new skills.

Qualifications required


To attend the required Further Education course and achieve a "Level 3 Diploma in ICT Professional Competence" and "Level 3 Diploma in ICT Systems and Principles"

Future prospects

92% of QA Apprentices secure permanent employment after finishing their apprenticeship. Additionally there may be opportunities to undertake further apprenticeship training as many of our programmes offer on-going development tracks.

Things to consider

Benefits & Rewards: • 25 Days Annual leave per calendar year, Opportunity to transfer to a perm member of staff with a salary increase. Additional Information: • As Trainee Web Application Developer you will embark on a 13-15 month technical training programme, your time will typically be split 15% classroom, 85% working with the development team. Our ambition is to grow talent from within. Important Information “QA’s apprenticeship programmes may be funded in part by the European Union through the European Social Fund, which supports the development of employment opportunities and a skilled workforce.”

About the employer

Established in 1997, Hireserve Limited is a recruitment software specialist. The company provides Online applicant tracking recruitment solutions for a variety of multinational, small and medium sized enterprises and not-for-profit organisations across the UK and Europe.


Hire Serve Ltd



Stewart Road


RG24 8NF

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Training provider

Software and Web Development


Programme duration

Level 3 apprenticeship: 13-15 months

  • Approximately 11% of training takes place in the QA learning centre classroom. 9% is done in the workplace, through online training, face-to-face meetings with your QA Technical Skills Coach, or developing your portfolio. The remaining time will be spent on your workplace activity.

Apprenticeship standard

Digital Industries > Software Development Technician

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by QA Limited


03450747825 apprenticeships@qa.com

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Closing date: 10 Oct 2017