Apprentice Programmer/ Web Developer 1PCS Ltd

1PCS Creative are a tight-knit team of designers and developers. They specialise in innovative, bespoke web design and web based software, with a focus on developing ground-breaking ideas and concepts based around the latest web tech. They support a diverse range of clients from their picturesque, rural base on the outskirts of Kettering.

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Closing date: 23 Nov 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday – Friday 9:00am-5:30pm

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    24 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    08 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

A good foundation knowledge of PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, HTML, CSS and Linux is required. Candidates must be proactive, helpful, reliable and able to use their own initiative to deal with problems in a positive manner. A knowledge of Laravel and JQuery would also be beneficial but not necessary.

Main duties will include:

  • Being an integral part of the team and assist in the development of web projects.
  • Learning and expanding your knowledge in PHP/LAMP.
  • Working and communicating with the team to complete projects on time.
  • Using your initiative to solve and overcome problems.
  • Working with other IT specialists both internally and externally to ensure client’s needs are met.
  • Web Server Management and monitoring.

This is an exciting opportunity for an individual who is keen to progress their skills by being exposed to a range of new technologies with this expanding business, where your opportunities for growth are limited only by ambition.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Computer literate.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Driving would be advantageous.

Personal qualities

  • Reliable.
  • Honest.
  • Ambitious.
  • Eager to learn.

Qualifications required

  • A minimum 5 GCSE’s C and above including Maths, English and ICT (or equivalents).

Future prospects

Permanent job for the right candidate.

Things to consider

Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.50 per hour. This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18-year-old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. It is highly important that you do not contact the Employers directly – any attempt of this may invalidate candidate’s application. Should you have any queries regarding your Application or the job itself, please contact your 3aaa Training Academy.

About the employer

Professional Internet Services / Web Design has been financially out of reach for the small to medium sized business, until now. We can design and maintain your web site or E-Commerce site for your business, at a cost that is very affordable to you using the latest web design technology. Whether you want a 10 page brochure website to a full blown corporate web identity using the latest internet and multimedia web design technology. At 1PCS, you'll find a harmonious mix of technical and artistic know-how combined with years of big business savvy and cutting edge solutions. Whether you're planning to launch your first web site or expand your current site.


1PCS Ltd



Scholars Row


NN14 1GZ

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Training provider

  • Throughout the duration of your Apprenticeship (typically 15 months), you will be required to attend the 3aaa Technology Academy in Northampton  for 30 days of training, across five months, featuring structured training.
  • The remainder of your training will be completed in the workplace with your employer.
  • You will work towards a Level 3 Apprenticeship standard – Infrastructure Technician.

The qualifications consist of:

  • Level 2 Functional Skills English and Maths (if applicable).
  • Knowledge Module 1 - Networking and Architecture.
  • Knowledge Module 2 - Mobile and Operating Systems.  
  • Knowledge Module 3 - Cloud Services. 
  • Knowledge Module 4 - Coding and Logic.  
  • Knowledge Module 5 - Business Processes.
  • One vendor certification selected based on your job role and individual capabilities. (Typically a Microsoft Technical Associate (MTA) certification)

Knowledge Modules are specified by the British Computer Society (BCS).

Apprenticeship standard

Digital Industries > Infrastructure Technician

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by ASPIRE ACHIEVE ADVANCE


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Closing date: 23 Nov 2017