Web development apprentice DYNCO LTD

Dynco are looking for an outstanding Junior Web Developer to be responsible for the coding, innovative design and layout of websites for our clients.

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Closing date: 07 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £105.00

    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

    Work Schedule: 9am-4pm, Monday to Friday

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    08 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    13 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001309409

  • Positions

    1 available

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone to really kickstart their career is an exciting and progressive sector, duties will include but not limited to:

 

  • Responsible for taking the client’s website specifications and developing them into the function aspects of the website ensuring strong functionality and optimisation, using programming code (PHP, HTML, CSS, MYSQL and XML languages) and design skills (Photoshop and tools specific to the client’s software requirements).
  • Testing the software using accessibility guidelines, coding standards to agreed service levels and time scales.
  • Responsible for ensuring the software is available for the MD, Technical Director or Account Manager to present to the client for approval within agreed time scales.
  • Responsible for making any changes agreed to the software, design and functionality that may be necessary and testing again in order for managers to represent to the client for approval if required.
  • When approval is given by the client for the software to go live, responsible for moving files and code to the appropriate location; ensuring that it is functioning to the same standards and testing where appropriate.
  • To perform any duties required by their manager deemed essential to the job.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Understanding of relational databases
  • General understanding of programming languages

 

 

Personal qualities

  • Leadership skills
  • Teamwork  
  • Customer focused
  • Polite/well mannered
  • Positive attitude
  • Motivated to learn

Qualifications required

A minimum of 5 GCSE’s C and above Including Maths and English (or equivalents)

Future prospects

To be offered a permanent position or progress to level 4 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. The Delivery of this program will be in the Cambridge academy which travel and parking cost will be covered by the employer for the apprentice.

About the employer

We are a diverse company that prides itself on creating forward-thinking solutions and dynamic ideas, all delivered with a passion to help businesses grow beyond their boundaries. We offer complete solutions to ensure a cohesive approach throughout all the areas of your business development and marketing needs. From initial consultation through to final delivery, it is our goal to provide the very best professional services across all disciplines. Work with us - see how we can help your business grow!

Employer

DYNCO LTD

Address

Suite 12

The Centre

Lower Chapel Hill, Lakes Industrial Park

Braintree

CM7 3RU

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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 Cambridge for 16 days of training. The remainder of your training will be completed in the workplace with your Employer. You will work towards a Level 3 Apprenticeship standard –Software Development Technician. The qualifications consist of:

  • Level 2 Functional Skills English and Maths (if applicable)
  • Knowledge Module 1 – Software Development Methodologies Part 1 (Introduction)
  • Knowledge Module 2 – Programming Part 1 (Introduction)
  • Knowledge Module 1 – Software Development Methodologies Part 2 (Plus Exam)
  • Knowledge Module 2 – Programming Part 2 (Plus Exam)

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

 

Apprenticeship standard

Digital Industries > Software Development Technician

Training provider

ASPIRE ACHIEVE ADVANCE LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Aspire Achieve Advance Limited

Contact

applychelmsford@3aaa.co.uk


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Closing date: 07 Oct 2017