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Apprentice Software Development Technician Charles Watson (Ironmongers) Ltd

Estio Training have an exciting new opportunity for a Web Development Apprentice with Charles Watson based in Halifax. You will work towards a Level 3 Software Development Technician apprenticeship standard.

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Closing date: 27 Jan 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Days and shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    13 months

  • Possible start date

    03 Feb 2022

  • Date posted

    30 Sep 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Responsibilities will include:

  • Working Alongside the development and design team
  • Implementation of features according to specification within a given timescale
  • Working with senior team members to plan implementation of code
  • Assisting senior members of staff with other aspects of web development and design
  • Working with PHP, HTML, JavaScript, CSS, and other web technologies as projects demand
  • Testing features and websites before release

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • And good knowledge and understanding of PHP, SQL, JavaScript, HTML and CSS
  • Clear and rounded knowledge of primary back-end technologies, particularly PHP and MySQL
  • Knowledge of popular MVC frameworks
  • Knowledge of basic security principles
  • Knowledge of basic performance principles
  • Problem-solving skills

Personal qualities

  • Team focused
  • Self-motivated
  • Dependable
  • Honest and open
  • Be aware of good user experience
  • Passion and enthusiasm for Web Development
  • Can analyse a technical problem and propose a solution
  • Willingness to learn existing and new technologies

Desired qualifications

5 GCSEs at grades A*-C/9-4 (or equivalent) including English Language and maths.

Future prospects

The role offers long-term security and the opportunity to progress into a permanent position.

About the employer

Frank Key Group Limited, is a large privately owned, independent builders’ merchant and tool hire specialist, with branches across Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, Yorkshire, and Lancashire. We have over 100 years of history in providing exceptional customer service to the industry since being found by Mr Frank Key in 1907.


Charles Watson (Ironmongers) Ltd



Pellon Lane



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Training provider

Estio Training

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


Ciara Glynn 01133500333

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 six weeks of intensive training. Whilst in the workplace, apprentices will also receive continual coaching, help and guidance from a dedicated Skills Development Coach 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:

  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English
  • Software Development Fundamentals
  • Software Development Context and Methodologies (Two Parts)
  • Programming

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

Apprenticeship standard

Software development technician

Level 3 (A level)

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