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Apprentice Software Developer AWARD LEARNING SERVICES LIMITED

This role will involve the creation and development of websites, maintenance and the updating of eLearning components. You will create and assemble, text, graphics, sound files, videos, and animations to create eLearning tools. This is an excellent opportunity to join a business anticipating high growth in the coming years.

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Closing date: 31 Dec 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £161.25

    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

    Monday - Friday, shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jan 2022

  • Date posted

    05 Nov 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Higher
    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number

    VAC001787645

  • Positions

    1 available

This role will involve the development and maintenance of websites and updating of eLearning components.

The Apprentice eLearning Website Developer will ensure that open source websites such as WordPress and Moodle Learning Managements Systems are designed, configured, integrated and updated to our client’s requirements. They will also create and assemble, texts, graphics, sound files, videos, and animations to create eLearning elements either standalone SCORM/Tin Can compliant, or with authoring tools of a learning management system.

This is an excellent opportunity to become a core member of a business anticipating high growth.

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Install, configure and maintain websites on the company serviced webservers
  • Consult with internal clients and colleagues in order to develop website and eLearning assets
  • Create or manipulate texts, graphics, sound files, videos, and animations to create eLearning elements
  • Modify themes, install reports, extensions, and plugins to open source websites and learning management systems
  • Undertake administrative duties in Moodle (LMS) and WordPress

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Some experience is desirable in creating one or more of the following, websites, graphics, videos and animations.

It is desirable that you have some experience of using the following:

  • Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, Premier, etc.
  • Sound Processing (Audacity)
  • SCORM development software (Captivate, Storyline, etc.
  • Moodle Learning Management System
  • WordPress Content Management System
  • Office - Open Office
  • Filezilla
  • Linux Server Cpanel and DirectAdmin

Personal qualities

  • It is essential that applicants are highly creative. If you have already created your own website/s that include graphics, video, effects etc. you will be asked to submit examples of your work for review prior to being offered an interview.
  • The ability to build and maintain positive relationship with internal clients and colleagues
  • The ability to learn how to use new software and keep up to date with developments
  • A flexible attitude to working hours to ensure projects are completed on time
  • A determination to succeed and persevere in problem solving situations
  • The ability to review your own work and performance to ensure eLearning assets developed exceed the expectations of colleagues and clients

Desired qualifications

  • Achieved a minimum of 5 GCSE's (or equivalent) including English, maths and IT

Future prospects

  • Progression to a higher levelled apprenticeship course
  • Full-time Employment

About the employer

E-Learning course development and production.

Our business started 21 years ago developing and delivering e-Assessments for organisations like City & Guilds and other awarding organisations. We’ve delivered over 5 million assessments on our platforms alone, so we know what we’re talking about when it comes to assessment.

Our technical partners of 12 years provide us with the infrastructure and operating systems we’ve relied upon to deliver our own eLearning services so successfully. We now provide that same dependable platform for our clients to be hosted upon.

Award Learning Services offers our customers a complete package when it comes to e-Learning. This can include Moodle deployment, video production, sound and even post production effects with some 3D to support training and PowerPoint presentations.

Employer

AWARD LEARNING SERVICES LIMITED

Address

2nd floor

19

High Street

Maldon

CM9 5PE

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Training

Training provider

TRAINPLUS LTD

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Trainplus

Contact

Cory Short 01268 767 596 coryshort@trainplus.co.uk

Core Components

  • HNC in Digital Technologies
  • Software Developer Personal Attributes and Behaviours
  • EPA - Software Developer

Subject to prior attainment

  • Functional Skills Maths Level 2
  • Functional Skills English Level 2
  • Functional Skills ICT Level 2

Apprenticeship standard

Software developer

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)


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