Apprentice Web Developer Goult Creative

Are you a budding developer? Our client is looking for an apprentice who can demonstrate a passion for web development. You will design & build websites using programs such as PhotoShop & Illustrator along with languages such as HTML, CSS & JavaScript.

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Closing date: 25 Aug 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £131.25

    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

    Monday-Friday 9am-5pm.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    28 Aug 2017

  • Date posted

    10 Feb 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001169990

  • Positions

    1 available

Our client is looking to recruit an Apprentice Web Developer to join their young and vibrant team.

 

The role of the apprentice will be to assist with the design and build of websites as per client specification.

 

Typical roles and responsibilities may include the following:

 

  • Designing, creating and maintaining customer web sites as per client specifications
  • Back end coding using Laravel & PHP framework
  • Using HTML, CSS and JavaScript to build & maintain sites
  • Using PhotoShop & Illustrator to design sites
  • Maintaining code/Bug fixes
  • Client support, e.g. running fault diagnostics on a piece of code if a particular function isn’t working
  • Code commenting, i.e. writing instructions to explain what the code actually does
  • Content management integration
  • Opportunity to get involved with marketing and communications task, for example, offering assistance with the company blog, Social Media Management and e-mail marketing campaigns.

 

Full training and support will be provided by both the Training Provider and the Business.

 

Although our client doesn’t expect the candidate to have a great amount of experience, some knowledge of programming languages will be desirable.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Some prior knowledge/experience with programming languages
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent ability to grasp new skills/techniques

Personal qualities

  • Methodical and logical
  • Problem solver
  • Trustworthy and reliable
  • Enthusiastic
  • Persistent

Qualifications required

Ideally a minimum 4 GCSE’s C and above Including Maths, English and ICT (or equivalents)

Future prospects

A full-time position and progression onto a level 4 qualification is available for hard working apprentices.

Things to consider

Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.40 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

Our clients are a multidisciplinary design and marketing agency based in Burton on Trent, in the Midlands. Submerged in the thick of the design and creative world we have all creative bases covered, from a small promotional print run to a content rich fully featured website. From minnows to marlins, we specialise in making things look great, work well and most importantly the way you want them to!

Employer

Goult Creative

Address

Branston Road

Burton-on-Trent

DE14 3BY

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Training provider

Throughout the duration of your Apprenticeship you will be required to attend the 3aaa Technology Academy in Derby for up to 8 weeks on a block release basis for structured training. The remainder of your training will be completed in the workplace with your Employer. The qualifications consist of:

·         Edexcel Advanced Apprenticeship in IT, Software, Web and Telecoms

·         L3 Diploma in ICT Professional Competence

·         L3 Extended Diploma in ICT Systems and Principles

·         Level 2 Functional Skills English and Maths (if applicable)

·         BCS Foundation Certificate in Networking and Architecture Principles (Knowledge Module 1)

·         BCS Foundation Certificate in Mobile and Operating Systems (Knowledge Module 2)

·         BCS Foundation Certificate in Cloud Services (Knowledge Module 3)

·         MTA in Software Development Fundamentals or HTML5 App Development Fundamentals (Knowledge Module 4)

·         BCS Foundation Certificate in Business Processes (Knowledge Module 5)

Apprenticeship framework

IT, Software, Web & Telecoms Professionals

Training provider

ASPIRE ACHIEVE ADVANCE LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by ASPIRE ACHIEVE ADVANCE LIMITED

Contact

applyderby@3aaa.co.uk


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Closing date: 25 Aug 2017