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Web Developer Apprentice DESIGN JUNKIE LTD

The chosen candidate will be working on a wide range of projects for a diverse client portfolio.  Your primary job role will be to develop and maintain Design Junkie’s custom-built web-based applications.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 17 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    09:00 - 17:30 (Monday - Thursday) 09:00 - 17:00 (Friday)

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    29 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    07 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Maintain and update websites
  • Troubleshoot website problems
  • Create and test applications for websites
  • Deliver quality clean code
  • Develop and maintain Design Junkie’s custom-built web-based applications
  • Support ticketing

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Why choose our Junior Developer Level 3 apprenticeship?

QA’s Junior Developer Level 3 apprenticeship develops digital skills and provide the technical grounding needed to become a well-rounded, entry-level programmer.

Junior Developers work as part of a software development team to build simple software components on web, mobile or desktop apps to be used by other members of the team as part of larger software development projects.

QA’s Junior Developer Level 3 apprenticeship programme enables the apprentice to:

  • Explore a wide range of skills including Python, C#, Java, SQL, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Git, Microservices and cloud
  • Interpret simple design requirements for discrete components of a project under supervision
  • Implement code which other team members have developed to produce required components

Gain the following qualifications upon successful completion of the Junior Developer Level 3 programme:

  • Software Development Technician Level 3
  • BCS Certificate in Systems Development Context and Methodologies
  • BCS Certificate in Programming

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

92% of QA Apprentices secure permanent employment after finishing their apprenticeship. Additionally, there may be opportunities to undertake further apprenticeship training as many of our programmes offer on-going development tracks. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Team working, HTML, CSS, Javascript and PHP, MySQL, API’s, OOP, WordPress, Source control, Server admin, Front-end frameworks, Package managers, Task runners, Willing to learn Shopify, Willing to learn Drupal, Interpersonal skills, Time management


GCSE or equivalent 6 of any subject including Maths (Grade 4+ (A - C)) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 3+ (D or above)) Essential

Things to consider

Important Information: QA’s apprenticeships are funded by the Education & Skills Funding Agency (ESFA), an executive agency of the Department for Education. To be eligible for a Government funded apprenticeship you must have lived in the UK or European Economic Area (EEA) for the last 3 consecutive years.

About the employer

Established in 2000, Design Junkie are a team of brand and digital experts based in Huddersfield. Design Junkie helps brands big, small, new and old, connect with their audience. As a full-service Digital Agency, Design Junkie provide support through Social Media, PR & Advertising, Marketing, SEO, Graphic Design, Copywriting, Brand Consultancy and Web Design and Development.








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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Software development technician

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 17 Aug 2022