Digital accessibility development apprentice INFORMATION ASSET MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONS LTD

Unleash your digital potential! Join our Level 4 Digital Development Apprenticeship to experience a dynamic blend of hands-on experience and innovative learning. Duties include: developing features under the guidance of a mentor, and enhancing your collaborative and technical skills.

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Closing date: 26 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,984.00 to £17,846.40

    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 to Friday between 9am to 5pm.

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    16 May 2024

  • Date posted

    26 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Higher
    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000240402

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Start with team stand-ups to align on weekly goals, followed by interactive learning sessions on coding best practices or new technologies
  • Dive deep into code, developing features for live projects under the guidance of a mentor
  • Pair programming sessions will be common, enhancing your collaborative and technical skills
  • Allocate time for personal development, where you work on a pet project or explore new tools and languages recommended by peers
  • Participate in code reviews and problem-solving workshops to refine your work, ending with a team retrospective to reflect on the week's achievements and learning points

The training you will be getting

  • Digital Accessibility Level 4 apprenticeship standard
  • Training and training location to be confirmed
  • Functional Skills in maths and English, if required. 

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • After your apprenticeship, you will have gained fundamental knowledge and practical experience in digital accessibility standards (like WCAG - Web Content Accessibility Guidelines), assistive technologies and inclusive design principles.
  • You could start as a Digital Accessibility Specialist or Coordinator, assisting with the evaluation and remediation of digital products to ensure they meet accessibility standards.
  • With a few years of experience, you could progress to roles such as Accessibility Analyst or Consultant, where you would not only apply your skills but also start managing projects and leading accessibility audits.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Desired

About the employer

We provide powerful software solutions built to supercharge the information assets within a business and technology expertise ensuring you maximize the return on your technology investment.

Employer

INFORMATION ASSET MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONS LTD

Address

59 Easthill

London

SW18 2QE

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Training

Training provider

AKR GROWTH VENTURES LTD

Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Digital accessibility specialist

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications


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