Apprentice Web Developer BLOCK 8 LIMITED

This is a fantastic opportunity to kick start your career in web development and IT with Block 8. You will join our small and friendly team to help develop and update our client’s websites and systems.

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Closing date: 03 Nov 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    37.5 Hours, Shifts TBC

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    17 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    18 Nov 2015

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Level 3 Estio IT Apprenticeships
Apprentice Web Developer

Please contact or call 01422 898 888

This is a fantastic opportunity to kick start your career in web development and IT with Block 8. You will join our small and friendly team to help develop and update our client’s websites and systems. If you are an aspiring developer and live and breathe computers this may be the job for you.

  • Working directly with the senior developer and designers to add functionality to existing websites and systems
  • Provide updates and essential maintenance to current systems and websites
  • Help with IT issues, such as setting up website hosting and email services
  • Work with other members of the agency to help improve workflow and processes.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Ability to build standards compliant HTML5 & CSS3 front end code.
  • Front End Technology skills (HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript & jQuery)
  • Photoshop experience would be desirable
  • Be able to develop and work with common platforms such as Magento and Wordpress
  • Design software experience, knowledge of Adobe suite programmes (Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Illustrator)
  • An understanding of PHP and MySQL would be an advantage

Personal qualities

  • Enjoys learning about new technologies, both professionally and personally
  • Logical/analytical thinker
  • Quick learner with fantastic problem solving skills
  • Ability to communicate with colleagues and customers of varying ages and backgrounds

Qualifications required

5 GCSE’s at grades A*- C or equivalent (including English Language and Maths)

Future prospects

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

Things to consider

**Please note these dates should be used as a guideline only, should the right applicant be found the vacancy may close early.**

About the employer

Block 8 Digital specialise in web development, and we're really good at it. We're at our absolute best working on complicated back-end web development projects, anything that would usually send web developers running for the hills.




Short Street


SK11 6JY

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Training provider

The Estio Training IT Apprenticeship programme gives people the opportunity to get hands on experience in the IT industry whilst still employed in a real paid job with no cost or debt.

Learners will receive eleven weeks of intensive training. Whilst in the workplace, apprentices will also receive continual assessment, and help and guidance from a dedicated trainer who will be there to ensure that they get the most from their work experience.

Training will lead to industry-recognised qualifications including:
  • Advanced apprenticeship for IT, Software, Web and Telecoms Professionals
  • Level 3 Diploma in Professional Competence for IT and Telecoms Professionals
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in ICT Systems and Principles
  • Functional skills, Maths L2, English L2 and ICT L2
  • PLTS and ERR
  • CompTIA A+

Estio training also offer the following optional units:

  • MCTS on Windows 7
  • MCTS on MCSA, MS Solutions Associate
  • MCITP on Windows Server 2008
  • CompTIA Network+
  • CompTIA Security+
  • MCSA Windows Server 2012

Apprenticeship framework

IT, Software, Web & Telecoms Professionals

Training provider

Outsource Training Development

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


Abigail Short

Other information

From October 1st 2015 the National Minimum Wage (NMW) for Apprentices is £3.30 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old Apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other Apprentices the National Minimum Wage appropriate to their age applies. The wage for Apprentices applies to both time spent on the job plus time spent training.

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Closing date: 03 Nov 2017