Web Design Apprentice

Essential Marketer

Working as part of this specialist team based in Bromsgrove, you will be learning to create and develop professional web sites. Using HTML5 or CSS3 you will have a distinct interest in web design and will have examples of your work to show the employer.

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Closing date: 02 Jul 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

37.5 hours (Mon - Fri: 9am - 5pm)

Total hours per week: 37.50

Apprenticeship duration

12 - 13 months

Possible start date

03 Jul 2017

Date posted

07 Jan 2016

Apprenticeship level

Advanced Level Apprenticeship

Reference number

VAC000759128

Positions

1 available

Working as part of this specialist team based in Bromsgrove, you will be learning to create and develop professional web sites to the clients detailed web brief.

You will already have a distinct interest in web design and will have examples of your work to show the employer. You will be also be able to display a keen eye for detail and will know what makes a web page exciting and engaging.

You will already be accustomed to working to design a compelling web page with at least one, if not more of the following languages:

  • HTML 5
  • HTML
  • CSS3
  • CSS
  • Wordpress
  • Photoshop
  • Illustrator
You will also be to maintain an up to date knowledge of the latest trends and technologies that get introduced into the web design and SEO markets.

Although you will already have a demonstrable interest in Web Design, full training will be given to develop your skills as part of the apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

This role would suit someone who:

  • Has a genuine interest in web design
  • Has some knowledge/experience of SEO techniques
  • Has excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Has some experience in Content Creation

Personal qualities

We are looking for a confident individual who is:

  • Enthusiastic
  • Creative
  • Hard working
  • Works well as part of a team
  • Able to deliver consistently to a high level of accuracy
  • Prepared to go the extra mile

Qualifications required

5 GCSE’s between A* – C including English and Maths (or equivalent) while an IT qualification would be preferable.

Future prospects

This specialist IT company are hopeful that they will be able to offer genuine long term employment prospects to the successful candidate.  The salary is starting based on the Apprenticeship minimum wage, but will be reviewed every 3 months based on performance.

Things to consider

  • Please ensure that you provide full details of all your qualifications and that you give examples of when you've demonstrated the skills and personal qualities listed above.
  • Please ensure you have a genuine interest in Web Design, SEO etc
  • If you don't live the Bromsgrove area, please indicate how you would travel there on a daily basis.

About the employer

This successful company based in Bromsgrove, currently have a team of  staff specialising in providing support to a vast array of clients, including Innovation, Bollington and Cranberry Blue (see website for a full list of their clients), through the following key services:

  • Search Engine Optimisation
  • Web Design
  • E-Commerce
  • Content Managed Website
  • Social Media
  • Email Marketing

Employer

Essential Marketer

Address

137 Golden Cross Lane

Catshill

Bromsgrove

B61 0LA

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Training provider

City & Guilds Advanced Diploma and Higher Apprenticeship in ICT Professional skills, including an industry certification (Microsoft MTA or CIW - Certified Internet Web Professional), together with on-site training by the employer, with the opportunity to progress to a Higher Apprenticeship (Level 4) after 12 months.

TDM Wyre Academy delivers Advanced and Higher apprenticeship programmes that are licensed by Tech Partnership as Tech Industry Gold apprenticeship programmes. Tech Industry Gold apprenticeship programmes equip young people with the skills for a career in technology.

Tech Industry Gold is a new accreditation that delivers top quality learning and development. The course standards have been set by employers, and created to ensure that participants develop the blend of technical, business and interpersonal skills that are much in demand in the workplace.

Apprenticeship framework

IT, Software, Web & Telecoms Professionals

Training provider

RATHBONE TRAINING

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by The Development Manager Ltd

Contact

Anne Pilsworth

Other information

With effect from 1 October 2015, the national minimum wage (NMW) for apprentices is £3.30 per hour. This applies to 16 to 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.

The initial interview will take place at TDM's Birmingham office and recommendations will be made to the company based on this interview.

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Please be aware that this vacancy may close earlier that the published closing date should we identify a suitable candidate.

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Closing date: 02 Jul 2017