Business and SEO Apprenticeship


This role is to an opportunity join a very success and growing Essex based consultancy as an IT and SEO Business and Administration apprentice. This role focuses on all aspects of the company’s online marketing

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Closing date: 19 Jul 2017

Apprenticeship summary

Weekly wage


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

Mon to Fri - 9am to 6pm – 40 hours a week

Total hours per week: 40.00

Apprenticeship duration

12 months and 1 day

Possible start date

26 Jul 2017

Date posted

07 Jan 2016

Apprenticeship level

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

Reference number



1 available

The main element of this role is the business administration of the online marketing of the company. This role would ideally suit someone with a flair for creative design and has a genuine interest in all aspect of IT and website development. If you have had an inquisitive mind and always wanted to know how to create and rank a success website then this opportunity will be for you. You will be fully trained and mentored by an experienced developer. Areas covered will include website design, creation and maintenance, load balancing, graphic design, content planning and creation, link building, social media profile design, creation, interaction and maintenance, email scripting, SERP monitoring.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Marketing Business Administration
  • Website Design and Maintenance
  • Website content development
  • Social media profile development and maintenance including Facebook and Twitter
  • Server and hosting monitoring and tuning
  • All aspects of SEO including onsite and offsite search engine optimisation
You will be given full training which will cover all aspect of online marketing from website inspection to optimising conversations.

Requirements and prospects

Personal qualities

  • Hard working
  • Enthusiastic
  • Willing to learn
  • “Can Do” attitude

Future prospects

Web developer, SEO Consultant

About the employer

PD Consultants is a consultancy company that specialise in personal, employee and company development. We take on project work aimed at solving problems and allowing individuals and companies to make informed decisions enabling them to grow and become more profitable.




Southlands Lodge

East Hanningfield Road




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Training provider

NVQ Level 2 Certificate in Business & Administration
Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Business and Administration
ERR workbook
Functional Skills if required in English, Maths and ICT

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Chelmsford College


Fiona Byford-Smith

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. For more information

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Closing date: 19 Jul 2017