Software Development Apprentice
Software Development Apprentice VAC001389281
Estio Training have an exciting new opportunity for a Software Development Apprentice with Attercopia, a Digital Agency based in Huddersfield.
£8,000.00 – £10,000.00
Monday – Friday
Total hours per week: 37.50
Possible start date
25 Jul 2018
Advanced Level Apprenticeship
The successful applicant will be working with the software team at Attercopia in order to support within areas such as PHP, CSS and HTML.
Your duties and responsibilities in this role will consist of:
Working alongside the Senior Test Analyst to identify areas where current client websites can be updated to increase UX
Developing knowledge in front and back end web technologies in order to aid in the deployment of client websites
Discussing any production processes or ideas you feel should be implemented to help with faster website builds
Participating in regular online training to gain new skills in PHP, HTML5, CSS3, Jscript, JQuery, Bootstrap, Linux, and other areas that you may be interested in that are a benefit to the department as a whole.
Liaising with clients to ascertain their requirements for certain projects through the company’s ticketing system in order to quote for new and existing development projects
Proactive approach to selling – being able to look at client websites and propose development projects that will contribute to their overall business goals
Requirements and prospects
Knowledge of PHP
Knowledge of CSS
Knowledge of HTML
Knowledge of Ubuntu / nGinx / Apache would be desirable
Good organisational skills
Outside the box thinking
Drive to succeed in both back and and front end web technologies
Proactive approach to client work
Comfortable with and proactive about using Google (or other search engines) to find answers to questions
Good phone manner, able to answer a call and take an accurate message and/or raise a support ticket on the support web portal while the customer is on the phone
Excellent attention to detail, able to check text or code for typographical errors
5 GCSEs grades A-C/9-4 or equivalent (including English Language and Maths)
The role offers long term security and the opportunity to progress into a permanent position
About the employer
Attercopia is a Digital Agency based in the centre of Huddersfield. Driven by a desire to develop amazing online experiences that perform well on Search Engines, their in-house team of expert SEO Strategists, PPC Managers, Copywriters, Web Developers & Web Designers are well placed to help take businesses to the next level.
St Georges Square
The Estio Training programme gives young 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 ten 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.
This apprenticeship will give you a Level 3 Software Development Technician Standard with training in areas such as:
Functional skills, Maths L2 and English L2
Software Design Fundamentals
User Interface Design
Software Development Context & Methodologies
Some of these modules will include an option to take an examination in order to receive a professional certificate.
Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Estio Technology Recruitment Ltd
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