Apprentice Web Developer

Firebrand Training Ltd
11 Jun 2017
11 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you passionate about IT, possess strong communication skills and looking to start and develop your career in the exciting world of technology? If so, a Middlesex based IT solutions provider are looking for an Apprentice Web Developer to support their expanding organisation. As part of an IT Apprenticeship, you`ll gain hands-on experience, training towards industry recognised qualifications all whilst earning.

Who you`ll work for

The Middlesex based employer is an award winning managed IT services and support provider who specialise in providing end-to-end solutions for a large portfolio of customers. Based in the West End of London and Harrow, Middlesex, they have grown steadily since forming in 2001 fuelled by their commitment to innovation and exceptional customer service.

Due to this continued growth, they are looking to employ an Apprentice Web Developer who wants to do a bit of digital marketing. The role will cross into both areas however, will predominately focus on development.

The role will suit someone who loves developing back-ends of websites, or applications / databases, somebody who sat at school or college and really enjoyed working in Java or something similar. On the SEO and marketing part, if you show a flair to take this on and learn, then that would be great.

As an Apprentice Web Developer, your core role includes:

- Developing back-ends of websites, or applications / databases
- Digital marketing/SEO
- Database management (SQL, Access, MySQL)
- Install and configure Windows and Linux Web and application servers

What experience and skills do I need?

We`re looking for someone who has excellent Customer Service skills; Written and Oral. You don`t need loads of professional experience in IT but you However, you`ll need at least five GCSEs (or equivalent) at Grade C or above including Maths, English and IT / Science and ideally, A-levels or equivalent (BTEC, Level 3 Apprenticeship, etc.)

Ideally, we`re looking for an IT-enthusiast with knowledge or experience of the following:

Languages and platforms:

- Ruby, PHP, XML, Java, HTML 5, CSS, Oracle, ASP, .NET etc.. (Anything that allows the development of Dynamic Web sites)
- DDoS, SSL, Firewall, AntiSPAM and Phishing.
- Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
- Internet Marketing
- The latest Social Media trends.
- Database management (SQL, Access, MySQL)
- Install and configure Windows and Linux Web and application servers

Your Accelerated training programme

Firebrand offers a unique Level 3 and 4 IT Apprenticeship scheme. We provide the fastest award-winning IT training and certifications with on-going support - all with the ultimate goal of securing a long-term IT career.

During your two-year programme, Firebrand provides residential training at our distraction-free training centre. Our accelerated training means you'll achieve certifications with partners like CompTIA, ITIL and Microsoft faster, giving you more time to put your new skills into practice within a professional working environment. You'll also be recognised by the British Computer Society (BCS) for entry onto the register of IT Technicians, confirming SFIA level 3 professional competence.

Future career prospects:

By working hard and demonstrating your ability, drive and commitment throughout your 12 - 24 month apprenticeship scheme, upon completion you may be offered a permanent contract ensuring you have further opportunities to continue growing within this exciting organisation