We are looking for enthusiastic web developers who are keen to learn and add to their existing web development skills. You will learn how web development in a team environment works, from start to finish.
This is an incredible opportunity to learn the fundamental skills necessary to start a career in web development. Training is provided by highly skilled professional web developers who will equip you with the knowledge and experience to fast track your way to becoming a web developer.Everything you learn during the training sessions will be absolutely current and applicable to your work. Group training will be with other web development apprentices, giving you the opportunity to learn from and support each other.
In the workplace you will be designated a Mentor - an experienced web developer who will be responsible for your learning at work.
Your duties will include:
- Writing, testing and deploying code in-line with industry best practices
- Working in an agile environment
- Collaborating and communicating with the team
- Research and development activities
We are looking for Apprentice Web Developers; people that enjoy programming, coding and building websites. You must be passionate about web development; self-motivated; determined to learn and develop new skills; and driven to succeed. Other benefits include:
- Free time to work on open-source and personal projects
- Flexible working hours and the choice of working from home, in the office or a combination of the two
- The opportunity to contribute to true9 branded products
- The chance to attend tech events and conferences throughout the year
- Over 30 days' holiday and all bank holidays off work each year
- An extra day off for your birthday
Requirements and prospects Desired skills
We are looking for someone who shows an interest in web development and an enthusiasm for learning new things. Someone who uses a range of learning resources to develop new skills, such as online, books or trial and error. You will definitely need to enjoy learning and exploring, as there's always something new to master in this industry and everything changes pretty fast. Web development is not just about code, you will need to be able to communicate well with your team and maybe clients too. You'll also need to be reliable and have a can-do approach to your workload. Asking questions is often key to developing new skills quickly but you will also be required to research and learn things by yourself.Personal qualities
Someone with an enthusiastic and professional attitude and a commitment to learning new skills. You will need to be punctual, reliable, honest and have a strong work ethic. You mustbe able to work as part of a team and contribute to team meetings, but also be able to work on your own to targets and deadlines.Desired qualifications
Ideally 5 GCSEs grades 9-4/A*-C (or equivalents) including maths and English.Future prospects
If you do well in this apprenticeship you may be offered a permanent position.