Job Summary
  • Salary
    £131.25 (per week)
  • Location
    Blackburn, Blackburn
  • Sector
    IT level 3
  • Duration
    12 Months
  • 7 Positions Available
  • Closing Date
    25th October 2017
  • Employer Name
    EKM Systems
  • Distance from academy
    • 11.6 Miles
    • 26 Minutes
  • Address
    Fulwood PR2 9ZB, United Kingdom

Employer Description

Job Description

EKM were the first cloud based eCommerce solution in the UK, before the cloud even had a name. 14 years later, they are still the biggest in the UK. EKM are an established business that have generated more than 5 Billion in sales worldwide to date. They are one big, happy eCommerce family who work hard and play harder.
  • As part of the Evolution team you will be able to:-
  • Perform tweaks to websites using HTML and CSS.
  • Identify websites which require improvements.
  • Assist in web content and flow whilst also identifying areas for improvement.
  • Assist and support with search engine optimisation.
  • Assist in articles and other written material as appropriate.
  • Providing administrative assistance where needed.
  • Monitor and report on the impact of social media activities.
  • Help promote and enhance the image of the company by providing an excellent customer experience.
  • Maintain ICT equipment & systems
  • Install, configure and upgrade ICT software

Working Week

Monday – Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm


Requirements & Prospects


A minimum of 5 GCSE’s C and above Including Maths, English and ICT (or equivalents)

Desired Skills

• A good working knowledge of websites and the internet is desirable.
• Excellent IT skills
• Good attention to detail.
• Avid internet user.
• Good interpersonal skills are desirable.
• Good time management and organisational skills are essential as you will be working to deadlines and service levels.
• Creativity.
• Coding knowledge an advantage.

Personal Qualities

• Effective communicator
• Team player
• Great attitude
• Enthusiastic

Future Prospects

A minimum of 5 GCSE’s C and above Including Maths, English and ICT (or equivalents)

  • Apprenticeship Length
    12 Months
  • Training Provider
    Aspire Achieve Advance Ltd
  • Academy Location


Throughout the duration of your Apprenticeship you will be required to attend the 3aaa Technology Academy in Blackburn for up to 12 weeks on a block release basis for structured training. The remainder of your training will be completed in the workplace with your Employer. You will work towards a Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship for IT, Software, Web and Telecoms Professionals. The qualifications consist of:
• Edexcel Advanced Apprenticeship in IT, Software, Web and Telecoms
• L3 Diploma in ICT Professional Competence
• L3 Extended Diploma in ICT Systems and Principles
• Level 2 Functional Skills English, Maths, ICT (if applicable)

Qualification Gained

Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3)