Job Summary
  • Salary
    £131.25 (per week)
  • Location
    Bedford, Bedfordshire
  • Sector
    Technology Level 3
  • Duration
    12 Months
  • 1 Position Available
  • Closing Date
    31st July 2017
  • Employer Name
    Xigen Ltd
  • Distance from academy
    • 2.4 Miles
    • 6 Minutes
  • Address
    Bedford MK44 3RZ, United Kingdom

Job Description

Kick start your career in web design and development in this fantastic opportunity to work for a fun and supportive company!

Our company are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to join their team. You will be actively involved in all aspects of web design and development. Once you have developed your skills whilst helping current staff on their client projects, you will be given responsibility for your own client projects. Primarily, you will be working as a PHP developer. You will be developing PHP programming skills, along with HTML & CSS. You will express your creative side. You will be given on the job training and support from experience staff and be able to benefit from the experience of other apprentices.

Working Week

Monday – Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm


Requirements & Prospects


Ideally a minimum 4 GCSE’s C and above Including Maths, English and ICT (or equivalents)

Desired Skills

Creative skills and a flair design are important. Any experience of PHP would be great as primarily you will be working as a PHP developer. HTML, CSS, Dreamweaver and Photoshop would be an advantage. It is very important that you are a team player with good communication skills.

Personal Qualities

You must be creative and have a passion for all things web design. You must keen to learn new skills and develop your ideas. You must also be responsible and professional.

Future Prospects

A full time, permanent job opportunity will be available for a keen, enthusiastic and successful Apprentice.

  • 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 Bedford 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)