Job Summary
  • Salary
    £127.50 (per week)
  • Location
    St. Albans, Hertfordshire
  • Sector
    Technology Level 3
  • Duration
    12 Months
  • 1 Position Available
  • Closing Date
    30th June 2017
  • Employer Name
  • Distance from academy
    • 40.9 Miles
    • 48 Minutes
  • Address
    Grosvenor Road, St Albans AL1 3AW, United Kingdom

Job Description

FutureSource Consulting are seeking an enthusiastic and effective Pricing Team Apprentice to join their existing Pricing Team, who would take responsibility for developing and maintaining spiders and databases, quality control checking and report production. This role would be perfect for someone who has a keen eye for detail.

This is a key role within the business and the person appointed will be well motivated and proactive in their approach to the job, in addition to having the ability to be both logical and structured in their thinking.

The Pricing Team Apprentice role involves:

  • Developing and maintaining spiders
  • Preparing databases
  • Quality control checking
  • Report production
  • Problem solving skills
  • Up-to-date knowledge of technologies and new trends
  • Good organisational and time management skills
  • Knowledge of one or more programming languages (VB/VB.Net/C#)
  • Database management systems (SQL Server)
  • Experience in Microsoft Excel Advance functions (Macros/VBA/MS Query/Pivots)
  • Ability to work to deadlines
  • A good eye for detail
  • A commitment to ongoing training


This job provides a good opportunity to develop a solid grounding in all aspects of ICT in a stimulating environment. Full training will be provided.

Working Week

Monday – Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm 37.5 hours per week


Requirements & Prospects


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

Desired Skills

- Up-to-date knowledge of technologies and new trends
- Knowledge of one or more programming languages (VB/VB.Net/C#)
- Experience in Microsoft Excel advance functions (Macros/VBA/MS Query/Pivots)
- Proactive and well-motivated

Personal Qualities

- Problem solving skills/Problem analysis techniques
- Good organisational skills
- Time management skills
- An ability to work to deadlines
- A good eye for detail
- A commitment to ongoing training

Future Prospects

Permanent opportunity available for the right candidate and progression to Level 4.

  • 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)