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Fast track your way into an interesting and creative career.
Be taught the skills that matter by leading professionals and industry experts.

  • 18 months not 3 years
  • No student debt
  • Excellent prospects and job security

We will only be taking on a maximum of 12 candidates in each group so competition for places is tough BUT remember we are looking for aptitude and enthusiasm over academic qualifications.

The application process concists of 3 online forms:

  1. First form to collect your contact details (the apply now pop-up)
  2. Second form for us to learn about your experience
  3. Third form for us to find out more about you

London & Leeds applicants

If you are successful in your application forms you will be asked to attend a preparation and slection day in central Leeds/London, details and dates will be emailed to you.

  • Get paid while you learn
  • Fast track a career in the UK's largest growth area
  • Learn practical skills and emerging trends from industry experts
  • Attend hack days and conferences with other regional groups
  • Work on real projects to develop your skills

What We Are

A community driven technical apprenticeship scheme for web development

18 month programme of industry lead, learner focused training and mentored on-the-job experience
delivered in association with:

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How Does it Work?

The vast majority of what we do is learner led and challenge based. We have a baseline curriculum on Trello but every apprentice receives 121 coaching in the creation and fulfilment of their own, specific, Independent Learning Plan.

We use a mixture of classroom based workshops, remote video sessions, eLearning and project work as well as field trips to camps, conferences and events for the prefect all round learning experience.

Course Outline
Immediate, Billable Skills

Right away we are looking to equip the apprentice with as many useful, billable skills as possible. At the end of stage an apprentice should have started working on some billable tasks in the workplace.

  • Semantic Markup
  • Testing
  • Debugging
  • Accessibility
Toolchain Essentials

Next we focus on developing a fundamental understanding of the tools we use. At this end of stage an apprentice should be bringing in far more revenue than they cost.

  • Package Managers
  • Task Runners
  • Naming Conventions
  • Workflows
Discovery and Planning

By this time a good amount of the apprentice's time should be on billable work, we'll support this by increasing their skills and knowledge across all areas of the project life cycle.

  • Agile
  • Scrum & Kanban
  • Prototyping
Additional Knowledge

The end of this quarter will be one year into the apprenticeship - They should be working independently most of the time now. We'll support this by adding additional billable skills.

  • OOP
  • Security
  • Behat
  • AWS