Climbing Turn Limited

Front End Developer Apprentice - Higher (Level 4)

Climbing Turn Limited (Employer)

Milton Keynes College (Training Provider)

Annual wage £16,450.00
40.0 hours per week Monday - Friday with a 1-hour lunch - Flexible between 8:00am and 6:00pm. Times TBC.
24 months (duration)
5 May 2021(start date)
Software developer (apprenticeship standard)
Digital (route)
15 April 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Climbing Turn Ltd are looking for an imaginative front end developer who is a self-starter that is reliable and has good communication skills. This individual needs to enjoy problem-solving and be keen to learn new skills. A passion for programming and an attention to detail is essential.


As the Front End Developer Apprentice, you will work closely with the Climbing Turn team providing key support in programming and using an array of software and tools related to the role. This is an opportunity for a talented developer to get their voice heard and make their work count.

The ideal candidate will possess the following:

  • A portfolio of work including programming examples
  • Will have examples of their own hand-crafted HTML pages
  • Had exposure to HTML5 and CSS3 and a desire to become proficient in these
  • Has a commitment to learn JavaScript / React
  • Will be committed to understanding accessibility standards, cross-browser issues on both PC and Mac and mobile devices
  • Have an understanding of user interface design
  • An enthusiasm for programming and a willingness to keep abreast of new developments in technology
  • Flexibility to deal with changing projects and priorities in a short space of time
  • Will be happy to “muck in” with whatever work needs attending to
  • A desire to learn about debugging, and fault diagnostic skills
  • A commitment to learn about deploying and supporting applications
  • Be willing to learn how to use Git version control

Working for us will involve:

  • Remote working
  • Full time with one day release for college
  • On the job training
  • Online courses related to the job (e.g. CSS, JavaScript)

Please note:

This is a home based remote working opportunity only.

We reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications. We advise you to submit your applications early to prevent disappointment.

Future Prospects

This will lead to a permanent role should the applicant prove their ability to produce the standard of work that is required for the position.

Skills Required


  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • A team player who supports all members of the team

Desirable experience in:

  • HTML
  • CSS3
  • Sass
  • JavaScript
  • PHP
  • Git
  • Photoshop / Gimp for image processing
  • ExpressionEngine, CraftCMS or other professional CMS

Qualities Required

  • Confidence to speak up when assistance is needed
  • Passion for learning
  • A “Can Do” attitude
  • Resilience to keep going when problems are challenging
  • Outgoing and friendly

Qualifications Required

  • 3 A levels (or equivalent) including maths or strong GCSE (or equivalent) maths
  • Maths GCSE 7+ (A)
  • English GCSE 5+ (C)
  • Basic HTML5
  • Basic CSS

Don’t worry if you don’t have your grades yet, we still want to hear from you as long as your predicted grades meet our requirements.

Training Provided

  • Level 4 (Higher) Software Developer Apprenticeship Standard
  • Training with Milton Keynes College
  • Ongoing training, support and development with the employer
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