Software Developer – Higher Apprenticeship

 A Software Developer Apprentice will build and test simple, high-quality code across front end, logic and database layers.

Course Information

  • Course Type Apprenticeship
  • Subject Area Digital and Technology
  • Qualification Apprenticeship
  • Study Mode: Full Time Only
  • Course Level Level 4
  • Location Victoria House
  • Course Length Up to 24 months
Overview

A Software Developer Apprentice will build and test simple, high-quality code across front end, logic and database layers. You will work as part of a larger team on a variety of projects, learning everything you need to pursue your chosen career.

Topics include:

  • Understand the development life-cycle
  • Understand analysis artefacts, including UML diagrams
  • Design and create simple data models and software to effectively communicate understanding of the program
  • Design and develop effective user interfaces
  • Learn how to code in industry-standard development environments using OOP
  • Testing code and analysing results • Build complex algorithms and understand the maths required to be a Software Developer
  • Work effectively within a team
  • Achieve the standards of a professional and secure working environment
  • Understand and utilise skills to build, manage and deploy code into enterprise environments

Next steps: Some Apprentices go into employment, working within a range of organisations or as a freelancer.

Entry Requirements

Maths and English GCSE, grade C/4 (or equivalent). If you do not have these qualifications our team will support you to gain these skills alongside your Apprenticeship.

Facilities

You will have access to a Learning Resource Centre. There is a refectory in Victoria House.

Additional Costs

None specified.

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