Level 3 Software Development Technician Apprenticeship

  • cost

    COST

    £750, Levy Payers Price on Application

  • Awarding Body

    AWARDING BODY

  • Location

    LOCATION

    Various Throughout the North East

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    DURATION

    Typically 18 months

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    EMPLOYERS CALL

    03453 40 40 40

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START DATE

  • Various
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COURSE CONTENT

A software development technician typically works as part of a software development team, to builds simple software components (whether web, mobile or desktop applications) to be used by other members of the team as part of larger software development projects.

On completion, apprentices can move onto the Level 4 Software Developer Apprenticeship.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

A relevant Level 2 Apprenticeship; other relevant qualifications and experience; or an aptitude test with a focus on IT skills.

Applicants are required to have gained a Level 2 English and maths (GCSE Grades 9-4 / A-C).

ASSESSMENT METHODS

This qualification is assessed through ….

Synoptic project

A five-day assessment written around a chosen topic area.

Summative portfolio

This provides evidence against the standard based on the application of knowledge, skills and behaviours relating to real projects in the work environment.

Employer reference

A written statement from the employer with their conclusion on how the apprentice has performed in the workplace and how they have applied their knowledge, skills and behaviours across allocated projects throughout the apprenticeship.

Interview with external industry specialist

This provides an opportunity for further evidence to be gathered or explored in more detail. The conversation will be steered towards the specific knowledge, skills and behaviours as set out in the standard.

UNITS INCLUDE

  • Software Development Methodologies
  • Programming


STATISTICS