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.
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).
This qualification is assessed through ….
A five-day assessment written around a chosen topic area.
This provides evidence against the standard based on the application of knowledge, skills and behaviours relating to real projects in the work environment.
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.
- Software Development Methodologies