This Apprenticeship is designed to support learners to develop a full range of underpinning knowledge that can be used in a variety of businesses and industries that demonstrate confidence and transferability in a Digital Technology Environment. You will also develop your awareness of Health and Safety, employment awareness, communications and working relationships.
The primary role of a software developer is to build and test simple, high-quality code across front end, logic and database layers. A developer will typically be working as part of a larger team, in which they will have responsibility for some of the straightforward elements of the overall project.
The developer will need to be able to interpret design documentation and specifications. The customer requirements will typically be defined and agreed by more experienced or specialist members of the team, such as a business analyst or technical architect.
Individual employers will set the selection criteria, but this is likely to include A levels; a level 3 apprenticeship or other relevant qualifications; relevant experience and/or an aptitude test with a focus on functional maths.
At a minimum you must have at least two GCSEs at grade 4 (C), including English Language and Maths.
Completing this apprenticeship programme with its transferable skills will enable progression into roles such as Web Developer, Application Developer, Mobile App Developer, Games Developer, Real Time Systems Developer, Software Developer.
All training is delivered solely in the workplace with the exception of the endpoint assessment, which will be at a given location. You will be working in a relevant workplace and have the support of your line manager/employer for the duration of your Apprenticeship. Full support given by monthly sessions with your Assessor and regular reviews with your employer
A combination of on-programme assessment of knowledge and technical understanding, threshold assessment and endpoint Assessment.
This apprenticeship is recognised for entry onto the register of IT technicians confirming SFIA level 3 professional competence and those completing the apprenticeship are eligible to apply for registration.