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Software Development Technician at Baltic Training

Course description

The aim of this Software Development Technician apprenticeship is to provide the skills and knowledge required to begin a career in software development. This allows you to gain an understanding of the tools and methodologies used by software developers. You will gain an appreciation of the concepts, approaches and techniques of programming and will apply these to simple software components used by teams within their organisation and their customer base. You will also be engaged with software testing to ensure that components meet the required specifications and intended functionality.

This programme is at Level 3.

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Job Roles:

This apprenticeship can lead to roles such as:

  • Software Development Technician
  • Junior Web Developer
  • Junior Application Developer
  • Junior Programmer
  • Junior Mobile App Developer
Course Content:

The modules you will complete as part of this apprenticeship are:

BCS Level 3 Certificate in Software Development Context and Methodologies (Part 1 & 2) Includes Exam

  • Software Development Environment, Roles and Structure
  • Software Development Processes

BCS Level 3 Certificate in Programming (Part 1, 2 & 3) Includes Exam

  • Software Development Requirements
  • Software Data, Interfaces & Security
  • Developing Code Using Good Practices & Logic

You will also complete an End Point Assessment (EPA) which includes: External Assessment, Synoptic Project, and Interview.

The training is delivered using a variety of methods, including Online
Live, workshops and self study. You will receive assessor contact every 6 weeks which will be a full progress review, we encourage all managers and mentors to participate in this progress review.

Towards the end of the apprenticeship the assessor will provide final contact sessions to prepare you for your EPA.

Courses will run typically every 5-8 weeks, and the order of the modules
can be subject to change. Following completion of the Software Development Environment, and Software Development Process modules, there will be one exam, and then following completion of the remaining three modules, there will be another exam.

Duration: 12-15 Months | Training 5 Weeks
Training Method: Online Live and Workshops

Baltic Training do not deliver training in isolation. In addition to the experience gained through meaningful employment you will develop key business skills which will strengthen your employability within any chosen path.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Baltic Training directly.

Last updated date: 19 March 2019
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