What is Software Development?
If you love wrapping your mind around code and getting stuck into exciting projects then this is the pathway for you.
We offer Level 3 Skills Bootcamps in Software Development and a Level 4 Software Development Apprenticeship, both of which can be tailored to your previous experience and qualifications.
Whether you see yourself making it in a small start-up or large corporate company – we will have the right employer for you, and you will earn a real wage whilst you learn. An Apprenticeship will show you everything need to know about the industry with well-respected qualifications gained at the end of the programme.
Software Development Qualifications
If Web and Software Development is the field you would like to break into, then our Skills Bootcamp and Apprenticeship will fast-track your way there. Our Level 3 Skills Bootcamp has a typical duration of 12 weeks, during which time you will learn;
Level 3 Skills Bootcamps in Software Development
- System Development lifecycle and Methodologies.
- Database Design.
Our Level 4 pathway has a typical duration of 20 months, during which time you will learn;
- Application Design Concepts using C#.
- Software Development Methodologies.
- Database Development.
- Server-Side Coding using ASP.NET.
Our Level 4 Software Developer pathway is recognised for entry onto the BCS Register of IT Technicians upon confirming an appropriate SFIA level 3 professional competence and those completing the apprenticeship would then be eligible to apply for registration.
Where it Will Take You
Upon completion of the apprenticeship, the typical salary for a Level 3 Software Development Technician is £18-32,000 (Total Jobs).
What our candidates say about us
Stefan Nicotra Apprentice @ Squawka
I have been learning every step of the way. The experiences I got were crazy, I worked alongside Virgin Media and helped create designs for them. It has definitely given me the confidence to believe in my work.
I think it’s great how much support you receive on the programme. University is nothing compared to real work experience. Technology is moving fast, and by the time of graduation, knowledge will most probably be outdated.
Wayne Donaghy Former Apprentice
An Apprenticeship was the better option for me and got me into the IT industry. I have a broad range of responsibilities now, and being able to use programming languages fluently is fantastic. It’s fun, creative and I now see myself as a Project Manager.
If you love wrapping your mind around code and getting stuck into exciting projects then this is the pathway for you. The best candidates will work well as part of a team, showing initiative and the ability to prioritise efficiently.
For Level 4 apprenticeships you’ll need Level 3 qualifications, including A levels, NVQ/SVQ Level 3, BTEC National or a Level 3 Apprenticeship. Level 2 English and Maths will need to be achieved, if not already, prior to taking the end point assessment.
Register to become an apprentice
Contact our team today and register to start your apprenticeship journey!Register here