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.
During this time, youll be working alongside developers, learning their language (agile, scrum, sprints) and adding value to their work from day one.
What will I learn?
In addition, youll be able to gather and capture requirements, interpret technical specifications and understand, research and solve problems.
How will I be assessed?
Apprentices will be supported in the workplace and online via Zoom by a qualified and competent assessor/trainer. All students must complete 20% off-the-job training through a range of learning methods including college sessions. You will be assessed by written assignments, completing a small scale project and an End Point Assessment which will include a multiple choice test, a presentation and professional discussion.
4/C or above in GCSE English and Maths.
Progression & Career Opportunities
This Apprenticeship can lead to a Degree Apprenticeship or careers as a Software Developer.
Cost of Study
All course fees associated with Apprenticeships are paid by the employer. If your employer pays into the Apprenticeship Levy your fees will be paid through this process.