Software Developer Level 4

Role Profile

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.

Our Aim

About the Course

The course equips learners with the advanced technical skills they need for their role, developing a core set of technical and academic skills.
Whilst learning how to build, manage and deploy code into enterprise environments, learners will cover the principles of software development, how to write high quality code (logic), develop effective software and build and test applications to engineer the perfect solution.

 

Typical Job Roles

Web Developer
Application Developer
Mobile App Developer
Games Developer
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Entry Requirements

Level 2 in Maths and English (equivalent to GCSE Grade C or above) will need to be achieved. Those Apprentices who are yet to achieve a level 2 in English and Maths will have the opportunity to complete these qualifications during their Apprenticeship. However, a level 2 must be achieved in these areas before they qualify for entry to their End Point Assessment (EPA).

 

Qualifications

  • Software Developer Level 4
  • BCS Certificate in Systems Development Essentials
  • BCS Level 4 Diploma in Software Languages
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Career Progression

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.

Duration

18-24 months

Method of Delivery

Delivery will be in partnership with employers and adopt a blended approach of on and off the job training and professional development. Apprentices will receive training and mentoring in the workplace and knowledge, skills and behaviour development at City College of London through classroom-based activities.

There was a time when I would never have considered being a project manager, but I’m not far behind that now.

Charlie Chandler

Degree Apprentice

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