Software Developer Apprenticeship


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If you’re interested in leading the future of technology, there’s no better place to start than our Level 3 Software Development Apprenticeship. In the 12-18 month programmes we combine classroom training with hands on experience, with modules designed to teach you both the technical and business skills you need to thrive in a long-term career as a software developer.

You’ll work on a diverse range of tasks and projects in a dynamic environment, developing your knowledge of the digital sector and learning how to create elite customer solutions. If you’re a methodical and creative problem solver with the determination to take on real responsibilities as you grow into the role, this scheme is for you.

What you’ll cover

We support all our Software Development apprentices in achieving a Software Development Technician level 3 qualification, equivalent to an A levels / Scottish Highers.  From there you’ll have the option to specialise with further certifications, which could see you improving your Java programming skills or learning the fundamentals of C#.

The programme will give you everything you need to take on a role as a fully-fledged software developer.

Qualifications you’ll achieve as part of your Software Development Apprenticeship*:

  • Software Development Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship
  • BCS Systems Development Essentials (England only)
  • BCS Level 3 Certificate in Software Development Context and Methodologies
  • BCS Level 3 Certificate in Programming

*qualifications in Scotland may vary

Entry requirements

For this scheme you’ll need 7 GCSEs / Scottish National 5’s or equivalent at grades 4-9 / A-C (including Maths and English), ideally including a qualification in ICT.

Start Dates

September 2019

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