Software Developer

Level 4 Apprenticeship Programme Summary: The aim of the Software Developer apprenticeship programme is to provide the skills and knowledge required to begin a career in IT as a Software Developer or similar roles. The duration of this apprenticeship programme is typically 15-18 months delivered in a blend of online/offline methods whilst staying within the workplace.

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What does the Software Developer apprenticeship programme involve?

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Knowledge Modules

To be eligible for the end point
assessment, learners need to achieve all 3 modules of this programme.

Portfolio

Produced across the apprenticeship, containing evidence from real work
projects, reports, witness testimonies and observations.

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Project

This provides the opportunity to undertake a business-related project over a one week period away from the
day-to-day workplace.

End point assessment

Conducted by an independent assessor during the last few months of the programme.

Study Modules

You will attend 3 training courses to help you pass the exams for the 2 knowledge modules and the Microsoft
Certifications:

• Software Development Methodologies
• Programming in C# (20483B) OR Programming in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS (20480B)
• Developing Mobile Apps (20357) OR Developing ASP.NET MVC Web Applications (20486B)

Software Development Methodologies

– demonstrate knowledge and understanding of Software Development Methodologies, its theory and techniques

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Key Topics

• Operate at all stages of the software development lifecycle
• Similarities and differences between agile and waterfall software development methodologies
• How teams work effectively to produce software

 

OR

Programming in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS

– provides an introduction to HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript

Key Topics

• Style HTML5 pages by using CSS3.
• Create well-structured and easily-maintainable JavaScript code
• Use common HTML5 APIs in interactive Web applications
• Create Web applications that support offline operations

 

Developing ASP.NET MVC Web Applications

– will learn to develop advanced ASP.NET MVC applications using .NET Framework 4.5 tools and technologies.

Key Topics

• The Microsoft Web Technologies stack
• Add Controllers to an MVC Application to manage user interaction
• Write JavaScript code that runs on the client-side and utilises
• Build an MVC application that resists malicious attacks

 

OR

Programming in C#

– teaches skills that are required for developers to create Windows applications using the C# language.

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Key Topics

• Building new data types
• Handling events
• Programming the user interface
• Accessing a database

Developing Mobile Apps

-teaches developers the programming skills that are required for developers to create applications for Microsoft’s
mobile platforms.

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Key Topics

• Implement data access and data binding
• Manage user input and custom user interactions
• Implement page navigation and lifecycle events

 

Career Pathways

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Contact

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