Our Software and Web Development programme delivers high quality on the job training and assessment designed to develop learners into a valued member of your team. Our software and web development track is based on the IT and Telecommunications Professionals Modern and Technical Apprenticeships at SCQF6 and SCQF8

The programme gives learners the qualifications, skills and practical experience to take on a range of software and web development roles.

What’s included?

On successful completion of the programme the following qualifications are gained:

  • Modern apprenticeship including SQA diploma for IT and Telecommunication Professionals at SCQF Level 6, plus core skills and vendor qualifications.
  • Technical apprenticeship including SQA diploma for IT and Telecommunication Professionals at SCQF Level 8, plus career skills and vendor qualifications.

Learners will choose to attend courses specialising in a range of topics covering, .Net, Web Development (incorporating HTML, CSS, Javascript and ASP), PHP, Python and SQL

To ensure your apprentices develop relevant skills for the modern IT workplace, our Software and Web Development embeds knowledge and skills in:

  • Investigating and defining customer requirements
  • Software design fundamentals
  • Object-oriented computer programming
  • Event-driven computer programming
  • Testing IT and Telecoms systems
  • Diagnosing faults in IT and Telecoms systems
  • Data modelling
  • Web development and software
  • Database software
  • Soft skills including communications skills and customer care

Leading to empowering roles like:

  • Software Developer
  • Web Developer
  • Programmers

We develop our programmes based on the needs of the IT industry, and training units can be tailored to suit your business requirements.

As part of their programme apprentices will complete:

Modern Apprenticeship

  • 10 – 12 months including up to 5 weeks classroom training in first 6 months, Assessor contact every 5 weeks, rotating between remote and face to face visits to support work based learning and assignments.

Technical Apprenticeship

  • 12 - 14 months’ including up to 2 weeks classroom training in first 6 months, Assessor contact every 5 weeks, rotating between remote and face to face visits to support work based learning and assignments.

Mandatory units:

  • Personal Effectiveness
  • Health and Safety in IT and Telecoms
  • Interpersonal and Written Communications
  • Customer Care for IT and Telecoms Professionals

Level 6 (suggested)

  • Investigating and Defining Customer Requirements 2
  • Software Design Fundamentals
  • Object Oriented Computer Programming 2
  • Database Software 3
  • Event Driven Computer Programming 2
  • Testing IT and Telecoms Systems 2
  • Data Modelling 2
  • Web Development 2
  • Website Software 3

Level 8 (suggested)

  • Investigating and Defining Customer Requirements for IT and Telecoms Systems 3
  • Technical Advice and Guidance 3
  • IT and Telecoms Fault Diagnosis 3
  • Technical Advice and Guidance 3
  • Customer Care for IT and Telecoms Professionals 3
  • Event Driven Computer Programming 3
  • Managing Software Development 2
  • Testing IT and Telecoms Systems 3
  • Web Development 3

For more information download the handout

NOTE: this programme is available in Scotland. Based in England? Click here (Software Development Technician Level 3)

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