What’s the job like?
Software development technicians build simple software applications – they could be web, mobile or desktop. You’ll work in a team, contributing your part to large software development projects.
Part of the job, is interpreting simple design requirements – understanding what’s required and how you’re going to create it.
Teamwork is key. You’ll work with code that other people in your team have developed, to produce your part of the project.
Like to get things working? You’ll also test your component to make sure it does what it’s supposed to do.
What are my career prospects?
You could work in varied junior developer roles like: Software Development Technician, Junior Web Developer, Junior App Developer, Junior Mobile App Developer, Junior Games Developer, or Junior Programmer.
Am I eligible?
You need to have:
- Five GCSEs (or equivalent) in any subject at grade 4 or above
- GCSE Maths (or equivalent) at grade 4 or above
- GCSE English (or equivalent) at grade 3 or above
You must not already have a qualification in a similar subject at the same level, or a higher level than this apprenticeship.
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