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Software Development Technician

Other
Level 3
15 Months

This programme for a Software Development Technician is typically working as part of a software development team, to builds simple software components (whether web, mobile or desktop applications) to be used by other members of the team as part of larger software development projects.

Who is this suitable for?

Our technology programmes have been designed to develop participants throughout their careers with progression programmes available across the technology functions within a business.

What will the apprentices Learn?

  • Recognise that there are different methodologies that can be used for software development
  • Understand the particular context for the development platform (whether web, mobile, or desktop applications)
  • Understand their role within their software development team
  • Understand how to implement code following a logical approach
  • Understand how their code integrates into the wider project
  • Understand how to follow a set of functional and non-functional requirements
  • Understands the end user context for the software development activity
  • Understands how to connect their code to specified data sources
  • Understand database normalisation
  • Understand why there is a need to follow good coding practices
  • Understand the principles of good interface design
  • Understand the importance of building in security to software at the development stage

Geason Training’s flexible delivery and dedicated support

Once the learners are enrolled on the programme, they will be assigned a Skills Trainer together with support from a Student Engagement Coach and English and Maths tutor where required. Our apprenticeships are delivered using various proven learning methods:*

  • Coaching and mentoring
  • Shadowing appropriate managers
  • Online learning e.g. webinars/blended learning via Smart Assessor
  • Teaching of theory – lectures/power point presentations
  • Workplace observations and practical tuition
  • Skills Development Workshops (Monthly or Block Release to suit your requirements)
  • Technical Briefings e.g. new equipment or technologies
  • Project work, simulated exercises and role play
  • Career planning
  • Master Classes

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year established2005year established
number of clients791number of clients
apprentices on programmes685apprentices on programmes
NVQ learners on programmes929NVQ learners on programmes

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