Software Development Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship

East Surrey College
  • Info on Application
  • 12-18 Months
  • Apprenticeship
  • Surrey

The Apprenticeship programme provides you with an opportunity to earn while you learn. As an Apprentice you
will spend time both in College and in the workplace learning new skills and training alongside experienced staff,
which will lead to nationally recognised qualifications. At the end of the Apprenticeship you will have acquired
job specific skills and the ability to perform your job competently; you will also achieve qualifications which are
recognised by your chosen profession.

VENUE AND DURATION OF COURSE:

The course will take place at East Surrey College, Gatton Point, London Road, Redhill, RH1 2JX and will run for
approximately 12-18 months.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:

5 GCSEs at grade 4 (C) or above (especially English, Mathematics and a Science or Technology subject); other
relevant qualifications and experience; or an aptitude test with a focus on IT skills.

WHAT QUALIFICATIONS WILL I GET?

Level 3 Software Development

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

A Software Development Technician typically works as part of a software development team, to build 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. They will interpret simple design requirements for discrete
components of the project under supervision. The approach will typically include implementing code, which other
team members have developed, to produce the required component. The Software Development Technician will
also be engaged in testing that the specific component meets its intended functionality.

UNITS/TOPICS COVERED:

Knowledge Module 1: Software Development Context and Methodologies (for Software Development Technician
Level 3)
Knowledge Module 2: Programming (for Software Development Technician Level 3)

TYPE OF ASSESSMENT:

On Programme Assessment: Technical knowledge and understanding is assessed on programme through Ofqualregulated Knowledge Modules. These must be passed before the End Point Assessment can take place.

East Surrey College

East Surrey College,

Gatton Point,

London Road,

Redgill,

Surrey,

RH1 2JX,

Tel: 01737 772 611

Web: http://www.esc.ac.uk