Course overview

Software Development Level 4/5 Apprenticeship City of Bristol College

Master software development skills with this Software Development Level 4/5 Apprenticeship.

Our Level 4 Software Developer Apprentice Programme combines the best of Code Nationsā€™ highly successful, industry informed, Coding Bootcamp and the excellent level of support and guidance provided by City of Bristol College.

Your apprentice training is front-loaded in the first 3 months of the programme. This means you’ll be ready, and raring, to go from the first day with your employer.

This apprenticeship lasts 15-18 months.

Additional information

Who is this course for?

This is an excellent opportunity to enable you to learn, develop and practise the skills required for career progression in software development.

You need to be employed as an apprentice to join this programme.

What you'll learn

Core technical skills taught:

  • Modern web / software development
  • How to work as part of a modern development team
  • Programming fundamentals in multiple languages
  • UI Development
  • JavaScript Frameworks (React / Angular)
  • How to design, build and consume APIs
  • TDD – Test Driven Development
  • Database design
  • Pair Programming
  • Deployment Process and Automation

Course entry requirements

You will need to be employed for a minimum of 30 hours a week in the relevant responsible role which matches the units for the apprenticeship.

To join this course you will need to have:

  • English and/or Maths with a minimum Grade 4 (C) or equivalent
  • Level 3 or equivalent qualification in Software Development.

How is the course delivered and assessed?

The course is heavily practical, with the application of skills learnt on real world projects, often working as part of an agile development team to deliver project solutions.

The programme is taught by industry experts with a focus on best practice approaches to programming and modern software development.

Your progress and competence will be evidenced through the collection of evidence using an online portfolio such as observations, discussions, written tasks and work evidence. You will be supported by a College assessor who will visit you every 4-6 weeks to support your progress through the apprenticeship.

Future career and study opportunities

This Software Development Level 4/5 Apprenticeship can help you launch into an exciting career in software development.

To keep everyone safe, we’ve reduced the number of people in our buildings at one time. Most of our courses include sessions taught at the college supported by online learning.Ā 

Fees and applications

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Software Development Level 4/5 Apprenticeship Offsite
Bristol
Course Code
WTP0770CZP-1
Dates
01/01/1970 - 01/01/1970
Duration
Flexible, contact College
Days
Any
Hours per week
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Location
Offsite
Fee
Apprenticeship fees will be agreed between your employer and the College. You will get paid, alongside gaining a qualification. Find out more about apprenticeships.
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