The Complete Training Package for Software Developers

Our Level 4 apprenticeship offers a tailored professional development programme for Software Developers. 

We teach advanced software development concepts alongside the technical skills you need to create top quality code and manage your own software projects.

Our personal support and expert-led training gives you the chance to create a custom training plan with your employer, based on the systems and languages that align with your career goals.

 

COURSE SUMMARY

Level
Rosette

HIGHER

Programme Duration
Calander

18-21 MONTHS

Training Method
Plain Computer

ONLINE LEARNING

WHAT'S INCLUDED?

CORE MODULES
SPECIALIST TRAINING
SKILLS DEVELOPMENT
CORE MODULES

There are three core modules for this programme. These courses focus on the key knowledge and principles of software development:

COURSE 1: THE SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT LIFECYCLE

This course covers every stage of the software development lifecycle, teaching you how to work in a systematic and cost-effective way.

COURSE 2:PROJECT MANAGEMENT FOR SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT

This course builds understanding of how to successfully manage software development projects within industry and organisational contexts, including resource management, project management methodologies, and team collaboration.

COURSE 3: SOFTWARE DESIGN & DEVELOPMENT

This course takes a deep dive into the design and development phases of the software lifecycle, including creating software designs and technical specifications and developing logical and maintainable code.

These core modules are followed by a flexible choice of specialist training in database development, software testing and either object-oriented programming or web development.

SPECIALIST TRAINING

In the second part of your training, you can create your own bespoke training plan and accelerate your learning with our flexible choice of specialist courses, delivered via our online learning platform:

DATABASE DEVELOPMENT (3 OPTIONS):

  • The Ultimate MySQL Bootcamp
  • Querying Microsoft SQL Server
  • The Complete Oracle SQL Bootcamp

WEB DEVELOPMENT OR OBJECT ORIENTED PROGRAMMING (5 OPTIONS)

  • The Ultimate Web Developer
  • HTML5 & CSS
  • UX & Web Design Master
  • The Complete Python Developer
  • Complete C# Masterclass

SOFTWARE TESTING (1 OPTION):

  • ISTQB Foundation Software Tester
SKILLS DEVELOPMENT

After mastering the technical training courses, you'll implement your new skills through practical workplace projects and interactive competency workshops.

WORKPLACE PROJECTS

You'll complete a range of practical software development projects during the programme, which will form a robust and professional portfolio of evidence.

COMPETENCY WORKSHOPS

Our specialist Technical Skills Coaches will support and prepare learners for the Workplace Projects through four Competency Workshops. These training days enable learners to apply the knowledge from their technical training to their current working environments and projects.

EPA PREPARATION: IMPLEMENTING SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT METHODOLOGIES

This course is a culmination of all technical training delivered throughout the apprenticeship and is designed to help you effectively prepare for the project element of their End Point Assessment.

Role Overview: Software Developer

Software Developers are the creative minds behind the applications and systems we use each day.

Software Developers are employed in a wide range of businesses and sectors, from SME games studios to finance multinationals. Whether you're working on front-end elements, or the underlying systems, the overarching purpose of a Software Developer is to create and test high quality code. 

This apprenticeship programme has been designed to give you the advanced technical skills and industry best practices you'll need to accelerate towards more senior software roles. 

Training Method

SMART Classroom

Our apprentices come together from all over the country and work together in the SMART Classroom learning environment. Here, you’ll interact, communicate, and engage with our expert technical trainers in real time. Baltic Apprenticeships were the first training provider to offer a completely digital apprenticeship training platform, and we haven’t looked back.

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We are recruiting on behalf of lots of fantastic companies looking to grow their technical teams.