Course Type: Part Time,Apprenticeship

Apprenticeship standard for software development technician

Role Profile

A Software Development Technician typically works 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. 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.

Typical Job Roles

Software Development Technician, Junior Developer, Junior Web Developer, Junior Application Developer, Junior Mobile App Developer, Junior Games Developer, Junior Software Developer, Junior Application Support Analyst, Junior Programmer, Assistant Programmer and Automated Test Developer.

What apprentices will learn

  • writing simple code for apps
  • principles of good user interface design
  • applying industry standards to manage code during build and release
  • using basic analysis models such as using cases and process maps
  • unit testing