Software development technician

 

Level 3 APPRENTICESHIP

 

Funding: £15,000 via Apprenticeship Levy or £750 via 5% Co-investment Funding for small businesses

Awarding Organisation: Various

Level: 3

Duration: Approx. 18 months

 

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.

 

Candidates will cover these areas on their course:

 

Technical Competencies

 

  • Communication
  • IT Security
  • Remote Infrastructure
  • Data
  • Problem solving
  • Workflow management
  • Health and Safety
  • Performance
  • Can explain the correct processes associated with WEEE (the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Directive)

 

 

Technical Knowledge and Understanding

 

  • Logic
  • Security
  • Development support
  • Data
  • Test
  • Analysis
  • Development lifecycle
  • Quality
  • Problem solving
  • Solves logical problems, seeking assistance when required (including appropriate mathematical application)
  • Responds to the business environment and business issues related to software development
  • Communication
  • Operates appropriately in their own business’s, their customers’ and the industry’s environments
  • User Interface

 

 

Underpinning Skills, Attitudes and Behaviours

 

  • Logical and creative thinking skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and to take responsibility
  • Can use own initiative
  • A thorough and organised approach
  • Ability to work with a range of internal and external people
  • Ability to communicate effectively in a variety of situations
  • Maintains productive, professional and secure working environment

 

 

 

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