Software Development Technician Apprenticeship

This occupation is found in every sector in organisations ranging from large multi-nationals, public sector bodies and government projects developing multi-billion-pound software solutions to support key projects to small consultancy firms designing bespoke software solutions for clients.

For example, Financial Services, Transport, Security and Defence. The broad purpose of the occupation is to understand a client’s requirements as provided in design specification and then build and test high-quality code solutions to deliver the best outcome.

How Vocate Deliver

We deliver an extensive training plan that is based on a blended model of learning. This model includes structured self-learning via our e-learning platforms, live one-to-one online training sessions with subject experts, proactive support with a skills coach, regular reviews and more.

This approach allows us to develop a bespoke plan for every learner and employer. Offering flexibility around the approach to learning and developing in a professional environment. As a result of not having to travel to a college each week, we minimise disruption and maximise time spent on development which in turn maximises the benefits each apprentice gets from their course.

The Vocate Training Apprenticeship Journey
Phase 1
Sign Up & Induction
Phase 2
Learning & Development
Phase 3
EPA Preparation & Gateway
Phase 4
End-Point Assessment

For more information on how we deliver our apprenticeship courses, please use the contact details found on this site and speak to one of our experts.

about the apprenticeship

This course is a combination of learning fundamental knowledge about ICT technologies, developing the competencies required to be a successful ICT Technician and the behaviours that are expected of someone in a professional role.

The apprentice will work with a skills coach and mentor to produce a portfolio of work, showcasing their competencies and behaviours throughout the apprenticeship. Alongside this development in the workplace, the apprentices will complete a range of e-learning resources and live training sessions to help cover the knowledge required within this course.

Learners will be expected to complete a range of tasks and projects during their employment including:

This Level 3 apprenticeship will take up to 18 months plus End Point Assessment

How is the apprenticeship assessed?

At the end of the apprenticeship, the learner will go through Gateway in to the end-point assessment phase. This will include a range of assessment methods as well as a professional discussion.

This will be explained in detail at induction and at regular touch points throughout the apprenticeship.

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