This apprenticeship standard has been developed with the help of employers such as: Actavis, Aesica Pharmaceuticals, Astra Zeneca, BCM, Essar, Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies, GSK, Ineos, Lotte Chemical UK, Lucite, Medimmume, Pfizer, SABIC UK Petrochemicals, Sellafield, Sembcorp, Seralab, Synergy Outsourcing, Victrex, RSC, IChemE, SB.
There are a various elements to each Apprenticeship, which is called a Standard. This Standard includes:
A knowledge-based qualification
Software Development Methodologies
MTA/MCP Programming in HTML5 with Java Script and CSS3
On Programme Assessment
Portfolio of evidence
Assessment of behaviours and skills
Technical knowledge and understanding
Maths, English at Level 2
Typical job roles in this specialist area include: Web Developer, Application Developer, Mobile App Developer, Games Developer, Software Developer.
You will need 5 GCSEs including Maths and English at grade 9 - 4 (A*- C) or be willing to undertake Functional Skills Level 2 or BTEC in IT/ Software Development Level 3.
We do have to make sure that you have the potential to achieve the different elements that make up this qualification, and that you are working at the right level in your job. It may be a requirement to complete an initial assessment in English and Maths, and this may lead to taking some additional diagnostic assessments and skills exams.
On completion of this apprenticeship, you will be eligible for entry onto the register of IT Technicians, confirming your SFIA level 4 professional competence.
If you have a question about this or any other apprenticeship course, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01793 611470 and select option 5 for apprenticeships.