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Digital applications in business has been growing since the 1990s with many industries using computerised systems for daily tasks. Digital job roles now cover all aspects of computer software, databases, websites, apps, and systems engineering.

Job roles in this area can include: Software Development Technician, Junior Web Developer, Junior Application Developer, Junior Application Support Analyst, Assistant Programmer, and Automated Test Developer.

More and more businesses are using digital resources such as databases, specialist programmes, and websites and applications. These apprenticeships will give you the knowledge in building systems through coding programmes, like Java, and will give you the knowledge to work across applications from websites to apps.

Digital Apprenticeships will give you technical competencies across logical code writing, security feature, development support, data functionality, and programme analysis.

Software Development Technician Level 3

This apprenticeship will look at the structure of software applications so that you can understand all stages of the software development lifecycle, including testing code. You will learn how to apply configuration management and version control systems.

Duration: This apprenticeship usually takes 18 months to complete.

Job roles may include: Software Development Technician, Junior Web Developer, Automated Test Developer.

Go further: This apprenticeship provides you with the skills and knowledge to build a career in systems development. You can go onto study a Higher or Degree qualification as a Software Developer or Aerospace Software Development Engineer.

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To recruit a Digital Apprentice or to enrol onto a Digital Apprenticeship qualification contact us on 0114 263 5600 or email apprenticeships@thesourceacademy.co.uk.

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