Software Developer Level 4

Our Level 4 Software Developer programme is designed to equip your employee with the knowledge and skills to build and test top-level code across front end, logic and database layers. This programme will give your Software Developer the skills and knowledge to support your workplace and bring extensive knowledge of new technologies to your business.


Software Developer

What will your Software Developer do?

During the 15 month programme, your employee will cover topics allowing them to extend their knowledge and understanding of Software Development.

Benefits of this Programme

Your Software Developer will learn to:

  • Write good quality code (logic) with sound syntax in at least one language
  • Develop effective user interfaces
  • Test and debug code to analyse results
  • Operate all stages of the software development lifestyle
  • Interpret and follow software designs, company coding standards, testing frameworks and methodologies

Suitable Job Roles

These are just a few job roles this programme could suit within your business, to up-skill employees:

  • Front End Developer
  • Mobile App Developer
  • Web Developer
  • Application Developer
  • Games Developer

This programme can be delivered to staff who are already working within your business or we can support you in the recruitment of new staff using our expert Match and Fill service. This will provide your business with an employee who is suited to both the required job role and your businesses ethos.

Training and Delivery

We offer a range of training and delivery models for this programme, dependant on the number of employees you wish to up-skill. Our national network of training centres all deliver this programme, offering specialist training with a local approach. Our expert coaches will work with your employees to effectively develop their skills and knowledge. Please contact our expert team to discuss training and delivery options. Telephone: 0330 124 3224 or email:

Industry Leading Qualifications

Upon completion of the programme, your employee will receive a Software Developer Level 4 Qualification. They will also get a vendor certificate in either JAVA, PL/SQL (delivering in collaboration with the Oracle Workforce Programme) or Microsoft C#. We will work with you to decide on which additional qualifications are available.

This programme is recognised for entry onto the register of IT Technicians confirming SFIA professional competence and those completing the programme are eligible to apply for registration.

Utilising your Levy Funds

This programme can be paid for through your Apprenticeship Levy contributions. The cost for this programme is £18,000, which would be paid through your Digital Apprenticeship Service account. Our expert team can work closely with your business to help you manage and effectively utilise your Apprenticeship Levy funds.

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