Software Developer

Level 4 Apprenticeship
Software Developer

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Who is this programme for?

In a digital world where the expectation is to have platforms and functional applications to serve customers and clients effectively, there is an increased demand for software developers.

Organisations require robust, stable platforms which work effectively and efficiently. This programme provides the structure to quickly learn the skills and capabilities for this role. Typical job roles include:

  • Web Developer
  • Mobile Application Developer Software Developer
  • Application Development Technician

How does Davies deliver?

Our programme is built around a professional apprenticeship. Following a full time immersive 9 week course, the learning is wrapped around and incorporates daily work. This is supplemented by ‘off the job’ development and a structured curriculum.

Access to all of our training content is via our digital platforms enabling 100% remote delivery. This incorporates:

  • Virtual classroom (9 weeks upfront)
  • Online learning (accessed via PC or mobile)
  • 121 coaching & support from industry practitioners
  • Additional workshops to support skills & career development

What does the programme cover?

This programme will develop Knowledge, Skills, and Behaviours and will provide people with the awareness and capabilities required to accelerate their career in Software Development.


Software Development Lifecycle | Roles & Responsibilities | Communication Methods | Software Development Methods | Algorithms | Procedures & Policies | Testing | Databases | Sensitive Data & GDPR


User interfaces | Logical Coding | Testing Scenarios | Software Design Principles Present ideas | Implement Design Briefs


Collaboration | Problem Solving | Continuous Professional Development | Professionalism | Ethics, Integrity & Security of Data | Logical Thinking


Davies are “utilising” the technical content and curricula developed by
Code Nation. This partnership agreement allows Davies to benefit from
Code Nation’s expertise and resources in software and cyber programmes
over the last 4 years, thereby addressing a significant need voiced by
employers. By utilising Code Nation’s content and Davies Group expertise in
Insurance & Financial Services Apprenticeships, this provides an outstanding
and contextualised learning experience and provides greater value to our

Programme details

Level 4 Apprenticeship

Duration: 18 Months
Funding Band: £18,000

Entry requirements
  • To have the right to work in the UK
  • To have lived in the UK/EEA continuously for the past three years
  • At least a grade 4/C GCSE (or equivalent) in Maths and English
  • To have passed the Davies aptitude test
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