Introduction to
Software Development

Learn the fundamentals of coding as part of our fully funded digital skills bootcamp to help you immerse into a world of cutting-edge technology.

Our digital bootcamp will equip you with new skills in the world of software development and, we will provide you with a guaranteed job interview at the end of the course.

What can you learn?

You will have a complete introduction to software development, starting with the fundamentals of programming to broaden understanding and develop the skills needed to thrive in a digital world.

Topics covered:
  • The fundamentals of programming
  • Learn JavaScript, HTML, CSS and Python
  • Understand the integral parts of software development
  • Develop code from algorithms
  • Develop competence in the techniques of systematic problem analysis, program construction and documentation
  • Problem-solving and Agile methodologies
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  • Fully funded
  • Course duration
    10 weeks (full-time)
    20 weeks (part-time)
  • Recommended study
    20 hours a week (full-time)
    10 hours a week (part-time)
  • Success rates
    94% of our learners pass
  • Assessments
    Project based
  • Qualification
    Level 3 qualification

Who is this digital bootcamp for?

This digital bootcamp is for anyone wishing to improve their knowledge of software development, pursue a career in software development, have a greater understanding of software development or, progress current skills to a higher level.

Course details

The course is split into four units to give you the breadth of knowledge needed to develop your software development skills. Each unit contains a project-based assessment to demonstrate your knowledge in each subject area. Once successfully completed you will receive a Level 3 certificate in Software Development alongside a guaranteed job interview with a top employer.

Unit 01 Improving Productivity Using IT

Your learning goals:

  • Plan select and use appropriate IT systems and software to meet needs
  • Review and adapt the ongoing use of IT tools and systems to make sure that activities are successful
  • Develop and test solutions to improve the ongoing use of IT tools and systems
  • Assessment
    Unit 1 Project
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Unit 02 Website Software

Your learning goals:

  • Create structures and styles for web sites
  • Use web site software tools to prepare content for websites
  • Publish web sites
  • Assessment
    Unit 2 Project
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Unit 03 Using Collaborative Technologies

Your learning goals:

  • Stay Safe and secure when using collaborative technology
  • Set up and access IT tools and devices for collaborative work
  • Prepare collaborative technologies for use
  • Assessment
    Unit 3 Project
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Unit 33 Application Development Using Project Management Methods

Your learning goals:

  • Understand development tools and environments
  • Apply knowledge and understanding of development tools and techniques
  • Evaluate development tools and frameworks
  • Assessment
    Unit 33 Project
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Is my study fully funded?

Fully funded places are available to anyone who meets the eligibility criteria below.

  • Living in West Midlands
  • Aged 19 or over from the 31 August 2021 (born before 01 September 2002)
  • A citizen of a country within the European Economic Area (EEA) and a resident in the EEA for the last 3 years
  • Not in receipt of any other government-funded training.

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You may also qualify if you're:

  • Employed and in receipt of a low wage
  • A non-EEA citizen with permission by UK government to live in the UK which is not for educational purposes, and lived in England for at least 3 years
  • A family member of an EU national
  • A refugee
  • Asylum Seeker.

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