Adult Courses

Software Development (Level 1 Award)

Course Overview

Fee disclaimer

  • This course is FREE for most students

Course fees listed below are the maximum fee if paid.  Click here to find out more and if you are eligible for free or discounted courses.

Entry requirements

To enrol onto this course you should have an some experience in either IT or Coding or have completed a relevant introductory course.

You must also be able to commit to at least five hours of independent study each week.

Course information

Are you looking for a ladder of opportunity to improve your Coding skills and get into work or further education?

  • Did you know that the followings are the three of top tech skill in high demand?
  • Cloud computing, (the average salary for cloud computing jobs in the UK is £57,500.)
  • Cyber security (the average salary for cyber security jobs in the UK is £72,500.)
  • Software Development (the average salary for DevOps engineering jobs in the UK is £67,500)

The purpose of this qualification is to provide you with sector awareness. It will provide you with a chance to develop knowledge and skills relating to coding practices with the view to seeking employment or proceeding to further study in this area.

The Local Government Association estimates that the 'low carbon workforce' will treble by 2030 and that demand for digital skills and transferrable skills such as creativity, critical thinking, interpersonal communication skills and leadership skills will also become more important as technology advances and virtual working becomes a lot more common.

Select your campus option to apply

Dates Schedule Max. fee if paid
Start: 09/09/2024
End: 18/10/2024
Fri (09:30 - 16:00)
£185.00
Start: 09/09/2024
End: 17/10/2024
Thu (09:30 - 15:45)
£75.00

What Can This Course Lead To

On successful completion of the course, you could either go into employment or progress to:

  • Level 2 qualification in Software Development, Coding or other relevant IT course.
  • Software Development Technician Apprenticeship

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