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Built and delivered by developers

Even the most able junior developers benefit from ongoing training and skills development. Yet not every tech business has the people or resources to make this happen.

Your developers will follow a 13-month apprenticeship curriculum developed by industry experts, and is delivered by our software developers who specialise professionally in the area they teach.

What's more, you can take advantage of Apprenticeship Levy funding, co-investment or levy transfer to cover the costs of training. Northcoders TechEd – UKPRN: 10036956 – are able to help you secure funding.

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UpSkill Programme Overview

UpSkill Programme Overview

Built to develop the developers you need

Our upskilling programme is developed with business in mind, and is a highly effective way to fast-track junior developers into having the attributes you would expect from mid-level or even senior developers

Courses built around your needs

A language-specific deep-dive course is part of every UpSkill programme, with a range of needs-driven courses and tech-agnostic masterclasses on everything from cloud operations to testing.

A focus on coding

Our UpSkill programmes are all fully focused on helping your tech team to write better code, regardless of your industry, with a combination of instructor-led workshops, e-learning, mentoring and practical projects.

Level 4 Qualification

Not only are our UpSkill programmes a great investment in your business, they also help your developers to feel invested in your organisation; particularly when they gain a Level 4 qualification after 13 months.

Funding through the Apprenticeship Levy

Regardless of the size of your organisation, our specialist team is here to help you access a range of options to cover the full cost of upskilling your developers, including full levy funding, co-investment or levy transfer.

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Extended Masterclasses and Expert Mentoring:

Each developer you enrol will receive support in your language and stack from their dedicated mentor, as well as monthly support meetings and progress reviews.

Engineering Masterclasses led by subject experts are available in areas such as Cloud Ops, DevOps, Mobile App Development and Applied Testing.

Language Tracks are available with GO, JavaScript, TypeScript and C#.

Formal Assessments and Recognised Qualifications:

Every UpSkill programme provides a recognised professional certification which will always be relevant to your own stack.

We’ll focus on soft skills as well as coding skills, in order to help your people to become as well-rounded and productive as possible.

Every course features Knowledge Module Assessments leading to an End Point Assessment and the award of their industry-recognised Level 4 qualification.

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Duration

13 months

Location

On Site & Online

Course Dates

27th August 2021

UpSkill Level 4 Software Developer Apprenticeship
with language option of C#
Cut-off for enrolment is 3 weeks prior

8th October 2021

UpSkill Level 4 Software Developer Apprenticeship
with language option of TypeScript
Cut-off for enrolment is 3 weeks prior

22nd October 2021

UpSkill Level 4 Software Developer Apprenticeship
with language option of C#
Cut-off for enrolment is 3 weeks prior

26th November 2021

UpSkill Level 4 Software Developer Apprenticeship
with language option of TypeScript
Cut-off for enrolment is 3 weeks prior

FAQs

  • Who is the UpSkill Programme for?

    Our Upskilling Programme is ideal if you want to enrol:

  • Can the programme be completed remotely?

    Yes!

  • How much will it cost my business?

    Most of the time, nothing! We utilise the levy and government subsidies to fund the programme for you. The worst case scenario is a 5% cost incurred, with 95% covered by the government.

  • Who is eligible for the programme?

    Anyone who is working in, or ready to work in, related tech roles is eligible. For example, your Developers, Data Engineers, DevOps Engineers or UX professionals could all complete UpSkill. You could also hire someone who has completed a coding bootcamp or a relevant degree, and enrol them on this programme.

  • How far in advance should we begin enrolling learners?

    The programme should be agreed and learners should be submitted for enrolment no later than 3 weeks prior to their enrolment date.

  • What is the time commitment for my developers?

    In simple terms, this programme requires a 20% time commitment.

  • What commitment would a line manager need to give?

    A line manager would need to catch up on a quarterly basis with the learner and their assessor, and making sure your developer is allocated the time they need to learn.

  • What qualification would they earn?

    Successful participants are awarded a Level 4 Software Development certified by the British Computing Society (BCS)

  • Where can I learn more about apprenticeships?

    Read our detailed guide, along with our commitments, here.

  • Who are Northcoders TechEd?

    Northcoders TechEd – UKPRN: 10036956 – is the sister of the multi-award-winning education and technology house Northcoders Limited.

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