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Entry year / start

Winter 2021



Course code

P00158-AD - 21/23




Greater Belfast


IT- Software Development

  • An exciting ICT Apprenticeship programme has been developed to provide young people with the skills and experience required to take up opportunities in the ICT sector.

    The programme has been inspired and designed by a number of Northern Ireland’s top ICT companies, in partnership with the Department for the Economy, in support of this important and growing sector.

    This course will cover units in the following areas; software design fundamentals, software development fundamentals, software testing, principles of ICT systems security and project management.

    Key Areas of Study:

    • Application design & Development
    • Web Design
    • Virtual Reality
    • Internet of Things & Mobile Development

    It is predicted that there will be a shortfall of 10,000 skilled IT workers in Northern Ireland by 2026. Globally, Cyber Security is one of the fastest growing areas in IT with a predicted global shortfall of 3.5 million skilled cyber security professionals by 2021.

    Software development is one of the leading areas of IT in Northern Ireland and there is a predicted growth in the areas of Cloud & Application development as well as Data Analytics. Our courses are designed to help you develop your Cyber Security & Networking skills and Software, Cloud & Application Development and Data Analytics skills in a meaningful and vocational way and give you the skills to develop your chosen career.

    Essential Information

    Campus: Castlereagh

    Start date: 03/01/2022

    End date: 18/06/2023

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