HTQ in Software Development
Higher Technical Qualifications (or HTQs) are Level 4 and 5 qualifications that are specifically developed with employers and businesses.
Course Information for Students
Who is this course for?
This HTQ is ideal for school-leavers (18+) who are looking for an alternative to degrees or apprenticeships.
It is also a smart move for anyone looking to upskill and gain a qualification, whether they are already in employment or looking to retrain.
- Successful completion of the Digital T Level: Digital Production, Design and Development: Merit/B/C
- Three A-levels graded C or above
- Level 3 qualification at Merit grade or above
- English/Maths GCSE grade 4/C or above
- Relevant workplace experience will also be considered
All applications are considered on an individual basis. If you do not meet the entry requirements, you may be offered a place on the HTQ bridging course, prior to starting the HTQ.
What will you learn?
Based within our Institute of Technology – subject to validation and approval – you will study topics such as:
- Foundations of Computer and IT Systems
- Computational Mathematics
- Data Driven Systems
You will also be provided with the opportunity to build on your soft skills, through individual and team-based projects.
How will you learn?
Face to face, with elements of remote delivery. You will experience workplace simulations, virtual workplaces and work experience.
What will you need to bring with you?
How will you be assessed?
- Practical and written assessments
- Individual and team-based project work
The HTQ is currently subject to validation and approval.
HTQs have been designed with employers to get you ready for work. It means that, once you’ve completed your HTQ, you’ll be ready to jump straight into your chosen career. There are also often clear pathways to progress to further study from HTQs for those who want to pursue a degree.
Who do you contact for more information?
For more information, contact Derby College Group on 0800 0280289 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Course Information for Employers
Information for Employers
This course could lead to one of these careers...
Other Science, Engineering and Production Technicians
Programmers and Software Development Professionals
Information Technology and Telecommunications Directors
IT Operations Technicians
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Course Information Last Updated On: March 15, 2023 12:26 pm