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Course Overview

Discover various approaches and stages of software testing, including the concept of test-driven development. Acquire knowledge of bug detection and resolution techniques, as well as preventive measures.

Additionally, understand the significance of deployment and upkeep, including maintenance planning, configuration management, and version control systems.

What will I learn?

This course is made up of five units:

  • Coding requirements and planning
  • Understanding coding design
  • Implementation of coding
  • Software testing
  • Understand deployment, maintenance and configuration management

The skills from this course are vital in a career in web or software development.

Eligibility Criteria

This course is funded via the National Skills Fund. You will be eligible for funding if:

Your income is below the income threshold applicable to your region. We can provide guidance on this when you inquire.

You do not hold a Level 3 qualification in any subject (equivalent to 2 full A levels, an advanced technical certificate or diploma)
You must also:
Currently live in England
Resident in the UK/EU for 3+ years, for purposes other than study.
If you are not eligible for funding, you can fund your qualification with an Advanced Learner Loan with nothing to pay until you earn over £27k a year.
20% of people taking a Computing GCSE are female
98% of websites use Javascript
3% of the UK economy comes from computing services
500k programmers and software engineers in the UK

Studying made simple!

We don't like to make things more complicated than they need to be... Our courses are designed to be flexible around your work and family life. 

Step 1

Submit your enrolment form

You'll get instant access to begin your course

Step 2

We'll start processing your funding application

A tutor will be assigned to support you through your course, they can be contacted via phone, text or email

Step 3

You'll receive text reminders when your work is due

Your work will be marked by your Tutor and returned to you within 7 days.

Step 4

Submit your work

Once you've finished your course, we'll apply for your certificate. This will be posted to your home address within 6 months of completing your course.

Need support enrolling? 

If you'd like support with your enrolment, or want to make sure this is the right course for you, fill out your details below and a member of the team will be in touch.

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