Aerospace software development engineer (degree) (level 6)
Developing software to support the aerospace industry.
- Qualification level
Equivalent to degree.
- Typical duration
- 48 months
- Apprenticeship category
- Engineering and manufacturing
- Maximum funding
Maximum amount government will fund
for apprenticeship training.
- Also known as
- Aerospace Software Development Engineer
- Aircraft Software Development Engineer
- Aircraft Software Engineer
Skills an apprentice will learn
- complying with statutory, quality, organisational, environmental and health and safety regulations, apprentices will seek opportunities to show compliance with appropriate standards
- reading and interpreting Software engineering data, apprentices will demonstrate an understanding of code, design and requirements documentation
- applying configuration management and software build processes, apprentices will gain experience of the methods & tools used to control the change and modification of software-related products
- developing and applying Algorithms, including specification, design and implementation, apprentices will construct algorithms required to implement required functionality in software
- applying appropriate Engineering Operations and Toolsets, apprentices will use the standard methods adopted for software production and the toolsets deployed to support efficient development
- applying analytical methods (engineering mathematics), apprentices will use mathematics and associated toolsets to reason about properties of software such as safety or performance
- applying Systems Engineering principles, apprentices will learn the criteria for making architectural decisions in order to achieve an optimal solution over potentially conflicting system objectives
- using “Modelling & Simulation” software, apprentices will learn how to develop software more quickly and reliably utilising “Modelling” toolsets
- applying business improvement techniques ensuring optimisation of processes, resources and budget, apprentices will use systematic methods to identify and eliminate waste and inefficiencies in their software production activities
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