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3 days
 £1395 plus VAT
Next available dates:
Wed 09 Mar
Central London / Remote attendance
Delicious lunches and refreshments (classroom)
Class size: maximum 12
Exam included in price

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About the course


The BCS Foundation Certificate in Digital Solution Development is an introductory level qualification intended to give a broad coverage of the many topics affecting Digital Solution Development (DSD) in a modern enterprise setting. It covers topics in the development space between Business Analysis and the coding environment.

Gain a broad understanding of the terminology, concepts, techniques, standards, frameworks and processes involved in the development of modern digital software applications.

This new syllabus addresses the modernised working environment, giving candidates up to date knowledge and skills and provides them with a steppingstone to further learning.

What will you learn?

Candidates will be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of terminology, concepts, techniques, standards, frameworks and processes in the following areas:

  • The context for digital solution development.
  • Digital service definition.
  • User Experience (UX) and User Interface (UI).
  • Digital solution architecture and design.
  • Data and information architecture and design.
  • Quality assurance and quality control.
  • Digital Solution acquisition, deployment and maintenance.
  • Cyber security.

Who is this course for?

  • Developers with entry level coding experience who wish to widen their horizons, preparing themselves for a Solution Architect role.
  • Experienced practitioners involved in the maintenance of legacy software solutions who wish to refresh their understanding of the terminology, concepts, techniques, standards, frameworks and processes involved in the development of modern digital software applications.
  • Graduates in a non-IT discipline who are seeking to work in a consulting capacity.
  • Individuals undertaking a range of job roles including, but not limited to: software developer / software engineer, software tester, business analyst, systems analyst, solution architect, product owner, Scrum master, systems development manager, IT service delivery manager.

What is included in the course price?

  • 3 full days of training
  • Teaching by a real expert
  • Exam and certification fee
  • Refreshments and lunch each day (classroom attendance only)
  • 1 year BCS Associate Membership from the Chartered Institute for IT – terms and conditions apply

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