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Introducing the Diploma in Web Application Development

Gateway Qualifications is pleased to announce the launch of a new web development qualification, which aims to give centres the ability to offer learners who would like to pursue website work the opportunity to gain a suitable qualification for junior web developer roles.

In practical terms, the Diploma in Web Application Development qualification gives learners the technical skills to gain employment in a rapidly growing, sustainable economic sector and has been designed to support this career path and progression within it.

Key Driving Forces

  • Rising unemployment and displacement of traditional jobs
  • 6 million jobs displaced in the UK by the pandemic
  • Businesses’ increased reliance on digital technologies
  • Shortage of suitably skilled developers
  • 13%+ employment growth predicted in this sector in 2021
  • They pay approx £10,000 per annum more than the routine jobs they replace
  • They pay on average 30% more than the jobs that have been displaced
  • Median salary for web application developer is £74k
  • 24 million vacant web application developer roles worldwide
  • Every region has seen growth in higher-skilled jobs
  • It aligns with regional and national skills objectives

Gateway Qualifications has collaborated with Code Institute and an Industry Advisory Council, composed of leading technology firms including PayPal, Microsoft, Capgemini, Accenture, Salesforce and others, to devise this level 5 qualification. It has been designed to meet industry requirements and to take learners from complete beginners to job-ready within a single academic year.

Why Learners Choose This Qualification

  • Suitable for beginners with no technical experience
  • Excellent learner support, tutoring, mentoring
  • 4 project assessment rather than exams
  • Projects become learners’ portfolio showcase
  • Job-ready skills in an accelerated time frame
  • Broad spectrum of high-demand roles
  • Well paid job opportunities
  • Growth area
  • Can work remotely or onsite
  • Industry validated content
  • Classroom based, delivered locally
  • Can switch to completely online instantly
  • Actively engaged student community
  • Career Services support in preparing job applications

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