The Certificate IV in Programming is ideal if you are interested in designing and developing computer software and looking for a formal qualification or interested in undertaking a traineeship in designing and developing software.
Career opportunities, include:
- software developer assistant
- mobile applications developer
- software systems assistant integrator
- web interface programmera
- assistant programmer
- IT customer support technician
- assistant data analyst
- java programmer
Pathways to further study:
- ICT50115 Diploma of IT
- ICT50715 Diploma of Software Development
Studying the Certificate IV in Programming at Holmesglen
During this course, you will be introduced to Java programming, mobile application development and web programming.
You will also have the opportunity to develop high level Java programming skills and be introduced to developing software applications for cloud services.
Modern programming labs and industry standard software development environments will all be available to you in this course.
The second semester of the Certificate IV will include units from the ICT50615 Diploma of Software Development.
After completing the Certificate IV in Programming, students may continue to complete the Diploma in a further six months.
||Configure and maintain databases
||Apply query language
||Create basic databases
||Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment
||Apply introductory object-oriented language skills
||Manage operational plan
||Lead and manage effective workplace relationships
||Build a user interface
||Apply introductory programming skills in another language
||Build a graphical user interface
||Apply skills in object-oriented design
||Develop data-driven applications
||Analyse software requirements
||Create technical documentation
||Model data objects
||Model data processes
Assessments are designed to provide learners with opportunities to demonstrate they have attained the required skills and knowledge using a range of practically based activities and tasks, as required by recognised standards.
| Code || Name |
|ICTPRG412||Configure and maintain databases|
|ICTPRG402||Apply query language|
|ICTDBS403||Create basic databases|
|ICTICT418||Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment|
|ICTPRG406||Apply introductory object-oriented language skills|
|BSBMGT517||Manage operational plan|
|BSBLDR502||Lead and manage effective workplace relationships|
|ICTPRG410||Build a user interface|
|ICTPRG414||Apply introductory programming skills in another language|
|ICTICT406||Build a graphical user interface|
|ICTPRG415||Apply skills in object-oriented design|
|ICTPRG403||Develop data-driven applications|
|ICTPRG419||Analyse software requirements|
|ICTICT408||Create technical documentation|
|ICTSAD501||Model data objects|
|ICTSAD502||Model data processes|
You must have entered into traineeship contract which has been registered with the Delta database.
Prior to enrolment or commencement of training you will be required to complete a literacy and numeracy assessment and a pre-training interview.
These will assist with determining your suitability to the course, verify your training plan, and identify any learning support needs.
Holmesglen requires that learners have basic technical skills in switching on the computer, saving and organising files, sending and reading emails, installing software and capability of using information technology for accessing learning resources.
Recognition of prior learning
You may be able to shorten the length of your chosen course by measuring skills acquired through work, life experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by another registered training organisation will be recognised by Holmesglen. Read more about Recognition of Prior Learning, Credits and Advanced Standing.
Qualification and recognition
On completion, you will receive ICT40515 Certificate IV in Programming.
How to apply
A training contract must be completed by the employer and trainee within the first two weeks of employment.
A representative from the Australian Apprenticeship Support Network will visit the workplace to complete the training contract with the employer and the trainee.
Visit the Australian Apprenticeships website for more information
If you have further questions about your application, please contact the department:
03 9564 1796
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Holmesglen tuition fees shown are all inclusive and indicative of the cost to complete the entire course.
These are indicative fees only. Your fees will be calculated on your individual circumstances at the time of enrolment.
Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.
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