The Certificate IV in Programming is the ideal pathway into designing and developing computer software. You will be introduced to Java programming, mobile application development and web programming.
Career opportunities, include:
- software developer assistant
- mobile applications developer
- software systems assistant integrator
- web interface programmer
- assistant programmer
- IT customer support technician
- assistant data analyst
- Java programmer
Pathways to further study:
- ICT50120 Diploma of Information Technology (Advanced Programming)
- ICT50120 Diploma of Information Technology (Database and Data Management)
- ICT50120 Diploma of Information Technology (Back End Web Development)
- BIS17 Bachelor of Information Systems
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Studying the Certificate IV in Programming at Holmesglen
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 ICT50718 Diploma of Software Development.
After completing the Certificate IV in Programming, you can continue to complete the Diploma in a further six months.
Monday: Open Lab session from 9am to 5pm (additional support/guidance session to students)
Tuesday: 9am to 3:30pm (week 1 – 8 only) from week 9 onwards students are required to attend 3 days per week only.
Wednesday: 9am to 1pm
Thursday: 9am to 4pm
Friday: 9am to 5:30pm
||Apply introductory object-oriented language skills
||Apply query language
||Select cloud storage solutions
||Develop data-driven applications
||Apply introductory programming skills in another language
||Develop mobile applications
||Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment
||Participate effectively in WHS communication and consultation processes
||Apply intermediate object-oriented language skills
||Apply skills in object-oriented design
||Produce server-side script for dynamic web pages
||Create technical documentation
||Build a database
||Analyse software requirements
||Model data processes
||Build a user interface
| Code || Name |
|ICTPRG430||Apply introductory object-oriented language skills|
|ICTPRG402||Apply query language|
|ICTICT428||Select cloud storage solutions|
|ICTPRG403||Develop data-driven applications|
|ICTPRG414||Apply introductory programming skills in another language|
|ICTPRG409||Develop mobile applications|
|ICTICT418||Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment|
|BSBWHS304||Participate effectively in WHS communication and consultation processes|
|ICTPRG527||Apply intermediate object-oriented language skills|
|ICTPRG415||Apply skills in object-oriented design|
|ICTWEB430||Produce server-side script for dynamic web pages|
|ICTICT408||Create technical documentation|
|ICTDBS415||Build a database|
|ICTPRG419||Analyse software requirements|
|ICTSAD502||Model data processes|
|ICTPRG410||Build a user interface|
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.
No entry requirements into this qualification as per the training package.
Holmesglen does require applicants to have the ability to:
• turn on a computer
• use a mouse and keyboard
• open and close a software application
• conduct a search in a web browser
• save a file, and locate a saved file
• download and install software application
Applicants intending to learn remotely will require access to:
A computer or laptop with the following minimum specification:
Quad Core CPU
• 16GB of RAM
• CPU with minimum 4mhz processor or faster
• 200GB of Storage
• Operating System: Windows 10
• Monitor 24" (PC only, dual monitor optional but preferred)
• Head set microphone (webcam optional but preferred)
• Access to a reliable Internet connection
Software: Windows Office 16
Prior to enrolment you will be required to complete a literacy and numeracy assessment and attend a pre-training interview. These will assist with determining your suitability to the course, verify your training plan, and identify any learning support needs.
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
Upon completion, you will receive ICT40518 Certificate IV in Programming qualification.
How to apply
Visit How to Apply for more information on the application process.
Holmesglen may engage third parties to recruit students on behalf of the institute. Third party recruiters receive a commission and this will not impact on your fees.
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|Tuition fees (GST exempt)
|Mandatory Materials and Activities fees * (GST inc)
Additional costs may also apply for course consumables and other costs. These may include consumables such as learning resources, personal protective equipment/clothing and other costs such as immunisation costs, National Police Check and Working with Children Check for relevant courses.
To view the additional costs that may apply to your course, download a full list of estimated additional costs by course (PDF - 102kb).
All fees are indicative only. Your fees will be calculated on your individual circumstances at the time of enrolment. Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth funding. Find out now if you are eligible for Government-subsidised fees or Concession