Full Time: 1 year
, Part Time: 2 years
Study the Diploma of Software Development and gain the skills to build a career in the ever-innovating world of digital technology.
Through this course, you will enhance your programming and analytical skills - highly sought after by industry.
The course is delivered via highly interactive cutting edge tutorials. You'll learn how to write programs for the cloud, develop web applications using .NET framework and Microsoft Visual Studio, along with advanced mobile applications using the Android platform including client-server applications and the Internet of Things using Python.
You will draw on your knowledge and skills from the Certificate IV in Programming to build a keystone project, providing customised solutions for a real client. Throughout the project, you'll need to engage with your team to analyse, design, build, test and manage a small-to-medium-sized software information system.
You'll be studying high-quality facilities, with experienced and enthusiastic teachers who will encourage and develop you to the best of your ability.
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.
Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment
Apply intermediate programming skills in another language
Apply advanced object-oriented language skills
Manage a project using software management tools
Debug and monitor applications
Deploy an application to production environment
Validate an application design against specifications
Apply advanced programming skills in another language
Apply intermediate object-oriented language skills
Apply testing techniques for software development
Model preferred system solutions
Implement security for applications
Build using rapid application development
Develop advanced mobile multi-touch applications
Create cloud computing services
English language proficiency equivalent to IELTS 5.5 (Academic) with no individual bandscore less than 5.0
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 the Diploma of Software Development.
Further training pathways from this qualification include:
Bachelor of Information Systems offered at Holmesglen Chadstone campus. Students that have successfully completed the Diploma of Software Development will receive 1 year advanced standing into the Bachelor of Information Systems.
- Software developer
- Software programmer
- Mobile applications developer
- Systems integrator
- Web developer
- Cloud applications developer
- Data analyst
- Java programmer
How to apply
APPLY VIA AGENT
Holmesglen recommends international students apply through one of our accredited student recruitment agents. This will assist you in the preparation of all application documents and ensure that you are well counselled on the Australian Government's Genuine Temporary Entrant (GTE) requirements for International students. Further information of the GTE requirements is available at: https://www.homeaffairs.gov.au.
To find out more, visit How to Apply for International Students.
If you have further questions about your application, please contact our International Centre:
T: 03 9564 1703
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