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Overview

Course code:

ICT50715

CRICOS:

086685K

Start date(s):

February, July

Course length:

Full Time: 1 year , Part Time: 2 years

Campus:

Chadstone

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.


Course structure

ASSESSMENT

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.

SUBJECTS

Code

Name

ICTICT418

Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment

ICTPRG418

Apply intermediate programming skills in another language

ICTPRG501

Apply advanced object-oriented language skills

ICTPRG502

Manage a project using software management tools

ICTPRG503

Debug and monitor applications

ICTPRG504

Deploy an application to production environment

ICTPRG520

Validate an application design against specifications

ICTPRG523

Apply advanced programming skills in another language

ICTPRG527

Apply intermediate object-oriented language skills

ICTPRG529

Apply testing techniques for software development

ICTNWK514

Model preferred system solutions

ICTPRG507

Implement security for applications

ICTPRG509

Build using rapid application development

ICTPRG601

Develop advanced mobile multi-touch applications

ICTPRG604

Create cloud computing services

ICTSAD501

Model data objects


Entry requirements

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.


Outcomes

QUALIFICATION AND RECOGNITION

On completion, you will receive the Diploma of Software Development.

PATHWAYS

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.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

- 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

E: intl@holmesglen.edu.au

RECRUITMENT

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.

Find out more about your rights and obligations as a student and the services we provide at Holmesglen.


Fees

Type

Cost

International Fee

$13,500.00


Enquire online

Contact details

Programming Open Days

Visit us on Open Day to learn about designing, building and managing IT networks andamp; programming using the latest techniques in application development. You'll get the chance to see our dedicated networking facilities as well as talk to teachers about the range of courses on offer, practical applications and pathways. All of our diploma programs lead to a Bachelor of IT with 1 year credit, meaning you start in the 2nd year of the degree. Registrations are essential for sessions to go ahead.

 

- , Thu, 14 Mar - bookings essential.

Holmesglen Chadstone Campus, Batesford Road Chadstone 3148 Australia

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