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CERTIFICATE IV IN PROGRAMMING

National ID: ICT40515 | State ID: AWF2

 

Are you looking for a 21st century programming career?

When you complete the Certificate IV in Programming you will be an attractive applicant for in-demand IT roles such as assistant software developer, assistant applications developer, or assistant programmer.

You will gain the career enhancing knowledge and skills to design and develop computer programs, including apps and games. This will include developing user interfaces, object-oriented programming, working with databases, as well as understanding programming methodologies and documentation.

You will acquire valuable experience in programming in Java and C#, and designing for apps for Android.

This course suits Year 12 graduates or those who have some industry experience.

Completion of the Certificate IV in Programming opens up a range of further study options, including specialist diplomas and associate degrees, and it may provide entrance into many university courses.

Students who meet the entrance requirements for the Diploma, but who may need to build lower level skills, may complete the Certificate IV foundation skill set. This skill set consists of only the essential units from the Certificate IV, done over one term, which then leads into a three term Diploma. Ask us about this time and money saving fast track pathway.

The Centre for IT Excellence (CITE) provides state of the art and industry relevant training in information technology and creative media. We specialise in providing a pathway from foundation studies to higher education through specialist associate degrees.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

When you complete the Certificate IV in Programming you will be an attractive applicant for in-demand IT roles such as assistant software developer, assistant applications developer, or assistant programmer.

For information about jobs and pathways, please see
http://joboutlook.gov.au/

Further study opportunities:

  • ICT50715 Diploma of Software Development
  • Associate Degree of Software Development (Mobile Applications)

Course overview

Course details

Course Overview

Where Rockingham
Thornlie
Duration One semester full-time
How Full Time (On Campus)
Part Time
When This course is available for Semester 1, 2017.

When you complete the Certificate IV in Programming you will be an attractive applicant for in-demand IT roles such as assistant software developer, assistant applications developer, or assistant programmer.

For information about jobs and pathways, please see
http://joboutlook.gov.au/

Further study opportunities:

  • ICT50715 Diploma of Software Development
  • Associate Degree of Software Development (Mobile Applications)

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

These fees are estimates only for students enrolling in government funded courses on a full time basis.

The indicative fees for a course may differ between training providers due to the units they have included in the course outline. These differences generally result from adapting courses to meet local industry needs. The actual cost of a course will also vary if different electives are chosen by the student.

Nominal hours are not hours of training or instruction. They are used to determine course fees and subsidy levels to reflect the cost to deliver quality training.

Other charges may apply.

Indicative Tuition Fees in 2017

VET Student Loans 

Students in an eligible diploma qualifications and above may be assisted through a loan under the Commonwealth Government's VET Student Loan scheme. For more information on entrance requirements and eligible course list please see www.education.gov.au/vet-student-loans 

For information on VET Student Loans at South Metropolitan TAFE please visit the Student Loans page.

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the  TAFE International WA website 

COPYRIGHT

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment ICTICT418 AUU49

DATABASE I

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Develop data-driven applications ICTPRG403 AUV67
Apply query language ICTPRG402 AUV53

INTERFACE DESIGN

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Develop client user interface ICTICT420 AUU61
Build a user interface ICTPRG410 AUV50

JAVA I

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Apply skills in object-oriented design ICTPRG415 AUV61
Apply introductory object-oriented language skills ICTPRG406 AUV65

JAVA II

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Debug and monitor applications ICTPRG503 AUV76
Apply intermediate object-oriented language skills ICTPRG527 AUV94
Test applications ICTPRG404 AUV58

MOBILE APPS

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
USE XML EFFECTIVELY ICTPRG427 AUV72
DEVELOP MOBILE APPLICATIONS ICTPRG409 AUV57

PROGRAMMING I

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Apply introductory programming skills in another language ICTPRG414 AUV79
Automate processes ICTPRG405 AUV52

PROGRAMMING II

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Apply intermediate programming skills in another language ICTPRG418 AUV62
Apply software development methodologies ICTICT403 AUU46

SOFTWARE ANALYSIS

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Analyse software requirements ICTPRG419 AUV60
Create technical documentation ICTICT408 AUU32
  • For TAFE Admissions full-time courses, apply at tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au/ when applications are open. Semester One applications open in September of the prior year, Semester Two (mid-year) applications open in May.
  • For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.
  • For international students, contact
    www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.
  • For all other courses, or if you need help or have questions please call us on
    1800 001 001 or email us at info@smtafe.wa.edu.au

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
C Grades in Year 11 WACE General English, and OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8 C Grades in Year 11 English and Maths or equivalent Certificate II or Certificate III

South Metropolitan TAFE maintains strong relationships with a number of universities. On completion of diploma and advanced diploma courses, students may be eligible for credit towards a South Metropolitan TAFE associate degree or higher education diploma, or a bachelor degree at one of our university partners. For details of our university pathway options, visit our Uni Pathways page.

Please note: Different university entrance arrangements may apply to international students. For further details please contact the individual Universities directly.

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Page last updated February 24, 2017