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ICT50718 Diploma of Software Development

National ID: ICT50718 | State ID: BEG8

Step into a software development career! 

Go beyond programming and take a step towards a lasting career in software development. Gain advanced knowledge and valuable experience in an industry-standard learning environment with the latest technology. 

Gain these skills:

  • develop advanced apps
  • gain advanced knowledge of Java, C# and PHP/SQL
  • data modelling and agile development
  • web programming, and testing and debugging  

This course is not available to study by applicants outside of WA. 

  

The Centre for IT Excellence (CITE) provides state of the art, industry relevant training in information technology, creative media and electronics. We provide pathways from foundation studies to advanced diploma with specialist training in cyber security, systems and programming.

 

Fast Track: Students who meet the entrance requirements for the diploma, but who may need to build lower level skills can 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 exciting option.

Students who complete the Certificate IV in Programming can progress to this course and complete in one semester, full time, due to an overlap in units. Other students may require three terms to complete the diploma. Full-time attendance is equivalent to two days a week. 
   

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Entrance Requirements

Course requirements

Job opportunities

Study pathway

Entrance Requirements
School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
Completion of WACE General or ATAR (Minimum C Grades) or equivalent Completion of WACE General or ATAR or equivalent (minimum C Grades) Certificate III

A Certificate IV level qualification in Information Technology or Computing, or equivalent, acquired through experience or formal study.

Course requirements

Is this course right for you?

To be successful in this course it is recommended that you complete the Certificate IV in Programming or possess the following skills before you commence:

  • Able to code in object oriented and procedural languages,
  • Can design and develop software applications in C# and Java,
  • and can design and develop data bases and use SQL.

Still not sure if this course is right for you? Call us on 1800 001 001 to speak with a member of the Information Technology training area who will be able to advise you on the best study pathway to meet your career goals.

Job opportunities

Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations.

SM TAFE actively promotes the employment availability of course graduates to key industry partners and organisations. We also seek expressions of interest from organisations for the placement of our students into work experience. We endeavour to assist students into a career pathway, but please be aware that neither employment nor work experience placement is guaranteed by us.

To access free career planning and job search assistance, visit the Jobs and Skills Centres page.

Study pathway

South Metropolitan TAFE has many further study opportunities available.

Plan your study pathway in information technology

Delivery location, important dates and study options

This course may be offered with a blended, flexible delivery model to enable social distancing measures to be undertaken during the COVID-19 pandemic. This approach may include a mix of online and classroom based delivery, as well as practical and work experience placements. Lecturers will provide any specific instructions if your training delivery style needs to change.

Semester 1

Murdoch - Full Time-Classroom

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Duration 1 semester
When Semester 1
Where Murdoch
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This competitive course uses TAFE Admissions. Applications are now open for Semester 1 2021.  
Rockingham - Full Time-Classroom

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Duration 1 semester
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Where Rockingham
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This competitive course uses TAFE Admissions. Applications are now open for Semester 1 2021.  
Thornlie - Full Time-Classroom

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Overview
Duration 1 semester
When Semester 1
Where Thornlie
How Full Time
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This competitive course uses TAFE Admissions. Applications are now open for Semester 1 2021.  

Semester 2

Murdoch - Full Time-Classroom

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 1 semester
When Semester 2
Where Murdoch
How Full Time
Apply now
This competitive course uses TAFE Admissions. Applications are now open for Semester 1 2021.  
Thornlie - Full Time-Classroom

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 1 semester
When Semester 2
Where Thornlie
How Full Time
Apply now
This competitive course uses TAFE Admissions. Applications are now open for Semester 1 2021.  

Course enquiry

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For short courses and skill sets, your enquiry using this form can be the start of your application, or you can ask for more information if you don't feel ready.
Page last updated September 18, 2020