Certificate IV in Programming
Campus Locations for Course Delivery
Course Admission Requirements
(for International Applications)
- An academic
of 5.5 Overall with minimum of 5.0 in all bands or equivalent.
- Satisfactory completion of Year 11 or overseas equivalent, or completion of the Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology.
- Students have 2 entry options (entry criteria apply):
1. Certificate III in Digital Media Technology (1 Semester), Certificate IV in Programming (1 Semester) and Diploma of Software Development (2 Semesters), 2 years (minimum Year 10 or overseas equivalent)
2. Certificate IV in Programming (2 Semesters) and Diploma of Software Development (2 Semesters), 2 years (minimum Year 11 or overseas equivalent)
Students will receive a COE and parchment for all qualifications within their chosen option.
How to Apply
International Course - application process
If you are applying from onshore, generally, you will need to apply for an international course to TAFE South Australia at least two months before you want to start your studies in Australia. If you are applying from offshore it is highly recommended that you apply at least four months in advance.
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Note: You must be an International resident to apply for this course.
For Australian residents please visit TAFE SA Courses.
Possible job roles include assistant applications programmer, assistant software developer, assistant web application programmer, assistant web developer.
Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.
Qualifications & Skills Covered
Certificate IV in Programming
Software and applications programmers design, develop, test, maintain and document program code according to user requirements and system and technical specifications. This course provides you with the skills and knowledge in programming and software development. You will create software products to meet an initial project brief or customize existing software products to meet customer needs. The program has a focus on mobile application development for Windows mobile using C#, Android mobile using Java and iPhone/iPad using Objective C. Additionally, web application development is included in three key approaches: PHP/MySQL, Java and C#.NET (ASP). 10 core units plus 8 electives.
Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full Qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.
These course fees are for international students only.
|Tuition Fees||Incidental Fees|
|Semester 1||AUD $6500||-|
|Semester 2||AUD $6500||-|
|Fee Totals||AUD $13000||-|
|Total Course Cost||AUD $13000|
Note: TAFE SA does not commit to any fees shown. Charges vary between courses and subjects and are
based on a rate per hour. TAFE SA and their agents reserve the right to make any changes necessary.
Overseas Student Health Cover
All overseas students are required to have Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) insurance for the entire duration of the course. The health cover rate will vary depending on the personal circumstances and duration of stay in Australia. Read more about Overseas Student Health Cover.
TAFE SA International offers an optional Arrival & Pick up and/or Accommodation Service. For further details please contact us.