Certificate IV in Programming

Duration Up to 12 months Full Time or Part Time equivalent
National CodeICT40515
TAFE SA CodeTP00741
Example Career ProfileICT Software EngineerICT Software Engineer
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Course Admission Requirements

  • No course admission requirements, however, students wishing to access WorkReady funding will be required to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills as part of course counselling before enrolling.
    If there are more applications for this course than places available, applicants will be ranked by Date of application
    If you have a verified disability/medical condition and require additional support to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills please contact Student Services prior to applying to discuss your needs. To be eligible for support you must provide medical documentation to verify your disability/medical condition.

    Important Information

    • Students will be able to complete subjects in common with the Cert III Information, Digital Media and Technology by attending classes at campuses other than Adelaide but will need to study online or attend the Adelaide City campus to complete this qualification.
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    Note: You must be an Australian Resident to apply for this course. For International Students please visit International Courses.

    Employment Outcomes

    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 (ICT40515)
    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.

    Fees

    This course is subsidised through the Government of South Australia's WorkReady initiative. To access subsidised training through WorkReady, your suitability to complete the qualification will be assessed. This may include participation in a Language, Literacy and Numeracy pre-assessment.