This course provides you with the basic skills and knowledge in programming and software development. You will create software products to meet an initial project brief or customise existing software products to meet customer needs. The course 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).
- 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.
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
This course covers copyright, ethics, privacy, query language, data-driven applications, testing, automation, object-oriented language, user interface, programming and object-oriented design. To complete the qualification you are required to complete all 10 core units and 8 elective units.
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.
The TAFE SA qualification 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.
This course is funded through the Government of South Australia's WorkReady initiative. To find out if you may be eligible for
this funding please visit the TAFE SA website.
There may be incidental fees for additional expenses to those required to complete the course. For example for equipment,
transport or accommodation.
To help with the payment of your fees, you may be able to pay your fees by instalments. To find out more please visit:
You may also be eligible for a fee concession if you hold a current:
- Health Care Card
- Pensioner Concession Card
- Veterans Affairs Card
or if you are a prisoner in a South Australian correctional institution.
To find out more please visit: www.tafesa.edu.au/concession