Course Code: ICT50715

The Diploma of Software Development addresses skills and knowledge around programming and software development. The qualification facilitates careers in bespoke software product creation, and in the customisation of existing software products to answer evolving customer requirements.

Pluralsight

 

  • Studying online
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  • Nationally Recognised
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  • Access to lynda.com
  • Student Reward Program
  • Government Funding Available
Course structure

This course covers 16 units of competency

Study Mode

This course is delivered online

Locations & Dates

Start when you're ready

  • Description

    This program has been created with a blend of vendor specific, vendor neutral, and trainer developed materials. Vendor training is recognised internationally as an industry benchmark for product specific training. Upskilled uses an online Learning Management System to manage the delivery and assessment of learning resources. The program is conducted over a 12 month period through a blended learning approach of teacher-led workshops or webinars, distance education, and online materials.

    Vendor Courses Vendor Neutral Courses Upskilled Courses/Workshops
    • MTA: Database – Pass Database Fundamentals exam
    • MCSA: SQL Server 2012/2014 – Pass Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2012/2014 exam; and Administering Microsoft SQL Server 2012/2014 Databases exam; and Implementing a Data Warehouse with Microsoft SQL Server 2012/2014 exam
      No equivalent
    • MCSD: App Builder – Pass MCSA: Web Applications; and Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions exam
    • ITIL Foundations 
    • Project Management
    • HTML/CSS
    • Javascript
    • Privacy, Ethics and Copyright
    • Business Need
    • Testing
    • Disaster Recovery
    • Cloud Computing
    • Service Desk Analyst 2
    • Technical Documentation 

    Pathways into the qualification

    Preferred pathways for candidates considering this qualification include:

    • Demonstrated vocational experience in a range of programming-related work environments in software programming, application programming, web development, or similar.

    Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

    Participants often come with experience in one or more ICT competencies, vocationally acquired from a range of sources (both formal and otherwise). Upskilled acknowledges the validity of such experience and encourages candidates to apply for Recognition of Prior Learning where applicable. Upskilled's RPL Calculator is a guide to initial RPL standing, although participants are sometimes entitled to further RPL as enrolment progresses.

    Assessment

    Assessment is summative and formative with set assignments, project work, and questionnaires.

    Inclusions

    Upskilled Information Technology courses include detailed learning materials, assessments, online trainer support, and certification upon successful completion.

    IT students also have access to Pluralsight's online training library, a comprehensive online video training library delivered by those in the industry. The content is accessible 24/7 so you can study and further your skills whenever it suits you.  

    Prerequisites

    There are no formal prerequisites for this qualification.

    Students will be required to have regular access to a computer and internet access to complete this course.

    Resources

    This qualification utilises many and varied types of learning materials and assessments. These resources are managed and provided through Upskilled’s Learning Management System, MyUpskilled. Access to a Microsoft based Personal Computer and an internet connection is required to complete any Upskilled IT qualification that utilises Microsoft Academy Courses (listed above).

  • Unit Outline

    The online e-Learning course addresses the following units of competency from the National ICT Information and Communications Technology Training Package. All competencies must be successfully completed to attain the diploma. 

    The program is broken into 4 logical clusters of training within the broad category of ICT systems: 1/ Core Infrastructure; 2/ Continuity & Security; 3/ Continuous Improvement; and 4/ Service Delivery & Governance

    Unit Code
    Unit Name
    ICTICT418Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment
    ICTPRG520Validate an application design against specifications
    ICTPRG418Apply intermediate programming skills in another language
    ICTPRG527Apply intermediate object-oriented language skills
    ICTPRG529Apply testing techniques for software development
    ICTPRG503Debug and monitor applications
    ICTPRG502Manage a project using software management tools
    ICTPRG523Apply advanced programming skills in another language
    ICTPRG501Apply advanced object-oriented language skills
    ICTPRG504Deploy an application to a production environment
    ICTPMG501Manage ICT projects
    ICTPRG508Create mashups
    ICTPRG515Review developed software
    ICTPRG604Create cloud computing services
    ICTPRG514Prepare for software development using rapid application development
    ICTICT509Gather data to identify business requirements
  • Career Outcomes

    Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

    • Analyst Programmer Support
    • Assistant Programming Developer
    • Assistant Software Applications Programmer
    • Assistant Software Developer
    • Database Support Programmer
    • Web Support Programmer

    Microsoft Certification Mapping

    This qualification covers the Microsoft learning content for the following Certification:

    MTA: Database Fundamentals
    MCSA: SQL Server 2012
    MCSD: Windows Store Apps using C#
    MCSD: Web Applications
    ITIL Foundations

    All recommended learning materials for these certifications are provided in this Upskilled Diploma, Microsoft Learning also recommends that you have hands-on experience with the product along with studying these materials.

    Further Study

    Pathways from the qualification:

    ICt Advanced Diploma, Vocational Graduate Certificate qualifications, or other higher education sector qualifications.

    For information about Pathways to University, click here.

    * Vendor Certifications are current at the time of publishing but are subject to change as these are managed by external organisations to Upskilled.

  • Flexible Payment Options

    Option 1 – Save 15%

    Save 15% ($675) when paying upfront. Total course cost: $3,825

    Option 2 - 24 Month Interest-free payment plan

    No deposit, no interest to pay for 24 months. Get started for just $44 a week! Total course cost: $4,500

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    Upskilled has teamed up with zipMoney to offer you flexible weekly, fortnightly or monthly interest free payment plans, allowing you start studying now without the financial burden! Applications for Zip Money literally only take a few minutes! Find out more about ZipMoney.

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    Option 3 - Smart and Skilled for NSW Residents

    This Upskilled qualification is approved under Smart and Skilled and may attract a government fee subsidy. You must meet the individual eligibility criteria to receive subsidised training for a course on the NSW Skills List. For more information on Smart and Skilled click here. 

    If you're a NSW resident, why not find out now if you're eligible for a Smart and Skilled subsidy?  

    This qualification is subsidised by the NSW Government. This course is delivered by Nationally Registered Training Organisation, Upskilled Pty Ltd, RTO 40374

    Option 4 - Skilled Capital for ACT Residents

    This Upskilled qualification is approved under the Skilled Capital program and may attract a government fee subsidy. You must meet the individual eligibility criteria to receive subsidised training for a course on the ACT Skills List. For more information on Skilled Capital click here

    Option 5 - Higher Level Skills Program for QLD Residents

    This Upskilled qualification is approved under the Higher Level Skills program and may attract a government fee subsidy. You must meet the individual eligibility criteria to receive subsidised training for a course on the QLD Skills List. For more information on Higher Level Skills click here.

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