Enhance your programming skills and advance your IT career as a software or .NET developer. Strengthen your current IT skills to enter the ever-changing world of advanced programming, and graduate ready to take on more senior development roles.
Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:
Lead and facilitate a team
Develop applications or software
Manage client problems
Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.
Skills in designing and developing complex software applications
Experience developing multi-touch applications
Potential credit towards the Advanced Diploma of Information Technology
Skills in a specialised area of IT
This course requires evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol
This course is offered as a traineeship. Enquire today to check the eligibility requirements.
That you have achieved a Certificate IV in Information Technology as evidenced by a copy of your certificate or transcript, OR
That you have recent or current work experience in the Information Technology programming field as evidenced by a letter of support from your employer or your resume
Before your first day of class you must complete a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) skills test and achieve a score of 4 across the five bands of literacy and 4 across one band of numeracy. This helps us to determine that your skills match the demands of the course, to direct you to an alternative study option or to provide you with the appropriate support for your success. Your teacher will let you know when this must be completed.
To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:
Commitment and drive to manage a heavy course load
Adequate time to complete course work and additional study outside of class hours
Access to a desktop PC, laptop or equivalent computing device and a strong internet connection
If you need help preparing for study, contact us about your options.
TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.
Our graduates go onto roles like:
Database and Systems Administrators, and ICT Security Specialists plan, develop, maintain, manage and administer organisations' database management systems, operating systems and security policies and procedures to ensure optimal database and system integrity, security, backup, reliability and performance.
Other jobs include: software developer, .NET developer, software tester, software analyst, mobile app developer, database designer and database support.
Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:
The Diploma of Information Technology (Advanced Programming) does not have any post-graduate courses.
At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.
Courses are made up of a combination of both core and specialty units. In the Diploma of Information Technology (Advanced Programming) qualification, you’ll need to successfully complete 20 units of competency, including 6 core and 14 speciality units.
Core units are central to the job outcomes of a particular industry or occupation. These are the units industry has agreed are essential to be capable and qualified at a particular study level.
TAFE NSW provides support services across all campus locations and online. Whatever your needs or circumstances, we have the people, resources, counselling and facilities to support you in focusing on your studies.
TAFE NSW Disability Support Service
TAFE NSW Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support
TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)
TAFE NSW Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service
TAFE NSW Libraries
Scholarship programs – be supported as you explore your talents and fulfil your potential
Read&Write literacy and study support software is available free for all TAFE NSW students to use while studying on campus and at home
LinkedIn Learning – an online resource which offers innovative courses and tutorials to improve your personal and professional skills
Student associations – get social with our student community
There are a total of 3 information sessions planned for this course. They'll take place at different locations across the state.
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