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Certificate IV in Programming

  • National Course Code: ICT40515
  • TAFE NSW code: ICT40515R1-01V01-19SGR-002

This course is superseded

Location – St George College, Main Campus

Study Type

PT Evening

Course Start Date

22 Jul 2019

Hours Per Week



36 Weeks

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • This training is subsidised by the NSW Government

Course Details

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to develop basic programming skills in the most commonly used programming languages.

An individual with this qualification could work as an assistant programmer in a team of software developers, or as a support programmer to senior programmers or systems analysts.

Licensing/Regulatory Information
No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Depending on your previous qualifications and experience your fee may decrease from the maximum shown.
Payment by instalment may also be available. Your fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.


This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.

The fee category that will apply to you depends on your eligibility and your individual circumstances. Your fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.

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Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.

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Number Title
ICTPRG419 Analyse software requirements
ICTPRG409 Develop mobile applications
ICTPRG410 Build a user interface
ICTICT417 Identify, evaluate and apply current industry-specific technologies to meet industry standards
ICTPRG527 Apply intermediate object-oriented language skills
ICTPRG401 Maintain open-source code programs
ICTPRG418 Apply intermediate programming skills in another language
ICTSAD401 Develop and present feasibility reports
ICTPMG401 Support small scale ICT projects
ICTPRG406 Apply introductory object-oriented language skills
ICTPRG402 Apply query language
ICTPRG405 Automate processes
ICTPRG414 Apply introductory programming skills in another language
ICTDBS403 Create basic databases
ICTPRG404 Test applications
ICTPRG403 Develop data-driven applications
ICTPRG415 Apply skills in object-oriented design
ICTICT418 Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment
There are no entry requirements for this qualification
You will be required to complete approximately 8 hours of self-directed learning per week in addition to timetabled attendance hours. You should expect to do one hour of studey, practice, research and/or assignments for each hour in class.


Information sessions will be held on Wednesday 26 June 2019 at 2:00pm and again at 6:00pm, St George College, corner President Avenue and Princes Highway, Kogarah in Building G, Floor 3, Room G3.31.


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You will need to attend approximately 8 hours of class a week over 3 evenings a week for 2 semesters. An indication of how your weekly timetable may look is: Monday 6:30pm-9:30pm, Tuesday 6:30pm-8:30pm and Thursday, 6:30pm to 9:30pm.

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Course Location

St George College, Main Campus
Corner Princes Highway & President Avenue, Kogarah
Phone 131 601

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