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Diploma of Software Development

  • National Course Code: ICT50715
  • TAFE NSW code: ICT50715R1-01V01-19HNB-253

Location – Hornsby

Study Type

PT Evening

Course Start Date

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Hours Per Week

6

Duration

36 Weeks

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
  • VET Student Loans Available

Course Details

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to be competent in programming and software development.

A person with this qualification would create new software products to meet an initial project brief or customise existing software products to meet customer needs.

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

This course is superseded. Enquire now for Semester 1, 2020. Enrolments open late December 2019.

When you study with TAFE NSW, we want you to succeed. Entry requirements allow us to make sure that you have the right pre-existing knowledge and skills to achieve your chosen qualification. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section.

There are no entry requirements for this qualification

It's all happening at TAFE NSW InfoFest. Register for an information session to broaden your skills set to get ahead. Can't find an Information Session for you? Enquire Online or call 131601.

You will be required to complete approximately 10 hours of self-directed learning per week in addition to timetabled attendance hours.

This course will assist learners to proceed on to do the Advanced Diploma of IT Course.

INFORMATION SESSIONS

To find out more about this course, meet our teachers and receive information about enrolment and next steps, attend an information session.

  • Wednesday, 20th November from 6pm-7:30pm.
  • Wednesday, 27th November from 6pm-7:30pm.
  • Wednesday, 4th December from 6pm-7:30pm.
  • Wednesday, 11th December from 6pm-7:30pm.
  • Thursday, 12th December from 11am-12:30pm.
  • Wednesday, 22nd January from 6pm-7:30pm.
  • Thursday, 23rd January from 11am-12:30pm.
  • Wednesday, 29nd January from 6pm-7:30pm.
  • Thursday, 30th January from 11am-12:30pm.

    Location for all information sessions: Hornsby Campus, Room G109.

    INFORMATION SESSION
    There are no Information Sessions scheduled at this time.? Please contact campus for more information.

    ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
    Compleiton of Certificate IV in Programming or Equivalent Knowlege is highly expected.

    MORE ABOUT THIS COURSE
    Did you know as a TAFE NSW student you have unlimited access to Lynda.com which is an online library of video courses in software, design, technology, communication, learning and business. These skills can help you to achieve your study goals. Visit the Student Portal to get started.

    We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services

    As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:

    • LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
    • Studiosity - online access to a real life tutor
    • Easy computing online short courses
    • Access to local TAFE libraries

You will need to attend approximately 6 hours of class a week over 2 evenings. An indication of how your weekly timetable may look is: Wednesday and Thursday, 6:00pm to 9:00pm.

SMART AND SKILLED FEES

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

Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.

For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?

PAYMENT OPTIONS AND ASSISTANCE

This course is approved for a Commonwealth VET Student Loan (VSL). If you meet the VSL eligibility and academic suitability requirements, you are able to apply to the Commonwealth for a loan to cover all or part of your course fee. We will ask you whether you would like to apply for a VET Student Loan when you enrol and advise you of the process.

To complete your VET Student Loan application, you will need to provide:

  • Your Tax File Number (TFN). If you dont have a TFN, click here for information on how to apply for one. You can complete your loan application with a Certificate of Application for a TFN, but must provide your TFN as soon as it is issued. If you dont provide your TFN before your first census day, you will need to pay the tuition fees for that unit of study.
  • Your Commonwealth Higher Education Student Support Number (CHESSN) ). If you have previously accessed a loan via the Higher Education Loan Program (HELP), either at TAFE or university, you will already have a CHESSN. You must use the same CHESSN whenever you access a student loan. If you dont have CHESSN, we will allocate one on your behalf.

To be eligible for a VET Student Loan, you will need to be assessed as academically suitable to undertake high level VET study. You will need to provide:

  • A copy of your Australian Year 12 Certificate; OR
  • A copy of a certificate showing that you have been awarded a qualification at level 4 or above in the Australian Qualifications Framework (where the language of instruction was English). If you previously completed a Certificate IV or higher qualification at TAFE NSW, just let us know where and when you studied in your application; OR
  • Display competence at Exit Level 3 in the Australian Core Skills Framework in both reading and numeracy through an approved Language, Literacy and Numeracy test. We will let you know if this is required once you apply.

If you intend to apply for a VET Student Loan, its important you know your student obligations.

SMART AND SKILLED FEES

Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.

For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit https://smartandskilled.nsw.gov.au/are-you-eligible

PAYMENT OPTIONS AND ASSISTANCE

This course is approved for a Commonwealth VET Student Loan (VSL). If you meet the VSL eligibility and academic suitability requirements, you are able to apply to the Commonwealth for a loan to cover all or part of your course fee. We will ask you whether you would like to apply for a VET Student Loan when you enrol and advise you of the process.

Direct payment by Unit of Study instalments is available for this course.

The Units of Study and associated fees for this course are detailed below. Fees are charged on the census day for each unit of study. To secure a loan for part or all of your course, you must be eligible and submit a valid application to the Commonwealth for a VET Student Loan. You may withdraw prior to the census date without incurring a fee.

Find out about recognition: https://www.tafensw.edu.au/enrol/recognition-credit-transfers

Fees:
https://www.tafensw.edu.au/enrol/fees

Payment - funding: https://www.tafensw.edu.au/enrol/payment-funding


Find out more about VET Student Loans

Direct payment by Unit of Study instalments is available for this course.

The Units of Study and associated fees for this course are detailed above. Fees are charged on the census day for each Unit of Study. To secure a loan for part or all of your course, you must be eligible and submit a valid application to the Commonwealth for a VET Student Loan. You may withdraw prior to the census date without incurring a fee.

READ BEFORE YOU ENROL

Learn about TAFE NSW Fees

Learn about TAFE NSW Payment/Funding

RECOGNITION

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.

Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition

Incidental Cost
  • Student Association - $20.00
Semester 1, 2020 classes start early February 2020. Enquire now to be notified when enrolments open for ICT50718 late December 2019.
Core Units
Number Title
ICTICT418 Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment
ICTPRG502 Manage a project using software management tools
ICTPRG501 Apply advanced object-oriented language skills
ICTPRG418 Apply intermediate programming skills in another language
ICTPRG529 Apply testing techniques for software development
ICTPRG527 Apply intermediate object-oriented language skills
ICTPRG523 Apply advanced programming skills in another language
ICTPRG520 Validate an application design against specifications
ICTPRG504 Deploy an application to a production environment
ICTPRG503 Debug and monitor applications
Elective Units
Number Title
ICTICT403 Apply software development methodologies
ICTSAD501 Model data objects
ICTSAD502 Model data processes
ICTPRG409 Develop mobile applications
ICTPRG604 Create cloud computing services
ICTPRG601 Develop advanced mobile multi-touch applications

Note: Not all elective units listed may be available to study, please enquire for more information.

Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.

Course Location

Hornsby
205 Peats Ferry Road, Hornsby
Phone 131 601

Fees information

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