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Learn how to develop and customise software programs, even games, for clients. Develop hands-on programming skills and testing techniques to help people get the most out of software products. This course gives you the practical skills and know-how to manage and develop software, and apply advanced programming skills to debug and upgrade networks. Course details

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$10000 VET Student Loan available

LOCATION/S

Caboolture, Loganlea

Key dates and info

DURATION

Full time: 1 year / up to 3 days per week

Course details

COST

  • Full Fee $14,000
  • Subsidised $11,090
  • Concession $10,217

Student Loan Available

1300 712 007

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How to enrol

Majid Al-thaheb

Training that will have you job-ready

"The step up from the classroom to the work site was a small one because the coursework was industry current and reflective of real-life work duties."

Majid Al-thaheb
Diploma of Information Technology and Diploma of Multimedia (Networking)

Ten reasons to study at TAFE

Practical, hands-on classes combined with state-of-the-art facilities and purpose-built learning areas make us a standout amongst training providers. Better than that though, many of our facilities are acknowledged by industry as being amongst the best in Australia.

Key dates

LOCATION START DATE WORKLOAD DELIVERY
Caboolture 29 Jan 2018 Full time / up to 3 days per week Classroom
Loganlea 29 Jan 2018 Full time / up to 3 days per week Classroom

Entry requirements

This qualification has no formal entry criteria however TAFE Queensland Brisbane has the following selection criteria for this qualification:

  • Year 10 or equivalent
  • General Information Technology industry knowledge and/or experience.

If you’re under 17 years of age, special enrolment conditions may apply.

Location/s

Caboolture
Tallon St
Caboolture QLD 4510

Loganlea
50-68 Armstrong Road
Meadowbrook QLD 4131

Resources required

No specific resources are required to successfully complete this course.

It is recommended that students have access to a reliable internet connection to access TAFE Queensland's online learning system Connect and a computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player. This equipment and software is available for students to use at all TAFE Queensland locations.

Timetable

View the timetable. Please note, the timetable for future semesters may differ to the current schedule. If you need help or can't find what you're looking for, give us a call on 1300 712 007.

Important Information

TAFE Queensland Brisbane students have the opportunity to travel to locations across the globe as part of their studies in selected courses. Studying abroad provides students with the chance to immerse themselves in different cultures, as well as develop their skills and network with professionals in their chosen industry.

This qualification will offer a Study Abroad program in 2017. For further information, please visit the Study Abroad webpage.

Units

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and 6 elective units from the list below. Electives may differ between TAFE Queensland locations and regions.

UNIT CODE DESCRIPTION TYPE
ICTDBS502 Design a database Elective
ICTGAM528 Create games for mobile devices Elective
ICTICT418 Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment Core
ICTICT509 Gather data to identify business requirements Elective
ICTNWK514 Model preferred system solutions Elective
ICTPRG418 Apply intermediate programming skills in another language Core
ICTPRG501 Apply advanced object-oriented language skills Core
ICTPRG502 Manage a project using software management tools Core
ICTPRG503 Debug and monitor applications Core
ICTPRG504 Deploy an application to a production environment Core
ICTPRG520 Validate an application design against specifications Core
ICTPRG523 Apply advanced programming skills in another language Core
ICTPRG527 Apply intermediate object-oriented language skills Core
ICTPRG529 Apply testing techniques for software development Core
ICTPRG604 Create cloud computing services Elective
ICTWEB503 Create web-based programs Elective

Disclaimer

Not all electives available at all campuses

What are my payment options

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland Brisbane has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what's right for you, call us on 1300 712 007. We're here to help.

$14,000

FULL FEE

Student Loan Available

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$11,090

SUBSIDISED

Student Loan Available

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$10,217

CONCESSION

Student Loan Available

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Full fee

This is the total cost of the course.

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VET Student Loans

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Prior to applying for a VET Student Loan, please ensure that you have read and understood the VET Student Loans Pre-Enrolment Information

VET Student Loans are an interest-free loan from the Australian Government that help students pay for their education and training.

TAFE Queensland receives the full loan amount for your course directly from the Government, and you repay your loan through the Australian taxation system once your income reaches a certain threshold.

You are eligible for a VET Student Loan if you:

You must demonstrate academic suitability by:

  • providing a copy of your Senior Secondary Certificate of Education (year 12 certificate); OR
  • providing evidence of successful completion of an Australian Qualifications Framework certificate IV or higher qualification (where the language of instruction is English), OR
  • are assessed as a minimum of Exit Level 3 in the Australian Core Skills Framework (ASCF) in both reading and numeracy

Please note that all students enrolling in an accredited course are required to provide a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

More information about VET Student Loans.

 

Payment Plan

If you have difficulty paying the full cost of a course up front, or you are not eligible for VET Student Loan, you might be eligible for a payment plan. This will allow you to pay for your course in instalments, rather than one upfront payment at the time of enrolment.

Subsidised

The Queensland Government will offset the cost of study for eligible students. You will still need to pay for a portion of your study costs. The amount above is what you will need to pay.

VET Student Loans

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Prior to applying for a VET Student Loan, please ensure that you have read and understood the VET Student Loans Pre-Enrolment Information

VET Student Loans are an interest-free loan from the Australian Government that help students pay for their education and training.

TAFE Queensland receives the full loan amount for your course directly from the Government, and you repay your loan through the Australian taxation system once your income reaches a certain threshold.

You are eligible for a VET Student Loan if you:

You must demonstrate academic suitability by:

  • providing a copy of your Senior Secondary Certificate of Education (year 12 certificate); OR
  • providing evidence of successful completion of an Australian Qualifications Framework certificate IV or higher qualification (where the language of instruction is English), OR
  • are assessed as a minimum of Exit Level 3 in the Australian Core Skills Framework (ASCF) in both reading and numeracy

Please note that all students enrolling in an accredited course are required to provide a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

More information about VET Student Loans.

 

Higher Level Skills Subsidy

You're eligible for the Higher Level Skills Subsidy if you:

  • Are 15 years or older and no longer in school
  • Live in Queensland full time
  • Are an Australian or New Zealand citizen, permanent resident, or temporary resident with the necessary visa or work permits
  • And don't currently have (or are enrolled in) a certificate IV or higher level qualification.
  • Other restrictions or eligibility criteria may apply

Payment Plan

If you have difficulty paying the full cost of a course up front, or you are not eligible for VET Student Loan, you might be eligible for a payment plan. This will allow you to pay for your course in instalments, rather than one upfront payment at the time of enrolment.

Concession

You are eligible for the concession price of a course if you are eligible for subsidised training, and are listed on an Australian Government Low Income Health Care Card or Pensioner Concession Card, if you are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, you hold a Department of Veterans' Affairs Pensioner Concession Card, or if you have a disability. Further information about concessions.

VET Student Loans

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Prior to applying for a VET Student Loan, please ensure that you have read and understood the VET Student Loans Pre-Enrolment Information

VET Student Loans are an interest-free loan from the Australian Government that help students pay for their education and training.

TAFE Queensland receives the full loan amount for your course directly from the Government, and you repay your loan through the Australian taxation system once your income reaches a certain threshold.

You are eligible for a VET Student Loan if you:

You must demonstrate academic suitability by:

  • providing a copy of your Senior Secondary Certificate of Education (year 12 certificate); OR
  • providing evidence of successful completion of an Australian Qualifications Framework certificate IV or higher qualification (where the language of instruction is English), OR
  • are assessed as a minimum of Exit Level 3 in the Australian Core Skills Framework (ASCF) in both reading and numeracy

Please note that all students enrolling in an accredited course are required to provide a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

More information about VET Student Loans.

 

Payment Plan

If you have difficulty paying the full cost of a course up front, or you are not eligible for VET Student Loan, you might be eligible for a payment plan. This will allow you to pay for your course in instalments, rather than one upfront payment at the time of enrolment.

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Additional costs

It is recommended students have a Portable Hard Drive or USB Device for backing up personal files and an installed copy of Microsoft Office.

Students can also access a range of print, copy, scan and fax services via MyPrint.

Outcome

ICT50715 Diploma of Software Development

Job prospects

  • Database Administrator
  • Developer Programmer
  • Database/Systems Programmer
  • Programmer/System Analyst

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas will give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities. That means cutting down the amount of time you need to complete your degree, or even enrolling straight into the second year of your university course.

Our pathway partners include:

Majid Al-thaheb

Training that will have you job-ready

"The step up from the classroom to the work site was a small one because the coursework was industry current and reflective of real-life work duties."

Majid Al-thaheb
Diploma of Information Technology and Diploma of Multimedia (Networking)

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Apply through QTAC

Making TAFE one of your top QTAC preferences is a great way to maximise your career choices and gain the hands-on skills you need to operate in the real world.

We offer hundreds of pathways to university, including dual awards, credit arrangements with some of the country's top universities, and options to increase your OP so you can gain entrance to the tertiary course of your dreams.

More about applying through QTAC

Recognition of prior learning

Recognition of prior learning

Fast-track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace or previous learning means less study time for you, and getting the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner.

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Orientation

At the beginning of each semester we host orientation events across our locations so you can meet your teachers and classmates, get to know your campus, and familiarise yourself with your study schedule. We also throw in a bunch of free activities, because... why not? We like to have fun.

More about orientation

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Note: All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolments.

Last updated on 23 May 2017

Talk to us

1300 712 007

Industry endorsed

University Pathways

Payment options

Student satisfaction

$10000 VET Student Loan available