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Provider TrainSmart (RTO #51771)
Qualification ICT50715: Diploma Of Software Development
Study Mode Online
Payment Options • Self funder payment plan – Pay your course fee by credit cart, cheque, EFT or cash;
• VET FEE-HELP – Government income contingent loan which allows you to study now and pay later. If chosen, students are required to read the VET FEE-HELP Booklet prior to enrolment
Cost $15,000
Duration 12 Months
Number of Units 20 units of competency
Start Date Usually within 1-14 days after welcome process
Course Description Are you tech savvy and would like to learn new skills so you can take up an exciting career in software development and games programming?  This area of information technology is constantly changing and evolving. The Diploma of Software Development you will be sure to advance your career to develop commercial and mobile based applications.
University Pathways While this course maybe recognised as a pathway to university, it is not a guarantee of entry. It is the responsibility of the student to research eligibility criteria’s set by the university
Entry Requirements There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification, however TrainSmart Australia will assess a students’ ‘Academic Suitability’ to ensure the student has the best chance of success.  Academic suitability is determined by either; the student providing TrainSmart Australia with a copy of an Australian year 12 Certificate; or, the student completing the Core Skills Profile for Adults (CSPA) online assessment passing at or above Exit Level 3 in the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) in both reading and numeracy.
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This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for you to create your own software that customers can enjoy.  You will be able to develop software for use in business to creating mobile based applications designed for smart phones. The course content includes creating software to meet a clients’ requirements and to initiate cloud computing services. You will further develop your skills for managing projects and know how to prevent viruses and debug applications.


A career in software development is well paid and there are plenty of jobs available.  The IT industry is ever changing and evolving which makes this role exciting and demanding.  From developing applications that allow people to do specific tasks on a computer to being in charge of systems that control networks – your career will be anything but dull.


On successful completion of this course, you will be awarded the following nationally recognised qualification: ICT50715 Diploma Of Software Development.


ICTICT418 Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment
ICTPRG418 Apply intermediate programming skills in another language
ICTPRG501 Apply advanced object-orientated language skills
ICTPRG502 Manage a project using software management tools
ICTPRG503 Debug and monitor applications
ICTPRG504 Deploy an application to a production environment
ICTPRG520 Validate an application design against specifications
ICTPRG523 Apply advanced programming skills in another language
ICTPRG527 Apply intermediate object-orientated language skills
ICTPRG529 Apply testing techniques for software development


ICTPRG514 Prepare for software development using rapid application development
ICTPRG515 Review developed software
ICTICT509 Gather data to identify business requirements
ICTPMG501 Manage ICT projects
ICTPRG604 Create cloud computing services
ICTPRG508 Create mash-ups


Information regarding the Schedule of Fees for this Trainsmart course, please click > here


Elite Colleges Pty Ltd is an approved agent of SMR Learning Services t/a TrainSmart Australia (RTO ID 51771). TrainSmart is an approved VET FEE-HELP provider.