ICT50715 Diploma of Software Development

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Course Description

The Diploma of Software Development provides the skills and knowledge to gain a career in programming and software development. Graduating students would create new software products to meet an initial project brief or customise existing software products to meet customer needs. Students will learn how to prepare for software development using rapid application development, apply testing techniques as well as debugging and monitoring applications.

Recognition of Prior Learning

The skills and knowledge that you bring to your studies through previous education or employment experience may be credited towards specific units in this course, which can help to shorten your course duration. Please enquire with a course provider to find out more.

Average Course Fee


Average Duration

12 months

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Suitable For

This course is ideal for people who have the following knowledge, skills or abilities:

Computers and Electronics

Computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.

Critical Thinking

Evaluating the benefits and costs of different solutions for a problem.

Customer and Personal Service

Such as understanding customer needs, providing good quality service, and measuring customer satisfaction.


Writing computer programs in a mix of programming languages.


38% of people gained improved employment status after studying this course.

This course can help you get a job as:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Automated Tester$1,340 weekly pay
Analyst Programmer$1,250 weekly pay
Software Programmer$1,250 weekly pay


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