ICT50718 Diploma of Software Development

Advance your career in information communications technology (ICT) with this high-level qualification. This course will give you the skills you need to become an assistant software developer or systems administrator.

According to the Australian Government's Job Outlook service, the number of people working as software and application programmers is growing very strongly. This very large occupation is expected to have around 80,000 job openings over the next five years.

Throughout this course you will become skilled in writing and maintaining program code, debugging and monitoring applications, and configuring applications in a production environment. Our highly experienced staff are still strongly embedded in the industry and will give you the one-on-one guidance you need to succeed.

Successful completion of this course will qualify you to work as an assistant software developer or systems administrator. You will also get the foundation knowledge needed to undertake further studies in the field.

Study mode

On Campus

Course duration

12 months


157 Norris Road, Bracken Ridge Queensland 4017

198 Foxwell Road, Coomera Queensland 4209

50-68 Armstrong Road, Meadowbrook Queensland 4131


This course can help you get a job as:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Cloud Engineer$1,920 weekly pay
Web Developer$1,250 weekly pay
Video Game Designer$1,250 weekly pay
Automated Tester$1,340 weekly pay
SQL Developer$1,250 weekly pay
Database Administrator$1,250 weekly pay

Government funding

The Australian government provides funding to help students who are completing the ICT50718 Diploma of Software Development. The type of funding you receive depends on the state that you live in.

There are eligibility requirements for each type of funding.

Enquire with TAFE Queensland to check your eligibility.

Benefits of nationally recognised training

The ICT50718 Diploma of Software Development is a nationally recognised course delivered by TAFE Queensland, a Registered Training Organisation (RTO). An RTO is strictly regulated by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). This guarantees you will be studying a quality-assured and nationally recognised qualification.

Recognition of Prior Learning
RTOs are also able to offer Recognition of Prior Learning for work experience or formal qualifications you may have undertaken to shorten the time you have to study. Ask a course provider for more details during the enrolment process.

Payment options

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About this provider

TAFE Queensland is Queensland's largest, most experienced training provider. TAFE Queensland deliver practical, industry-relevant training across a range of industries from entry-level certificates to bachelor degrees, at more than 50 locations in Queensland.

Operating since 1998
Legal name TAFE Queensland
RTO code 0275