Software Development L5 2017-12-10T15:44:21+00:00

Software Development L5

Certification

QQI Information Technology Level 5, Code 5M0529

City & Guilds: – Diploma for IT Practitioners in Software Development

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Overview

This course provides an introduction to Software Development and provides an internationally recognised qualification. The course is innovative in its content, offering a combination of programming, theoretical and practical application skills. The aim of the course is to develop the participant’s working knowledge of designing, developing and maintaining software. The course has a strong practical flavour and allows participants gain a range of hands-on skills. The skills learned are transferable to other areas within the ICT industry.

Entry Requirements

Leaving Certificate (LC Established, LCVP or LCA) or equivalent

For mature applicants appropriate experience will be considered in lieu of formal qualifications.

 

This course is run in collaboration with FIT (Fastrack to Information Technology) and DSP (Department of Social Protection).

Preferably applicants are in receipt of a Social Welfare payment and may apply for VTOS or BTEA Applications will be canvassed through St. John’s Central College, FIT www.fit.ie and directly through DSP and LES (Local Employment Services)

Duration

One-year full time/ Optional progression to Networks & Web Design QQI Level 6

Course Outline

Code Title
5N0541 Fundamentals of OO Programming
5N2772 Software Architecture
5N0783 Database Methods
5N2927 Programming and Design Principles
5N0580 Mobile Technologies
5N1910 Web Authoring
5N18396 Maths for IT
5N0690 Communications
5N1356 Work Experience

 

 

Work Placement/Experience

Participants will be required to undertake 10 days of work placement in a relevant location. The College will assist participants in identifying suitable placements.

 

Education Progression Opportunities

UCC: CK101, CK105, CK107, CK108, CK109, CK113, CK117, CK118, CK210, CK301, CK307,CK401

CIT: CR016; CR888; CR106; CR116; CR310; CR312

LIT: LC233; LC235; LC236; LC239; LC403

WIT: WD 151, WD153, WD155, WD161, WD 168

 

We advise you to consult the CAO website – www.cao.ie and http://www.cao.ie/index.php?page=fetac_ to confirm specific entry requirements for Higher Educaiton Institutions.

 

Career Opportunities

Graduates have an excellent and adaptable skills set. Recent graduates are employed in web design, e-learning, 3D animation, architectural visualisation, lm post-production and video-game graphics. They work for a broad range of companies such as Framestore, Factory Media, M-I-E, SceneStealer, Jelly sh, Doodle Creative, Twitter, Red Man Media, Hopkins Communications and many more. design, architecture, advertising multimedia, animation, lm making, make-up for TV and lm, arts business management and art therapy.

 

 

Course specific Contact Details

For further details email: softwareengineeering@stjohnscollege.ie