Why this course is perfect for you?
The aim of this programme is to equip learners with a sound knowledge of the underlying principles of Java programming and to provide them with the skills needed to analyse, design, write and maintain Java programmes.
This Skills Programme is part of a full qualification that is mapped to a cluster of unit standards taken from a programme that is accredited by MICT SETA, namely National Certificate in Information Technology: Systems Development SAQA ID 48872, NQF level 5, 131 credits.
Careers you’d be great at
With this qualification, learners could pursue a career as a:
- Computer Programmer
- Software Developer
How to get in?
- Foundational skills in English and Mathematics at NQF level 4/Grade 12 or equivalent
- Ability to use a personal computer competently
Time you will spend on the course
The programme duration is 95 hours and the tuition is face-to-face based on the NQF notional hours. This excludes time to complete assessments, do research and self study. Each Damelin campus has a different tuition schedule. Programmes are offered during the week, in the evenings, or on Saturdays.
Course content and modules
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The strength in your qualification
- Upon successful completion of the programme, if the learner is found to be “Competent” in the PoE, the learner will receive a Damelin letter of results outlining the unit standards covered and Damelin will apply to MICT SETA on behalf of the learner for the endorsement of competency against the unit standards covered together with the credits obtained.
- Upon successful completion of the optional external exams, the learner will receive a Sun Certified Java Associate (SCJA) Certificate and a Sun Certified Java Programmer (SCJP) Certificate from Sun Java.