You can understand software
Development and/or selection of the right software is essential if you are working in the IT world. This course will provide you with the skills and confidence to develop basic software applications and understand requirements when selecting software support. Download course guide.
Study for FREE!
All learners can study this programme fees-free through the Targeted Training and Apprenticeships Fund.
You don’t need to apply to access the fund – just enrol before 31 December 2022 and we will take care of the rest. This doesn’t impact on your ability to use the Government’s Fees Free scheme for further study (as long as you meet the eligibility criteria).
Additional costs such as course equipment and materials are not included.
Benefits to you
Plan and design software solutions
Learn the skills to create software solutions that meet the brief and the needs of your organisation.
Become a problem solver
Learn how to solve IT problems with the application of successful software solutions. Develop and test software to conform to best practice programming standards and improve user experience.
Learn basic coding
Learn basic coding standards and documentation along with compiler, command line interface (CLI) and interpreters.
- Level: 4
- Credit: 15
- Course fee: $168.29 (domestic students). Includes GST.
- Study for free! All learners can study this programme fees-free through the Targeted Training and Apprenticeships Fund.
- Duration: 10 weeks
- Indicative hours per week: 15
- EFTS: 0.125
How long will it take?
This course is delivered over 10 weeks. NZQA guidelines suggest up to 150 hours of total study time for a 15 credit course. So to complete this course successfully in the 10 weeks you must be prepared to devote approximately 15 hours per week to your study. Depending on your previous academic online experience and course level this may vary to a certain degree.
If you want to study as a full-time student you can enrol on more than one course at a time. Please speak to one of our advisors for more information on 0800 328 269 or refer to https://www.studylink.govt.nz/about-studylink/glossary/full-time-definition.html
You will need a computer that has access to the Windows environment to successfully complete this course. Please be aware that if you are using a Apple Mac computer there will be issues in completing this course. If you have any questions on this please contact us.
eCampus NZ is offered by seven of New Zealand’s major tertiary providers including:
All qualifications will be awarded by one of these providers. Courses completed through eCampus NZ are industry recognised and accepted by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA). Graduates may attend the graduation ceremony of the relevant tertiary partner and will receive a parchment from the institute at which they enrolled.