Processing...
School of Information Technology & Data Science

Join us on our next Open Day, 01 Dec '18

We are hosting our next open day for the Jan/Feb '19 intake on Saturday, 01 December '18. Join us for a session of fun and see #WhereFuturesAreMade

Read More

Home > National Certificate: Systems Development (web Developer / Programmer)

National Certificate: Systems Development (Web Developer/Programmer)

Overview

We live in a technological age — and there is no going back. For anyone looking to get ahead in their career, mastering certain skills is absolutely necessary. Web development and coding has been voted as part of the top ten most in-demand job skills for 2019 globally and locally. (Mashable; Aug ’18, Careerjunction; Apr’18). It is also the career with the highest job entry earnings.  

 

A Web Developer/Programmer, also known as a web programmer, web developer, is a person who specializes in, or is specifically engaged in, the development of Web applications that are run over the internet (HTTP/HTTPS) from a web server to a web browser. 

 

Features and Benefits

  • This qualification combines both a national certificate qualification as well as the industry recognized vendor certifications required by industry.  
  • Get internationally certified to increase job readiness on Microsoft Programming in C#, Microsoft Programming in HTML 5 with JavaScript and CSS3, Microsoft Developing ASP.NET MSV 4 Web Apps, Developing Windows Azure and Web services. On successful completion of your international exams, you will be certified as a Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate and a Microsoft Certified Solutions Professional. 

  •  The institute is a registered Microsoft Imagine Academy member. As a student you will get instant access to the Microsoft Imagine Academy library. (Learn more >) 
  • Choose from several in-demand specialized skills by choosing to specialize in Java, SQL, Python and PHP+ MySQL. 
  • Through our myWay learning methodology, a unique and modern approach to blended learning we deliver our programmes via flexible study method options including class-based sessions and blended learning for online student.  
  • For online students, we ensure that you are supported by technology and people throughout your academic journey. We focus on a blended learning approach, combining online Virtual Classrooms, at home exercises, activities and project-based assignments bundled with fully developed video lectures, all managed by our student learning platform.   
  • Our programmes are practical in nature that prepare the student for the working environment and suitable salary expectations. 
  • Job placement assistance through our industry network and online recruitment portal.

Admission Requirements:

  • National Senior Certificate (Grade 12) with Foundational Mathematics and English as your home/first language. 
  • No coding background is required but it recommended. 

Salaries & Skills

payscale-draughting

 

* All statistics are derived from www.payscale.com

  • Pricing & Payment Options

    NEW SECTION
  • Duration

    Full Time  

    • 12 months, 147 credits (5 days/Week, 2:00 hours each, +- 2 ½ day/week, class times are between 08:30 & 16:00)  
    • All credits are achieved via your study duration at the institute, studio time and project-based assignments.  

    *Sessions will be grouped together to lower cost of traveling, however, in some cases classes may not follow this convention and schedules are subject to change.  

     

    Online & Part Time   

    • Part Time = 12 months, 147 credits (2 x evening classes, 18:00 to 21:00, Mon & Wed OR Tues & Thur)  
    • Online = 12 Months, 147 credits (Online live Q&A classes, twice/week, 17:00 - 18:00, Mon & Wed OR Tues & Thurs)  
    • Credits are obtained through a combination of live virtual classes, pre-recorded video lectures and project-based tasks.
  • Career Options

    • Procedural Programmer
    • Software Developer
    • Web Developer
    • Software Tester
  • Study Kit

    Your study kit is included in your fees and will contain:

    wifi

    • HUION H420 Tablet Drawing Board.
    • Adobe Student Licence valid for one year.
    • Free WIFI (10GB/Month, On Campus only).
    • Art equipment including, 24 Piece Pencil Set, Sketchpad, notepad.
    • Electronic study guides.
    • Orientation kit including: Student Card, Welcome Letter and Getting Started Guide.
    • Access to our myAcademy student portal and student support team via phone, email and tickets. 
  • ENROL NOW

What you get

This qualification has been designed to provide the student with a national
certificate and multiple certifications, both locally and internationally recognized
by industry for maximum employability.
 
 
On completion the student will earn the following:
 
 
National Qualification:
  • National Certificate: IT Systems Development, SAQA ID 48872, NQF Level 5

 

International Certification:
  • Microsoft Programming in C# (70 - 483)
  • Microsoft Programming in HTML 5 with JavaScript and CSS3 (70 - 480)
  • Microsoft Developing ASP.NET MSV 4 Web Apps (70 - 486)
  • Developing Windows Azure and Web services (70 - 487)

 

On successful completion of your international exams, you will be certified as a
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate and a Microsoft Certified Solutions Professional.
 

 

 

Our Learning Methods

At AIE, The Academic Institute of Excellence we understand that that each person prefers different learning styles and techniques. This is influenced by many factors including, circumstances, location, field of study and learning preference. It is for this reason that we have developed our myWay learning methodology, a unique and modern approach to blended learning that encompasses multiple delivery methods, involving our three main channels.

Full Time

Reach your full potential through our myWay Instructor-led or Mentorship based classes combined with interactive lessons, practical assignments and in-field experience, combined with our blended platform to make up a full day or selective days within a week.

Part Time

Designed for the working professional, our part time programmes provides you with the flexibility and benefit of our myWay Blended Learning with at home exercises/assignments and mentored or in-class lectures at a manageable schedule and pace.

Online

We have re-defined online learning. Our myWay Online Learning ensures that the student is supported by technology and people throughout his academic journey. We focus on a blended learning approach, combining online Virtual Classrooms, at home exercises, activities and project-based assignments bundled with fully developed video lectures, all managed by our student learning platform.

Career Video

Watch this video to understand a day in the life of a Web developer/Programmer. 

Important Notes

Please note that you are required to have your own computer. This can be in the form of a laptop or desktop PC. Should you not have one, we can supply you with a laptop as part of your package. Please note that additional costs will apply. The below shows the recommended specification.

 

CPU Intel® Core™ i5 or i7, 2.4 GHZ or more (i7 preferred)
MEMORY 8GB DDR3 Memory (16GB preferred)
HARD DRIVE 1TB+ HDD
OPERATING SYSTEM Windows 10 (64 Bit)

Fundamental Modules

To build a strong structure of knowledge, you need a solid foundation. Modules covered in the Fundamental section will ensure that you start right to finish strong.

 

Module 1: Digital Literacy and Web Development Fundamentals

  • Digital Literacy.

  • Development fundamentals including Core Programming, Object-Oriented Programming, General Software Development, Desktop Applications, and Databases.

  • Web and HTML5 Application Development Fundamentals. 

 


 

Core Modules

Core modules are at the heart of your qualification and where you will be spending most of your study time.

 

Module 2: Database Fundamentals

  • uild an understanding of core database topics Bincluding: Core Database Concepts, Creating Database Objects, Manipulating Data, Data Storage, and Administering a Database

 

Module 3: Application Development

  • Programming in C#, the core of any development platform.

 

Module 4: Web Development

  • Programming in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3

  • Developing ASP.NET MVC Web Applications

  • Developing Windows Azure & Web Services

 

Module 5: Personal Development

  • Learn how to do proper research, understand business concepts, effective communication in a IT environment and much more.


WEB DEVELOPMENT SPECIALISATIONS - Extra Modules (Choose one) 

 

Java 

 

 

Java Essentials:

This course starts with the basics needed to become a productive Java developer 

 

Intermediate Java Programming: 

This course focuses on enhancing your developer skills in the API Java libraries. 

SQL

 

Querying Microsoft SQL Server: 

Introduction to skills required to write basic Transact-SQL queries for SQL Server. 

 

Administering Microsoft SQL Server: 

This course focuses on installation, maintenance, optimisation and management of data in a SQL server environment. 

Python 

 

 

Introduction to Python: 

This course focuses on the basics of running and writing Python scripts to more advanced features. 

 

Python Intermediate: 

Introduction to existing and new topics in more detail with a focus on enterprise development. 

PHP and MySQL 

 

 

PHP: 

The essentials of server side programming to using PHP for connecting HTML-based Web pages to a backend database for dynamic content. 

 

MySQL: 

Explore MySQL from database structure to complex queries how PHP and MySQL can be used together in Web development. 

  • Campus
    Registration Close Date
    Start Date
    Type
  • 30 January 2019
    04 February 2019
    Part Time
  • 30 January 2019
    04 February 2019
    Full Time
  • Campus
    Registration Close Date
    Start Date
    Type
  • 30 January 2019
    04 February 2019
    Full Time
  • 30 January 2019
    04 February 2019
    Part Time
  • Campus
    Registration Close Date
    Start Date
    Type
  • 28 January 2019
    04 February 2019
    Correspondence

Delivery Method:
  • Math Result: