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Database Developer (DBD) Certification 

Overview

As Big Data | Data science are emerging - SQL Developers will have great demand provided they are able to cope with data and database management.  

A database developer is an IT professional responsible for working on database technologies. Where database administrators are more focused on routine maintenance and support for an existing database setup, database developers tend to focus more on improving databases, expanding their range or functionality, or otherwise developing submissions for a company's IT architecture. Database Developer is the gatekeeper between ideas and execution.  

 

Features and Benefits 

 

  • This certification path has been designed to provide the student with a multiple certifications, both locally and internationally recognized by industry for maximum employability. 
  • It incorporates the latest in database development technology platforms to ensure market relevance on exit.  
  • Get internationally certified to increase job readiness on MTA Database Fundamentals, Querying Data with Transact-SQL (20761), Developing SQL Databases (20762), Developing Microsoft SQL Server Databases (20464). On successful completion of your international exams, you will earn the following certifications: 
     
  • 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 >) 
 
  • 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 prepares the student for the working environment and suitable salary expectations. 
  • Get a free Office 365 Education A1 license, valid for the duration of your studies. 
  • Job placement assistance through our industry network and online recruitment portal, exclusively available to AIE graduates. Visit www.recruitgraduates.co.za for more.  

Admission Requirements:

Hardware Requirements

Please note that you are required to have your own computer for this qualification. AIE, in partnership with Dell and TripleH committed to supplying every student with a Dell laptop to support our DigitalCampus initiative. Available exclusivly to AIE students, devices can now be financed with your tuition fees. We provide three models:

 

 

  • CORECore Spec, Dell Inspiron 15” 3593 Series i5
  • MEDIUMMedium Spec, Dell Inspiron 15” 3593 Series i7
  • HIGHHigh Spec, Dell Latitude 3500 Series i7

R9 000.00Learn More

15" laptop that meets all your everyday needs and looks good doing it. Featuring 10th generation Intel®

10th Generation Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-1035G1 Processor (6MB Cache, up to 3.6 GHz), 15.6-inch FHD (1920 x 1080) Anti-Glare LED-Backlit Display, 8GB, 1x8GB, DDR4, 2666MHz, 1TB 5400 rpm SATA Hard Drive, DVD Drive (Reads /Writes to DVD/CD), NVIDIA(R) GeForce(R) MX230 with 2GB GDDR5 graphics memory, Windows 10 Home 64bit English, 1Y Collect and Return Service

R14 000.00Learn More

The foundation for intense graphic and processor heavy tasks. Featuring 10th generation Intel® processors and an array of ports.

10th Generation Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-1065G7 Processor (8MB Cache, up to 3.9 GHz), 15.6-inch FHD (1920 x 1080) Anti-Glare LED-Backlit Non-touch Display, 8GB, 1x8GB, DDR4, 2666MHz, 1TB 5400 rpm 2.5" SATA Hard Drive, Tray load DVD Drive (Reads and Writes to DVD/CD), NVIDIA(R) GeForce(R) MX230 with 2GB GDDR5 graphics memory, Windows 10 Pro (64 Bit), 1Y Collect and Return Service

R18 000.00 Learn More

Get serious with the high spec Latitude, Dell’s flagship hardware for high end graphics and processing.

8th Generation Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 -8565U, 15.6-inch FHD (1920 x 1080) Anti-Glare LED-Backlit Non-touch Display, 16GB, 2x8GB, DDR4 Non-ECC, 1TB 5400 rpm 2.5" SATA Hard Drive, Tray load DVD Drive (Reads and Writes to DVD/CD), NVIDIA(R) GeForce(R) MX130 with 2GB GDDR5 graphics memory, Windows 10 Pro (64 Bit), 1Y Collect and Return Service

Salaries & Skills

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  • Pricing & Payment Options

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  • Duration

    Full Time  

    • 10 months (5 days/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 = 10 months (2 x evening classes, 18:00 to 21:00, Mon & Wed OR Tues & Thur)  
    • Online = 10 Months (Online live Q&A sessions, once every 2 weeks, 17:00 - 18:00. Additional ad-hoc sessions might be scheduled when needed.) Credits are obtained through a combination of live virtual classes, pre-recorded video lectures and project-based tasks.   
    • Credits are obtained through a combination of live virtual classes, pre-recorded video lectures and project-based tasks. 
  • Career Options

    • Database Developer 
    • Database Application Developer  
    • Senior Database Administrator
  • Study Kit

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

     

    • Free WIFI (10GB/Month, On Campus only).
    • Electronic study guides.
    • Orientation kit including: Student Card, Welcome Letter and Getting Started Guide, Notepad
    • Access to our myAIE student portal and student support team via phone, email and tickets. 
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What you get

This certification path has been designed to provide the student with a
multiple certifications, both locally and internationally recognized by industry for maximum employability.
 

Note that this is not a NQF based qualification but will lead to a Microsoft Certification. 

 
On successful completion of your international exams, you will earn the following certifications:
 
 
International Certification
 
  • MTA Database Administration Fundamentals
  • Querying Data with Transact-SQL (20761)
  • Developing SQL Databases (20762)
  • Developing Microsoft SQL Server Databases (20464)

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 database developer. 

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)

Module 1:

General Database Theory: Core Database Concepts, Creating Database Objects, Manipulating Data, Data Storage, and Administering a Database.

  • MTA Database Administration Fundamentals
  • Microsoft Access 2010

 


 

Module 2:

MCSA: SQL 2016 Database Development

  • Querying Data with Transact-SQL
  • Developing SQL Databases I

 


 

Subject 3:

MCSE: Data Management and Analytics

  • Developing Microsoft SQL Server Databases  II
  • Campus
    Registration Close Date
    Start Date
    Type
  • 12 February 2020
    17 February 2020
    Part Time
  • 12 February 2020
    17 February 2020
    Full Time
  • Campus
    Registration Close Date
    Start Date
    Type
  • 12 February 2020
    17 February 2020
    Full Time
  • 12 February 2020
    17 February 2020
    Part Time
  • Campus
    Registration Close Date
    Start Date
    Type
  • 12 February 2020
    17 February 2020
    Correspondence

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