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National Certificate: IT Systems Developer NQF5 (Desktop, Web and Cloud Developer)

SAQA ID: 48872, 131 Credits

Overview

We live in a technological age — and there is no going back. Programming and/or coding has been voted as part of the top ten most in-demand job skills for 2019 and onwards globally and locally. (Mashable; Aug ’18, Careerjunction; Apr’18). This programme, designed in line with Industry 4.0, allows students to in software/app development including database systems, desktop applications, web applications, and cloud deployment of applications. It further allows for a choice of specialization in leading future technologies including blockchain, data science, AI and Machine Learning. 

 

  • Part1
  • Fundamental Modules
    • Digital Literacy & Proficiency
    • Software Development Fundamentals
    • Database Fundamentals
    • Web Development Fundamentals
  • Core Modules
    • Core Language Development, Programming with C#
    • Core Language Development, Programming in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3
    • Cloud Platform Development: Microsoft Azure Fundamentals
    • Cloud Platform Development: Developing Windows Azure & Web Services
    • Personal Development

 

 

 

Choose your specialization...(+ 2 months duration)

 

  • BLOC1Blockchain Specialization
  • DASC2Data Science (Machine Learning & AI) Specialization
  • PYTH3Python Specialization
  • PHP4Open Source (PHP & MySQL) Specialization
  • JAVA5Java Specialization

Learn about Blockchain Technology, how it will impact the industry, development of smart contracts and its use in cryptocurrency. This specialization consists of:

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    • Understanding the Blockchain and distributed de-centralized information.
    • Ethereum Smart Contract development and the building decentralized blockchain-based applications.
    • Developing and understanding Bitcoin and other Crypto Currencies.

Accelerate your career in one of the hottest fields – data science (Machine Learning & AI). Learn data science fundamentals, key data science tools, widely-used programming languages, and AI applications. This specialization consists of:

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    • Data Science Fundamentals
    • Introduction to Python, R
    • Machine Learning
    • Artificial Intelligence: Speech, Language, and Search.

Learn the world's fastest growing and most popular programming language used by software engineers, analysts, data scientists, and machine learning engineers alike.
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    • Getting started with Python, from basic scripts to more advanced features. 
    • Level Up, more in-depth focus on existing features and a focused approach on enterprise development. 

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    • 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. 

Java has experienced consistent development in its programming efficiency for decades. It is one of the most popular programming languages around the world and is designed to keep running on any stage consistently.
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    • Java Essentials: This module starts with the basics needed to become a productive Java developer
    • Intermediate to Advanced Java Programming: This module focuses on enhancing your developer skills in the API Java libraries. 

 

 

 

 

Features & 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 successful completion of your international exams, you will be certified as a Microsoft Certified Azure Developer Associate. The programme is also designed to allow you to write optional exams to become certified as a Microsoft Technology Associate in Software Development and Database Development.  

 

  • 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 the 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

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

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 exclusively to AIE students, devices can now be financed with your tuition fees. We provide three models:

 

 

  • MEDIUMMedium Spec, Dell Latitude 3510, i7, 8GB
  • HIGHHigh Spec, Dell Latitude 3510, i7, 16GB

R18 000.00Learn More

The foundation for intense graphic and processor heavy tasks.

10th Generation Intel Core i7-10510U (4 Core, 8M cache, base 1.8GHz, to 4.9GHz), 15.6-inch FHD (1920 x 1080) Anti-Glare LED-Backlit Non-touch, Camera & Microphone, Power Button with Touch Fingerprint Reader, 8GB,1x8GB, DDR4 Non-ECC, DDR4, M.2 256GB PCIe NVMe Class 35 Solid State Drive, 1Nvidia GeForce MX230 w/2GB GDDR5 Graphics Memory, 4 Cell 53Whr Express Charge Capable Battery, Windows 10 Pro (64 Bit), 1Y Collect and Return Service

R19 500.00 Learn More

Same foundation, more memory...for those who want to get a little more serious.

10th Generation Intel Core i7-10510U (4 Core, 5.6" FHD WVA (1920 x 1080) Anti-Glare Non-Touch, Camera & Microphone, Power Button with Touch Fingerprint Reader, 16GB,2x8GB, DDR4 Non-ECC, 15.6" LCD Display Back Cover, WLAN, M.2 256GB PCIe NVMe Class 35 Solid State Drive, Nvidia GeForce MX230 w/2GB GDDR5 Graphics Memory, Windows 10 Pro (64 Bit), 1Y Collect and Return Service

 
  • Pricing & Payment Options

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  • Duration

    Full Time, Hybrid Learning (Learn More)   

    • 12 months, 131 credits (Study 5 days/week, classes on selected days, 2 to 3 times per week in Hybrid Format, giving students the flexibility to attend on-campus or from home according to their preferences.)
    • All credits are achieved via your study duration at the institute and at home, with a combination of live hybrid sessions, pre-recorded video lectures and project-based tasks.   

    Part-Time, Hybrid Learning (Learn More) 

    • 12 months, 131 credits (online classes on selected days, once a week, 18:00 – 20:00. Additional sessions in Hybrid Format on some Saturdays @ 09:00 give students the flexibility to attend on-campus or from home according to their preferences.)
    • Credits are obtained through a combination of live virtual classes, pre-recorded video lectures and project-based tasks.  

    Online, Virtual Classes (Learn More)  

    • 12 Months, 131 credits (Online live class sessions, once a week, 18:00 - 20:00) 
    • Credits are obtained through a combination of live virtual classes, pre-recorded video lectures and project-based tasks. 
    *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.  
  • Career Options

    • Procedural Programmer
    • Software/Application Developer
    • Web Developer
    • Software Tester
    • Software Engineer 
    • Mobile Developer
    • Data Science Engineer
    • Data Analyst
    • Blockchain Consultant
  • Study Kit

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

     

    • Free WIFI (Unlimited, On-Campus only).
    • Electronic study guides.
    • Printed textbooks on selected modules. .
    • Orientation kit including: Student Card, Welcome Letter and Getting Started Guide.
    • Access to our myAIE student portal and student support team via phone, email and tickets. 
     
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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
  • AIE Certificate: IT Systems Developer NQF5 (Programmer/Developer) Certificate showing all modules and specializations completed. 
International Certifications
  • Azure Fundamentals (MC exam AZ-900) 
  • Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure (MC exam AZ-204) 
International Certifications
  • Microsoft Database Fundamentals (MTA exam 98-364)  
  • Microsoft Software Development Fundamentals (MTA exam 98-361) 
  • Microsoft Web Development Fundamentals (MTA exam 98-363) 
 
  • A certificate will be issued for the specilization that you complete together with the portfolio project. 
 

myWay Hybrid Learning is a technology mediated delivery method that extends the benefit of flexibility and technology to all students. Our unique and modern approach to learning three main delivery methods

#AnywhereAnytime

Have all your classes ready to be downloaded and watched, anytime, anywhere.

#NoStudentLeftBehind

Never miss a classs because of health, traffic, or transport issues.

#Flexibility

A personalized class schedule, attend class on campus, virtually or both.

Full Time, Hybrid Learning

A traditional method of full time learning with a modern-day add-on. Reach your full potential through our myWay Hybrid Learning Full Time classes. These classes can be attended on campus, virtually or both. This method gives each student the ultimate flexibility to combine on campus and virtual lecturers based on their individual preferences.

Part Time, Hybrid Learning

Designed for the working professional, our part time programmes provide you with the flexibility and benefit of our myWay Hybrid Learning with at home exercises/assignments, campus and/or virtual classes at a manageable schedule and pace. Part time sessions are conducted after hours and some sessions are conducted on Saturdays.

Online, Virtual Learning

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.

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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)

 

  • Campus
    Registration Close Date
    Start Date
    Type
  • 23 July 2021
    27 July 2021
    Correspondence
  • Campus
    Registration Close Date
    Start Date
    Type
  • 23 July 2021
    27 July 2021
    Part Time
  • 23 July 2021
    27 July 2021
    Full Time
  • Campus
    Registration Close Date
    Start Date
    Type
  • 23 July 2021
    27 July 2021
    Part Time
  • 23 July 2021
    27 July 2021
    Full Time

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