Course details

CRICOS course code: 099764D

Level of study: Career Based/Vocational


This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to be competent in programming and software development.

A person with this qualification would create new software products to meet an initial project brief or customise existing software products to meet customer needs.

Course delivery is through classroom-based face-to-face learning at the Campus locations for 15 hours per week. This is tailored for theoretical and practical training sessions by means of simulated workplace environments and group activities. 5 hours of online learning delivered through QIBA online learning platform through Moodle. Thus comprises total 20 hours of training delivery per week.

Job Prospects

Our ICT50715 Diploma in Software Development is designed to prepare students for a range of job roles and titles across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Analyst programmer support
  • Assistant programming developer
  • Assistant software applications programmer
  • Assistant software developer
  • Database support programmer
  • Web support programmer

Units Description


ICTICT418 – Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment

ICTPRG418 – Apply intermediate programming skills in another language

ICTPRG527 – Apply intermediate object-orientated language skills

ICTPRG503 – Debug and monitor applications

ICTPRG532 – Apply advanced object-oriented language skills

ICTPRG523 – Apply advanced programming skills in another language

ICTPRG529 – Apply testing techniques for software development

ICTPRG520 – Validate an application design against specifications

ICTPRG502 – Manage a project using software management tools

ICTPRG504 – Deploy an application to a production environment


ICTICT509 – Gather data to identify business requirements

ICTICT403 – Apply software development methodologies

ICTPRG509 – Build using rapid application development

ICTPRG510 – Maintain custom software

ICTPMG501 – Manage ICT projects

ICTSAS502 – Establish and maintain client user liaison

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Course opportunities

Tuition Fees (AUD $): 12,000 Per Year
Start date: 13 July 2020
12 October 2020
Duration: 52 weeks
Study mode: Full time

Brisbane Campus

Level 2, 108 Margaret Street
Brisbane Queensland 4000

Entry criteria

Applicants must have

  • Minimum age of 18 years or over at the time of applying for admission
  • Successful completion of Australian Year 12 or equivalent
  • IELTS band score 5.5 or equivalent


Queensland International Business Academy
Sydney campus
Level 3 and 7, 114-120 Castlereagh Street Sydney New South Wales 2000