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Certificate IV in Programming

Course Description

IT, Programming
Certificate IV

Course Overview

Combining technical knowledge with design skills, the nationally recognised Certificate IV in Programming will provide you with strong foundational skills from which to start your career as a programmer or software developer.

With a strong focus on mastering the fundamentals, this course will make you proficient in:

  • Java and C-sharp, the most in-demand programming languages in the industry
  • User Experience (UX) and User Interface (UI)Creating intuitive user interfaces and experiences
  • Creating your first mobile app for IOS or Android
  • Diagnosing and debugging site and app flaws and errors
  • Testing and evolving programs and applications
  • Comprehending and applying the principals of object-oriented programming

Showcase what you can do

You’ll finish this course with your own programming portfolio: at the end of the course you’ll have built your own app and increased your chance to demonstrate your programming skills to potential employers. Awarded by North Coast TAFE, this qualification will equip you with the most in-demand tech skills, under the guidance of industry experts who will provide you with direct coaching on your work.

Job Outcomes

  • Assistant Programmer
  • Junior Support Programmer

Entry requirements


There are no formal education entry requirements for this course.

Minimum age

You will need to be at least 18 years old.

Additional Information

Open Colleges offers this qualification in association with North Coast TAFE (Provider number: 90010). The testamur will be issued by North Coast TAFE.


Module 1

Hello World

Module 2

ICTPRG414 : Apply introductory programming skills in another language

Module 3

ICTDBS403 : Create basic databases
ICTPRG402 : Apply query language
ICTSAD501 : Model data objects
And More!

Payment options

Open Colleges offers two flexible payment options that could help you make considerable savings on the cost of this course.

Payment Option 1: Pay in weekly instalments

  • $73.04 per week
  • $100 deposit

Payment Option 2: Pay in full when you enrol and save up to 25% on eligible courses

  • $3142.50 upfront payment

About Open Colleges

By submiting an enquiry on this Certificate IV in Programming, you will receive a complimentary course consultation with Open Colleges. At Open Colleges, we put you at the centre of everything that we do. We measure our success in the success of our students. With more than 100 years of experience in distance learning, we have the expertise in delivering education and training to individuals seeking to launch, change or accelerate their careers.

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