Introduction to Programming
If you have a Grade 10 Certificate, National Certificate (Vocational) Level 2, or equivalent qualification, this Short Learning Programme is a quick skills acquisition course that will ready you within six months with an introduction to programming.
This Short Learning Programme will enable you to apply the basic principles and procedures of systems development, focusing on coding/programming in Java. You will also develop your ability to operate effectively in the workplace using a number of window-based applications and demonstrate an understanding of the general principles of relational databases.
Introduction to Programming Short Learning Programme
6 Months (full-time)
Grade 10 Certificate; or National Certificate (Vocational) Level 2; or equivalent qualification OR Learners can apply for RPL entry into the programme from the Academic Committee at Boston Head Office. Computer Literacy recommended.
This programme is offered by Boston City Campus in the distance mode of education with support provided at Learner Support Centres. Apply to register at any Boston City Campus Learner Support Centre nationwide or online.
All modules are compulsory and must be passed.
- Spreadsheets Advanced*
- Systems Development 1 (Java) (OSYD1181)*
*Formative Assessments are undertaken and the highest grade achieved in Formative Assessment is retained. The final grade is based on the Summative Assessment only. A maximum of one (1) additional supplementary assessment opportunity is provided for the Summative assessment, which will be charged for.
- Ability to operate effectively in the workplace using a number of Windows-based end-user applications
- Demonstrate an understanding of the general principles of relational databases
- Apply the basic principles and procedures of coding/programming in Java
BOSTON SHORT LEARNING PROGRAMME
On successful completion the Learner will be issued a Boston Short Learning Programme Introduction to Programming