ICT50718 Diploma of Software Development

Course CodeICT50718
Course NameDiploma of Software Development
CRICOS Course Code096940F
Course Duration52 Weeks
Location114-120 Castlereagh St, Sydney, NSW
Tuition Fee$12,000

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Course Description

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.

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Intake Dates

Intake Schedule

Term 3 - 2018

20/08/2018 - 26/08/2018
Mid Intake

01/10/2018 - 07/10/2018
Term 4 - 2018

17/12/2018 - 06/01/2019
Mid Intake

17/12/2018 - 06/01/2019
Term 1 - 2019

18/03/2019 - 07/04/2019
Mid Intake

18/03/2019 - 07/04/2019
Term 2 - 2019

17/06/2019 - 08/07/2019
Mid Intake

17/06/2019 - 08/07/2019


Students successfully completing the course will receive the ICT50718 – Diploma of Software Development

Entry Requirements

  1. Minimum age of 18 years or over at the time of applying for admission
  2. IELTS band score 5.5 or equivalent (more information)
  3. Successful completion of Australian Year 12 or equivalent

Job Prospects

Our ICT50718 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

Term 1 Intermediate Programming
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
Term 2 Advanced Programming
ICTPRG532 – Apply advanced object-oriented language skills
ICTPRG523 – Apply advanced programming skills in another language
ICTPRG529 – Apply testing techniques for software development
ICTPRG510 – Maintain custom software
Term 3 Project Management – 1
ICTICT509 – Gather data to identify business requirements
ICTICT403 – Apply software development methodologies
ICTPRG509 – Build using rapid application development
ICTPRG520 – Validate an application design against specifications
Term 4 Project Management – 2
ICTPMG501 – Manage ICT projects
ICTPRG502 – Manage a project using software management tools
ICTSAS502 – Establish and maintain client user liaison
ICTPRG504 – Deploy an application to a production environment

Mode of Study

Course delivery is through classroom based theory as well as tailored practical training sessions by means of simulated workplace environments and group activities. This is in order to develop the knowledge and foundations required to undertake business services-based work or information and communications technology work and to prepare for and practice dealing with, situations that arise in business services and I.T. settings. Units of competency in these courses can be delivered as standalone or clustered units.

RPL/Course Credit

QIBA offers Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer to students through the enrolment process. Click here to download the form for RPL/Credit transfer.


Brisbane CBD Campus

 Level 2/108 Margaret St


QLD 4000



07 5575 7223

Sydney CBD Campus

Level 3, 114-120 Castlereagh St


NSW 2000



02 9267 3040