On this course, you’ll cover the full range of software development topics. You will have an opportunity to use what you learn by developing software systems by yourself and as part of a team.
This course focuses on software development, systems development, desktop systems, computer architecture, management studies and mathematics. The course has a very practical emphasis.
This course prepares you for working in the Career Sectors below. Follow the links to get a fuller understanding of the sectors you are preparing for.
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The Student - Career Interests
This course is typically suited for people with the following Career Interests. If these interests do not describe you, this course may prepare you for work you may not find satisfying.
The Investigative person will usually find a particular area of science to be of interest. They are inclined toward intellectual and analytical activities and enjoy observation and theory. They may prefer thought to action, and enjoy the challenge of solving problems with sophiscticated technology. These types prefer mentally stimulating environments and often pay close attention to developments in their chosen field.
Many possible careers in the different sectors of the rapidly expanding information technology industry such as junior programmers, work in construction, testing and implementation of software, technical support provision, computer networking, database design, computer sales.