Certificate in Introductory Software Development (Micro-credential)

Future Skills Academy Limited

Subject area

Computer Applications and Programming



12 Weeks

Total student fees


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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

To enable students to analyse and decompose problems and apply design thinking and problem-solving skills to produce software solutions. The intended students are career changers and skill upgraders who would like to gain skills and knowledge in designing and building basic software applications.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

Applicants require the following: - must be able to meet the NCEA literacy and numeracy requirements to an NCEA Level 3; OR - have completed the New Zealand Certificate in Information Technology Essentials (Level 4); OR - demonstrated equivalent knowledge, skills and experience. Domestic applicants require the following: - A New Zealand or Australian citizen, permanent resident or resident and aged 18 years or over International applicants require following: - Applicants must have the legal right to study or work in New Zealand. - If English is not your first language, evidence of competency in English is required: a. Achievement of NCEA Level 3; OR b. English proficiency of an IELTS score of 6 with no band less than 5.5 or Pearson Test of English score of 50 with no band score lower than 42 AND - English proficiency outcome needs to have been achieved in the last two years before enrolment and in one sitting. (Refer the NZQA proficiency table. Entry by special or discretionary admission: - Be 20 years old or above when your programme starts; AND - Provide sufficient evidence of aptitude or appropriate work experience that would indicate a successful outcome in the qualification

Detailed requirements

See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


12 Weeks

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$1,921 $1,921
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$2,229 $2,229
Total $4,149 $4,149

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Student Success


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

Median earnings N/A
Earnings range N/A
In employment N/A
In further study N/A
On a benefit N/A

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (09) 263 0302
Fax: (09) 263 0304
Email: info@futureskills.co.nz
Web: http://www.futureskills.co.nz

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Where does this information come from?

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