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Certificate in Advanced Software Development (Micro-credential)

Future Skills Academy Limited

Subject area

Computer Applications and Programming


Check out Fees Free to see whether you are eligible for a year of fees-free study or two years industry training. Contact your provider to confirm your study options meet the criteria.

Entry requirements

Applicants require the following:
- Applicants should have either completed the prerequisite micro-credentials in this micro-credential suite Certificate in Introductory Software (micro-credential) and Certificate in Intermediate Software Development (Micro-credential); or
- provide evidence of equivalent qualifications and/or 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.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

To enable students to build and deploy efficient and secure applications using advanced industry tools and frameworks. This micro-credential is designed for those who aim to expand their knowledge and skills in software application development by evaluating and applying a range of industry best practices for testing, optimising, securing, and deploying software products.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (09) 263 0302
Fax: (09) 263 0304

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