Understanding Software Development Tools and Processes (Micro-credential)

AcademyEx Education Limited Partnership

Subject area

Computer Applications and Programming



15 Weeks

Total student fees


over 15 Weeks - details

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.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

To support professionals, organisations, and communities from a range of practices to understand the fundamental principles and technology areas of software development practice and develop the skills necessary to apply this understanding within their own context. Specifically, the programme will provide learners with the knowledge, skills and appropriate frameworks to engage effectively with software professionals and participate in software development processes or other aspects of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) integration, while taking into account individual and socio-cultural factors that can impact on accessibility and equity.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

A Bachelor's degree or an equivalent level qualification OR equivalent professional experience in a relevant field. English Language Requirements: English IELTS 6.5 or higher, or an equivalent. Learners must satisfy the requirements in one sitting and have taken the test within two years of commencing study at The Mind Lab. These requirements do not apply to learners who have a qualification obtained from a tertiary education provider from New Zealand, Australia, Canada, the Republic of Ireland, South Africa, the United Kingdom or the United States and the language of instruction was English.

Detailed requirements

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


15 Weeks

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$900 $900
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$1,646 $1,646
Total $2,546 $2,546

StudyLink website – information about student loans

A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.

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 $49,000
Earnings range $38,000 - $66,000
In employment 61%
In further study 22%
On a benefit N/A

All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.

Click here for more information about the Key Information for Students

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (021) 114 2536
Email: hayley.sparks@academyex.com
Web: http://techfutureslab.com

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

Where does this information come from?

The Key Information for Students data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on information provided by tertiary education providers and the Ministry of Education. Remember to check the provider’s website for further details.

NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.

What to do if you find incorrect course information

MyQ is now closed. Find out more about MyQ