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Software Development




Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer is a certification for IT professionals seeking to demonstrate their ability to build innovative solutions across multiple technologies, both on-premises and in the cloud.

Included in the fees:
  • Access to books on Safari
  • International exams (does not include rewrites)
  • Office 365

Requirement

A device (tablet) and a minimum of 5GB data (uncapped recommended) are required to access training material.

Optional

Should you prefer to use or purchase your own PC for studies at home or laptop for studies at the campus, refer to the website for more information or contact the nearest campus for device specifications.

Recommendation

After completing Software & Application Development: MCSD, enrol for Data Management & Analytics: MCSE as your specialisation.
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2 Study options available

Full Time

1-3 year tertiary education programmes for school leavers. National qualifications & international certifications.

FULL TIME, DAY CLASSES,
MONDAY - FRIDAYS

Part Time

Are you a working individual and do not have the time to study full time? This option is perfect for you!

2 EVENINGS P/WEEK
& SATURDAYS

YEAR 1

PROGRAMMING FOUNDATION

MODULES

  • PPD411: Principles of Programme Design
  • CA411: Computer Architecture
  • DLP411: Digital Literacy & Proficiency
  • CYB411: Cybernetics
  • BP411: Basic Programming
  • RD412: Robotic Development
  • CWD412: Core Web Development
  • PRGE412: Programmer Ethics
  • NA412: Network Architecture
  • RDD412: Relational Database Development

NATIONAL QUALIFICATION

  • FET Certificate:Systems Development (SAQA ID: 78965 NQF Level 4, 165 Credits)
  • Certificate issued by MICT SETA

INTERNATIONAL CERTIFICATIONS

    • 70-480 Programming in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3
    • 70-761 Querying Data with Transact-SQL

*Optional (for student’s own account)

  • 220-1001* CompTIA A+ Hardware
  • 98-381* Introduction to Programming Using Python
  • 98-366* Networking Fundamentals

ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS

National Senior Certificate (Grade 12)
Math Literacy / Mathematics/ Technical Maths
Application form & diagnostics assessment at the campus

YEAR 2

SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT

MODULES

  • JD521: Basic JAVA
  • PRG521: Intermediate Programming
  • IPG521: Intermediate Web Development
  • PRG522: Advanced Programming
  • JD522: Advanced JAVA

NATIONAL QUALIFICATION

  • National Certificate:IT Systems Development (SAQA ID 48872, NQF 5, 131 Credits)
  • Certificate issued by MICT SETA

INTERNATIONAL CERTIFICATIONS

microsoft certified

  • 70-483 Programming in C#
  • 70-357 Developing Mobile Apps
  • 70-486 Developing ASP.Net 5.0 MVC web applications
  • 98-361 Software Development Fundamentals

ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS

Systems Development (SAQA ID: 78965 NQF Level 4, 165 Credits)

YEAR 3

OPTION A

DATABASE DEVELOPMENT

MODULES

  • CM631: Change Management
  • DBD631: Database Development
  • BSS631: Basic Server Security
  • DWD632: Data Warehouse Development
  • DDQ632: Database Data Querying

NATIONAL QUALIFICATION

  • Certificate: IT Database Development (SAQA ID 71850, NQF 6, 120 Credits)
  • Certificate issued by MICT SETA

INTERNATIONAL CERTIFICATIONS

microsoft certified
Outcome – MCSA: SQL 2016 Database Dev

  • 70-761 Querying Data with Transact-SQL
  • 70-762 Developing SQL Databases
  • 70-767 Implementing a Data Warehouse using SQL
  • 98-364 Database Fundamentals

ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS

National Certificate: IT Systems Development (SAQA ID 48872, NQF 5, 131 Credits)

OPTION B

DATA ANALYSIS

MODULES

  • AVP632: Analyzing and Visualizing Data 1
  • DBD631: Database Development
  • BSS631: Basic Server Security
  • AVE632: Analyzing and Visualizing Data 2
  • CM631: Change Management

NATIONAL QUALIFICATION

  • Certificate: IT Database Development (SAQA ID 71850, NQF 6, 120 Credits)
  • Certificate issued by MICT SETA

INTERNATIONAL CERTIFICATIONS

microsoft certified
Outcome – MCSA: SQL 2016 Database Dev

  • 70-762 Developing SQL Databases
  • 70-778 Analyzing and Visualizing Data with Power BI
  • 70-779 Analyzing and Visualizing Data with Microsoft Excel
  • 98-364 Database Fundamentals

ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS

National Certificate: IT Systems Development (SAQA ID 48872, NQF 5, 131 Credits)

OPTION C

CYBER SECURITY

MODULES

  • ADI632: Administering Database Infrastructure
  • DBD631: Database Development
  • BSS631: Basic Server Management
  • CM631: Change Management
  • AS632: Advanced Server Security

NATIONAL QUALIFICATION

  • Certificate: IT Database Development (SAQA ID 71850, NQF 6, 120 Credits)
  • Certificate issued by MICT SETA

INTERNATIONAL CERTIFICATIONS

microsoft certified
Outcome – MCSA: SQL 2016 Database Dev

  • 70-762 Developing SQL Databases
  • 70-764 Administering an SQL Database Infrastructure (beta)
  • 70-765 Provisioning SQL Databases
  • 98-367 Security Fundamentals

*Optional (for student’s own account)

  • CEH* Certified Ethical Hacker

ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS

National Certificate: IT Systems Development (SAQA ID 48872, NQF 5, 131 Credits)

OPTION D

AI AND MACHINE LEARNING

MODULES

  • DDQ632: Database Data Querying
  • DBD631: Database Development
  • BSS631: Basic Server Management
  • CM631: Change Management
  • DAS632: Designing and Implementing AI Solution

NATIONAL QUALIFICATION

  • Certificate: IT Database Development (SAQA ID 71850, NQF 6, 120 Credits)
  • Certificate issued by MICT SETA

INTERNATIONAL CERTIFICATIONS

microsoft certified
Outcome – MCSA: SQL 2016 Database Dev

  • 70-761 Querying Data with Transact-SQL
  • 70-762 Developing SQL Databases
  • AI-100 Designing and Implementing an Azure AI Solution

ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS

National Certificate: IT Systems Development (SAQA ID 48872, NQF 5, 131 Credits)

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CTU Training Solutions | Updated: December 2nd, 2019
Terms & Conditions: The content of this page is subject to change without notification due to market trends in the industry, legislation and/ or programme version updates. Refer to website for the latest version of the prospectus. The CTU Career Campus, a division of CTU Training Solutions (PTY) Ltd, reserves the right to change the programme content without prior notice. Additional international exams may be written but are not included in the programme fee. Minimum student (capacity) group sizes will fall into the Virtual Instructor-Led programme commencing in the months of February & July of each year.

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