Essay on Upskilled: Programming Language and Information Technology Certificate

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“ found Upskilled to be
extremely professional, very attentive, and supportive throughout the process. The course exceeded expectations and has made a positive contribution to my performance, giving me greater confidence as a manager and helping me deliver on my responsibilities in an efficient manner.”
Jennise Sami, Advisor

The Certificate IV in
Programming provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to develop basic programming skills in the most commonly used programming languages


The Certificate IV in Programming develops basic programming skills in languages used in commercial systems. The qualification is built around core competencies common to several ICT programs at certificate IV level, and allows for progression to a number of ICT qualifications at diploma level. Participants exiting this program are professionally equipped to work within software development teams and aid in the implementation of projects.
Who Should Attend
Created with a blend of vendor specific, vendor neutral, and trainer-developed materials in the interests of benchmarking and content relevance, the Certificate IV in Programming delivers skill sets relevant to professional roles, including assistant applications programmers, assistant programmers, assistant software developers, assistant web application programmers, and assistant web developers.
Course Structure
This program has been created with a blend of vendor specific, vendor neutral and trainer developed materials. Vendor training is recognised internationally as an industry benchmark for product specific training. Upskilled uses an online Learning Management
System to manage the delivery, assessment and learning resources. The program is conducted over a 12 month period through a blended learning approach of teacher led, distance and online materials.
The program is broken into 4 logical clusters of training within the broad category of ICT systems: 1/ Core Infrastructure; 2/ Continuity & Security; 3/Continuous Improvement; and 4/ Service Delivery & Governance. Visit the Upskilled website for more information.
Preferred pathways for candidates considering this qualification include:
• After achieving ICA30111 Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and
Technology, or other relevant qualifications or units equivalent to the core of
ICA30111 OR
• With demonstrated vocational experience in a range of programming-related work environments in software programming, application programming, web development or similar.
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
Participants often come to the diploma program with experience in one or more
ICT competencies, vocationally acquired from a range of sources (both formal and otherwise). Upskilled acknowledges the validity of such experience and encourages candidates to apply for Recognition of Prior Learning where applicable. Upskilled’s
RPL Calculator is a guide to initial RPL standing, although participants are sometimes entitled to further RPL as enrolment progresses.
Assessment is summative and formative with set assignments, project work and questionnaires. Inclusions
Upskilled Information Technology courses include detailed learning materials, assessments, online trainer support and certification upon successful completion.


Course Outline
The Online e-Learning course will address the following units of Competence from the National Business Services Training Package. All of these competencies must be successfully completed to gain the Certificate IV in Programming.



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