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Skills - organisation and attention to detail Interests - all things technical Education - basic engineering foundation course (degree or similar)
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PC Specialist

Course Code(s):  5M0529
QQI Award Code:  5M0529 Software Development
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Whitehall College of Further Education

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Course overview

Course Code 5M0529
QQI Award Code 5M0529 Software Development
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

This Course is designed for students who are interested in acquiring an up to date knowledge of computers and their applications. Students are also introduced to Computer Programming.

What will you Study?

Fundamentals of Object Oriented Programming 5N0541
Software Architecture 5N2772
Maths for I_T_
Communications 5N0690
Work Experience 5N1356
Database Methods 5N0783
Programming and Design Principles 5N2927
Internet
Web Authoring 5N1910
Important Colleges may add/remove modules to keep the course updated and to meet demands. Almost all PLC courses have a Work Experience module, which requires students to find their own placement in an area directly related to their course.

Progression to CAO Courses

Higher Education Links Scheme (HELS)

This course leads to a QQI Major Award, and provides progression opportunities to a number of Higher Education courses, including those in the CAO.

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National Statistics for this Award (All Ireland)

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