This is a one year course which provides a foundation for career entry to work as a software developer or as software support staff. During one year of study time students are prepared for practical work in design and developing practical data models using application software packages.
The aim of this course is to give the students knowledge of the techniques and an adequate measure of the skills needed to use the application packages and design, implement, and test application data models.
No previous knowledge of Computing is necessary, but the students must have passed at least two subjects in GCE (A/L) examination or at least 5 subjects in GCE (O/L). Any computing experience would be advantageous.
At the end of this diploma course, participants will be able to: understand the concept of programming and able to analyse, design and write programs for any specific application.