Software Development – Wicklow

Software Development (Full-time)

Software Development

Wicklow Training

40 Weeks – Starting 05/12/2016

Course Aims

The overall aim of this programme is to enable the learner to design, develop and test software components and systems in a workplace environment, working as a team member under supervision, while contributing to the workflow for the finished product.


  • Software Architecture - Software Architecture (5N2772)
  • Fundamentals Of Object Oriented Programming - Fundamentals of Object Oriented Programming (5N0541) QQI


Education: It is expected that the learner availing of this programme will come from diverse social, economic and/or cultural backgrounds. The learner may have an existing vocationally specific skill-set and seek re-skilling/up-skilling in order to re-enter the workforce. Many learners will have completed second level education. However if the learner has not achieved a previous formal qualification, it is expected that s/he will be able to demonstrate the levels of knowledge, skill and competence associated with the NFQ level 4 when accessing this programme. It is expected that the learner will be participating in this programme through an appropriate provision, for example, Post-Leaving Certificate (PLC), Community Education, BTEI, VTOS, etc.

Aptitude: The learner will have the capacity to take responsibility for his/her own learning within the managed environment provided by the training provider.Previous Experience: The learner may be progressing onto this programme from community education, Youthreach, second level education or other formal or informal learning. The learner may or may not have had a positive experience of education in the past but will have expressed an interest in learning new things and practicing new skills. It is expected that the learner will have a range of learning styles, strengths and needs related to the programme.