National Certificate III in Programming

The Certificate III in Programming course prepares students to enter the ICT sector with a focus on programming. It is an excellent foundation for further specialized IT education in Programming. After completing the units of competency, learners will be ready to work as Programming Assistants or Junior Developers under the supervision of a Software Developer.

Program Category


Certificate Level

National Certificate III

National Certificate III in Programming


  • Work effectively in an information technology.
  • Apply occupational health and safety procedures.
  • Develop and practice negotiation skills.
  • Solve problems related to work activities.
  • Apply quality standards.
  • Perform computer operations.
  • Use relevant technologies.
  • Use mathematical concepts and techniques.
  • Apply introductory programming skills.
  • Create basic databases.

Entry Criteria

Completion of Grade 6

15 Weeks

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Months required to complete this course

Sep 2022

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