Software Development - Year 2

Cavan Institute


Course Name Software Development - Year 2
Course Provider Cavan Institute
Alternative Provider(s) Cavan & Monaghan ETB
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Course Code 6M0691
Course Type PLC Post Leaving Cert
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Level 6 Advanced Certificate (Level 6 NFQ)  More info... Major QQI Level 6 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Cavan Town
Course Content

Expand+The course provides students with the opportunity to become skilled in the highly sought after art of computer programming. Participants will build on their existing knowledge of software development. The main programming languages taught are Java an...

FET Code 6M0691 - Advanced Certificate in Software Development (Level 6)
Duration 1 year
Alternative Entry

Expand+Mature Applicants
Cavan Institute welcomes mature applicants who wish to return to full-time education. Such applicants may not be required to have the minimum entry requirements. The Institute will look for satisfactory evidence of the applicants a...

Course Fee

Expand+There is a vast difference between fees charged by Cavan Institute and those of higher education colleges.

Cavan Institute’s annual registration fee is €300, plus a €200 government levy. Please note that this government levy is refundable to...

Financial Support

Expand+Sources of Financial Support

1. PLC Maintenance Grant
Means-tested maintenance grants are available to eligible students attending approved full-time courses of further education in approved Post Leaving Certificate (PLC) centres, of which Cavan ...

Interview No - We do not conduct interviews
Application Date HOW DO I APPLY?
On-line applications for the 2020/21 academic year are Open (via link below).
A valid email address must be used as correspondence may be made via email.
Your PPS Number is also required as part of the application process.
Application Weblink Web Page - Click Here
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Course commences in September 2020
Subjects Taught Project Management
Object Oriented Programming
Software Architecture
Graphical User Interface Programming
Relational Databases
Mobile Technologies
Systems Software
Customer Services
Work Experience

Students will also be given the opportunity to prepare for and achieve certification in Oracle Java Foundations Certified Junior Associate (novice-level certification), at no additional cost.
Mature Entry Places Mature students with relevant experience or related qualification.
Entry Requirements Students should have successfully completed an appropriate QQI Level 5 award such as Software Development (Year 1), Computer and Network Maintenance (Year 1) or Computer Games Programming or Design, all available at Cavan Institute. Equal consideration will be given to mature applicants (those aged over 23) who do not meet this entry requirement but can demonstrate relevant interest and experience.
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Career Opportunities:
Ireland is widely recognised as Europe’s premier location for software development. Opportunities are very plentiful in the areas of computer programming, system analysis and design, software testing, technical writing, data...

Further Enquiries Telephone: 049 433 2633
Facsimile: 049 436 1933
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