Software Developer Diploma


This programme is designed for individuals looking to secure entry-level developer positions.

Students gain a comprehensive understanding of the most in-demand web development skills, techniques and tools to create dynamic websites.

This programme covers the primary web development programming languages: HTML, CSS and JavaScript; plus in-demand software skills in SQL, C# and Microsoft .NET Framework.

Students gain hands-on expeirence with a range of web development projects that build in complexity as students add coding languages and technology skills to their toolkit.

Typical career destinations for gradutes include web developer, front-end web developer, HTML developer and JavaScript/iQuery developer, back-end developer, C# developer, and .NET developer.

Core Modules
All students complete eleven core knowledge units which provide the underpinning knowledge for the programme:
  • Computer and Technology Basics
  • Overview of Software Development
  • Version Control
  • HTML
  • CSS and Bootstrap
  • JavaScript
  • Database and SQL
  • Visual Studio
  • C# and .NET Framework Part 1
  • C# and .NET Framework Part 2
  • Managing Software Development Projects
This programme is taught through individual self-paced study supported by coaching sessions from our digital skills team.

Students may choose from our Independent, Campus or Professional support packages to reflect their preferred learning style.

Assessment is by exam at the end of each module and the production of a portfolio of evidence that demonstrates occupational competence against each of the learning objectives within this programme.

Completion Timescales
Choose from full or part-time learning to suit your schedule with study plans available over 6 to 12 months.

Qualification Details

Diploma awarded by Pitman Training
500 guided learning hours