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Certificate in Software Engineering

Overview

The CTS College Certificate in Software Engineering course is meticulously crafted to empower aspiring IT professionals with the requisite knowledge, practical skills, and industry-relevant experience crucial for success in the ever-evolving field of software engineering. In our contemporary digital landscape, software engineering stands as a linchpin, driving innovation in mobile applications and fortifying the foundations of robust web platforms.

The demand for adept software engineers is escalating rapidly, making this programme not only valuable for those seeking to enhance their skills but also an ideal choice for recent secondary education graduates eager to embark on a fulfilling and promising career in the dynamic realm of Information Technology (IT).

Benefits

Here are some of the benefits of completing this programme:

Qualify for Further Studies
The Certificate in Software Engineering programme provides you with the necessary knowledge and skills to qualify for advanced studies in the field of IT. Whether you aspire to pursue a degree, diploma, or specialised certification, this programme will equip you with a solid foundation to excel in your chosen area of expertise.

Comprehensive Curriculum
The programme covers a wide range of essential IT subjects, with modules in Python Programming, Database Design, Java Programming, Networking Fundamentals and Web Design. This comprehensive curriculum ensures you acquire a diverse skill set that will benefit you in further studies and various IT career paths.

Industry-Relevant Skills
The skills gained through the Certificate in Software Engineering programme are highly relevant and sought after in the IT industry. By acquiring proficiency in the various modules, you will be equipped with the foundational knowledge and skills needed to thrive in the rapidly evolving tech sector. These skills are in high demand as organisations across industries increasingly rely on technology to drive innovation, efficiency and competitiveness.

Smooth Transition to Advanced Studies
The programme acts as a steppingstone to further studies in IT. Whether you are looking to pursue a higher degree, professional certification, or specialised training, this programme will provide you with a solid foundation and the prerequisite knowledge to excel in advanced coursework. You will have a smoother transition into advanced IT studies, enabling you to dive deeper into specialised areas of interest and gain a competitive edge in the academic sphere.

Versatile Career Opportunities
The IT industry offers a wide array of exciting and lucrative career opportunities. By completing the Certificate in Software Engineering programme and qualifying for further studies, you will expand your career prospects and open doors to diverse roles in Software Development, Database Administration, Network Engineering, Web Development and more. The versatility of the skills acquired through this programme will empower you to explore different paths and adapt to the evolving needs of the IT job market.

Hands-on Learning Experience
The programme emphasises practical, hands-on learning experiences to ensure you develop the necessary skills and confidence to apply theoretical concepts in real-world scenarios. Through projects, assignments and interactive exercises, you will gain practical experience in a range of IT disciplines. This experiential learning approach will equip you with the ability to solve complex IT problems, think critically and work effectively in team-based environments.

Expert Instruction and Support
The programme is delivered by experienced instructors who possess extensive knowledge and expertise in their respective field and provide quality instruction throughout the programme. You will have access to their insights, industry best practices and personalised support to enhance your learning journey and ensure you achieve your academic and career goals.

Features

Below are some of the main features of this course:

  • Short duration - each module can be completed in only 4 weeks with 1 class per week
  • Modules can be completed simultaneously
  • Competitive rates with flexible payment plans
  • Experienced lecturers with excellent student support
  • Online classes which are also recorded for further review
  • Support group via WhatsApp with the lecturers, programme manager and students

Target Audience

This programme is perfect for persons:

  • Pursuing a degree or career in Information Technology
  • Currently working in the Information Technology field
  • Interested in learning programming, database design, networking and/or web design

Entry Requirements

No prior experience or qualifications are required for enrolment in this course – all are welcome to join and learn.

Note: Candidates are expected to be computer literate.

Course Content

The following 5 modules make up this programme:

1: Introduction to Python Programming

Python is a versatile and powerful programming language known for its simplicity and readability. In this module, you will be introduced to the fundamentals of Python programming, starting from the basics of syntax and gradually moving on to more advanced concepts. You will learn about data structures, control flow and object-oriented programming, enabling you to write efficient and scalable code. Python's widespread use in various domains makes it an essential skill for any aspiring IT professional.

2: Database Design Fundamentals

A well-designed and efficiently managed database is crucial for organisations to store, retrieve and analyze data effectively. In this module, you will learn the fundamentals of database design, including entity-relationship modeling, normalization and SQL (Structured Query Language). You will gain hands-on experience in creating and managing databases, ensuring data integrity and optimizing database performance. These skills are essential for IT professionals involved in data-driven applications and systems.

3: Introduction to Java Programming

Java is a widely used programming language known for its versatility and platform independence. In this module, you will be introduced to the core concepts of Java programming, including object-oriented programming principles, data types, control structures and exception handling. Through practical exercises and projects, you will develop a solid understanding of Java's syntax and learn to build robust and scalable applications. Java's extensive use in enterprise-level systems and Android app development makes it a highly valuable skill in the IT industry.

4: Networking Fundamentals

Networking is the backbone of modern technology infrastructure, connecting devices and enabling seamless communication. In this module, you will gain a comprehensive understanding of networking fundamentals, including network architecture, protocols, IP addressing, subnetting and troubleshooting. You will learn how to set up and configure networks, ensure secure communication and troubleshoot common network issues. These skills are essential for IT professionals involved in network administration and infrastructure management.

5: Introduction to Web Design

In today's digital world, a strong web presence is crucial for businesses and organisations. In this module, you will be introduced to the fundamental principles of web design, including HTML (Hypertext Markup Language), CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) and JavaScript. You will learn how to create visually appealing and user-friendly web pages, understand responsive design techniques and explore the principles of user interface design. These skills are in high demand as organisations seek to create engaging and interactive web experiences.

Schedule

Course Offering

Module Day Time Duration Contact Hours Cost Lecturer
Database Design Fundamentals Tuesdays 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm 4 weeks 12 hours $1,000.00 Mr. Marcus Woods
Introduction to Python Programming Tuesdays 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm 4 weeks 12 hours $1,000.00 Ms. Sabrina Gooljar
Networking Fundamentals Tuesdays 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm 4 weeks 12 hours $1,000.00 Mr. Lincoln Plaza
Introduction to Web Design Thursdays 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm 4 weeks 12 hours $1,000.00 Mr. Marcus Alexander
Introduction to Java Programming Thursdays 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm 4 weeks 12 hours $1,000.00 Mr. Sanjeive Noonoo

*SPECIAL OFFER: Sign up for all 5 modules and get $1,500 OFF ($3,500 for all 5 modules)

Session Start Date End Date
Networking Fundamentals Tuesday, January 30, 2024 Tuesday, February 27, 2024
Introduction to Web Design Thursday, February 22, 2024 Thursday, March 14, 2024
Database Design Fundamentals Tuesday, March 12, 2024 Tuesday, April 2, 2024
Introduction to Java Programming Thursday, March 28, 2024 Thursday, April 18, 2024
Introduction to Python Programming Tuesday, April 9, 2024 Tuesday, April 30, 2024
Networking Fundamentals Tuesday, May 7, 2024 Tuesday, May 28, 2024
Introduction to Web Design Thursday, May 23, 2024 Thursday, June 20, 2024
Database Design Fundamentals Tuesday, June 18, 2024 Tuesday, July 9, 2024
Introduction to Java Programming Thursday, July 4, 2024 Thursday, July 25, 2024
Introduction to Python Programming Tuesday, July 23, 2024 Tuesday, August 13, 2024

Delivery Mode

Online Classes

This course will be delivered via live online classes. Students will be provided with a link to join the class as well as other relevant instructions at least one day before the start of each class. These classes are also recorded - therefore students have the option to review the course content as often as they like.

Additional Info

Assessment

Students would be required to complete the following assessment(s) for this course:

  • Weekly assessments (for each module)

Certification

In order to receive the CTS College certificate of completion or participation for this course, students must attend a minimum of 75% of classes and pay any outstanding fees. Where applicable, students who do not meet the necessary assessment requirements, but attended the required amount of classes would receive a CTS College certificate of participation.

Certificates would be provided in digital format which would allow students to access, print and share their certificates 24/7 on demand. For more information on our digital certificates please click here.

Note: Certificates would be provided for each module completed.

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Fees & Payment

Cost

This course is offered at the affordable price of $1,000 per module or or a discounted rate of $3,500 for all 5 modules. In order to start the course, students must pay a minimum of 50% before the first class.

Payment Plans

Students can be given a payment plan where the initial downpayment is made, with an arrangement for the remaining balance to be paid over the duration of the course. Please feel free to contact us to discuss a payment plan customised for you.

Payment Methods

The following table shows the details for the 4 convenient ways to pay the CTS College fees for this programme:

Payment Method Details
Linx Paid at the Administration Office
Credit Card Paid at the Administration Office
Cheque

Paid at the Administration Office

Made Payable to CTS College

Online Bank Transfer

Paid via Online Banking

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Student Support

Facilitator

At CTS College, we believe in crafting an extraordinary student experience. This is why we have selected qualified and experienced lecturers for the Certificate in Software Engineering Programme to not only impart knowledge, but create a learning experience where students feel valued and appreciated. The lecturers are also committed to shaping a transformative learning journey and creating an educational adventure that goes beyond the ordinary.

Programme Management

The programme management team is responsible for the management of this course. If you would like further information or clarification on this programme please contact:

Ms. Shai-An Baljour
Programme Manager
Phone: (868) 286-0862

Mr. Aaron Narace
Programme Administrator
Phone: (868) 328-8594

E-mail: BSc@CTSCollege.com

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