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Pitman Training specialises in supported distance learning, and our support teams are available at each of 15 centres nationwide to help. We will provide everything you need to upskill and secure a recognised qualification! You can complete all your training from home now and you also have the opportunity to train later at your local training centre. We have no hidden fees and you have 12 months to train.

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CORONA VIRUS / COVID-19 UPDATE: We are here to help. If you are at home during this challenging time, this is your opportunity!

Pitman Training specialises in supported distance learning, and our support teams are available at each of 15 centres nationwide to help. We will provide everything you need to upskill and secure a recognised qualification! You can complete all your training from home now and you also have the opportunity to train later at your local training centre. We have no hidden fees and you have 12 months to train.

Get in touch now by calling freephone 1800 532 632 or click here. Your local Pitman Training support team are available to answer your questions and help you enrol now!

Software Developer Diploma

The Pitman Training Software Developer Diploma contains seven core courses and one elective course and is an exciting addition to our course range and is your entry route to a job as a programmer or developer in the growing IT sector. 

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Is this for you?

This specialised Diploma is intended for anyone with an interest or experience in IT, looking to work in an entry level development or software testing role.

Award and Associated Qualifications

Awarded 200 CPD points upon successful completion

Start Date

Flexible

Study Type

In centre, online, or a combination

Training Type

diploma

Duration

200 hours or 8 weeks full-time study

About this diploma

Utilising your analytical and problem-solving skills in Software Development.

As a Software Developer in an organisation, you could be responsible for the development, testing, administration and maintenance of software programs and code. A great advantage is that developers are employed across a wide spectrum of industry and in many organisations, so opportunities for career enhancement are many and varied.

With this Diploma you will train with the latest industry standard software languages as well as develop other key skills such as communication and leadership skills.

Broken down into clear segments, the format of this course means you get to grips with one skill before starting on the next, and the practical exercises mean you get hands on experience during the course. You’ll be able to put what you learn into practice immediately.

The courses include sevon core modules, one elective. This diploma will take you around 200 hours to complete and you can study at times to suit you as it is available online. Not only that, you’ll have access to 24/7 support should it be needed, giving you complete support along the way.

  • Flexible training which fits around your work and family commitments
  • Online support 24/7, plus additional support from Pitman course advisors
  • The skills employers are looking for and the knowledge you need to get the job you want

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* Please note that any specific Java and MTA exams can be separately arranged and carry an additional fee.

Aims and Objectives

As the tech sector continues to be one of the fastest growing employment sectors in Ireland, with a significant shortfall in qualified software developers and coders, this unique training course will empower you to secure a role as a developer, programmer or software tester. 

Courses Included

In addition to the core courses listed below you will also study MTA Introduction to Programmming Using Java. 

HTML Fundamentals

HTML is a common language used for website creation. If you’re aspiring towards a career as a Web Developer or Web Designer then having practical experience and proven knowledge in this skill is essential and this course will teach you the basics to help you build attention-grabbing websites.

MTA Software Development Fundamentals

This course is designed for those new to software development. It will provide you with an insightful introduction to the basics of software programming and lay out the foundation for you to advance your IT technology training and career further. 

MTA Database Administrator Fundamentals

MTA Database Administrator Fundamentals is the first step on the path to becoming a Microsoft Certified Database Administrator or Database Developer.

Communication Skills for IT Specialists

The Pitman Training Communication for IT Specialists course is designed to help you effectively engage with your audience specifically geared around IT related businesses.

 

 

Introduction to Programming Concepts

If you’re interested in a career in programming, and want to learn from the very beginning, this online course will quickly help you learn the initial concepts. 

MTA Introduction to Programming Using Python

MTA Introduction to Programming Using Python covers this versatile programming language which can be used to power websites, build games, and even program hardware.

Elective Courses

You choose one elective subject to accompany your core courses. There are a wide range of electives available such as the course listed below.

Programming in C#

Our C# course is geared toward those who already have programming experience and are looking to broaden their expertise and career prospects. The study of this course will take you to an intermediate C# knowledge-level and offers the opportunity to learn all you need to know to undertake the Microsoft Certified Professional exam 70-483.

MTA Introduction to Programming Using HTML and CSS

If you are new to web development, this course will help you learn the skills required to create and modify websites using HTML and CSS. The course will help you learn all the objectives required to undertake MTA exam 98-383.

HTML 5 Fundamentals

HTML 5 Fundamentals teaches all of the newest syntax and basic principles behind the latest features of HTML. Our expert explains how HTML5 tags and attributes are used to format content and add multimedia to your web pages. 

Pre-Requisites

Some previous experience or familiarity of working with programs is recommended. Speak to one of our Course Advisors for further information. 

Finance Options

Wherever possible our training is tailored to your needs. The cost of our training programmes depend on the course(s) you choose and varies according to duration and breadth. Rest assured we have a number of payment options available to ensure the cost of training is affordable and can be worked alongside your other financial commitments. Common ways people fund their training include: - 

 

Self-Funded: 

  • Flexible payment plans to help you spread the cost* available at many of our centres;
  • You could opt to pay upfront.

 

 

Company Funded:

Requesting funding from your employers needn’t be a daunting task. Many employers support and encourage their employees with their professional development and consider it a worthwhile investment to fund any training required.

What we can help with:

  • Providing a comprehensive training programme outlining learning outcomes
  • Tailored personnel letters
  • Communication with finance departments to arrange payment options (upfront or payment plan*).

* Terms and Conditions apply. Speak to a Course Advisor for full information on the options available to you.

 

 

Career Path

On completion of this Diploma programme you could look towards a rewarding career in IT programming or development. With the IT industry ever changing you can be sure of a wide range of career progression options. 

Software Developer Diploma Training Centres

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Carlow Pitman Training Carlow, First Floor, 1 Tullow Street, Carlow Town Enquire &
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Cork Pitman Training Cork, Unit 4, Airport East Business & Technology Park, Cork Enquire &
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Dundalk Pitman Training Dundalk, First Floor, Ramparts Shopping Centre, The Ramparts, Dundalk, Co Louth Enquire &
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Galway Pitman Training Galway, Centrepoint, Liosban Business Park, Tuam Road, Galway Enquire &
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Kerry Pitman Training Kerry, 2nd Floor Davcon Building, Monavalley Business Park, Tralee, Co. Kerry Enquire &
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Limerick Pitman Training Limerick, Unit 8 Chapel Court, Cathedral Place, Limerick Enquire &
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Maynooth Pitman Training Maynooth, Unit H 11 - First Floor, Maynooth Business Campus, Straffan Road, Maynooth Enquire &
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Mullingar Pitman Training Mullingar, Castle House, Castle Street, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath, Enquire &
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Naas Pitman Training Naas, Monread Shopping Centre, Monread Road, Naas Enquire &
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Sligo Pitman Training Sligo, Abbey House, JFK Parade, Sligo Enquire &
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Swords Pitman Training Swords, Chamber Buildings, North Street, Swords, Co.Dublin Enquire &
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Wexford Pitman Training Wexford, Unit 10, Westpoint Business Park, Clonard, Wexford Town Enquire &
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Waterford Pitman Training Waterford, Unit 630C, Northern Extension, IDA Business Park, Cleaboy Road, Waterford Enquire &
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Laois Pitman Training Laois, Kea-Lew Business Park, Mountrath Road, Portlaoise, Co Laois, Enquire &
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Carlow
Pitman Training Carlow, First Floor, 1 Tullow Street, Carlow Town R93 H7VO
Cork
Pitman Training Cork, Unit 4, Airport East Business & Technology Park, Cork T12 KW88
Dublin
Pitman Training Dublin, 3 Westland Square, Pearse Street, Dublin D02 N567
Dundalk
Pitman Training Dundalk, First Floor, Ramparts Shopping Centre, The Ramparts, Dundalk, Co Louth A91 R820
Galway
Pitman Training Galway, Centrepoint, Liosban Business Park, Tuam Road, Galway H91 RYD2
Kerry
Pitman Training Kerry, 2nd Floor Davcon Building, Monavalley Business Park, Tralee, Co. Kerry V92 XY58
Limerick
Pitman Training Limerick, Unit 8 Chapel Court, Cathedral Place, Limerick V94 F6K2
Maynooth
Pitman Training Maynooth, Unit H 11 - First Floor, Maynooth Business Campus, Straffan Road, Maynooth W23 R9V4
Mullingar
Pitman Training Mullingar, Castle House, Castle Street, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath, N91 Y896
Naas
Pitman Training Naas, Monread Shopping Centre, Monread Road, Naas W91 YR12
Sligo
Pitman Training Sligo, Abbey House, JFK Parade, Sligo V94 YH6Y
Swords
Pitman Training Swords, Chamber Buildings, North Street, Swords, Co.Dublin K67 A347
Wexford
Pitman Training Wexford, Unit 10, Westpoint Business Park, Clonard, Wexford Town Y35 YX60
Waterford
Pitman Training Waterford, Unit 630C, Northern Extension, IDA Business Park, Cleaboy Road, Waterford X91 HY58
Laois
Pitman Training Laois, Kea-Lew Business Park, Mountrath Road, Portlaoise, Co Laois, R32 W0DT

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