Advanced Software Development Certificate
One of Canada's most in-demand career paths!
Software development training that gets you working faster.
About Our Software Development Certificate
The Software Development Certificate provides practical skills and theoretical knowledge employers need. This is a very practical and intense program that requires a good amount of work from the learners on their own as well as with the instructors. It may also allow advanced entry into the
Career Opportunities for Software Development Certificate Graduates
The software development certificate prepares candidates for entry to a wide range of positions. Below is a list of potential career paths for graduates:
- web developer
- application developer
- webstei developer
- junior programmer
The Software Development Certificate also aims to equip successful graduates with enough skills and knowledge to work as freelance developers/programmers. It is also aimed at those who wish to study computing at this level before undertaking a career in another field where such skills are subsidiary, but often very necessary.
Minimum Grade 12 or equivalent Canadian qualification OR relevant experience or mature students
Students from Non-English-speaking countries/territories will have to demonstrate their English proficiency at minimum IELTS Band level 6 .0 OR equivalent (In case of other testing standards). If there is no proof of English proficiency or lower English proficiency level, students will have to take an English course at Focus College.
Students must have access to high-speed internet to access online classes with software like Zoom.
Software Development Certificate Tuition Breakdown
|Domestic Students||International Students|
|Application Fee:||$250.00||Application Fee:||$200.00|
|Assessment Fee:||$250.00||Assessment Fee:||$250.00|
|Archive Fee:||$30.00||Other Fee:||$30.00|
|Materials and Lab Fee*:||$600.00||Materials and Lab Fee:||$600.00|
|Administration Fee:||$100.00||Administration Fee:||$100.00|
|Professional Fee:||$1,000.00||Textbook Fee:||$1,000.00|
*Local students may qualify for one of Focus College's many scholarships. To find out more, please go to the program financing page to find out if you qualify.
**Textbooks are not included in these fees.
Software Development Certificate Details
Study hours: 1280
Full-time duration: 42 weeks
Full-time hours: instructional time of 20 or more hours per week, or if the program leads to employment in a career occupation regulated by Transport Canada, instructional time is 15 or more hours per week.
Attendance Expectations: Students are required to maintain their attendance as per the FC attendance policy.
Graduation Requirements: To graduate, students must pass this program at a minimum Grade of C.
Personally my studies at Focus College had taught me to always think independently and use knowledge I’ve gained in my future professional career.
I had a great time at the course and it was very helpful and fun as well.
I am thankful for the faculty that helped me gain that knowledge and has brought a new dimension into my life.