Certificate or Diploma in Software Development

Practical, hands-on experience in every step of the software development.
Your Future… Our Focus

Advanced Certificate and Advanced Diploma in Computing: Software Development Career Opportunities

The Advanced Certificate and the Advanced Diploma in Computing programs aim to equip students with the necessary skills required to follow a career within the computing field at a junior or higher level. The types of opportunities include: Programmer, Junior Programmer, Engineer, Software Engineer, Database administrator, Back-End Developer.

What you will learn

Our Software Development programs will teach you all you need to know about computer systems, computer science fundamentals, object-oriented programming languages, object-oriented analysis and design, rapid application development, SQL database design, and web development. You will learn to develop small scale stand-alone applications and much more.

Start with the 1 year Certificate program and get right to work or stay for another year and earn your diploma for even more career opportunities!

“I had a job at a tech company even before I graduated from Focus College.”
- Colby Boettcher, ACSD Graduate

Strong Graduate Ties

Focus College graduates receive unlimited graduate support. We are proud to have alumni that stay in touch with us and we encourage all to keep in touch and provide updates on their accomplishments.

Work-focused training

We offer leading edge training that is second to none. This helps students gain the skills they need to help them succeed in further academics or find the right employment based on their training and professional goals.

Fast Track Your Career or Continue Your Education

Whether you are interested in a 1 year Certificate or a 2 year Diploma Program, we have something to meet your needs.

Smaller Student Community

Size does matter! Smaller class sizes can make a huge difference in your success. Don’t become just a number and get lost in the crowd somewhere else.

Individualized Attention

Our instructors can provide one-on-one attention to students to enable them to better succeed in their training. And all of this is included at no extra charge!

Focus College response to Covid-19

Updated March 16, 2020

Due to the current pandemic and the desire to protect the health of our students, Focus College is taking measures which incorporate social isolation.

For current students:

We are suspending our Advanced Diploma and Office Manager courses for the week of March 16-20th, to allow for temporary distance learning to be set up. If any students do not have access to a computer from home, we request that they notify the college immediately. Further information on how courses will be delivered will be available as the week goes on. Please monitor your student email for further information throughout the week.


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