Practical, hands-on software development training that prepares your for the real-world
Our software development course aims to provide you with the necessary skills required to follow a career within the computing field at a professional or junior managerial level. The types of opportunities include: Programmer, Junior Programmer, Engineer, Software Engineer, Database administrator, Back-End Developer. Our software training has been developed by industr professionals that are still working, not just career educators.
The Software Development diploma 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, web development. You will learn to develop small scale stand-alone applications and much more. Advanced Diploma in Computing will provide you the skills and theoretical knowledge you need as you move into higher education and employment. Our software development certificate trains you in all the same areas, but allows you to get working faster.
The Advanced Diploma in Business can provide advanced entry to degree level study or a Masters degree program. See our where to study page for information on the institutions which will consider advanced entry with Focus College’s Diploma qualifications.
Our students have the choice to study in Kelowna or Surrey. Both cities are amazing locations to live, work and study. Campus tours are always available by appointment.
Software Development experts are in huge demand; and the industry cannot get enough of Focus College's graduates. We have amazing connections with employers to help you find employment faster!
" The instructor is a creative and innovative force in his teaching. His lessons are fun, memorable, and educational–everything that a good program should be."
Focus College graduates receive unlimited graduate support. We are proud to have alumni that stay in touch with us as we are always willing to help them find software development jobs.
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.
Size does matter! Smaller class sizes can make a huge difference in your success. When you are learning software development, you deserve help when you need it.
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!
You may be able to fast-track your education! For full details, please speak with one of our Admissions Representatives.
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.
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.