Certificate IV in Programming

National Code ICT40515 Available Campus
Course Code ICT40515R1-01V01
Qualification Certificate IV (NRT)
Industry Area Information Technology
Training Package ICTR3.1 Information and Communications Technology
Course Brochure - PDF 1425KB

Nationally Recognised Training Nationally Recognised Training is available for this course       Government Subsidised Government Subsidised Training is available for this course      


This course is for people who want to be competent in using basic programming skills in the most commonly used programming languages, Database Design (Microsoft SQL Server), OO Systems Analysis & Design, and Project management.

Licensing/Regulatory Information
No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification

New enrolments

Select your preferred campus to enrol. If you would prefer to enrol in person, or online enrolment is not available for your course, please visit your chosen campus or call 131 674. See Enrolling and registering for more information on enrolling in a Government Subsidised course.

Please note that in addition to your formal training you may need to allow for additional study time. Your teacher will guide you in what is appropriate for you.


Subsidised fee

This training is subsidised by the NSW Government under Smart and Skilled.

To be eligible for the Smart and Skilled subsidised fee you must be an Australian or NZ citizen, permanent resident or humanitarian visa holder. You must also be over 15, no longer at school, and live or work in NSW. See our Smart and Skilled page for full details.

The subsidised fees shown below are indicative only. What you will actually pay depends on your individual circumstances.You will be able to estimate your fee before completing your application or enrolment.

Full fee

If you are not eligible for subsidised training, you can still choose to enrol in the course but will need to pay the full (non-subsidised) fee.

If you are granted recognition of prior learning or credit transfer for one or more units in this qualification, your student fee will be reduced.

For more information about eligibility, fees, payment plans, exemptions and concessions go to Fees and Financial Assistance.

Course related charges

You may be required to pay a course related charge in addition to the course fee. Course related charges cover the cost of materials, resources, equipment or services you may need to participate in your course.

Early school leavers and TVET

Prospective students under 17 years of age who have not completed Year 10 or equivalent should go to the Early School Leavers page or contact their school. Prospective TVET students should contact their school regarding enrolling in this course.

Unique Student Identifier (USI)

All students studying a nationally recognised qualification must have a Unique Student Identifier before enrolling. If you do not already have a USI, go to www.usi.gov.au to create one.

Course outcomes

Career options

Multimedia Designer

TAFE NSW courses run only if there is sufficient demand and resources.

Course availability

Important Dates

COMPULSORY INFORMATION SESSIONS: You would need to attend only one session. The sessions are on- Wednesday 24 & 31 Janaury at 11am, andThursday 25 January & 1 February at 6pm.All Sessions are in Building G, Level 1, Room G109.The course runs from Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday (3 evenings per week) from 6:00pm to 9:00pm. This course will assist leaners to proceed on to do the Diploma of Software Development course.


For further information contact us on 131 674 or (02) 9942 0333.

Government Subsidised

Part Time Evening
Course Units
This course has 9 hours/week  for 36 weeks. You can expect to do an additional 10 to 15 hours/week of self-directed study, which may include research, written, online and/or workplace activity.
Commences 05 February 2018 - Classes held on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday between 6:00 PM and 9:00 PM
Length 36 weeks, 9 hours per week
Subsidised fee From $1,980.00
The fee shown is indicative only. Click on CALCULATE FEE to check your eligibility and estimate your fee.
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