Course in IT Programming - Skills Program in Introduction to Visual Basic.Net Programming (70-518)
Upon successful completion of the program, if the learner is found to be “Competent” in the PoE, the learner will receive a Damelin letter of results outlining the unit standards covered and Damelin will apply to MICT SETA on behalf of the learner for the endorsement of competency against the unit standards covered together with the credits obtained. Upon successful completion of the optional external Microsoft.Net exam, the learner will receive a VB Microsoft.NET Certificate from Microsoft
- Foundational skills in English and Mathematics at NQF level 4/Grade 12 or equivalent
- Ability to use a personal computer competently
The program duration is 76 hours and the tuition is face-to-face based on the NQF notional hours. This excludes time to complete assessments, do research and self study. Each Damelin campus has a different tuition schedule. Programs are offered during the week, in the evenings, or on Saturdays.
This program has been designed to give learners a practical and theoretical foundation in computer programming for the Windows environment. After completing this Skills Program, learners will be able to write Visual Basic .NET programs easily, and they will be well prepared to develop their programming skills further, be it in Visual Basic .NET or in any other Windows programming language. This Skills Program is part of a full qualification that is mapped to a cluster of unit standards taken from a program that is accredited by MICT SETA, namely National Certificate in Information Technology: Systems Development SAQA ID 48872, NQF level 5, 131 credits.