Fundamentals to Advanced JAVA Programming Level 6
Start Date: 24/02/18 to 30/06/18
(Exemption from Fundamentals for those who can provide proof of relevant certification in JAVA)
Advanced JAVA Programming Level 7
Start Date: 21/10/18 to 03/03/19
This Special Purpose Award is designed to produce graduates with detailed knowledge and understanding of intermediate and advanced concepts in procedural and object-oriented software development and Java programming. Upon successful completion the programme, students are awarded the QQI level 7 Award: Certificate in Java Programming.
On completion of the course learners will have the required knowledge to sit both the Oracle Certified Associate JAVA SE7 Programmer and Oracle Certified Professional JAVA SE7 Programmer examinations
What out Students Say
"Excellent experience throughout the course from a total beginner to advanced level Java Very good teachers and staff throughout. Absolutely recommend it if you are first time entering programming."
"Very informative and enjoyable with teachers always available to demonstrate tasks and offer help and guidance"
The Certificate in Java Programming course provides excellent Job opportunities in a growing area and is now firmly established in a wide variety of applications, with an incredible range of facilities and options available to go with it.
One of the most common uses of Java programs is on a web server, where "Servelets" or "JSP"s provide the logic behind web based applications from banking to weather forecasting, and from government sites through scientific research.
Why Choose this JAVA Course?
In order to successfully enter this programme, applicants should have at least one of the following:
|Those who are experienced in JAVA Programming and wish to gain exemption from the Fundamental level may gain entry to the Advanced JAVA Programming if they can provide proof of relevant experience/certification in JAVA).|
|A minimum of 3 passes (Grade D3 or better) in the Leaving Certificate (including English / Irish) and a minimum pass in ordinary level Mathematics OR|
|QQI level 5 major award in Information Technology OR|
|International equivalent to Leaving Certificate with the equivalent of a pass in ordinary level Mathematics.|
|Mature learners (i.e. age 23 and older) will be individually assessed in order to determine suitability through Dorset College’s ‘Recognition of Prior Learning’ policy.|
|Applicants should have good computer skills at European Computer Drivers Licence (ECDL) level or equivalent.|
|Non native English speakers should have evidence of an IELTS level 6.0 (or equivalent)|
Protection of Enrolled Learners
The Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) Act 2012 Part 6 requires that all programmes of 3 months or more duration have in place arrangements for the Protection of Enrolled Learners to ensure learners have the opportunity to complete their programme of study. Dorset College has made arrangements with at least two other providers to comply with this legal obligation. To read the QQI policy document on the protection of Enrolled Learners click on the link: http://www.qqi.ie/Articles/Pages/Protection-for-Enrolled-Learners-(PEL)-.aspx
This Certificate in Java Programming is a Special Purpose Award and has two levels: the Fundamentals of Java Programming and Advanced Java Programming.
The Fundamentals of Java Programming module is an introductory computer programming module, developing fundamental skills such as editing, compiling and executing computer programs and applying algorithms to solve problems. The course uses the latest Java Platform and SE Development Kit.
The Advanced Java Programming module is designed for learners who have a strong foundation in the Java Programming. The module teaches the application of advanced Object-Oriented Programming to robust software development including Java applications such as those that manipulate files, directories, file systems and databases. The course uses the latest Java Platform and SE Development Kit.
Module Units - Fundamentals of Java Programming
Module Units: Advanced Java Programming
Assessment - Learners are assessed as follows:
|Continuous assessment 50%|
|Final written examination 50 %|
|Each element of assessment must be passed to pass a module.|
Learners who successfully complete both the Fundamentals and Advanced Courses will gain:
On completion of the above course learners will have the required knowledge to sit both the Oracle Certified Associate JAVA SE7 Programmer and Oracle Certified Professional JAVA SE7 Programmer examinations
|Exam No:1Z0-803 / Duration:115 minutes / No of Questions: 90 / Passing Score: 63% / Format: Multiple Choice|
|Exam No:1Z0-804 / Duration: 150 Minutes /No of Questions:90 /Passing Score: 65% /Format: Multiple Choice|
|Oracle Certified Associate JAVA SE7 Programmer / Oracle Certified Professional JAVA SE7 Programmer|
|These exams have been validated against JAVASE 7/Exam Product Version:Java SE|
|Exam Fees: €238 (Exam fees are paid directly to PearsonVUE and may be subject to change)|
|Take the Online Examination at our PearsonVUE testing centre in Dorset College|
Upon successful completion of this programme graduates will have the knowledge and competencies required to work in the IT industry with the specific knowledge and skills pertaining to the role of entry-level programmer. Learners will also develop the core skills and knowledge required to work successfully within an organisation.
The Aim of the Special Purpose Award is:
Graduates from this programme will be able to progress to the following full-time programmes at Dorset College:
Yujie He, Oracle Certified Java Programmer, Oracle Certified Expert in Java EE Enterprise JavaBeans Developer, Oracle Certified Expert in Java EE Persistence API Developer, graduated in Computer Science from DKIT with a first class BSc.
Jiafan Zhou, BSc, MSc, Sun Certified Java programmer, developer, Web component developer, Business component developer, CCNA. Jiafan holds a BSc in Computer and Software engineering and a MSc in Advanced Software engineering from UCD. An experienced software engineer and architect with over 10 years academic and IT industrial experience in Java, J2EE, .NET, Linux, networking, database, data structure and computer algorithms. A qualified Oracle Certified Java programmer, developer, J2EE Web component developer and J2EE Business component developer. I also have a Cisco CCNA certification. My major interests are software development, software engineering and networking
Schedule Certificate in JAVA Programming
|Fundamentals of JAVA Programming|
|October||14, 21, (BH weekend 28th October - No Class)||09.30 - 15.30|
|November||04, 11, 18 & 25||09.30 - 15.30|
|December||02, 09 & 16||09.30 - 15.30|
|Christmas Holidays From: 23 December to 06 January 2018|
|January 2018||13, 20 & 27||09.30 - 15.30|
|February||03 & 10th Assessment & Exam week||09.30 - 15.30|
|Advanced Java Programming|
|February||17 & 24th||09.30 - 15.30|
|March||03, 10, 24 & 31 (Bank Holiday 19th March)||09.30 - 15.30|
|Easter Holiday||31 March - No class|
|April||07, 14, 21 & 28||09.30 - 15.30|
|May||12, 19, & 26||09.30 - 15.30|
|June||09, 16, 23 (23rd Assessment & Exam week)||09.30 - 15.30|
Start Dates: Saturday from 2/24/18 to 6/30/18
Funding: 10% Discount on Advanced JAVA Module
|Duration||15 Weeks for both Fundamentals & Advanced|
|Non EU Cost||€2,000.00|
|Comments||Fee for Fundamentals is: €895.00. The Advanced course is: €1250.00. A 10% discount applies to the Advanced JAVA Module - Total Course fee inc. deduction = €2000.00. SPA Exam Fees: €120.00.|