Colleges To Attend To Become A Software Developer


Many companies have hired software developers to make their business more effective and technologically advanced. As new tech is developed, opportunities for software developers will be infinite. You might be wondering which colleges in South Africa offer Software Developer qualifications?


A software developer retrieves, stores, and manipulates data to analyze a system's capability and requirements. They are also responsible for designing and maintaining the software of a system. As software developers develop further, they will eventually oversee the work done by computer technologists, programmers, and technicians.

Some key skills for Software Developers include:

  • Mathematical aptitude.
  • Problem-solving skills.
  • Programming languages (different types of developer roles require different languages)
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail.

There are various colleges in South Africa that offer Software development courses at diploma level. Often these courses will form part of an IT qualification.

Here are the colleges in South Africa that offer Software Development courses:

Students need to have completed a National Senior Certificate with Mathematics as a subject in order to qualify for a software development course at one of these colleges.

There are various careers prospects for software developers, which include: 

  • Applications developer
  • Cyber security analyst
  • Game developer
  • Information systems manager
  • IT consultant
  • Multimedia programmer
  • Web developer
  • Web designer
  • Software engineer






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