Course Title: Develop software

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5148

Course Title: Develop software

Portfolio: BUS

Nominal Hours: 140.0

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


650T TAFE Business

Face-to-Face or Internet

Course Contact: Adel Smee

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99251

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

A student of Develop Software (Part 2) will produce a dynamic web application with database connectivity. The course work will be entirely project-based; self-directed learning including research and skill development is required to facilitate the creation of a working application. The web application will incorporate the following technologies: CSS, XHTML and PHP. The application will link to a MySQL database and be housed in an Apache container on Windows Server 2003.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

COSC5745C ICAITB070B Create Code for Applications (Part 1)
COSC5749C ICAITB070B Create Code for Applications (Part 2)

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

ICAITB069B Develop software


Code each program module

Document each program module

Review each program module

Learning Outcomes

See details under elements of competency.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment may incorporate a variety of methods including technical requirements documentation, assignments, written tests, practical problem solving exercises and practical tests. Students are advised that they maybe be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment work to their teacher to ensure that the relevant competency standards are being met.