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Software Testing (Level 4 Diploma)

Computing & IT

Course Overview

The aim of the OCN NI Level 4 Diploma in Software Testing is to provide a range of skills and techniques that will enable learners to create a comprehensive testing strategy.The OCN NI Level 4 Diploma in Software Testing will also assist learners to develop software testing skills to match vacancies within ICT related occupations.Qualification Target GroupThe OCN NI Level 4 Diploma in Software Testing is targeted at adult learners who have reached a certain level of skills and knowledge in the areas of software development and/or software testing. There is an ongoing demand for skills in software testing and the OCN NI Level 4 Diploma in Software Testing will include the development of skills in the area of test automation which is increasingly sought after. Possible funding for candidates via Skills Focus (eligibility criteria will apply).
  • Start Date
    1 Sep 2023
  • Study Mode
  • Duration
    1 Year
  • Campus
    Strand Road

Available Sessions

  • Course
    Start Date
  • Course: Open College Network NI (OCN NI) Level 4 Diploma Software Testing
    Campus: Strand Road
    Type: Part Time
    Start Date: 01/09/2023

Course Offering

  • Site location Strand Road
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Course Modules

  • Automated Software Testing Fundamentals
  • Object Oriented Programming
  • Software Testing
  • Structured Query Language (SQL) Fundamentals
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Entry Requirements

UK Requirements

Learners will be expected to have reached a basic level of skills and knowledge in the area of software development and/or software testing such that they are able to develop and test rudimentary software programs. Learners would also be expected to have achieved GCSE English and Maths at Grade C or above or equivalent.

Work Placement


What's Next?

Further Study

Combined with other qualifications, successful candidates maybe eligible to progress onto the College Foundation Degree in Software Development.

Career Prospects

Software tester.


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