Exciting Career Programming Course

Complete a Programming Course for an Exciting Career

When deciding what to study, you don’t want to choose a course that will box you in and limit your career options. Programming is an in-demand skill that will give you access to a range of exciting and high-paying careers both within and outside of theIT sector. In this article, we explore some of these careers and outline what programming is and where you should study to become a sought-after expert.

What is Programming

Programmers write the code (set of instructions) that tells a computer how to carry out various tasks. At the most basic level, this can include telling a computer how to read keystrokes to display different keyboard characters on a screen. A range of codinglanguages (special languages that allow humans to communicate with computers) is used to achieve this, including JavaScript, Python, and C#, which are some of today’s most popular.

There are hundreds of different coding languages but don’t let this alarm you. Each language falls under four main categories: Procedural, Object Oriented, Logic, and Functional, and once you know one language from a category, it is much easier to learn the other languages within it.

Career Possibilities

When most people think of programmers, they generally only think of web and appdevelopment within the IT sector. While these are careers accessible to programmers, they are certainly not the only ones.

Programmers can perform a range of exciting tasks in virtually any industry. They can programme self-driving cars in the automotive industry, space exploring robots in the aerospace industry, and even robots that can assist doctors with surgery in the healthcare industry.

They can also apply their skills to create beautiful art, develop epic games or create the special effects and 3D animations that make today’s films so captivating. With this in mind, it is clear that professionals with this skill are both creative and analytical. 

Choosing a Course

Are you interested in becoming a professional with this coveted skill? Why limit yourself to a course that will only teach you to programme? Belgium Campus iTversity offers a range of world-class IT programmes that will transform you into a well-rounded professional with exceptional programming skills. Choose between our:

  • Bachelor of Computing (NQF Level 8)
  • 4-year qualification.
  • One year of workplace training.
  • Specialise in Software Engineering or Data Science.
  • Bachelor of Information Technology (NQF Level 7)
  • 3-year qualification.
  • Offered full-time and part-time.
  • Specialise in Software Development.
  • Diploma in Information Technology (NQF Level 6)
    • 3-year qualification.
    • 6 months of workplace training.
    • Specialise in Software Development or Infrastructure.
  •  Certificate: IT (NQF Level 6)
  • 1-year qualification.
  • Specialise in Database Development.
  • Purely vocational.
  • National Certificate: IT (NQF Level 5)
  • 1-year qualification.
  • Specialise in Systems Development.
  • Purely vocational.

Need more information? Call us on 010 593 5368 or email us at info@belgiumcampus.ac.za. Regardless of the course you choose, you can rest assured that you will graduate spoilt for choice. 

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