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Full Stack Web & Software Developer (NC: IT Systems Developer NQF5)

SAQA ID: 48872, 131 Credits


A full-stack web and software developer is a programmer that builds a variety of web-based software solutions to solve business problems. The Full-Stack Developer’s scope of work includes the development of apps, websites, databases and desktop solutions. AIE students following this track will learn to use a variety of tools and languages to develop both front-end and back-end (server) software components.


These languages include front-end and back-end (server) software components. These languages include Java, HTML, CSS, Javascript, jQuery, VueJs, NodeJs, SQL, and MongoDB. Java remains one of the most common, in-demand computer programming languages used today, used to develop cross-platform coding solutions that run on the web, desktop and mobile devices. Building interactive web applications involves programming the browser application, the server-side functions, and communicating online with a database to store and retrieve data.


Step 1

Earn your Full Stack Web and Software Developer Certificate
(12 months)

Step 2

Earn your NQF5 Qualification
(+3 months, Fees Included)

Included In Fees
Step 3

Complete your International Diploma
(+3 months)

Extra Fees Applies



  • 1 Earn Your Full Stack Web and Software Developer Certificate (12 Months)

Part 1 is the cornerstone of the course. Here you will learn to code and become a Full Stack Web and Software Developer to prepare you for a career in web, app, desktop and database development. 

  • Modules Covered: Web and Software Programming Fundamentals, Website Design and Development, Web and Software Programming, Database Development

  • Technology Covered: Java, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, ReactJs, NodeJs, Bootstrap, AngularJs, jQuery, VueJs, SQL, MongoDB, Express, Photoshop






  • 2 Earn Your IT Systems Developer NQF5 Qualification (+3 Months, Fees included)

Complete the additional required credits to earn your NQF5 Qualification. This can be done on campus or online, at no extra cost to you. 

  • Modules Covered: Personal Development, Portfolio of Evidence Compilation




  • 3 Earn Your NCC Validated Certificate to get International Recognition of Your National Certificate (+3 MothMonths, extra Fees Apply)

Q: Want to work abroad? AIE, in partnership with UK based, NCC Education, mapped this qualification content to the UK based Level 4 Diploma in Computing (L4DC) for full program validation. The Level 4 Diploma makes up the first year of the NCC Education degree journey and is equivalent to the first year of an IT degree in the UK university system and will allow you to articulate into further studies abroad. Download the NCC International University Progression document or visit the International University Progression page. 


Extra Modules: you will need to complete 2 additional modules to achieve full program validation for your International Diploma. 


International Progression: Download the NCC Booklet or visit the NCC University Progression page. 





Features and Benefits

  • All learning is delivered via our myWay Hybrid Learning methodology. This technology-driven learning method allows for a flexible class schedule with access to classes anywhere, anytime. 


  • Get a free Office 365 Education A1 license, valid for the duration of your studies. 

  • Job placement assistance through our industry network and online recruitment portal, exclusively available to AIE graduates. Visit for more.  
  • Get a free Adobe Photoshop license to use while completing the relevant subjects.

Admission Requirements

Hardware Requirements

Please note that you are required to have your own computer for this qualification. AIE, in partnership with Dell and TripleH committed to supplying every student with a Dell laptop to support our DigitalCampus initiative. Available exclusively to AIE students, devices can now be financed with your tuition fees. We provide three models:



  • CORECore Spec, Dell Vostro 3510 Series i5, 8GB
  • MEDIUMMedium Spec, Dell Vostro 3510 Series, i5, 16GB
  • HIGHHigh Spec, Dell G15 5511 Series, i5, 32GB

R16 500.00 Learn More

The laptop that meets all your everyday needs and looks good doing it. 

11th Generation, Intel (R) Core (TM) i5-1035G1 Processor (8MB Cache, up to 4.2 GHz), 15.6 - Inch FHD, (1920 x 1080) Anti-Glare LED-Backlit Non-touch Display Narrow Border Display, 1 x 8GB DDR4 2666MHZ RAM, 256GB SSD PCIe M.2, Intel Iris Xe Graphics, No DVD RW, Windows 10 Pro (64 Bit), 3Year Onsite Warranty 

R18 000.00 Learn More

The foundation for intense graphic and processor heavy tasks.

11th Generation Intel Core i5-1035G1 (12M cache, up to 4.8GHz), 15.6-inch FHD (1920 x 1080) Anti-Glare LED-Backlit Non-touch Narrow Border WVA Display, Camera & Microphone, Power Button without Touch Fingerprint Reader, 16GB (2x8GB) DDR4 Non-ECC RAM, M.2 256GB PCIe NVMe Class 35 Solid State Drive, Nvidia GeForce MX450 w/2GB GDDR6 Graphics Memory, 4 Cell 54Whr Express Charge Capable Battery, Windows 10 Pro (64 Bit), 1Y Collect and Return Service

R25 500.00  Learn More

Same foundation, more memory...for those who want to get a little more serious.

11th Generation Intel Core i5-11400H (15.6" FHD (1920 x 1080) Anti-Glare LED Backlight Non-Touch Narrow Border WVA Display, Camera & Microphone, Power Button without Touch Fingerprint Reader, 32GB (2x16GB) DDR4 Non-ECC RAM, WLAN, M.2 256GB PCIe NVMe Class 35 Solid State Drive, Nvidia GeForce MX450 w/2GB GDDR6 Graphics Memory, Windows 11 Pro (64 Bit), 1Y Collect and Return Service

Salaries & Skills



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  • Pricing & Payment Options

  • Duration

    Full Time

    • Full Time, Contact (Hybrid) Learning, 12 Months, 163 credits
    • Full Time, Online Learning, 12 Months, 163 credits
    • Classes conducted from Monday to Friday 2-3 Times per week


    • Part Time, Flexi Online Learning, 12 Months, 147 credits
    • Classes conducted after hours over 2-3 sessions/week (on selected Saturdays)

    * Class structures are subject to change without notification. 

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  • Career Options

    • Full-stack web developer  
    • Java Developer  
    • App Developer  
    • Junior programmer  
    • Code testing and maintenance
    • Coding analyst
    • Database developer
  • Study Kit

    Your study kit is included in your fees and will contain:

    • Free WIFI (Unlimited, On-Campus only).
    • Electronics study guides
    • Stationery kit that includes: 
      • AIE Notepad
      • AIE Pen, Ruler & Pencil Case
    • Orientation kit including: Student Card, Welcome Letter and Getting Started Guide.
    • Access to our myAIE student portal and student support team via phone, email and tickets. 
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What you get

This qualification has been designed to provide the student with a national certificate
built on a solid foundation consisting of industry-relevant programmer skills, together with the
option to obtain an international validation certificate for maximum employability.
On completion the student will earn the following test:


National Qualification
  • AIE Certificate: Full Stack Software Developer.
  • IT Systems Development, SAQA ID 48872, NQF Level 5.
International Qualification

Our Learning Methods

Our learning methods is a technology mediated delivery model, focused on flexibility, accessibility, and academic support to provide the ultimate learning experience without compromising teaching time and quality.

* As per Communique 2 of 2022 from the Council of Higher Education, all programs accredited for contact mode only may be offered in all delivery modes for the 2023 academic year. 





Full Time, Contact
(Hybrid) Learning

A modern twist on traditional face-to-face, full-time learning. Our contact classes are delivered via Hybrid learning, providing students with the flexibility to attend on campus, virtually, or both.

Full Time, Online

Extending our reach with online only, full time learning. Our progressive technology platform and people-supported academic journey giving students access to our classes from anywhere in the world.

Part Time, Flexi Online

Designed for the working professional, our part time programmes provide you with the flexibility to manger your own schedule and pace of learning. Sessions are conducted after hours on selected weekdays, and on alternate Saturdays.

  • Campus
    Registration Close Date
    Start Date
  • 13 February 2023
    20 February 2023
    Full Time, Contact
  • 13 February 2023
    20 February 2023
    Full Time, Contact
  • 13 February 2023
    20 February 2023
    Full Time, Online
  • 13 February 2023
    20 February 2023
    Part Time, Online

Delivery Method: 
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