Job Outlook in the Ft. Lauderdale area:
- Demand for Computer Programming Assistants is expected to grow 14%* between 2014 and 2024.
- Entry level wages for are about $18/hour**. Actual wages vary according to education, experience and certifications.
* Bureau of Labor Statistics
**The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity
Database Application Development & Programming
an Approved Oracle Academy
1200 hours/approx. 12 months – full time
M-F 7:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. (part-time)
M-F 7:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. (full-time)
Students will be prepared for employment as database programmers, computer programmer assistants, and computer programmers, or to provide supplemental training for persons previously or currently employed in these occupations.
The fundamentals of programming and software development; procedural and object oriented programming; creating regular and specialized applications using standard and extended Structured Query Language (SQL) including testing, monitoring, debugging, documenting and maintaining database applications are taught. After successfully completing this program, students will be able to design database models and utilize computer programming languages to create and manipulate databases. The student will also have developed skills in mathematical applications, communications, information processing concepts, designing programs, coding programs, testing programs, performing program maintenance, and debugging programs.
Additional Skills Covered:
- Computer literacy
- Computer Programming in Logic, and ANSI SQL, and Java Script
- Exposure to a Network Environment
- Microsoft Office
- Human relations
- Employability Skills
Industry Certification & State Credential Exams
Students will be prepared to take an approved state and/or nationally recognized industry certification or licensure exam in their field of study.
College Credit Transfer Opportunity and / or Advanced Credit:
Upon completion of the program and meeting eligibility requirements, including the attainment of an aligned industry credential, students may be awarded credits toward an Associate Degree by Broward College or the Florida College System. Students must enroll in Broward College within 2 years of completing the program at Atlantic Technical College. Additional college credit may be awarded with the attainment of additional industry credentials.
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Step 1⇒ Attend a Program Orientation
Step 2 ⇒ Take the Tests of Adult Basic Education or meet exemption criteria
- See your counselor/advisor for details on test exemption criteria.
- Accommodations for testing are available to qualified individuals.
- Visit the Office of Disability Services for details before testing.
Step 3 ⇒ Meet with your counselor/advisor
- Receive test results
- Discuss technical or academic program placement
- Special needs
- Financial aid
- Registration procedures
Step 4 ⇒ Registration and Enrollment