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Become a Certified Java Full Stack Software Developer with this 1-year course that is design to take you from newbie to software engineer. Learn everything you need to get a job in software development under the mentorship of our senior developers.

This course covers HTML, CSS, JavaScript, GitHub, WordPress, Java, Spring Boot and Hibernate

  • Learn Java Full Stack Development with the Spring Boot Framework
  • Earn an Accredited NQF level 5 Certificate in Systems Development
  • Learn by building 25 projects
  • Self-paced learning allows you to finish faster
  • We assist you with Job Placement

Per Module

R2495 x 12

Full course

R24 995


+-1 Year

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How it Works


Enroll via this page just by choosing your ideal payment option. We sill assist with any questions you may have.


Study from anywhere with an internet connection. Video based learning makes your studies flexible.


Our dedicated success mentors are eager to offer prompt and thorough feedback via your preferred channel (WhatsApp, Email, etc.)to address any concerns you may have.


Use the concepts you have learnt to create an App or Website. And based on our (the client) requirements we will grade your effectiveness as a Developer.


We’re committed to your job placement success. Our industry-aligned courses, expert CV support, and online presence management mean your assessment projects are your only limit.

Why this course is for you

I know you because I have been in that exact same situation. You are out of school, with or without matric you find yourself lost, unsure what to study and what your future job prospects offer you. Will I get employed after investing time, effort, and money into a university education?

As an employer myself I can honestly say no. You chance of being fresh out of college and landing a job are Slim. Let’s be real.

You are in a rut and that’s fine because that’s the whole reason I started this course. It’s to get you employed!

You need guidance and transparency. Both of which my team and I are constantly hard at work trying to achieve. Your success is ours. And with my course and 1 on 1 mentorship, you can’t fail.

What do our Alumni have going for them?


Palesa Mafoleka

Today I am able to code using HTML, CSS and I can develop a Web using WordPress. I have successfully completed 7 modules and 7 projects that have equipped me with skills and has made me one step ahead of an amazing career.


Ismaeel St. Clair

IT varsity has allowed me to pursue my desired career field of study. My experience was full of learning and grooming. I have learned so much in HTML 5, CSS, JavaScript, Bootstrap, WordPress, and App Development. I am thankful to the IT varsity team who supported my journey.


Kaitlin Pillay

It has always been a dream of mine to pursue a career in information technology. Thanks to IT Varsity, I am able to do so. Through the Apptrepreneur course that I have completed, I have learned how to code in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. Thanks to IT Varsity, I can confidently pursue my dreams.


Karabo Selemela

When I started, I thought it would be difficult for me to grasp the content because I did not have any coding background. I got better and more confident after every video. It has definitely paved the way for me to either freelance or seek employment in another company.

Module Breakdown

In this module you will learn to develop your first apps. You will start off with a basic app, and progress towards more complete and amazing apps. You will take your HTML and CSS skills much further by building responsive layouts, which automatically resize themselves to look good on any screen size.

You will learn by building these amazing apps:

  • Superhero App
  • Online Store App
  • Funny People
  • World Map
  • Puzzle App

In this module you will learn how to make use of colors and designs in a way that works together with your app and looks good.


Apps you will build:

Recipe Book

Restaurant Menu App

In this module you will learn how to implement “drag-and-drop” functionality into your apps and websites. You will do this by developing two fun apps that use drag-and-drop.


Apps you will build:

Funny People

World Map

Puzzle App

In this module you will learn how to add basic animations to your websites and apps using nothing more than HMTL and CSS. You will do this by creating an app that provides information about the Solar System.


Apps you will build:

Solar System

In this module you will learn how to add hover effects on images using CSS.


Apps you will build:

Travel the World

In this module you will learn how to develop websites using the popular platform, WordPress.


Websites you will build:

Portfolio Site

eCommerce Site

In this module you will take your first steps in coding with JavaScript.

You will also learn how to access and make use of JavaScript’s Time functions.

You will learn by building these amazing apps:

  • Calculator App
  • Countdown Timer App
  • World Clock App

In this module you will learn how to fetch data from a server and display it in an app


Apps you will build: 

Advanced Recipe Book

In this module you will learn how to use the Bootstrap framework for CSS to improve the design of your apps and websites.


Apps you will build: 

Image Gallery Plus

Mini Blog App

In this module you will learn how to develop apps that can fetch and add data to a database.


Apps you will build: 

Contact Book App

In this module you will learn to code in Java. This module covers all the basic concepts and introduces some advanced concepts.

You will learn the following Java concepts:

  • How to install Java and how to work with an IDE like IntelliJ IDEA.
  • Java data types, variables, operators, control statements, and loops.
  • Object-oriented programming concepts like classes, objects, inheritance, polymorphism, and encapsulation.
  • Exception handling: Try, catch, and finally blocks for error handling.
  • The Java collections framework which includes lists, sets, and maps.
  • Generics: Using generic classes and methods for type safety.
  • Multithreading: Creating and managing threads, synchronization, and concurrent programming.
  • Lambda expressions and functional programming: Implementing functional interfaces, using lambda expressions for concise code.

Apps you will build:

Library Management system

In this module you will learn how to build back end Java Applications and REST API’s with the powerful Spring Boot framework. You will learn how to connect your front end application with the Java back end, and how to accept data from the front end and store it in a database.

You will learn the following concepts:

  • Introduction to Spring framework: Dependency injection, inversion of control, and the concept of beans.
  • Spring Boot fundamentals: Setting up a Spring Boot project, understanding annotations, and configuring application properties.
  • RESTful architecture: Understanding REST principles, HTTP methods, and status codes.
  • Creating a simple Spring Boot application: Building a basic RESTful service with Spring Boot.
  • Handling requests and responses: Mapping requests to controllers, and sending appropriate responses.
  • Data persistence with Spring Data: Using JPA for data persistence, defining entities and repositories.
  • Implementing CRUD operations: Creating, reading, updating, and deleting resources using RESTful endpoints.
  • Validation and error handling: Implementing validation for request data, and handling exceptions gracefully.
  • Testing the API: Writing unit tests and integration tests for the RESTful services.

You will then delve into more advanced concepts that will prepare you for the world of Software Engineering:

  • Security in Spring Boot: Implementing authentication and authorization with Spring Security.
  • Advanced RESTful services: Handling complex relationships, pagination, and filtering of resources.
  • Deployment and containerization: Deploying Spring Boot applications to different environments, and containerization with Docker.
  • Microservices with Spring Boot: Understanding microservices architecture and implementing it with Spring Boot.
  • Best practices and real-world application: Best practices for writing maintainable code, and a look at real-world examples and use cases.

You will learn these concepts while building your own Blog Platform.

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Embark on a thrilling journey as you create your very first app in just 15 minutes! This module will guide you through the exhilarating process of building an app from the ground up. Challenge your tech skills and discover if the world of online learning is your perfect fit!

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    IT varsity is accredited by the MICT SETA (Accreditation number: ACC/2012/05/775). This course awards an NQF5 qualification in Systems Development upon completion (SAQA ID: 48872).

    Jobs you Could get with this Course

    Job Title Annual Income Job Description
    Junior Software Developer R207,327 Entry-level software developer.
    Web Developer R180,154 Responsible for coding websites and web applications.
    Mobile App Developer R331,956 Software engineer who creates, tests, and maintains applications for small, portable electronic devices.
    Quality Assurance (QA) Tester R29,231 Responsible for finding and fixing bugs, inconsistencies, and user experience issues in products and services before they are launched or put into production.
    Database Developer R342,000 Responsible for creating, administering, troubleshooting computer databases that can process large amounts of information and keep it secure.
    Junior Full-Stack Developer R270,000 Entry-level developer who works on both front-end (client-side) and back-end (server-side) portions of web applications.


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