NZQA approved Diplomas in Web and Software Development

Online learning led by experienced Software Developers

Our programmes are agile and 100% remote

Our software development online courses offer convenience and flexibility for your busy schedule. Choose a monthly start date that suits your needs, and benefit from NZQA approved qualifications widely recognised in the marketplace. Our curriculum stays up-to-date with industry research, ensuring you learn using the latest technologies and processes used by top tech companies. Adopt a learning journey that fits your lifestyle and prepares you for success in the dynamic tech world.

Web Development and Design
Get the skills to secure a job as a Web Developer in 10 months.

You’ll be introduced to leading-edge coding concepts, languages and applications, using the same technologies as current tech companies.

This programme is structured into four course areas:

  • Client-side Development

  • Server-side Development

  • Full-stack Development

  • Enterprise Development

Software Development
Get the skills to secure a job as a Software Developer in 20 months.

You'll get an introduction to leading-edge coding concepts, languages, and applications.

The first four courses of our Diploma in Web Development make up the first ten months of this programme. The second half of the course covers the following areas: 

  • Application Security

  • Mobile Application Development

  • Introduction to Machine Learning

  • Enterprise Capstone Project

Flexible learning approach

Collaborate with fellow learners for 20 hours a week while also enjoying the flexibility of 18 hours of independent study. Our instructors are available online, throughout the day to provide support and help you overcome challenges. Access our online learner success portal for personalised 1-on-1 sessions to clarify concepts, seek coding assistance, and address concerns.

The curriculum is flexible and can adapt to learners unique needs. We emphasise hands-on, practical learning to ensure learners acquire workplace-ready skills. For a more detailed view of what a typical day and week might look like, check out our schedule.

Intake dates

Our next Intake dates are*

  • 2nd October 2023

  • 30th October 2023

For further information check out our learner handbook.

*Intake dates are subject to change

Our graduates work at some of NZ’s most innovative brands

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What our learners think

Belinda Rodriguez
Class of 2022

"Developers Institute helped me upskill with the latest technology after a long career break from the tech field. The efforts of the teachers and tutors to support everyone made the student experience phenomenal.

Highly recommend their programmes for learning from scratch without being overwhelmed."

Eman Elzini
Class of 2022

"The tutors and team are amazing supporting students through study. It has been and still a challenging ride as a Rollercoaster, but they were supportive and fulfilling my needs and passion to learn.

Simply, it is where you should go for software development learning. Thank you DI"

Brodie Mickleson
Class of 2022

"Highly recommend institute. The courses were thorough and well-structured, with an excellent teaching team and helpful support staff.

The flexibility in their remote learning style is a definite plus. If you’re thinking of studying, you don’t need to look past these guys!"

Introducing Talent Engine

The virtual community for tech talent, with members across Australia & New Zealand

We believe in the power of collaboration and want to create an environment where you can connect, share insights, and gain fresh perspectives. By tapping into a collective knowledge network, you will have the opportunity to enhance your professional journey and stay ahead in the ever-evolving tech industry.

Join Us

Whether you’re based locally in the tropical North, or dialling in from a coffee shop in Bluff, we’re here to support you through to your new career in tech.