Cloud & DevOps Developer Accelerator

Become A

Cloud & DevOps developer

Start Your Tech Career In Just 20 weeks

Are you interested in solving real world business and community problems with the power of mobile and web?  You’ll learn how to create and deploy enterprise-level mobile-first web applications, and be a confident problem solver using code.  If you are a hands-on creator and enjoy making, testing and seeing your creations come to life, then a career in software development is for you. 

Programme Coverage and Duration

You can start from this stage if you have prior coding knowledge or if you completed Full Stack Development stage.

In this stage, you will be learning all the hot skills that employers are looking for, and getting you ready for real work experience.  By the end of this stage, you will be able to solve complex enterprise-level problems using Cloud, Artificial Intelligence, and DevOps practices.

In these 10 weeks, you will learn:

  • Cloud services
  • Artificial intelligence services, including generative AI
  • Architectural patterns
  • Agile mindset and practices
  • DevOps and automated deployment
  • Design thinking
  • NOSQL and GraphQL databases
  • JSON and API
  • Unit testing
  • How to present yourself in your CV, online, and in interviews
  • To work in a project team
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You will learn by joining sessions that explain how to solve enterprise-level technical problems, and given challenges for you to complete.  Some group work will be involved.

When you successfully complete the 10 weeks, you will be awarded an NZQA-Approved Certificate in Technology Product Solutions (Level 5, 40 credits), and be ready for Mentored Industry Learning Experience.

You would have completed the Cloud and DevOps Developer stage before you can join the Mentored Industry Learning Experience stage. In this stage, you are going to be immersed in real projects with real companies.  These companies are from trusted Mission Ready business partners, such as Datacom, Auckland Council, and some small to medium sized businesses and for-impact organisations.  You will be mentored by experienced professionals. In these 10 weeks, you will gain:

  • Real project experience
  • Professional skills
  • Industry network
  • Employer reference
  • Job interviewing Skills

When you successfully complete the Mentored Industry Learning Experience, you will be awarded an NZQA-Approved Certificate in Applied Technology Product Solutions (Level 6, 40 credits), and be ready as a professional Software Developer!

FAQ

Level 5 is intended for learners who are currently pursuing employment in a technology career in a collaborative, Agile software  developer. The Micro-credential is specifically designed for those looking to pathway into employment. The learners most likely to benefit from this are career changers and skill upgraders particularly those with transferable technical skills, recent graduates or self-taught individuals with basic technical skills who are looking to gain employment within the highly paid tech sector, or upgrade to careers that require specialisation beyond foundational tech roles.

On successful completion, you will be invited to join Level 6. Its primary purpose is to provide learners enrolled in the Micro-credential with advanced skills in digital product design and delivery through professional practice in a work placement project. The aim is to enable learners to gain experience, practice the application of digital and technical skills and improve their work readiness to increase their chances of success in roles in the context of their practice as a Software Developer. 

By the end of the Level 5 Training Scheme, you will be able to:
1    Apply Agile software delivery and design thinking practices to contribute to the development of digital technology product solutions in specific contexts of practice.
2.    Apply industry standard best practices to contribute to the development of digital technology product solutions in specific contexts of practice.
3.    Apply ethical decision-making principles when contributing to developing digital technology product solutions.
4.    Apply effective professional interpersonal and collaborative skills when working on digital technology product projects with internal and external stakeholders.
5.    Plan and deliver an effective communication strategy for purposes of obtaining employment  or contract work

By the end of the Level 6 Training Scheme, you will be able to:
1.      Evaluate project requirements and apply relevant industry-standard best practices to the development of digital technology product solutions in the context of practice.
2.    Apply Agile and design thinking practices to successfully develop digital technology product solutions in the context of practice.
3.    Evaluate the ethical impact of, and apply ethical considerations to, the development of digital technology product solutions in the context of practice.
4.    Evaluate their own personal management, collaboration and communication techniques when working on a technical project with internal and external stakeholders in the context of practice.
5. Critically reflect on own experience working on an industry project to gain successful employment.

All study is structured, with a combination of guided and self-directed study, so you will need to have good time management skills.

As a full-time student you should typically aim for around 30-35 hours of study per week. As a part-time student you should typically aim for around 15 – 17.5 hours per week, for each of the 24 weeks.You will be You will be required to engage with the online resources and activities, classroom sessions with other learners, and complete assessments.

After successfully completing this the Level 5, you can go into our Applied Technology Product Solutions (Level 6) accelerator.

  1. Applicants must have the legal right to study in New Zealand and must be a Domestic Student to apply.
  2. All applicants must be able to meet the NCEA Level 1 Literacy and Numeracy requirements.
  3. If English is not your first language, you must provide:
    • *New Zealand University Entrance, or
    • *Overall Academic IELTS 5.5 with no individual band score lower than 5.0 (achieved in one test completed in the last two years), or
    • *Acceptable alternative evidence of the required IELTS.

All eligible applicants will be interviewed by the admissions team at Mission Ready to ensure they have the foundation skills required for success

  1. Travel, accommodation (if required) and food costs associated with attendance at classes. Learners enrolled in the face-to-face option will travel to the teaching location site at their own expense.
  2. Broadband internet access.
  3. A computer or laptop device. Please advise on your application if you do not have access to the internet or a computer/laptop. Loan devices may be made available in extenuating circumstances.

While every effort is made to ensure that this sheet is accurate, Mission Ready reserves the right to amend, alter or withdraw any of the contained information. The fees shown in this document are
indicative ONLY. Fees are subject to change and are dependent on the development and implementation of Government policies. Please note that additional fees may from time to time be
required for external examination, NZQA fees and/or additional material fees.

Become a Cloud & DevOps Developer

For learners with prior coding knowledge

Options for Level 5:

Full-Time: 10 weeks
@ 5:30pm – 8:30pm (Monday – Friday) , or

Part-Time: 20 weeks
@ 6pm – 9pm (
Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday) 

Then progress to Level 6:

10 weeks of full-time Industry Experience

NZQA approved micro-credential

Blended Online Learning

Total cost $ 5,350 (incl. GST)*
Payment option:-
1. Fees Free Available. .

2. Pay in 2 instalments of $2,675 per certification; or
3. Weekly payment options available.
* Fees subject to change

Start Date:
12 Feb 2024
06 May 2024
28 May 2024 – Part Time
05 Aug 2024
04 Nov 2024

OUR Graduate STORIES

This could Be You.

Matt Bartlett

Software Developer, Crunch & Flourish

“Mission Ready HQ gave me work experience while learning more about a technical job, … learning how to develop apps and javascript.. I was also getting work experience working for Crunch which gave me a bit of direction in what to study. I would really recommend Mission Ready to anybody. You are going to learn a lot, get a lot of confidence out of it. The greatest benefit was getting a job. That’s really the best feeling.”

This could Be You.

Matt Bartlett

Software Developer, Crunch & Flourish

“Mission Ready HQ gave me work experience while learning more about a technical job, … learning how to develop apps and javascript.. I was also getting work experience working for Crunch which gave me a bit of direction in what to study. I would really recommend Mission Ready to anybody. You are going to learn a lot, get a lot of confidence out of it. The greatest benefit was getting a job. That’s really the best feeling.”

CHAD MILLER
Software Developer Graduate
Junior Full Stack Software Engineer at Devoli

UTAH MANN
Full Stack Developer Graduate

2 Paths to Become a Professional Developer

Beginners without Coding Knowledge

Full Stack + Cloud and DevOps Developer Accelerators
$ 7350 incl GST
  • You don't know yet how to build a web application
  • NZQA Level 4 to Level 6
  • 10 week mentored work experience
  • NZQA Level 4, 5 and 6 Certifications
  • Attend virtually from anywhere, or onsite in Auckland CBD
  • 32 weeks (5 days a week)
  • Part time option available (15 to 20 hours a week)
  • Choose from these 2023 start dates: 16 Jan, 01 May, 31 July, 30 Oct [tentative]
  • Pay up front and save or pay by weekly instalments (ask our advisors for more info)

Learners with Prior Coding Knowledge

Cloud and DevOps Developer Accelerators
$ 4900 incl GST
  • You are already capable of developing a web application
  • NZQA Level 5 to Level 6
  • 10 week mentored work experience
  • NZQA Level 5 and 6 Certifications
  • Attend virtually from anywhere, or onsite in Auckland CBD
  • 20 weeks (5 days a week)
  • Part time option available (15 to 20 hours a week)
  • Choose from these 2023 start dates: 31 Jan, 17 April, 31 July, 23 Oct
  • Pay up front and save or pay by weekly instalments (ask our advisors for more info)

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