Software Development Skills Foundation (Java)

PeopleCert DEV Skills Foundation Certificate (Java): Code your road to success!

Java is one of the most in-demand programming languages and can be used to produce software for multiple platforms. Applications written in Java can run on most operating systems, including Windows, Linux, and Mac OS. Java is mostly used in back-end development projects such as big data technologies, mobile/desktop computing, Android development etc.

Key Characteristics

  • Object-oriented
  • Supports portability
  • Uses bytecode
  • Dynamic and flexible
  • Runs in a sandbox to provide security

With PeopleCert DEV Skills Foundation in Java, you will learn the basics of Software Design and Development, Object Oriented Programming, Web Design and Development, Databases and Web Application Development.

It has been designed for software development professionals who are in the beginning of their careers and want to take it to the next level, or fresh graduates who want to convert their academic knowledge into applied business skills.

Why choose PeopleCert DEV Skills Foundation Certificate (Java)?

PeopleCert DEV Skills enables current or aspiring software professionals to become an efficient member of a software development team and write maintainable code. Holding a PeopleCert certificate enables you to apply a full-stack approach in real-life software development projects.

Which technologies will I learn to use?


Core Technologies

HTML / CSS, SQL, JavaScript, Bootstrap Framework, AngularJS / React, Version Control (Git), REST architecture, Web servers (Apache, nginx), xUnit, Unix command-line, MongoDB and C# Specific other NoSQL databases, UI / UX Design, Cloud-based services, and their development, like (AWS, Google Cloud Platform)
Java Specific Technologies

  • Java Programming
  • Maven / Tomcat
  • Servlets / JSP
  • Spring MVC / Spring Boot
  • DI / AOP
  • JPA / Hibernate


Who is the PeopleCert DEV Skills Foundation Certificate (Java) for?

PeopleCert DEV Skills Foundation (Java) is for all those who want to prove they can apply their entry-level Java developer skills into real-life projects.

Example of typical job titles:

  • Junior Software Developer
  • Junior Software Engineer
  • Junior Web Developer
  • Junior Android Developer
  • Junior Front-end Developer
  • Junior Full-Stack Developer


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    Write maintainable code

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    Develop Full-Stack Applications

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    Debug Applications and Implement Security


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