When it comes to practical software training in New Zealand, then Industry Connect are the people to call. We have designed an incredible software developer programme especially to help people who want a job as a programmer.

Our special course is a unique blend of education, theory and hands-on experience, and it’s a one of a kind in New Zealand. This practical software training course is followed by an internship, allowing graduates to work with IT professionals in a close environment; the best way to gain practical software training.

Industry Connect’s practical software training course is broken down into the following components:


This is a simple overview of the practical software training internship, what you can expect from a career in IT, the projects you’ll be working on throughout the programme and their objectives.

.NET Overview

This will be an overall view of .NET framework, including the .NET Architectures and Application Models. Everything you need to work with the software!

C#, Visual Studio 2012

This part of the programming internship will teach you the language specification and characteristics of C#. We’ll also teach you the tips and tricks that they didn’t teach you at university!


Here you’ll learn how things are done in the C# style. We have useful libraries, APIs, along with unit testing.

ASP.NET Form and MVC

We’ll go over the web development framework ASP.NET, ASP.NET, and also guide you through the difference and when to use MVC vs Web Forms.


This module of the course covers MVC in depth, with a commercial Project Demo to help you gain some practical software training.

MS SQL Server, SQL, Stored Procedure, Functions

This part of our internship is all about databases. Database objects, data modelling best practice, performance considerations, indexing and structure etc. We’ll teach you database management along with Commercial Database Demos, allowing you to gain some real-world experience in practical software training.

SQL Services and Applications

Agent Jobs, Monitors and Logs, SSRS Reporting Services, SSRS Integration Services, SSRS Analysis Services.

Data and WCF Services

In this part of the course, you will learn about Entity Framework, WCF Web Service, Domain Service, Data Service.

ASP.NET MVC Project Walkthrough

This is a “walk through” of some commercial ASP.NET MVC Project(s), allowing you to gain valuable insight into the commercial IT world.

Web Services Integration

API Design Consideration, Security Consideration, Best practice in integration scenario. There will also be Commercial Integration Demos, helping see exactly what the process is and how it works.

Mobile App dev Intro

One of the most popular and significant parts of the programme is the mobile App development intro. A fast-growing sector of the IT world, we’ll introduce you to iOS, Android, Windows Phone, Native vs hybrid vs html5.

Commercial Project Planning

This is what it all comes down to in reality. It’s ok knowing all the ones and zeros, but if you can’t put it all together, then you’re not going to make it in this business! We’ll show you how to plan a project from start to finish, from the introduction of the project, to the Project development life-cycle.


So there you have it! That is the basic outline for Industry Connect’s hands-on, real-world practical software training course. If you would like some real IT training in New Zealand give us a call today!


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