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Visual Basic - Distance Learning

Topics include introductory object-oriented programming, algorithmic thinking, problem-solving, control statements, primitive types, operators, keyboard input, screen output, methods (user-defined and API), arrays and strings. Event-driven programming, graphical user interfaces (GUIs) with Windows Forms and exception handling.

The course moves onto creating database applications, network applications and creating advanced GUIs with Windows Communication foundation. When you have mastered Windows forms programming, the course shows you have the create web applications with ASP.Net, ASP.NET AJAX and then shows you how to create Web Services that can be used by both Windows and Web client programs.

Entry requirements

Who Should Apply
Anyone who wishes to develop a career in Computer Programming. Selection is based on consultation.


28 weeks to 2 calendar years depending on individual progress.

Careers or further progression

Computer Programmer, Software Developer, Software engineer, Software Test, Software Design, IT consultant.

Further enquiries

Tel: 01 2834579
Fax: 01 2834575

Subjects taught

Please click on "Course Web Page" below to view individual subject material.


Certification is awarded by the Institute of Commercial Management (ICM).

The Institute of Commercial Management was founded in 1979 and is one of the leading Professional Examination and Certification Bodies in the world today.

Fitzwilliam Institute Group, have developed and provided Practical Skills Training Courses in liaison with the Institute of Commercial Management Qualifications and Certifications framework for over 25 years.

Institute of Commercial Management certifications are recognised throughout Europe, the USA, Canada, South Africa and Asia in a total of 140 countries, by leading industries, bodies and professions.

Application date

Application for this course is available immediately online through our Course Payments Page.

Course fee

EUR 1995.00

All course material is included in the fee. Fees are payable by credit card, debit card, bank draft/transfer, cheque or PayPal. All fees must be paid before the course starts

The Fitzwilliam Institute Group closes on Bank Holidays and for a number of days at Christmas and New Year. The Fitzwilliam Institute Group reserves the right to postpone, cancel or alter courses without notice or to change any of the details in this brochure. Fees are not refundable unless the course is cancelled by the Fitzwilliam Institute Group. Distance Learning courses are provided by the Fitzwilliam Institute Ltd.

Enrolment and start dates

Next enrolment date:26 February 2016

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