Vocational Qualification in Information and Communications Technology (QIT) – FullStack JavaScript React Developer Training Programme

datanomi_tietekniikka_75x75Perfect your English language and Software Development skills and get set for a career in International businesses in Finland or around the globe!

TutkintoVocational Qualification
in Information and Communications technology, 180 credits.
Valitse osaamisalaField of Expertise
Software Development, FullStack JavaScript React Developer
Entrance requirementsAdmission Requirements
Upper Secondary School, fluent written and English skills.
Opintojen kestoDuration
1–2 years including on-the-job learning, full-time studies
koulutus_kalenterikuvaProgram starts January 2018
with a compulsory orientation. Studies will take place at our in Pasila »
Application period Application period: 25.9.–22.10.2017. All supporting documents should be submitted with the application. More information on application process >> Selected applicants will be invited in the end of November to a mandatory personal interview

* Please submit all supporting documents with the online application form. We do not accept supporting documents sent by email.

FullStack JavaScript + React = <3

We <3 Web apps. Do you share our love? Learn to build simple, usable and beautifully crafted Web apps using HTML, CSS, FullStack JavaScript and React library.

WordPress + Drupal

Complement your core skillset with mastering Drupal and WordPress – Learn how to create modern Web sites and services from small to enterprise scale projects.

Agile development and teamwork

We use modern agile teamwork methodologies in our studies from the get go. The studies also include two agile team based software development projects.

18 months of hard work and happiness

QIT is a one and a half year study program and it leads to the Vocational Qualification in Information and Communication Technology in English. Studies consists of one year of intensive training on the premises in our college and half a year of internship in a company of professionals. Spend the best 18 months of your life in Helsinki, Finland!

The study programme is meant for applicants who have completed upper secondary school abroad.

Application period for the program starting in January 2018 is 25th September – 22nd October 2017.

The QIT 2018 programme mainly consists of modern software development practices with the following tools of the trade: HTML5, CSS3, WordPress, Drupal, FullStack JavaScript, React.

Course list of the QIT:

Spring 18

  • Agile Software Development
  • UI Design and Prototyping
  • Programming JavaScript
  • Content Management Systems
  • Software Prototype Project
  • ICT Communication tools
  • Systems Deployment
  • Purchasing Systems

Fall 18

  • FullStack JavaScript with React
  • Data Structures
  • Quality Assurance
  • Documentation
  • Software Development Project
  • Career Planning and Networking
  • Acquiring and Servicing Clients
  • Entrepreneurial Skills

Spring 19

  • On-The-Job Learning period

In our college, the program for Vocational Qualification in Information and Communications Technology for upper secondary school graduates will be implemented in a series of courses complemented with two agile team based software development projects. Your professional skills will be mapped at the beginning of the studies.

As our student, you are encouraged and supported to engage in entrepreneurial activities. The program for Vocational Qualification in Information and Communications Technology is action- and team-oriented. You can set up your own business with fellow students or work in a cooperative formed by the students.

As a student, you will be provided with a laptop for your use when you start the program.

You can complete a large part of the studies in the on-the-job learning companies. You can individually finish the program very quickly, even during one academic year. The duration of the right to study in the Vocational Qualification in Information and Communications Technology for upper secondary school graduates is two academic years.

Job options for graduates are for example JavaScript / Front End / Full Stack / Drupal / WordPress Developer – UI, UX / Web Designer – Software / Test Engineer

  • Program: Vocational Qualification in Information and Communications Technology, the program is taught in English
  • Competence area: Software Development, FullStack JavaScript React Developer
  • Entrance requirements: upper secondary school, fluent written and spoken English, successful completion of the interview
  • Credits and duration: 60 + 120 cp = 180 competence points (1-2 years)
  • Application period: 25.9. – 22.10.2017
  • Mandatory personal interview: end of November
  • Program starts: January 2018

For more information on the application process, see our how to apply page

Further Information on application
contact by e-mail liisa.kustura(at)businesscollege.fi
or call +358 9 1489 0200 and ask for Ms Liisa Kustura

Further Information on QIT program contents
contact by e-mail miikka.merikanto(at)businesscollege.fi
or call +358 9 1489 0200 and ask for Mr Miikka Merikanto