Our industry mentors are available to provide 1:1 feedback and guidance on your course work. Mentors on this course include people like Yuri Gribanov. Yuri is a solution architect and developer with over 10 years' experience. He holds multiple Salesforce certifications including Platform Developer I and II, and the Salesforce Certified Platform App Builder.
Salesforce Platform Developer
Master Salesforce development using Apex programming and Visualforce in our unique demo environment. Set yourself up for success in a booming industry and ace the Salesforce Developer 1 Certification.
- Time commitment
- 6 weeks (8-10 hours per week) 100% online
Why learn to be a Salesforce Platform Developer?
As the #1 global CRM platform, demand for Salesforce developers is growing exponentially, with Indeed citing a 129% percentage growth in job postings between 2015-2018.
This course will equip you with technical skills in Apex and Visualforce coding, providing an opportunity to leverage previous programming experience and customise existing and new applications in Salesforce to drive business value.
By practically applying your skills in a Salesforce demo environment, you’ll walk away with two projects that will demonstrate your capability as the next Salesforce developer.
Identify the value and critical success factors of Salesforce in various organisations
Synthesise elements of successful project management and articulate a brief for Salesforce use cases that will deliver business value
Apply Salesforce platform knowledge, skills, and techniques to a Salesforce environment
Articulate effective Salesforce developer outcomes to a broad range of business stakeholders and contexts
Critically examine the components of successful platform development in alignment with sustainable business objectives
Developed with leading partners Salesforce, Accenture, Davanti, and Tquila, by the end of this course, you'll be equipped with the necessary skills to take the Salesforce Developer 1 Certification. Roll up your sleeves in our exclusive demo environment and apply your learnings in two projects:
Prepare a development brief for a platform use case, identifying business goals and critical success factors
Develop a conference management application and automated workshop management system
Get RMIT credentialed
After completing an RMIT Future Skills course, you will earn an RMIT credential which can be validated, recognised and shared on social media platforms.
The Salesforce ecosystem
Articulate the value of the Salesforce ecosystem
Prepare the critical success factors for developer projects
Explore critical project scoping to determine success factors
Understanding project requirements
Explore customer requirements and prepare user journeys
Produce a project scope and communicate your brief
Identify critical success factors, key risks, and ways of working
Database modelling and management
Develop a data management plan for your project’s requirements
Manage and model data in accordance to your project’s requirements
Logic and process automation
Identify and communicate the critical roles of programming languages within the Salesforce ecosystem
Articulate and apply use cases for the Lightning Platform
Implement logic and process automation to achieve your organisational objectives
An introduction to Apex
Understand the function and key use cases of Apex
Utilise Apex classes to suit your project and business objectives
Utilise Apex triggers to drive key project outcomes
Exploring user interface
Understand the function and use cases of Visualforce
Identify Salesforce requirements to best practice user interfaces
Synthesise user interface requirements for your project
The requirements to enabling success
Plan and execute debugging requirements
Maximise and evaluate key considerations for optimised Salesforce performance
Learn with Industry Experts
Get ready to meet some of the biggest names in the business
RMIT Online has built our courses in partnership with industry, providing you with the latest industry insights and best practices from the real world of work. Our subject matter experts on this course include people like Matt Robison. Matt is a technical architect and certified developer with 16 years in enterprise IT and software development. Matt also holds certifications in Salesforce Administrator, Sales Cloud Consultant, Salesforce Platform App Builder, and Salesforce Developer I and II.
Our learner success team are here to help you with 1:1 coaching, tips on how to successfully study online, and any questions or concerns you may have.