Course Code: ICT50615

The Diploma of Website Development addresses skill sets and knowledge around the design, building, and management of websites. This qualification is designed to facilitate careers for individuals as both independent web developers, or as team members working in integrated project roles. 

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  • Nationally Recognised
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  • Government Funding Available
Course structure

This course consists of 20 units of competency

Study Mode

This course is delivered online

Locations & Dates

Start when you're ready

  • Description

    Course Structure

    This program has been created with a blend of vendor specific, vendor neutral, and trainer developed materials. Vendor training is recognised internationally as an industry benchmark for product specific training. Upskilled uses an online Learning Management System to manage the delivery and assessment of learning resources. The program is conducted over a 12 month period through a blended learning approach of teacher-led workshops or webinars, distance education, and online materials. VET FEE-HELP options are available for this course.  Click here for more info on VET FEE-HELP.

    Vendor Courses Vendor Neutral Courses Upskilled Courses/Workshops
    • MTA: Database Fundamentals
    • MTA: HTML5 Application Development Fundamentals
    • MCSA: SQL Server 2012
    • MCSD: Web Applications
    • ITIL Foundations
    • HTML/CSS/Javascript
    • Storyboards
    • Privacy, Ethics & Copyright
    • Business Needs
    • Disaster Recovery
    • WHS
    • IT Governance
    • Testing

    Pathways into the qualification

    Preferred pathways for candidates considering this qualification may include:

    • Demonstrated vocational experience in a range of work environments in a website development or management role: web developer, web programmer, web manager or equivalent

    Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

    Participants often come with experience in one or more ICT competencies, vocationally acquired from a range of sources (both formal and otherwise). Upskilled acknowledges the validity of such experience and encourages candidates to apply for Recognition of Prior Learning where applicable. Upskilled's RPL Calculator is a guide to initial RPL standing, although participants are sometimes entitled to further RPL as enrolment progresses.


    Assessment is summative and formative with set assignments, project work, and questionnaires.


    Upskilled Information Technology courses include detailed learning materials, assessments, online trainer support, and certification upon successful completion.

    IT students also have access to Pluralsight's online training library, a comprehensive online video training library delivered by those in the industry. The content is accessible 24/7 so you can study and further your skills whenever it suits you.  


    This qualification utilises many and varied types of learning materials and assessments. These resources are managed and provided through Upskilled’s Learning Management System, MyUpskilled.  Access to a Microsoft based Personal Computer and an internet connection is required to complete any Upskilled IT qualification that utilises Microsoft Academy Courses (listed above).

  • Unit Outline

    The online e-Learning course addresses the following units of competency from the National ICT Information and Communications Technology Training Package. All competencies must be successfully completed to attain the diploma.

    The program is broken into 4 logical clusters of training within the broad category of ICT systems: 1/ Core Infrastructure; 2/ Continuity & Security; 3/ Continuous Improvement; and 4/ Service Delivery & Governance

    Unit Code
    Unit Name
    ICTICT515 Verify client business requirements
    ICTWEB502 Create dynamic web pages
    ICTWEB516 Research and apply emerging web technology trends
    ICTWEB501 Build a dynamic website
    ICTICT418 Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an IT environment
    ICTWEB503 Create web-based programs
    BSBWHS501 Ensure a safe workplace
    ICTDBS504 Integrate database with a website
    ICTDBS502 Design a database
    ICTWEB506 Develop complex cascading style sheets
    ICTDBS412 Build a database
    ICTPRG509 Build using rapid application development
    ICTWEB504 Build a document using eXtensible markup language
    ICTICT511 Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the enterprise
    ICTWEB509 Use site server tools for transaction management
    ICTICT509 Gather data to identify business requirements
    ICTICT503 Validate quality and completeness of system design specifications
    ICTWEB508 Develop website information architecture
    ICTWEB505 Develop complex web page layouts
    ICTSAS505 Review and update disaster recovery and contingency plans
  • Career Outcomes

    Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include: 

    • Web Developer
    • Web Development Manager
    • Web Programmer
    • Website Manager
    • Webmaster
    • Web Administrator
    • Internet Developer

    Microsoft Certification Mapping

    This qualification covers the Microsoft learning content for the following Certification:

    MTA: Database Fundamentals
    MTA: HTML5 Application Development Fundamentals
    MCSA: SQL Server 2012
    MCSD: Web Applications
    ITIL Foundations

    All recommended learning materials for these certifications are provided in this Upskilled Diploma, Microsoft Learning also recommends that you have hands-on experience with the product along with studying these materials.

    Further Study

    Pathways from the qualification:

    ICT Advanced Diploma, Vocational Graduate Certificate qualifications, or other higher education sector qualifications.

    Information about Pathways to University

    * Vendor Certifications are current at the time of publishing but are subject to change as these are managed by external organisations to Upskilled.

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