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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  • Government Funding Available
Course structure

This course consists of 20 units of competency

Study Mode

This course is delivered online

Locations & Dates

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  • 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
    • Microsoft Academy SQL Server
    • Microsoft Academy .NET Framework
    • Microsoft Academy C# Programming
    • Microsoft Academy ASP.NET
    • 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.


    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
    ICTICT515Verify client business requirements
    ICTWEB502Create dynamic web pages
    ICTWEB516Research and apply emerging web technology trends
    ICTWEB501Build a dynamic website
    ICTICT418Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an IT environment
    ICTWEB503Create web-based programs
    BSBWHS501Ensure a safe workplace
    ICTDBS504Integrate database with a website
    ICTDBS502Design a database
    ICTWEB506Develop complex cascading style sheets
    ICTDBS412Build a database
    ICTPRG509Build using rapid application development
    ICTWEB504Build a document using eXtensible markup language
    ICTICT511Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the enterprise
    ICTWEB509Use site server tools for transaction management
    ICTICT509Gather data to identify business requirements
    ICTICT503Validate quality and completeness of system design specifications
    ICTWEB508Develop website information architecture
    ICTWEB505Develop complex web page layouts
    ICTSAS505Review 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

    Further Study

    Pathways from the qualification:

    ICA11 Advanced Diploma, Vocational Graduate Certificate qualifications, or other higher education sector qualifications.

    Information about Pathways to University

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