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ICT40120
Certificate IV in

Information Technology (Web Development)

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Summary

Always wanted to build your own website? Maybe looking to make a career out of it? Learn all the modern methods of desiging, developing, and administrating websites through our ICT40120 - Certificate IV in Information Technology (Web Development).

You'll explore both the technicalities of building websites from scratch, as well as broader business skills, providing you with a gateway towards a career in web development.

Estimated Start Date 18th Jan 2021

Interested in another specialisation? Check out our other Information Technology courses below
:

ICT40120 Certificate IV In Information Technology (Systems Administration Support)
ICT40120 Certificate IV in Information Technology (Programming)
ICT40120 Certificate IV in Information Technology (Networking)

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This is a Nationally Recognised and VET Accredited course that sits within the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).
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Detail

Duration
18 months
Units
20
If you're seeking a more creative IT path, or looking to hone your web design talents, this course is for you. Using a wide range of website technologies, you'll explore topics such as web security, web maintenance and web testing. The course also covers broader workplace concepts such as client support and use of intellectual property, arming you with transferable skills for any IT career.
Course structure

This qualification is comprised of units that cover the various skills and processes of web development - from the planning to the testing stages. You'll also be trained in broader skills of collaboration, ethics, and maintaining client relationships in an IT environment. From the online course, you'll learn to:

  • Develop websites based on client or technical requirements
  • Ensure accessibility of websites for people with special needs
  • Perform SEO (Search Engine Optimisation)
  • Develop basic website designs
  • Ensure basic web security


Other personal skills you may learn along the way include:

  • Effective communication and collaboration
  • Complex problem-solving
  • Creative thinking and visual design
  • Build (and maintain) positive client relationships

 

Work in a simulated workplace
In order to feel "work-ready" in the ICT industry, Upskilled ensures that you're working on real world scenarios.

By offering a simulated workplace, you'll get the chance to work on tasks that are commonly done in an ICT work environment. You'll have access to the simulated workplace via our customised learning platform, MyUpskilled. The aim of working in the simulated workplace is to set a context to the assessment tasks you would be required to complete.

 

Inclusions
By choosing Upskilled, you will gain access to supplementary resources that can help with your studies. These inclusions aim to enhance your online learning experience, making it interactive and engaging. These include:
  • Access to Upskilled's customised learning platform, MyUpskilled
  • Student Support Services
  • Dedicated trainer
  • Online tutorials
  • Video content access to:
  • Pluralsight
  • LinkedIn Learning
Recognition of Prior Learning / Credit Transfer
You may be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) or Credit Transfer (CT) provided that you have supporting evidence of any prior education and work experience. This can either reduce your study load or shorten the duration of your course. After enrolment, you will need to contact Student Support so they can arrange a dedicated trainer to assess your eligibility for either RPL or CT.
Assessment
You'll be assessed based on variety of projects and assignments.These could include some (or even all) of the following: summative/formative assignments, portfolio projects, knowledge-based tests, and roleplaying scenarios or case studies. This provides you the opportunity of putting your theory to practice and bringing your creative ideas to life.

Subjects

To satisfy the requirements of this qualification, you'll need to complete the following units of competency.
BSBCRT404
Apply advanced critical thinking to work processes

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to use advanced-level critical thinking skills in a professional context. This includes using methods of analysis, synthesis and evaluation.

This unit applies to individuals who evaluate processes, products and services that may be proposed or already existing. This unit applies to individuals who are typically responsible for developing work processes, products and services that may be proposed or already existing.

BSBXCS404
Contribute to cyber security risk management

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to contribute to cyber security risk management, which includes assisting in developing and managing associated risk management strategies.

It applies to those working in a broad range of industries and job roles who work alongside technical experts to develop cyber security risk-management strategies.

ICTICT426
Identify and evaluate emerging technologies and practices

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify emerging technologies and practices in the ICT sector and evaluate their potential impact on organisational practices.

It applies to individuals who work across a wide range of information technology (IT) areas, including technical support, network administration, web technologies, software applications and digital media technologies.

ICTICT443
Work collaboratively in the ICT industry

This unit describes the skills required to work collaboratively in virtual Information and Communications (ICT) team environments to achieve organisational objectives. It includes contributing to performance and capability within teams, participating in team activities, exchanging knowledge and skills and providing support to team members.

It applies to all individuals who work in teams that utilise multiple technologies to complete a collective task.

ICTICT451
Comply with IP, ethics and privacy policies in ICT environments

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to comply with the protection and lawful use of intellectual property (IP) and to implement relevant organisational ethics and privacy policies.

It applies to individuals who are required to use IP owned by other persons and organisations, and to support organisations and stakeholders with the compliance of organisational ethics, and privacy policies.

ICTPRG302
Apply introductory programming techniques

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to create simple applications through introductory programming techniques.

It applies to those who have responsibility for creating applications and includes applying language syntax, control structures to create code, using programming standards, testing and debugging.

ICTSAS432
Identify and resolve client ICT problems

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify, record, prioritise and resolve client Information and Communications Technology (ICT) support activities and escalate as required.

It applies to experienced individuals who use specialised and technical knowledge to take responsibility in providing client-based ICT support to end users in an office or working environment.

ICTWEB431
Create and style simple markup language documents

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to design and create basic markup language documents and cascading style sheets (CSS) in order to define the structure and style of a website.

It applies to individuals in ICT roles who are required to create web pages with consistency in appearance and user experience.

ICTWEB432
Design website layouts

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to design a website to client specifications, within a particular technical and human interface environment.

The unit applies to those who are responsible for the analysis, documentation and design of the human computer interface, including requirements that drive design for either internal or external clients.

ICTWEB433
Confirm accessibility of websites

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to confirm accessibility of websites for users with auditory, visual, mobility and cognitive impairments.

The unit applies to web developers and designers who are required to adhere to international and Australian industry standards and practices to ensure that users with accessibility requirements are not disadvantaged when using websites.

ICTWEB434
Transfer content to websites

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to transfer content, from a remote location to a web server, using a range of commercial information and communications technology (ICT) products. The objective of this skill is the upload of new and revised information on a website.

The unit applies to individuals who work as web developers and designers and required to update websites.

ICTWEB450
Evaluate and select a web hosting service

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to determine a client’s current and future internet service providers (ISPs) needs.

The unit applies to individuals working in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) who take responsibility for comparing and evaluating internet service provider (ISP) services.

ICTWEB443
Implement search engine optimisations

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to implement industry standard internet-marketing practices using search engine optimisation (SEO) techniques, including introducing web pages to search engines and monitoring search engine performance.

The unit applies to individuals who make recommendations and monitor keyword enhancements, search engine marketing (SEM) and social network marketing (SNM).

ICTWEB452
Create a markup language document

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to use a text editor to design, create and save web pages to a given specification.

The unit applies to individuals working as web designers and developers, who generate a framework for internet information using a markup language according to client briefs.

ICTWEB446
Integrate social web technologies

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop and integrate social networking code into new and existing websites.

The unit applies to individuals working as web developers who apply a wide range of knowledge and skills across a range of general information and communications technology (ICT) environments and support small to medium enterprises (SMEs) requiring broader, rather than more specialised, ICT support.

ICTWEB447
Build basic website using development software and ICT tools

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to build a basic website, consistent with the design, technical requirements and expectations, of a client’s business, using industry standard software and tools.

The unit applies to individuals working as web developers who use a wide range of knowledge and skills across a range of general information and communications technology (ICT) environments and support small to medium enterprises (SMEs) requiring broader, rather than more specialised, ICT support.

ICTDBS416
Create basic relational databases

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to design, develop and test relational databases to meet specifications.

It applies to individuals who are database support staff, application programmers and web designers who are required to create a simple database to store information for an online, desktop, web or mobile device application, using a simple entity relational database on a web or database server environment.

ICTWEB451
Apply structured query language in relational databases

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to produce structured query language (SQL) statements to work with server-side scripts, enabling web developers to interact with web server databases.

The unit applies to individuals in a range of roles who are responsible for creating server-side interaction with dynamic web pages, using SQL as a means of communicating with databases.

ICTICT435
Create technical documentation

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to create technical documentation that is clear and understandable for the target audience and both easy to navigate and apply.

It applies to individuals working as technical writers, designers, developers and support staff, who are required to produce technical support documents of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) related work.

ICTICT429
Determine and confirm client business requirements

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to determine client business system requirements and verify the accuracy of information gathered.

It applies to Information and Communications Technology (ICT) personnel who are required to analyse client expectations and needs, as well as recommending business system changes. Clients can be internal and external and include a range of team members and staff.

Outcomes

Students who successfully complete this qualification may be able to pursue the following career outcomes.
Career outcomes
Education pathways
If you successfully complete the ICT40120 - Certificate IV in Information Technology (Web Development), you may be able to continue your education and study the ICT50120 - Diploma of Information Technology.

Educators

Upskilled wants to make sure you aren't alone during your studies, so you'll have a core point-of contact for this course. There will be assigned specialist trainers for various units based on their expertise and industry knowledge.

Entry requirements

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As a guide, entrants to this program may:
  • have completed year 12, or equivalent
  • a qualification at Certificate III level or higher, OR
  • 3 years of relevant industry experience in a role that requires the use of written documentation and communication.

You'll also need to be at least 18 years at the time of applying for admission.

You'll complete an interview process with a designated Upskilled representative to ascertain suitability to the program and to review your current skills and experience, as this may allow you to move through the course more quickly.

To ensure that you're able to seamlessly access our online learning platform and video content, you'll need access to a modern computer with high-speed internet. You'll also need to possess basic computing skills, and may be required to complete a Language Literacy and Numeracy skills assessment before enrolment can be confirmed.

Resource requirements

You will need access to a computer and the internet and have basic computing operational skills. Minimum specifications for your computer are:

All users:
  • Microsoft Office 2010 or equivalent
  • Broadband internet connection
  • 2GB of RAM
  • Chrome or Firefox browsers
  • Adobe Reader XI or equivalent
  • Adobe Flash Player 10 or higher
  • Access to printer and associated software
  • Access to scanner and associated software
  • Digital imaging software
  • File compression software

Windows users:
  • Microsoft Windows 7 or higher (Windows 8 recommended)
  • 1 Ghz or faster processor (2GHz recommended)

Mac OS users:
  • Mac OSX v10.5 or higher (Mac OSX v10.6 recommended)
  • 1 Ghz or faster processor (2GHz recommended)
 
Recording equipment / software required
A digital video recording device (for example a webcam or mobile phone with a camera) and simple recording apps to save and upload videos, images and audio files.

You will also need software such as Windows Media Player, Windows Photo Viewer, or Quicktime to view online videos and images.

Language requirements

This course involves reading, researching and undertaking a range of written and practical assessments, as well as engaging in online forums and discussions. Furthermore, the delivery mode relies on the extensive use of written communication. As such, entry to the course requires the successful completion of English to Year 12 level.

Completed English at Year 12 level, you can demonstrate equivalency through one of the following:

A qualification at Certificate III level or higher in an associated ICT field;

OR

3 years relevant industry experience in a role that requires the use of written documentation and communication.
 

Other requirements

Some assessments have Role-Play components and will require other participants to participate as characters in role plays. These are designed to establish simulation and to demonstrate practical and/or oral communication skills. Students will be required to source and arrange these other participants. They can be family, friends or workplace colleagues.

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