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.
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.
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:
- 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.
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.