ICT50615
Diploma of

Website Development

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Summary

Learn to speak in three different programming languages with our ICT50615 - Diploma of Website Development – where students acquire the tools and know-how to create dynamic web pages using HTML, CSS, and Javascript. Conducted over a period of 12 months, you can develop technical skills in web development and web technology, along with the basics in business needs, site server tools, website information architecture, ethics, copyright, and privacy.
 

Note: All IT training packages will be updated across Australia in 2021, which includes this course. This qualification remains a nationally recognised qualification and is still open for enrolment.

Please speak to an education consultant for more details.

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Duration
12 months
Units
20 units
Students will be able to dive into the creative and technical process of building and designing websites and databases. On top of programming-related knowledge, individuals will also be trained to identify clientele needs along with researching and making use of emerging web trends. Qualified individuals find employment opportunities in roles (either independently or as part of a team) such as a web developer, web programmer, website manager, and more.
Course structure

This course uses a blend of vendor specific, vendor neutral, and trainer-developed materials.

The standard course is conducted over a 12 month period; within a self-paced online learning environment. 

Upskilled will gather information about your previous experience and skills, weekly study commitment and online learning experience to provide you with an projected duration for your course based on your individual circumstance. 

Upskilled uses MyUpskilled to manage the delivery and assessment of your course. This means you can learn at your own pace.

Vendor Courses* Vendor Neutral Courses Upskilled Courses/Workshops
  • MTA: Database – Database Fundamentals
  • MTA: Developer – HTML5 Application Development Fundamentals
  • MCSA: SQL Server – Querying Microsoft SQL Server; and Administering Microsoft SQL Server Databases; and Implementing a Data Warehouse with Microsoft SQL Server
  • MCSD: App Builder – MCSA: Web Applications; and Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions
  • ITIL Foundations
  • HTML/CSS/Javascript
  • Storyboards
  • Privacy, Ethics & Copyright
  • Business Needs
  • Disaster Recovery
  • WHS
  • IT Governance
  • Testing

* Vendor exams are not included in the Upskilled course
Inclusions
Upskilled courses include specialised learning materials, and access to:
  • Upskilled’s fully customised online learning platform, MyUpskilled
  • Student Support services
  • your trainer via the trainer/student messaging system
  • webinars; both live and recorded sessions
  • video content access via:
Recognition of Prior Learning / Credit Transfer
Work experience or formal qualifications you have may count towards your course. If you have previously undertaken study at a recognised institution or have some relevant work experience, you might gain credit towards specific units in a course; shortening the time you have to study. You can send your application for Credit Transfer or RPL during the enrolment process.
Assessment
Upskilled takes evidence gathered from a variety of sources to deem a student as competent. Assessment processes might include some or all of the following:
  • Recognition of Prior Learning and/or credit transfer
  • summative and formative assignments
  • written reports and/or portfolio assessments
  • scenarios and/or case studies
  • projects
  • written/oral questions
  • regular training and assessment contact will be maintained by Upskilled in conjunction with the participant and their employer (where applicable). Critical dates during the program will be identified for participants to ensure compliance to assessment due dates, and attendance at monthly webinars as required.

Subjects

This qualification consists of the below units of competency. All competencies must be successfully completed to attain the qualification.
ICTDBS504
Integrate database with a website

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to ensure the database is integrated with a website. It applies to individuals employed as web developers who are responsible for creating data-driven web applications.

ICTICT418
Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to maintain professional and ethical conduct, as well as to ensure that personal information of stakeholders is handled in a confidential and professional manner when dealing with stakeholders in an information and communications technology (ICT) environment. It applies to ICT personnel who are required to gather information to determine the organisation’s code of ethics, and protect and maintain privacy policies and system security.

ICTICT515
Verify client business requirements

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to deal with clients at a senior level, to identify their business requirements and verify the accuracy of the information gathered. It applies to individuals who are senior information and communications technology (ICT) personnel operating with a high degree of autonomy for managing activities.

ICTWEB501
Build a dynamic website

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to analyse and design websites to meet technical requirements. It applies to individuals working as web developers who are responsible for the analysis, design, implementation, and testing of websites.

ICTWEB502
Create dynamic web pages

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to produce both server and client-side content. It applies to individuals working as web developers who are responsible for creating dynamic pages to provide interaction between the user and the website. They use highly developed technical and analytical skills when developing the user-website interface.

ICTWEB503
Create web-based programs

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop web applications. It applies to individuals who work as web developers and have well-honed technical skills to take responsibility for implementing code required to create web applications.

ICTWEB516
Research and apply emerging web technology trends

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to keep up-to-date and apply emerging web technologies. It applies to individuals who have an understanding of internet technology, are highly skilled technicians, and have high-level knowledge of the principles of analysis and design.

BSBWHS501
Ensure a safe workplace

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to establish, maintain and evaluate the organisation’s work health and safety (WHS) policies, procedures and programs in the relevant work area, according to WHS legislative requirements. It takes a systems approach and addresses compliance with relevant legislative requirements. This unit applies to managers working in a range of contexts who have, or are likely to have responsibility for WHS as part of their broader management role. It is relevant for people with obligations under WHS legislation, for example persons conducting a business or undertaking (PCBUs) or officers, as defined by relevant legislation.

ICTWEB504
Build a document using eXtensible markup language

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to design, and build, a valid extensible markup language (XML) document to suit a specified requirement. It applies to individuals working in development roles in a variety of information technology areas who are technically proficient in the use of XML documents.

ICTWEB505
Develop complex web page layouts

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to design and create a web page layout, to suit a range of devices and a variety of browsers, to industry standards. It applies to individuals who work as web designers and web developers, have a highly developed understanding of design principles and apply technical skills proficiently, according to unique specifications.

ICTWEB506
Develop complex cascading style sheets

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop complex cascading style sheets (CSS) that are attached to a markup language document. It applies to individuals working as web designers and developers who are involved in the layout and appearance of web pages, and have a highly developed understanding of design principles, and software languages, and can apply protocols and standards proficiently.

ICTWEB508
Develop website information architecture

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop information architecture for a complex website that meets current, and future, business requirements. It applies to individuals working as highly skilled web developers and designers who are responsible for the navigation and hierarchy of a websites. They liaise with clients to adapt e-business into their corporate strategy, have high-level knowledge of technical languages and design principles.

ICTWEB509
Use site server tools for transaction management

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to use site server tools to build, host, track, and monitor transactions on an e-business site. It applies to individuals who work in a web environment and who are responsible for using site server tools to maintain the integrity of an e-business site, and have a detailed technical knowledge, and highly-developed analysis and interpretation skills.

ICTPRG509
Build using rapid application development

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to build using rapid application development (RAD) tools. It applies to individuals who may work as programmers and who are required to develop new systems.

ICTSAS505
Review and update disaster recovery and contingency plans

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to analyse the impact of the system on the organisation and carry out risk analysis, disaster recovery and contingency planning. It applies to individuals who apply a wide range of higher level technical skills and systematic problem solving approaches in information and communications technology (ICT) related areas.

ICTDBS412
Build a database

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to build, implement, test and evaluate a database, using an established design. It applies individuals employed as database administrators and designers who are required to build databases for information storage and retrieval requirements.

ICTDBS502
Design a database

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to establish client needs and technical requirements and to design a database that meets those requirements. It applies to individuals employed as database administrators and designers who are required to design databases.

ICTICT503
Validate quality and completeness of system design specifications

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to check the system design specifications against outcomes and quality standards. It applies to individuals working as system designers who are required to validate system design specifications to ensure that they meet the required organisational audit standards.

ICTICT509
Gather data to identify business requirements

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify, analyse and document business requirements. It applies to individuals working as systems analyst developers and project team leaders, and managers responsible for gathering data to identify business requirements.

ICTICT511
Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the enterprise

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to ensure information and communications technology (ICT) services meet current and future internal operational enterprise requirements. It applies to individuals whose responsibilities may include maintaining and supporting critical infrastructure for objectives in small-to-medium sized organisations.

Outcomes

This qualification could give you several career, vendor and/or further study outcomes. After completing this course, you could explore some of the following outcomes.

Career outcomes
University pathways
This course might include a pathway to university, which are subject to change. Please speak to one of our Education Consultants for more information.
Vendor certification

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

MTA: Database Fundamentals
MTA: HTML5 Application Development Fundamentals
MCSA: SQL Server 
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.

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

Entry requirements

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There are no specific entry requirements for this qualification.

Target audience for this program are individuals who express and interest in gaining higher knowledge in Website Development or existing ICT staff who wish to further develop, or formalise their skills by gaining a ICT50615 Diploma of Website Development.  

As a guide, entrants to this program may:

  • have 1-2 years of experience with ICT development
  • hold a certificate III or IV in a similar discipline
  • hold a premier vendor certification
  • ​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
 

This program would also suit participants wishing to gain entry to higher level ICT discipline qualifications or employment at level 3 Support or Website Design.

To ensure participants are able to seamlessly access our online learning platform and video content, they will require access to a modern computer with high-speed internet. Participants will 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 processer (2GHz recommended)

Mac OS users:

  • Mac OSX v10.5 or higher (Mac OSX v10.6 recommended)
  • 1 Ghz or faster processer (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 10 level.

Completed English at Year 10 level, you can demonstrate equivalency through one of the following:

Successful completion of a Nationally Recognised Training qualification at Certificate II level or higher;

OR

2 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 aparticipate 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, participants can be family, friends or workplace colleagues.

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At both a state and federal level, government commitment to upskilling the Australian workforce has resulted in a comprehensive framework of funding schemes and incentive opportunities. As a result, many Upskilled participants are provided incentives by the Government to undertake training and/or find that their courses are heavily subsidised.

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