The Dual Certificate IV in Web-Based Technologies and Digital Media Technologies delivers the knowledge individuals require to design, develop, build and administer websites using a range of website technologies and/or work as an assistant information and communications technology (ICT) specialist (independently or as part of a larger development team). 


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Industry recognition

Complete this course and cover the learning materials required for Vendor Certification

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Get recognised across Australia

This is a nationally accredited qualification

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Course Description

These two progressively modern qualifications provide the skills and knowledge required to take on a range of specialised roles in many ICT digital fields. This dual qualification will also allow you to expand your skills and potentially gain employment in web-based technology and media technology job roles. 

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.

Vendor Courses*
  • MTA: Database Fundamentals
  • MCSAL SQL Server 2012
  • MTA: HTML5 Application Development Fundamentals
Vendor Neutral Courses
  • Writing Research Papers
  • Introduction to HTML, CSS and Javascript
  • Windows Server 2012R2 Essentials
  • Windows Server 2012 Installation and Configuration
  • Integration Services Fundamentals
  • Advanced Integration Services Parts 1 and 2
  • Introduction to ASP.NET
  • Creating a Storyboard
  • T-SQL Window Functions
  • Introduction to Web Development with Microsoft Visual Studio 2012
  • Web Servers
  • Server 2012 Web and Application Platform
  • Introduction to Copyright
  • Ethics in Leadership
  • Introduction to Business Analysis
  • Project Management
  • Accessibility on the Internet
  • Designing a Presentation
  • Presentation Fundamentals
  • Getting Your Point Across
  • Introduction to Customer Service
  • ITIL Foundations
  • Planning a Web Design Portfolio: Getting a Job
  • HTML5 From Scratch
  • Practical HTML5
  • Building Windows 8 Applications with JavaScript and HTML
  • Creative Inspirations with Ze Frank
  • Introduction to Animating with CSS
  • Digital Audio Principles
  • Introduction to Audacity
  • Managing Media Assets
  • Introduction to Client Training
Upskilled Courses
  • Researching
  • Introduction to Database Concepts
  • Introduction to SQL Server
  • Introduction to Programming
  • Storyboards
  • Introduction to Advanced Programming
  • Privacy, Ethics and Copyright
  • Business Needs Analysis
  • Translate Business Needs
  • Enterprise Strategic Planning
  • Writing Technical Documentation
  • Introduction to Project Management Principles
  • Project Integration
  • Articulate, Present and Debate Ideas
  • Work Health and Safety
  • Service Desk Analyst
  • The ITIL Framework
  • HTML
  • Industry Overview DMT
  • Author Interactive Media
  • 2D Animation
  • Audio in Multimedia
  • Copyright, Ethics, Privacy
  • Enterprise Strategic Direction
  • Writing Technical Documents
  • Small Scale IT Projects
  • Project Scope Management
  • Work Breakdown Structure
  • Communications Management
  • Systems Pilot
  • Articulate and Present Ideas
  • Client Training
  • Managing Media Assets

* Vendor exams are not included in the Upskilled course

Pathways into the qualification

Preferred pathways for candidates considering this qualification include:

  • After achieving ICT30115 Certificate III in Information, Digital Media, and Technology, or other relevant qualifications or units equivalent to the core of ICT30115 
  • OR demonstrated vocational experience in a range of web-related work environments in website development, administration, or management
  • OR demonstrated vocational experience in a range of work environments in an information technology support role.

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, lecturer developed assessment tools and vendor exams and questionnaires.


Upskilled Information Technology courses include detailed learning materials, assessments, online trainer support and upon successful completion, certification for ICT40315/ICT40815 Dual Certificate IV in Web-Based Technologies and Digital Media Technologies.

IT students also have access to the and online training library. These provide 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 Personal Computer and an internet connection is required to complete any Upskilled IT qualification.

Unit Outline

In total, there are 31 Units of Competency to complete to obtain both qualifications. All units must be successfully completed to attain both the Certificate IV in Web-Based Technologies and the Certificate IV in Digital Media Technologies

There are 22 Units of Competency as identified to successfully complete to attain the Certificate IV in Web-Based Technologies. There are also an additional 9 Units of Competency to successfully complete the Certificate IV in Digital Media Technologies. 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 (Web-Based Technologies)
BSBWHS304 Participate effectively in WHS communication and consultation processes
ICTICT401 Determine and confirm client business requirements
ICTWEB403 Transfer content to a website using commercial packages
ICTWEB402 Confirm accessibility of websites for people with special needs
ICTICT418 Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment
ICTWEB429 Create a markup language document to specification
ICTWEB401 Design a website to meet technical requirements
ICTWEB424 Evaluate and select a web hosting service
CUAPPM407 Create storyboards
ICTWEB425 Apply structured query language to extract and manipulate data
ICTICT408 Create technical documentation
ICTWEB407 Conduct operational acceptance tests of websites
ICTWEB404 Maintain website performance
ICTWEB408 Ensure basic website security
ICTWEB409 Develop cascading style sheets
ICTWEB411 Produce basic client-side script for dynamic web pages
ICTWEB406 Create website testing procedures
BSBCRT401 Articulate, present and debate ideas
ICTDBS403 Create basic databases
ICTPMG401 Support small scale ICT projects
ICTWEB405 Monitor traffic and compile website traffic reports
ICTWEB415 Produce server side script for dynamic web pages
Unit Code
Unit Name (Digital Media Technologies)
CUADIG401 Author interactive media
ICTICT404 Use online learning tools
ICTICT419 Work effectively in the digital media industry
ICTWEB414 Design simple web page layouts
ICTWEB407 Conduct operational acceptance tests of websites
ICTWEB301 Create a simple markup language document
CUAPOS402 Manage media assets
CUAANM301 Create 2D digital animations
CUASOU202 Perform basic sound editing

Career Outcome

This qualification suits individuals who are seeking to specialise in a range of ICT roles in web based technologies and digital media technologies. Possible job titles include:

  • Web developer
  • Technical writer
  • Webmaster assistant
  • Website Ccoordinator
  • Website or web support administrator
  • Assistant web designer
  • Assistant animator
  • Assistant designer
  • Assistant digital media author
  • Assistant digital media designer
  • Assistant digital media developer
  • Assistant digital media programmer
  • Assistant web designer
  • Interaction media developer
  • Support digital media developer
  • Support digital media development technician

Vendor Certification

This qualification covers the learning content for the following Vendor Certifications*:

  • MTA: Database Fundamentals
  • MTA: HTML5 Application Development Fundamentals
  • MCSA: SQL Server 2012

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

Further Study

Pathways from this qualification include:

* Vendor Certifications are current at the time of publishing but are subject to change.

Flexible Payment Options

Upskilled offers three flexible payment options for our students. Enquire now for more information on payment methods and government funding.

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Total course cost: $4,335

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Total course cost: $5,100

Government subsidies

No government funding available

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