Course Code: ICT40315/ICT40815

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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  • Nationally Recognised
  • Rolling Start Dates
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  • Student Reward Program
  • Government Funding Available
Course structure

This course covers 31 units of competency

Study Mode

This course is delivered online

Locations & Dates

Start when you're ready

  • 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 Vendor Neutral Courses Upskilled Courses
    • MTA: Database Fundamentals
    • MCSAL SQL Server 2012
    • MTA: HTML5 Application Development Fundamentals
    • 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
    • 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


    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 certification upon successful completion.

    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.

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