Have you ever fancied a career as a Web Developer, Programmer or Manager?

Would you like to attain the skills to design, build and maintain beautiful responsive websites, either for clients or for your own business?

Would you like to work in a future-proof industry that offers tremendous employment and self-employment opportunities?

Find out more about this exciting course below.

This course will give you a start in one the world’s largest IT employment sectors, designing, developing and maintaining beautiful and responsive websites and web databases.

You will learn to use leading industry tools such as cPanel and MySQL, and study the five core languages of the web. You will also study key topics such as working with clients, database design, usability and accessibility, web security, hosting and maintaining websites, and understanding copyright and privacy on the web.

The web is also a field that encourages and rewards creative expression and provides an avenue for both technical and creative abilities as it includes visual and interaction design alongside technical development. Web developers are like artists, providing for functionality and attractiveness, drawing the online customer in and helping to maintain their loyalty.

Use the knowledge you gain to build your own websites, or to work independently or as part of a web team to build sites for clients.

Career Opportunities:

Entry level roles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Web Developer
  • Database design
  • Web Programmer
  • Website Manager
  • Web Administrator
  • Search Engine Optimiser
  • Information Architect

This qualification contains 20 units of competency, made up of 8 core units (c) and 12 elective units (e) chosen in consultation with industry. The units are delivered in three stages.

Unit of CompetencyUnit Code
Stage 1 
Develop website information architecture (e)ICTWEB508
Develop complex cascading style sheets (e)ICTWEB506
Develop complex web page layouts (e)ICTWEB505
Verify client business requirements (c)ICTICT515
Build a dynamic website (c)ICTWEB501
Stage 2 
Ensure a safe workplace (c)BSBWHS501
Manage ICT projects (e)ICTPMG501
Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment (c)ICTICT418
Apply intermediate programming skills in another language (e)ICTPRG418
Apply introductory object-oriented language skills (e)ICTPRG406
Use structured query language (e)ICTPRG425
Stage 3 
Design a database (e)ICTDBS502
Build a database (e)ICTDBS415
Use a library or pre-existing components (e)ICTPRG413
Research and apply emerging web technology trends (c)ICTWEB516
Use site server tools for transaction management (e)ICTWEB509
Implement security for applications (e)ICTPRG507
Create dynamic web pages (c)ICTWEB502
Create web-based programs (c)ICTWEB503
Integrate database with a website (c)ICTDBS504

This qualification is nationally recognised under the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF).

For training package details CLICK HERE.

There are no formal entry requirements for this course. However, it is recommended you have strong competence in the use of computers and the internet.

You are permitted up to 12 months full-time or 18 months part-time to complete the course.

Your actual completion time may be less depending on your existing experience and the time you are able to commit to your study.

Extensions can be requested if required, but are subject to conditions and fees as detailed in the Extension policy.

The Tuition Fee is AUD $6,000 (GST exempt).

The following payment options are available:

Option 1: Payment plan of $1,500 per month for four months. Total investment = $6,000.

Option 2: Payment plan of $510 per month for 12 months. This option has a $10 per payment administration fee so the total investment = $6,120 (includes $10.90 GST)

Option One is recommended for students who expect to complete more rapidly than the allowed duration, as course access is progressively opened up in line with tuition payments received.

Payments are via direct debit from your nominated bank account or credit card. For details please refer to the Payment Plan Application.

Additional charges may apply for variations during the enrolment. Refer to the Fee Schedule for further details.

If you have existing relevant skills you may be able to apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). This may allow you to gain credit for some units in the course, reducing the amount of assessment required and/or potentially lowering the course cost.

If you believe you are eligible for RPL please forward a detailed resume. A trainer will then contact you to determine which units you may be able to apply for, what evidence will be required, and what the amended tuition fee will be.

If you are able to RPL the entire qualification the course fee will reduce to $3,000. There will be additional charges if gap training is required.

You must have access to a computer that meets the following minimum specifications: 

Windows Users

Operating System: Windows 7 / 8 / 10 / Vista


  • Min 4GB RAM, (8GB recommended)
  • 1.4GB of Hard Disk space
  • Screen with min resolution of 1280 x 800

Mac Users

Operating System: Mac OS X 10.7 or higher, up to 10.11 (El Capitan)


  • Min 4GB RAM, (8GB recommended)
  • 1.4GB of Hard Disk space
  • Screen with min resolution of 1280 x 800

Linux Users

Operating System:

  • GNOME or KDE desktop
  • GNU C Library (glibc) 2.15 or later


  • Min 4GB RAM, (8GB recommended)
  • 1.4GB of Hard Disk space
  • Screen with min resolution of 1280 x 800

Unless you definitely have access to a suitable computer and internet for the duration of the course, please do not enrol.

The enrolment process is easy. You can enrol either by:

  • Phone 1300 184 007 and speak to a Course Consultant

You will be required to provide completed documentation and Identification and commence Tuition payments, in order to finalise your enrolment. Depending on your circumstances you may also be required to supply copies of previous qualifications, Year 12 Senior Secondary Certificate of Education, or complete a Core Skills assessment to ensure the course is suitable for you.

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