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Diploma Of Website Development (ICT50615)

Course Code: ICT50615

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to design, build and manage websites as an independent web developer or as part of a team.

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, assessment and learning resources. The program is conducted over a 12 month period through a blended learning approach of distance, online and teacher led workshops or webinars.

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.


Diploma of Website Development ICT50615


Assessment is Summative and formative with set assignments, project work and questionnaires.


Upskilled Information Technology courses include detailed learning materials, assessments, online trainer support and certification upon successful completion.

Unit Outline

The Online e-Learning course will address units of Competence from the National Business Services Training Package. All of these competencies must be successfully completed to gain The Diploma of Website Development.

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.

Cluster 1 - Core Infrastructure

Infrastructure implementation is the starting point for business seeking to enable their business through utilising IT systems. The workplace skills provided in this cluster cover a broad range of key systems and services. This qualification has a design base and does not focus on core infrastructure.

Cluster 2 - Continuity & Security

Web designers and developers must have the skills and knowledge to ensure that business systems are ready, available and capable for the purpose they were designed. The workplace skills provided in this cluster cover a broad range of concepts for business continuity. Identifying key systems and services is paramount to ensure that business can continue to function effectively. This cluster delivers outcomes that are broad and transferable across systems, browsers and clients.

Broad concepts covered:

Cluster 3 - Continuous Improvement

Web technologists play a key role in business improvement and must have the skills to offer solutions and alternatives to business managers to address problems and increase productivity and in turn, revenue. This cluster delivers outcomes that are broad in project methodology, and business needs analysis and are transferrable across multiple industries, systems and platforms. Depth of systems design is achieved through hands on activities in designing many different solutions based on real world scenarios.

Broad concepts covered:

Cluster 4 - Service Delivery & Governance

Being able to communicate with customers at all levels will ensure positive business support outcomes. The workplace skills provided in this cluster cover a broad range of concepts for systems support and maintenance. Many of the skills learned are applicable across many job roles and industry sectors.

This cluster provides the framework and skills set that are platform and systems independent and vital to ensure that Web Technologists have the procedures, systems and policies in place to support correct, unbiased decision making in times of extreme stress. These will also extend to preventative maintenance and proactive problem management to reduce system incidents.

Broad concepts covered:

  • after achieving ICA40311 Certificate IV in Web-Based Technologies, or other relevant qualifications or units equivalent to the core of ICA40311
  • with demonstrated vocational experience in a range of work environments in a website development or management role, such as web developer, web programmer, web manager or equivalent.
    • Copyright and privacy
    • Ethics
    • Web hosting
    • Monitoring techniques
    • Website performance
    • Secure remote access
    • Databases
    • Scripting
    • Page Style
    • Disaster Recovery
    • OH&S requirements
    • Technical documentation
    • Website design in regards to accessibility
    • Traffic monitoring
    • Security
    • Concept design
    • Project management
    • Testing
    • Service metrics
    • Change Management
    • Problem solving - deductive/inductive
    • Incident and problem management
    • Information gathering
    • Quality Assurance

Price and Payment Options

Option 1 – Save 15% Save 15% ($675) when paying upfront. Total course cost: $3,825

Option 2 - 24 Month Interest-free payment plan No deposit, no interest to pay for 24 months. Get started for just $44 a week! Total course cost: $4,500

Upskilled has teamed up with zipMoney to offer you flexible weekly, fortnightly or monthly interest free payment plans, allowing you start studying now without the financial burden! 

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