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  • ICT50220
  • 107313E

Diploma of Information Technology

Back End Web Development and Front End Web Development
At a glance

At a glance

Take the next step in your web development career with this advanced course. Learn the art of designing, building and managing websites and begin your coding career with a position as a web developer.

JOB PROSPECTS
  • Independent Web Developer
  • In-house Web Developer
  • Web Developer
COURSE OUTCOME

ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology | Back End Web Development and Front End Web Development

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Course overview

Course overview

Take the next step in your web development career with this advanced course. Learn the art of designing, building and managing websites and begin your coding career with a position as a web developer.

According to the Australian Government's Job Outlook service, there is strong future job growth predicted for computer network professionals. This large occupation is expected to create around 17,000 job openings over the next five years.

In this specialisation you will learn how to build dynamic websites and web pages. You will also learn how to match ICT needs and provide strategic direction to your business, including how to promote workplace cyber security.

Successful completion of this course will qualify you to launch your career in the IT industry as an in-house or independent web developer. It will also give you the foundation skills needed to undertake further studies in your field.

Units

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and 14 elective units from the list below.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
BSBCRT512
Originate and develop concepts
BSBXCS402
Promote workplace cyber security awareness and best practices
BSBXTW401
Lead and facilitate a team
ICTICT517
Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the organisation
ICTICT532
Apply IP, ethics and privacy in ICT environments
ICTSAS527
Manage client problems
UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
ICTCLD505
Implement cloud infrastructure with code
ICTDBS506
Design databases
ICTDBS507
Integrate databases with websites
ICTICT530
Design user experience solutions
ICTPRG553
Create and develop REST APIs
ICTPRG554
Manage data persistence using noSQL data stores
ICTWEB513
Build dynamic websites
ICTWEB514
Create dynamic web pages
ICTWEB518
Build a document using extensible markup language
ICTWEB519
Develop complex web page layouts
ICTWEB520
Develop complex cascading style sheets
ICTWEB521
Customise complex ICT content management systems
ICTWEB522
Develop website information architecture
ICTWEB525
Implement quality assurance process for websites

Note: For some courses, not all electives are available at all campuses.

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Ways to study

Ways to study

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University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

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  • James Cook University
  • Southern Cross University
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • Federation University
  • University of Southern Queensland
Payment options

Payment options

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what's right for you, get in touch. We're here to help.

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This may be the full fee for the course, or the student contribution amount if you are eligible for a subsidy or concession.

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Money IconVet Student Loan - $16,077 cap

This is an interest-free personal loan from the Australian Government that provides eligible students access to capped funding to help pay for their studies.

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If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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Important Information
Important Information

Important Information


Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Selection criteria

Prior Information Technology experience or technical background is required for direct entry into ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology and will be assessed at application stage.

Domestic students
The following selection criteria requirements apply only to Domestic students:

  • School leavers must have completed Year 12 or equivalent
  • Non school-leavers are selected according to eligibility and merit, vocational experience, previous study and personal competencies.
  • If you’re under 17 years of age, special enrolment conditions may apply.

Students entering diploma level programs will have limited IT knowledge, but would have firm digital literacy skills, therefore despite no formal pre-requisite, this program is best suited to students familiar and comfortable using computers, email, internet and software.


International students
The following selection criteria requirements apply only to International students:

  • English Language Proficiency: Academic IELTS 5.5 (no individual band less than 5.0) or ISLPR 2+ on all skills or other - For a list of all English Language test accepted by TAFE Queensland International; and
  • Academic Requirements: Completion of Year 12 (or equivalent). Non school-leavers must have relevant work experience or qualification that indicates likely success of course completion. For more information on the international education achievement levels equivalent to Year 10 and 12.

Applicants should be a minimum of 17 years of age and turning 18 during the first year of study with TAFE Queensland. International students who are under 18 years of age and are applying for a student visa are required by the Australian Government Department of Home Affairs to have adequate welfare arrangements in place. TAFE Queensland has entered an agreement with Union Institute of Language (UIL) to facilitate the provision of the welfare services (fees apply).

Placement

There are no formal vocational placement requirements for this qualification. However, we encourage you to consider volunteering or completing work experience to develop your practical skills, engage with the industry, and increase future employment opportunities.

Resources required

You will be provided with a recommended reading list and/or required textbooks during orientation or at the start of each unit. The purchase of these resources may incur additional costs, or you may be able to borrow them from the TAFE Queensland library network.

You are also required to bring to each lesson a  USB or portable SSD (minimum 1TB) or your own laptop (minimum 8MB of RAM, i7 processor or equivalent, 1TB SSD), and personal stationery. 

Need to know

Online study
When studying online it is strongly recommended students follow the order of study and enrol in no more than two units per intake or the units required to complete a cluster/stage, unless otherwise advised. 

Assessment Methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

Disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.

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How to apply

How to apply

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and credit transfers


Fast track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace or previous learning means less study time for you, and getting the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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Get started with TAFE Queensland

If you have read and understood the student rules, refund policy, understand your fees and payment options, have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) and checked you meet the entry requirements and selection criteria for this course, you're ready to get started.

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about university pathways
  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Federation University
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland