The Certificate IV in Information Technology (Web Development) specialisation is the ideal starting point to build your portfolio and get into the web development industry.
Career opportunities, include:
- Web applications developer
- UX & UI designer
- assistant website designer
- assistant website developer
- assistant web marketing analyst
- assistant digital media developer
- digital media designer/developer
Pathways to further study:
- ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology (Front End Web Development)
- ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology (Back End Web Development)
- ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology (Advanced Programming)
- BIS17 Bachelor of Information Systems
You can also study the Certificate IV In Information Technology (Web Development) online
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Studying the Certificate IV in Information Technology (Web Development) at Holmesglen
You will be mentored by experienced developers who will help you build stunning modern websites and prepare you for your future job as a full stack web developer.
You'll learn to build elegant, responsive websites and web applications using the tools and techniques required in industry.
Open lab sessions are available with experienced developers who can mentor and guide you through any learning challenges. This course focuses on the essential skills and knowledge needed to build front-end web sites and back-end applications.
You will learn to create rich, efficient, responsive (mobile ready) and accessible websites.
You’ll be trained in a number of in-demand technologies and skills such as:
OOP (Object Orientated Programming)
User Interface and User Experience Design
Database Design (SQL)
PHP and WordPress
Deployment and Cyber Security.
The delivery format for this course includes both face-to-face and remote learning options. If students cannot attend classes in person, they can use the WebEx platform to join scheduled, timetabled classes. Practical lessons and programming challenges are supported by supplementary videos/screen casts. Class activities are also recorded for learners to refer back to.
||Create and style simple markup language documents
||Create a markup language document
||Confirm accessibility of websites
||Design website layouts
||Implement search engine optimisations
||Evaluate and select a web hosting service
||Create responsive website layouts
||Apply introductory programming techniques
||Build a user interface
||Produce basic client-side script
||Research and apply emerging web technology trends
||Implement content management systems
||Produce server-side script for dynamic web pages
||Transfer content to websites
||Comply with IP, ethics and privacy policies in ICT environments
||Work collaboratively in the ICT industry
||Contribute to cyber security risk management
||Identify and resolve client ICT problems
||Identify and evaluate emerging technologies and practices
||Apply advanced critical thinking to work processes
| Code || Name |
|ICTWEB431||Create and style simple markup language documents|
|ICTWEB452||Create a markup language document|
|ICTWEB433||Confirm accessibility of websites|
|ICTWEB432||Design website layouts|
|ICTWEB443||Implement search engine optimisations|
|ICTWEB450||Evaluate and select a web hosting service|
|ICTWEB444||Create responsive website layouts|
|ICTPRG302||Apply introductory programming techniques|
|ICTPRG437||Build a user interface|
|ICTWEB441||Produce basic client-side script|
|ICTWEB527||Research and apply emerging web technology trends|
|ICTWEB445||Implement content management systems|
|ICTWEB430||Produce server-side script for dynamic web pages|
|ICTWEB434||Transfer content to websites|
|ICTICT451||Comply with IP, ethics and privacy policies in ICT environments|
|ICTICT443||Work collaboratively in the ICT industry|
|BSBXCS404||Contribute to cyber security risk management|
|ICTSAS432||Identify and resolve client ICT problems|
|ICTICT426||Identify and evaluate emerging technologies and practices|
|BSBCRT404||Apply advanced critical thinking to work processes|
Assessments are designed to provide learners with opportunities to demonstrate they have attained the required skills and knowledge using a range of practically based activities and tasks, as required by recognised standards.
All applicants must be at least 16 years of age. However, we strongly advise that applicants be over the age of 18 due to the technical nature of the program. Holmesglen also requires that all applicants possess the following abilities:
turn on a computer
use a mouse and keyboard
open and close a software application
conduct a search in a web browser
save a file, and locate a saved file
download and install software applications
Applicants intending to learn remotely will require access to a PC or laptop with the following minimum specifications:
8GB of RAM
200GB of storage
2 GHz or faster processor
Operating system: Windows 16
PC monitor 24" (dual monitor optional but preferred)
Headset/earphone with microphone (webcam optional but preferred)
Camera installed in the computer for WebEx sessions - optional but preferred
Access to an Internet connection (ADSL or cable connection desirable)
Microsoft Word - access through Holmesglen MyHorizon
WebEx - free to download
Adobe Photoshop - student to purchase or access through Holmesglen MyHorizon
Adobe Illustrator - student to purchase or access through Holmesglen MyHorizon
Adobe Dreamweaver - student to purchase or access through Holmesglen MyHorizon
Visual Studio Code - free to download
GitHub - free to download
Bracket - free to download
Web hosting space and domain name minimum of 6 months - student to purchase or use the department's available server
7Zip or an equivalent compression utility - free to download
Google Chrome - recommended web browser
Onedrive or Google drive/Dropbox account for storage
Prior to enrolment or commencement of training you will be required to complete a literacy and numeracy assessment and a pre-training interview. These will assist with determining your suitability to the course, verify your computer skills as above and identify any learning support needs.
COVID-19 vaccination requirements
Please refer to our coronavirus update page to view current vaccine requirements.
Recognition of prior learning
You may be able to reduce the number of units to be studied in your chosen course by measuring skills acquired through work, life experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by another registered training organisation will be recognised by Holmesglen. Read more about Recognition of Prior Learning, Credits and Advanced Standing.
Qualification and recognition
On completion, you will receive the ICT40120 Certificate IV in Information Technology (Web Development) .
Connections with industry
This is a practical, industry-based program that will provide you with a firm foundation to step into the workforce or continue with further education in the web development field. Technologies that are used in industry and are in demand have been selected for delivery based on industry consultation and partnerships.
How to apply
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|Tuition fees (GST exempt)
|Mandatory Materials and Activities fees * (GST inc)
**Additional costs may also apply for course consumable and other costs. These may include consumables such as learning resources, personal protective equipment/clothing and other costs such as immunisation costs, National Police Check and Working with Children Check for relevant courses. To view the additional costs that apply for each course, download a full list of estimated additional costs by course (PDF - 102kb).
All fees are indicative only. Your fees will be calculated on your individual circumstances at the time of enrolment. Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth funding. Find out now if you are eligible for Government-subsidised fees or Concession