Full Time: 6 months
, Part Time: 1 year
The Certificate IV in Web-Based Technologies is the ideal pathway into the web development industry.
Gaining knowledge in cutting-edge technology, you will have the opportunity to acquire skills in web design and development, content management systems, mobile-first responsive web design, user interface design (UI) and user experience design (UX).
Additionally, you will learn Google Analytics to track, analyse and report website data.
You will learn to create richer, accessible sites, fast and efficiently. Skills learned in Bootstrap will help you design and develop responsive, accessible, and mobile-ready websites.
Facilitation in WordPress will focus on teaching you how to get the most out of using this industry-standard software. You will learn to create and publish posts and pages; customise your site with themes, widgets and custom menus; and learn how to extend WordPress even further with plugins. This will open up the door for you to create a whole range of web solutions for clients including online stores, social platforms and much, much more. You will also learn how to secure your sites to keep them safe and secure.
This is a practical, industry-based course that will provide you with a firm foundation to step into the workforce or continue with further education in the web development field.
Up-to-date Mac and PC labs are available to help you become a versatile web and multimedia designer and developer.
The following skills areas are focused on throughout the duration of this course:
- Adobe Photoshop
- Adobe Illustrator
- Adobe Dreamweaver
- Interface Design
- User Experiences and User Interface design (UX & UI)
- Logo Design
- Digital Imaging
- Responsive Design
- Mobile First Design
- Content Management Systems
- Project Management
- Team Work
To receive this qualification you must complete eight core units and 14 elective units. Elective units have been chosen by Holmesglen based on feedback from industry and staff qualifications. If you have already completed other eligible elective units, these may be counted towards completion of this program.
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.
Design simple web page layouts
Develop cascading style sheets
Design a website to meet technical requirements
Confirm accessibility of websites for people with special needs
Create a markup language document to specification
Transfer content to a website using commercial packages
Evaluate and select a web hosting service
Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment
Participate effectively in WHS communication and consultation processes
Create visual design components for digital media
Determine and confirm client business requirements
Develop complex web page layouts
Build a graphical user interface
Produce basic client-side script for dynamic web pages
Develop client user interface
Produce server-side script for dynamic web pages
Apply structured query language to extract and manipulate data
Create technical documentation
Maintain website performance
Monitor traffic and compile website traffic reports
Good passes at Year 11 level or the overseas equivalent English language proficiency equivalent to IELTS 5.5 (Academic) with no individual bandscore lees than 5.5
RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING
You may be able to shorten the length of 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
After completing this course, you will receive ICT40315 Certificate IV in Web-Based Technologies.
Upon successful completion of the Certificate IV in Web-Based Technologies students may complete a further one year of study to achieve the ICT50615 Diploma of Website Development.
- Assistant website designer
- Assistant website developer
- Server side software developer
- UX & UI designer
- Assistant web marketing analyst
- Assistant graphic designer
- Digital media designer/developer
- Web applications developer
- Assistant cloud applications developer
How to apply
APPLY VIA AGENT
Holmesglen recommends international students apply through one of our accredited student recruitment agents. This will assist you in the preparation of all application documents and ensure that you are well counselled on the Australian Government's Genuine Temporary Entrant (GTE) requirements for International students. Further information of the GTE requirements is available at: https://www.homeaffairs.gov.au.
To find out more, visit How to Apply for International Students.
If you have further questions about your application, please contact our International Centre:
T: 03 9564 1703
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