Certificate IV in Web-Based Technologies
|Start date(s)||Various dates throughout the year|
|Course length||Full time: 1 year|
|Part time: Variable|
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You can apply for this course online through My.Holmesglen. This online application will take around 10 minutes. Your submitted application will be assessed and you will be contacted by the department within three working days.
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Computing & IT Department
03 9564 1603
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Our fully flexible online course delivers the skills you need to design and develop rich, engaging websites and web applications that look beautiful on both desktop and mobile devices. This course will provide you with a strong set of foundation skills that will assist you to succeeding in a career in the web development industry.
By the end of the course, you will have acquired the knowledge to understand and utilise modern web technologies to build compelling web designs with a modern user experience.
The following skills areas are focused on throughout the duration of this course:
- Adobe Photoshop
- Adobe Dreamweaver
- Interface Design
- User Experiences and User Interface design (UX & UI)
- Responsive Design
- Mobile First Design
- Content Management Systems
By the end of the course, you will have gained the knowledge to understand and use web technologies to build compelling web designs with a modern user experience.
Check out our student work at our Holmesglen Multimedia Facebook page.
To receive this qualification you must complete 8 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.
During the course you will be involved in:
- Online step by step video tutorials
- Practical self-paced assessment tasks.
AssessmentAssessment may be a combination of written and online assignments, tests, examinations and practical application projects.
Code Name ICTWEB401 Design a website to meet technical requirements ICTWEB402 Confirm accessibility of websites for people with special needs ICTWEB429 Create a markup language document to specification ICTWEB403 Transfer content to a website using commercial packages ICTWEB424 Evaluate and select a web hosting service ICTICT418 Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment BSBWHS304 Participate effectively in WHS communication and consultation processes ICTICT401 Determine and confirm client business requirements
Code Name ICTWEB414 Design simple web page layouts ICTWEB409 Develop cascading style sheets CUADIG403 Create user interfaces ICTDMT401 Create visual design components for digital media ICTWEB505 Develop complex web page layouts ICTICT406 Build a graphical user interface ICTWEB411 Produce basic client-side script for dynamic web pages ICTICT420 Develop client user interfaces ICTWEB415 Produce server-side script for dynamic web pages ICTDBS403 Create basic databases ICTWEB425 Apply structured query language to extract and manipulate data ICTWEB404 Maintain website performance ICTICT408 Create technical documentation ICTWEB405 Monitor traffic and compile website traffic reports
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. Please see Recognition of Prior Learning and Credit Transfer for more information.
- Fundamental computer knowledge
- Basic English literacy and numeracy skills.
Qualification & Recognition
Upon successful completion of this course, you will be eligible to receive the nationally endorsed ICT40315 Certificate IV in Web-Based Technologies.
After successful completion of this course, you may apply to study the ICT50615 Diploma of Website Development.
After successful completion of the Diploma, you may articulate into a variety of related bachelor degrees offered at university level.
- Website designer
- Website developer
- Web master
- Web marketing
- Server side software development
- Web designer/developer
- Graphic design assistant
- Digital media designer/developer
How to Apply
The application process takes approximately 5 minutes and at this stage, you do not need to provide any documentation.
To apply offline, contact the department directly using the details below. Your application will be reviewed by the faculty and you will be contacted within 2 working days. For further information on the full application process, including how to accept your offer, complete enrolment and make payment, visit How to Apply.
If you have further questions about your application please contact the department:
Computing & IT Department
03 9564 1603
Holmesglen may engage third parties to recruit students on behalf the of the institute. Third party recruiters receive a commission and this will not impact on your fees.
FeesHolmesglen TAFEHolmesglen TAFE ICT40315
Type Cost Gov. Subsidised $2500 Full Fee $5300
Holmesglen tuition fees shown are all inclusive and indicative of the cost to complete the entire program.
These are indicative fees only. Your fees will be calculated on your individual circumstances at the time of enrolment.
Which fee applies to me?
Due to the different level of government subsidy available to you, there are three possible fee levels for program fees – government subsidised, full fee and concession.
Your eligibility for concession or subsidised program fees is determined by your individual circumstances such as how old you are, what level of education you have and what type of program you want to study. Concession fees are not available for qualifications at diploma level or above.
The Holmesglen Information staff can help you determine your eligibility and discuss options if you are ineligible.
How do I pay my fees?
VET Fee HELP / VET Student Loans is an Australian Government loan scheme that helps eligible students pay all or part of their tuition fees for diploma, advanced diploma, graduate certificate and graduate diploma programs.
Holmesglen also offers a range of scholarships each year which you may be eligible to apply for.
To be eligible for a VET Fee HELP / VET Student Loans you will need to meet the VET Student Loans entry requirements.
Information Offices are situated at all campuses. Discuss your payment options with Holmesglen Information staff.