National code: ICT50220

Diploma of Information Technology (Front End Web Development)

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Overview About this course

Gain specialist skills in front end web development and the ability to resolve client IT problems. Advance your IT career as you move into more senior web developer and User Experience (UX) roles, or excel in running a business website.

Outcomes What You'll Gain

Learning Outcomes

Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:

  • Develop and design websites

  • Create dynamic web pages

  • Establish positive User Experience (UX) design

  • Prepare and maintain documentation

  • Manage data persistence

  • Create and develop Application Programming Interfaces (API)

  • Manage client problems

Course Outcomes

Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.

  • Specialist skills in front end web development

  • The knowledge and experience to design a website

  • Confidence to lead teams and solve client problems

  • Strong pathways to continue your studies and enhance your career opportunities

Suitability Is This Course Right For You?

Entry requirements

This course requires evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol

  • That you have achieved a Year 12 high school certificate or an equivalent as evidenced by a copy of your certificate or

  • That you have achieved a Certificate IV in Information Technology as evidenced by a copy of your certificate or transcript or

  • That you have recent or current work experience in Information Technology as evidenced by a letter of support from your employer or your resume or

  • That you have completed a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) skills test with scores of 4 in Learning, 4 in Reading, 4 in Writing, 4 in Numeracy, 4 in Oral Communication and 4 in Digital Literacy as evidenced by a copy of your test results

  • This is designed to ensure your LLN skills match the demands of the course, and to connect you with any personalised study support you may need.

Entry recommendations

To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:

  • Commitment and drive to manage a heavy course load

  • Adequate time to complete course work and additional study outside of class hours

  • Access to a desktop PC, laptop or equivalent computing device and a strong internet connection

TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.

Pathways Future Career and Study Options

Career pathways

Our graduates go onto roles like: website developer, website designer and website administrator.

Study pathways

Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:

Previous study 2 Courses

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Further study 0 Courses

Advance your skills to take your career to the next level

The Diploma of Information Technology (Front End Web Development) does not have any post-graduate courses.

Your experience counts

At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.

Units Units taught in this course

Courses are made up of a combination of both core and specialty units. In the Diploma of Information Technology (Front End Web Development) qualification, you’ll need to successfully complete 20 units of competency, including 6 core and 14 speciality units.

Core units are central to the job outcomes of a particular industry or occupation. These are the units industry has agreed are essential to be capable and qualified at a particular study level.

  • Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the organisation ICTICT517

  • Apply IP, ethics and privacy in ICT environments ICTICT532

  • Manage client problems ICTSAS527

  • Lead and facilitate a team BSBXTW401

TAFE NSW Services Facilities and Support

TAFE NSW provides support services across all campus locations and online. Whatever your needs or circumstances, we have the people, resources, counselling and facilities to support you in focusing on your studies.

  • TAFE NSW Disability Support Service

  • TAFE NSW Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support

  • TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)

  • TAFE NSW Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service

  • TAFE NSW Libraries

  • Scholarship programs – be supported as you explore your talents and fulfil your potential

  • Smarthinking - online access to a tutor

  • LinkedIn Learning – an online resource which offers innovative courses and tutorials to improve your personal and professional skills

  • Student associations – get social with our student community

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