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0.5 Year


The Diploma of Information Technology (Back End and Front End Development) will develop specialist skills in web development to ready you to progress your career and take on higher challenges.

In this exciting course, you will learn how to design, build and manage dynamic and complex websites using a range of website technologies to be able to provide user experience solutions and documents using extensible mark-up languages. You'll also gain skills in leadership and working with clients.

Complete practical projects in a simulated workplace environment using industry standard software to develop your skills in the IT industry. Our information technology courses are designed to ensure you graduate with the skills and attributes required to succeed.


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Through a mix of theory and practical coursework, learn to: 

  • Lead and facilitate a team
  • Build webpages and websites
  • Implement a quality assurance process
  • Develop website information architecture
  • Manage client problems


Build your experience and get practical skills in:

  • Preparing and maintaining documentation
  • Creating dynamic web pages
  • Integrating databases
  • Managing data persistence
  • Creating and developing APIs


Develop the qualities you need to get ahead in this industry:

  • Good presentation skills
  • An investigative approach to problem solving
  • An analytical mind
  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • A collaborative team-player work style


Due to consistent change and evolution of technology, IT job roles will continue to be in demand. Technology jobs have an advantage particularly during economic slowdowns due to the increasing need for remote work.

Growth areas in the IT field that are likely to grow to include cybersecurity, digital transformation, cloud computing, leadership support, analytics and data management as well as automation and project management.


When you study with TAFE NSW, we want you to succeed. Entry requirements allow us to make sure that you have the right pre-existing knowledgeand skills to achieve your chosen qualification. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section.


English Language Requirements:

TAFE NSW makes every effort to ensure your Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) needs are met. The level of support you require may be assessed via a review of your LLN skills with written tasks and a one-on-one interview. If you need to strengthen your LLN skills, an individual training plan will be created with you.

To be prepared for this course, it is recommended 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

If you need help preparing for study, contact us about your options.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.


From mountains to oceans, from cities to country towns, international students can choose from a range of courses offered at multiple campus locations across the state. Experience our vibrant spaces such as libraries, cafes and gyms as well as places you can network and socialise.

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LocationsStarting DatesCourse Fees
Ultimo Feb , Jul A$15,120
LocationsStarting DatesCourse Fees
Ultimo Feb , Jul A$15,120


Additional costs for uniforms, equipment, textbooks and materials (if applicable) range from A$300 - $1,000 per course.


TAFE NSW offers you a range of on campus study environments you will have access to industry specific computer rooms, simulated workplaces, study and presentation areas as well as general student facilities to enhance your learning and student experience.

You will study in authentic, real world simulated environments that have the relevant industry-standard software and workplace environment.

Student facilities, amenities and support services include:

  • TAFE NSW Disability Support Service
  • TAFE NSW Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support
  • TAFE NSW Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service
  • Smarthinking - online access to a tutor
  • LinkedIn Learning - an online resource that offers innovative courses and tutorials to improve your personal and professional skills


To receive this course students must complete all core units and a range of Additional units. 

Note: Additional units may vary between each semester and campus, and will depend on a number of considerations including the packaging rules for the qualification and demand for the unit at that location. TAFE NSW does not guarantee that speciality units listed will be offered at each location and semester. You will receive your timetable from the teaching section on commencement and speciality units offered will be provided at that time.

  • Packaging Rules Total number of units = 20
  • 6 core units plus 14 elective units, of which:
  • at least 10 units must be selected from the elective units listed below
  • up to 4 units may be selected from the remaining listed elective units or from this or any currently endorsed Training Package or accredited course
  • Core Units
  • 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
  • ICTICT530 Design user experience solutions
  • ICTWEB519 Develop complex web page layouts
  • ICTWEB520 Develop complex cascading style sheets
  • ICTWEB513 Build dynamic websites
  • ICTWEB514 Create dynamic web pages
  • ICTWEB518 Build a document using extensible markup language
  • ICTDBS507 Integrate databases with websites
  • ICTWEB517 Create web-based programs
  • ICTWEB522 Develop website information architecture
  • ICTWEB525 Implement quality assurance process for websites
  • ICTPRG553 Create and develop REST APIs
  • ICTPRG554 Manage data persistence using noSQL data stores
  • ICTWEB527 Research and apply emerging web technology trends
  • ICTICT523 Gather data to identify business requirements


From certificates to diplomas, degrees to study packages, you can take your study further with us.


Whatever your career ambitions, we will help you get there with a range of courses to develop your skills, build your knowledge and prepare you for work.

TAFE NSW is here to create exceptional learner experiences and provide quality, personalised services to make sure you achieve your goals.

Explore your study options across a range of disciplines and talk to your TAFE NSW Education Agent or contact us.


Plan your study around your life with a TAFE NSW study package. Our study packages allow for multiple courses to be packaged together that can lead you to a TAFE NSW or an Australian University Bachelor Degree with credits. This gives you a one stop shop by completing your applications for the whole package through TAFE NSW allowing you to apply for one student Visa for the full duration of the package.

TAFE NSW allows for two or more courses to be packaged together, either to meet the prerequisite requirements for a course or to plan your studies around your career goals. You can submit a single TAFE NSW application form and will be able to apply for one Student Visa for the full duration of the package.