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0.5 Year


Fast track your career in web development with the Diploma of Website Development and turn your passion for coding into an exciting career. Complete practical projects in a simulated workplace environment where you’ll learn to design, develop, build and administer websites using a range of website technologies.

This course is for people who want to gain confidence in designing, building and/or managing websites as an independent web developer or as part of a team. Graduates working at this level create dynamic web pages, web programs, websites and conduct research into emerging web technology trends.


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

  • Research a range of website technologies and trends
  • Use emerging technologies, social media and mobile/web applications
  • Understand and develop e-commerce solutions web pages, mobile applications and user interfaces


Build your experience and get practical skills in:

  • Web development
  • Creating web-based programs
  • Building dynamic websites


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 evolution of technology, information technology job roles will continue to be in demand and even at an advantage during economic slowdowns compared to a lot of other sectors.

Key areas of growth include:

  • Cybersecurity
  • Digital transformation
  • Cloud computing
  • Leadership support
  • Analytics and data management
  • Automation
  • 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 need 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, we recommend that you have:

  • Commitment and drive to manage a heavy course load
  • Adequate time to complete coursework and additional study outside of class hours
  • Significant knowledge in web design or development

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$13,390
LocationsStarting DatesCourse Fees
Ultimo Feb , Jul A$13,390


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 work places, study and presentation areas as well as general student facilities to enhance your learning and student experience.

  • 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 which 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
  • 8 core units plus 12 elective units
  • The elective units consist of up to 12 from the elective units listed below
  • Up to 4 from elsewhere in ICT Information and Communications Technology Training Package or any other Training Package or accredited course at Diploma of Advanced Diploma level.
  • The elective units chosen must be relevant to the work outcome and meet local industry needs.
  • Core Units
  • BSBWHS501 Ensure a safe workplace
  • ICTDBS504 Integrate database with a website
  • ICTICT418 Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment
  • ICTICT515 Verify client business requirements
  • ICTWEB501 Build a dynamic website
  • ICTWEB502 Create dynamic web pages
  • ICTWEB503 Create web based programs
  • ICTWEB516 Research and apply emerging web technology trends
  • BSBEBU501 Investigate and design e-business solutions
  • BSBSUS401 Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
  • ICTDBS415 Build a database
  • ICTICT406 Build a graphical user interface
  • ICTICT503 Validate quality and completeness of system design specifications
  • ICTICT509 Gather data to identify business requirements
  • ICTICT514 Identify and manage the implementation of current industry specific technologies
  • ICTICT517 Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the organization
  • ICTNWK421 Install, configure and test network security
  • ICTNWK514 Model preferred system solutions
  • ICTPMG501 Manage ICT projects
  • ICTPRG413 Use a library or pre-existing components
  • ICTPRG415 Apply skills in object oriented design
  • ICTPRG418 Apply intermediate programming skills in another language
  • ICTPRG425 Use structured query language
  • ICTPRG430 Apply introductory object oriented language skills
  • ICTPRG503 Debug and monitor applications
  • ICTPRG504 Deploy an application to a production environment
  • ICTPRG505 Build advanced user interface
  • ICTPRG506 Design application architecture
  • ICTPRG507 Implement security for applications
  • ICTPRG509 Build using rapid application development
  • ICTPRG512 Prepare for the build phase of an ICT system
  • ICTPRG513 Coordinate the build phase of an ICT system
  • ICTPRG515 Review developed software
  • ICTPRG523 Apply advanced programming skills in another language
  • ICTPRG527 Apply intermediate object oriented language skills
  • ICTPRG531 Prepare for application development using current methods
  • ICTPRG532 Apply advanced object oriented language skills
  • ICTPRG601 Develop advanced mobile multi touch applications
  • ICTSAD501 Model data objects
  • ICTSAD502 Model data processes
  • ICTSAD506 Produce a feasibility report
  • ICTSAS504 Develop and conduct client acceptance test
  • ICTSAS505 Review and update disaster recovery and contingency plans
  • ICTSAS519 Perform systems tests
  • ICTTEN516 Produce technical solutions from business specifications
  • ICTWEB504 Build a document using eXtensible markup language
  • ICTWEB505 Develop complex web page layouts
  • ICTWEB506 Develop complex cascading style sheets
  • ICTWEB508 Develop website information architecture
  • ICTWEB509 Use site server tools for transaction management


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.