Offering Info

Diploma of Website Development

  • National Course Code: ICT50615
  • TAFE NSW code: ICT50615-01V03-21ULT-153

Location – Ultimo, Main Campus

Study Type

Part Time Day

Course Start Date

01 Feb 2021

Study Commitment

10 Hours per week


1 Year

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • This training is fully government-subsidised under JobTrainer
  • VET Student Loans Available

Course Details

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to design, build and manage websites as an independent web developer or as part of a team.

This is a fully government-subsidised JobTrainer course. Eligibility criteria applies.

This course is superseded. You can still enrol in this course, and you will be contacted if you need to transition into the next version when it is available.

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 knowledge and skills to achieve your chosen qualification. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section.

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.


With 130 locations across the state, TAFE NSW tailors qualifications to meet the needs of the local community and specific student groups (like apprentices, fast-tracked and online students). To make sure this course is the right fit for you, we will need you to demonstrate that you can meet the additional requirements below.

To be enrolled in this course, you need to be able to provide evidence that you have:

  • completion of course: Certificate IV in Web-Based Technology. It is strongly recommended that you have the required level-4 competency skills and knowledge in HTML, CSS, PHOTOSHOP, WordPress, Javascript, MySQL, PHP.

To successfully complete this course, you will need:

  • Have daily access to required hardware and software:
  • A computer with the minimum of Intel i5, 8GB Memory, 2TB hard drive, etc.
  • Windows 10 Operating System, Mac iOS or equivalent.
  • A USB drive with at least 32GB & a set of headphone.
    Be an independent learner: able and willing to browse, research and learn online.


To find out more about this course, meet our teachers and receive information about enrolment and next steps, attend an information session.

Date Time Location
Wednesday, 9 Deccember 2020 2.00pm to 4.00pm Connected Learning environment - Microsoft Teams Meeting []
Wednesday, 9 Deccember 2020 6.00pm to 7.00pm Connected Learning environment - Microsoft Teams Meeting []
Wednesday, 20 January 2021 2.00pm to 4.00pm Connected Learning environment - Microsoft Teams Meeting []
Wednesday, 20 January 2021 6.00pm to 7.00pm Connected Learning environment - Microsoft Teams Meeting []


This is a Part Time Day blended course. You will need to attend approximately 9.5 hours of class, over 3 days a week, for 1 year. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 0.5 hours of other study per week.

You may also be required to complete approximately 10 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including Private study, online research, assignment preparation.

This course offering is designed for people who:
Participants in this programme are a mixture of learners who may have completed an ICT Certificate IV in Web-Based Technologies or Software development or part qualification and those from diverse backgrounds that have met the entry requirements through recognition of previous studies, work experience, life experience or a combination of them all. The learner body will represent a wide variety of age groups and ethnicities generally. Most learners have a high level of literacy and can work independently with little supervision. Allowance is made for the needs of groups (e.g. people with disabilities, and people who may have literacy or numeracy difficulties, such as speakers of languages other than English. Learners may be working full or part time in the ICT Industry and or other industries; while others may be studying to enter the industry.

There is a new version of this course coming soon. If it is available before you complete your studies, you will be notified of your options and may be transferred to the new course.

There are additional learning and study tools available for this course, including:

  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Student Support and Services
  • Accessibility and Disability Services
  • Personal Counselling
  • Vocational Counselling
  • Learning Support
  • International Student Support
  • Scholarships
  • Multicultural Support
    Detailed current information on these Support Services are made available to staff and students at TAFE NSW Student Services. Additionally, every student is supported by a dedicated Student Services team at each campus location.
    The following additional support is provided for this Student Group:
  • TAFE Counselling, College and Library services

We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services

As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:

  • LinkedIn Learning (formerly
  • Smarthinking - after hours online study support service
  • Easy computing online short courses
  • Access to local TAFE libraries
  • Accessibility and Disability Support Services
  • Access to Read&Write learning support software at TAFE and at home

To keep you safe while studying, some of our face to face classes may be replaced with online or connected learning. We have also modified our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. As restrictions ease, the way you attend your class may change again. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, due to the impacts of COVID 19 there may be a delay or modification in being able to undertake these aspects of your course in the planned timeframe. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.

This course is currently scheduled on Tuesday, Thursday, from 09:30am to 01:00pm and Saturday from 09.30am to 12.30pm. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.

This is a fully government-subsidised JobTrainer course. Eligibility criteria applies.


This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the NSW Government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.

Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.

For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?


This course is approved for a Commonwealth VET Student Loan (VSL). If you meet the VSL eligibility and academic suitability requirements, you are able to apply to the Commonwealth for a loan to cover all or part of your course fee. We will ask you whether you would like to apply for a VET Student Loan when you enrol and advise you of the process.

To complete your VET Student Loan application, you will need to provide:

  • Your Tax File Number (TFN). If you dont have a TFN, click here for information on how to apply for one. You can complete your loan application with a Certificate of Application for a TFN, but must provide your TFN as soon as it is issued. If you dont provide your TFN before your first census day, you will need to pay the tuition fees for that unit of study.
  • Your Commonwealth Higher Education Student Support Number (CHESSN) ). If you have previously accessed a loan via the Higher Education Loan Program (HELP), either at TAFE or university, you will already have a CHESSN. You must use the same CHESSN whenever you access a student loan. If you dont have CHESSN, we will allocate one on your behalf.
To be eligible for a VET Student Loan, you will need to be assessed as academically suitable to undertake high level VET study. You will need to provide:
  • A copy of your Australian Year 12 Certificate; OR
  • A copy of a certificate showing that you have been awarded a qualification at level 4 or above in the Australian Qualifications Framework (where the language of instruction was English). If you previously completed a Certificate IV or higher qualification at TAFE NSW, just let us know where and when you studied in your application; OR
  • Display competence at Exit Level 3 in the Australian Core Skills Framework in both reading and numeracy through an approved Language, Literacy and Numeracy test. We will let you know if this is required once you apply.
If you intend to apply for a VET Student Loan, its important you know your student obligations.


You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:
-indicative costs for website hosting, domain name, applications, etc. $500

Find out more about VET Student Loans

Direct payment by Unit of Study instalments is available for this course.

The Units of Study and associated fees for this course are detailed above. Fees are charged on the census day for each Unit of Study. To secure a loan for part or all of your course, you must be eligible and submit a valid application to the Commonwealth for a VET Student Loan. You may withdraw prior to the census date without incurring a fee.


Learn about TAFE NSW Fees

Learn about TAFE NSW Payment/Funding


Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.

Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition

Code Name Start Date End Date Census Date Amount
21ULT01911 UOS 1-ICT50615-21ULT-153-SSVSL 01 Feb 2021 16 Apr 2021 01 Mar 2021 $1,015.00
21ULT01914 UOS 2-ICT50615-21ULT-153-SSVSL 19 Apr 2021 02 Jul 2021 03 May 2021 $1,015.00
21ULT01917 UOS 3-ICT50615-21ULT-153-SSVSL 28 Jun 2021 10 Sep 2021 02 Aug 2021 $1,015.00
21ULT01920 UOS 4-ICT50615-21ULT-153-SSVSL 13 Sep 2021 26 Nov 2021 05 Oct 2021 $1,015.00

Enrolling with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it. Be sure to read all course information carefully to make sure it is the right qualification, location and study type for you. Enrol and pay online via our secure payment gateway to secure your place. As you progress through the enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.

For further information or assistance, call 131 601.

Find out more about Applying and Enrolling

Core Units
Number Title
ICTDBS504 Integrate database with a website
ICTICT515 Verify client business requirements
ICTWEB501 Build a dynamic website
ICTWEB502 Create dynamic web pages
ICTWEB503 Create web-based programs
BSBWHS501 Ensure a safe workplace
ICTICT418 Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment
ICTWEB516 Research and apply emerging web technology trends
Elective Units
Number Title
ICTPRG425 Use structured query language
ICTICT514 Identify and manage the implementation of current industry specific technologies
ICTWEB411 Produce basic client-side script for dynamic web pages
ICTWEB429 Create a markup language document to specification
ICTWEB506 Develop complex cascading style sheets
ICTWEB507 Customise a complex ICT content management system
ICTICT401 Determine and confirm client business requirements
ICTICT509 Gather data to identify business requirements
ICTPMG501 Manage ICT projects
ICTPRG504 Deploy an application to a production environment
ICTSAD506 Produce a feasibility report
BSBSUS401 Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
ICTDBS502 Design a database

Note: Not all elective units listed may be available to study, please enquire for more information.

Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.

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Course Location

Ultimo, Main Campus
651-731 Harris Street, Ultimo
Phone 131 601

Fees information

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