Website Development

About the Course

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.

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

NSW Skills List

This qualification is on the NSW Skills List. The NSW Government will subsidise eligible students to undertake this qualification. For more information see Smart and Skilled

Qualification Diploma
National Code ICT50615
Where can I study?

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Study Options

Recognition of Prior Learning

Student Hubs

TAFE Western Connect - Choose how or where you study:

  • Online - Study using TAFE Western's online learning website
  • Workplace - Study at work supported by your supervisor and TAFE Western
  • Blended Learning - Study via a combination of online, workshops, web/video conferencing and mobile training units

On Campus - Study at a TAFE campus

You may have skills, knowledge, previous training or experience which is relevant to this course. If so, you may wish to have this recognised. This may also reduce your training time. For further information, visit Recognition and RPL

Our Student Hubs are a great place to study, relax and find out more about how you can get the most out of your studies.

Where can I study?


VET Student Loans

  Starts in April

  Full Time

  Blended Learning

Enrolment Code: ICT50615-01V02-18ORA-152


How will I study?

Students need a reliable high speed internet connection in order to participate in this course and a willingness to invest in Industry Standard software such as Adobe Creative Cloud as recommended by instructors.

This course is for people who want be competent in planning, managing and developing website applications. The integrated delivery of units allows students to work on their own case-study project reaching milestones that are in sequence with the web-development lifecycle in industry. Students learn about user interface and experience design, information architecture, managing a project, building websites, using and managing a development server; Using a PHP framework; Object orientated programming & MVC (Model–view–controller) concepts
In this delivery model, students will have some ‘live’ or synchronous time with an instructor in a virtual classroom then work through assigned resources, learning tasks and assessments at their own pace. Some assessment tasks are staged to help students manage their time.
In this blended learning course you will undertake your learning and assessment through a combination of Web conferencing and Online Learning activities.
Full time learners are supported via weekly evening web conferencing sessions with additional support online or via email. This program includes activities that are to be completed in your own time.

This program includes activities which are to be completed in your own time.

When will I study?

This course is delivered via Online and Web conferencing

Class attendance is Full Time

This course is offered online using video conferencing up to 2 evenings per week, plus self-directed study.

Course length: 18 hours per week for 36 Weeks

Start Date: 30 April 2018
End Date: 15 April 2019

What will I pay?

A VET student loan may be available to eligible students to cover some or all of their course fees. More information will be made available closer to your enrolment.

The amount you pay will depend on your individual circumstances.

TAFE NSW Government-subsidised fee (for eligible students): Up to $4,060.00 (GST free).

The fee that is displayed is the price for a student completing their second qualification and meeting eligibility criteria. The fee you pay may be lower depending on your personal circumstances and eligibility for a subsidised place, a concession or an exemption. In some cases there are limited government subsidised places available.

Please contact your nearest TAFE Western campus or call us on 1300 823 393 for a personal fee assessment and to find out if you are eligible for a government subsidised place. If you do not gain a subsidised place you may be able to enrol and pay the non-government subsidised fee.

A payment must be made towards your course fee (if applicable) at the time you enrol or your place in the class will not be confirmed and you will not be able to access any of your learning resources.

Payment Options

Study Now, Pay Later

VET Student LoansVET Student Loans commenced on 1 January 2017, replacing the VET FEE-HELP scheme, which ceased on 31 December 2016. The new student loans program gives eligible students access to quality higher level VET qualifications, particularly those students who could not otherwise afford to pay upfront.

More information on VET Student Loans can be found at including: eligibility, loan caps, eligible courses, repayment options.

Who can I talk to?

Please contact the TAFE Western Hotline on 1300 823 393

What do I need?

While there are no formal entry requirements for this qualification, TAFE Western conditions of entry to this course are:
• Completion of Certificate IV in Web-Based Technologies, or other relevant qualifications OR have demonstrated vocational experience in a range of areas including HTML5, CSS3, client and server side scripting such as JavaScript and PHP
• Must be able to commit to a minimum of 18 hours of study per week
• Commitment to online and self-directed study via TAFE Western’s web based Learner Management System
• the ability to work independently

TAFE Western conditions of entry to this course are the ability to work independently.