INTERNATIONAL

Diploma of Website Development

CRICOS Code: 088904K
National Code: ICT50615


Description

This course provides you with advanced skills and knowledge required to design, develop, build and/or manage websites. It provides the opportunity to work with new and emerging web technologies including HTML5, online interactive design and development, Web 2 Tools and mobile devices.

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Course Admission Requirements
(for International Applications)

  • Academic IELTS score of 5.5 Overall with minimum of 5.0 in all bands or equivalent.
  • Satisfactory completion of Year 12 or overseas equivalent or satisfactory completion of Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology.

Course Notes

  • Students have 2 entry options (entry criteria apply):
    1. Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology (1 Semester) and Diploma of Website Development (3 Semesters), 2 years (minimum Year 10 or overseas equivalent).
    2. Diploma of Website Development (3 Semesters), 1.5 years (minimum Year 12 or overseas equivalent
    Students will receive a COE and Parchment for all qualifications within their chosen option.

Fees

These course fees are for international students only.

Duration
Fees
Average cost per semester (6 months)
AUD $6700
Total course cost ( 78 weeks)
AUD $20100
Incidental Fees
AUD $0
Total Fees
AUD $20100

Note: TAFE SA does not commit to any fees shown. Charges vary between courses and subjects and are based on a rate per hour. TAFE SA and their agents reserve the right to make any changes necessary.

Overseas Students Health Cover

All overseas students are required to have Overseas Students Health Cover (OSHC) insurance for the entire duration of the course. The health cover rate will vary depending on the personal circumstances and duration of stay in Australia. Read more about Overseas Students Health Cover.

  • Employment Outcomes

    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. Possible job roles include web developer, web development manager, web programmer, website manager, webmaster, web administrator, internet developer.

    Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.

    Qualifications & Skills Covered

    Diploma of Website Development (ICT50615)
    This course covers workplace safety, database integration, copyright, ethics, privacy, building dynamic websites and pages and web technology trends. To complete the qualification you are required to complete all 8 core units and 12 elective units.

    87%*
    of TAFE SA graduates find jobs or continue studying.
    89%*
    of TAFE SA graduates are satisfied with the overall quality of training.



    * 2017 NCVER Student Outcomes Survey findings
  • Below is a list of all units that TAFE SA can offer in this qualification. The selection of units you will be enrolled into depends on the campus you attend, and the qualification packaging rules described on www.training.gov.au.

    Not all units listed below must necessarily be completed to achieve your qualification.

    Core

    Name Nominal Hours
    Build a dynamic website 60
    Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment 40
    Create dynamic web pages 40
    Create web-based programs 60
    Ensure a safe workplace 60
    Integrate database with a website 25
    Research and apply emerging web technology trends 80
    Verify client business requirements 40

    Elective

    Name Nominal Hours
    Analyse information and assign meta tags 20
    Build a document using eXtensible markup language 30
    Build a graphical user interface 20
    Develop and conduct client acceptance test 20
    Develop complex cascading style sheets 40
    Develop complex web page layouts 40
    Develop website information architecture 30
    Incorporate and edit digital video 50
    Investigate and exploit innovative imaging options 70
    Originate and develop concepts 30
    Perform systems tests 30
    Use site server tools for transaction management 20
  • Pathways to University

    If your goal is to achieve a bachelor degree in your chosen field of study, TAFE SA offers two different types of pathway to university - a University Packaged Program or Credit Transfer.

    A University Packaged Program allows you to select the course and the university you wish to study at, before commencing your studies at TAFE SA.

    Credit Transfer gives you the opportunity to select your university course on completion of your TAFE SA studies.

    With additional Bachelor programs becoming available, international students can choose to stay at TAFE SA for qualifications such as the Bachelor of Hospitality Management.

  • Studying at TAFE SA is one of the easiest pathways towards a University Degree. Credit Transfer is the formal recognition that parts of a TAFE SA course are equivalent in content and level to parts of some University courses. Below are the Credit Transfer details for this course. View all TAFE SA Credit Transfer Agreements

    University University Course Details
    Bachelor of Arts
    Bachelor of Business
    Bachelor of Information Technology
    Bachelor of Psychological Science
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