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Website Design and Software Development

North Metropolitan TAFE’s website design and software development qualifications are constantly updated in consultation with industry to keep up with this essential component of almost every business. 

Our courses will give you the skills you need to design and construct web pages, create the look and feel of a website, and build fully accessible sites for various mobile devices, such as tablets and mobile phones. You will learn the latest techniques and trends in the industry and have the opportunity to work with real clients on real projects, allowing you to build your portfolio and giving you the best chance of employment after graduation.

 

National ID State ID Title Qualification level Study mode Campus
ICT30118 BEH2 Information, Digital Media and Technology Certificate III On campus
East Perth
Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)
Midland
Perth (Northbridge)
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Gain a broad range of ICT skills that reflect current industry trends and practices

This qualification provides you with the skills and knowledge to support information technology activities in the workplace across a range of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) areas, including Programming, Networking and Technical Support.

Gain these skills

The core units covered in this course will provide you with the following skills:

  • Work safely and communicate effectively in an ICT environment
  • Implement and monitor various operating systems
  • Run standard diagnostic tests
  • Implement sustainable work practices
  • Create user documentation


At North Metropolitan TAFE you will have the opportunity to focus on the ICT field of most interest to you with the different electives offered at the three campuses where we deliver this course.

Northbridge campus electives
  • Create programming applications
  • Build and design websites
  • Use Social Media tools
  • Use industry standard Microsoft Office software
Joondalup campus electives
  • Create programming applications
  • Install, configure and secure networks and peripherals
  • Network systems administration
  • Install, support and troubleshoot operating systems and software
  • Use industry standard Microsoft Office software
Midland campus electives
  • Install, configure and secure networks and peripherals
  • Network systems administration
  • Build and design websites
  • Install, support and troubleshoot operating systems and software

 

This Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology gives you the  foundation skills to begin a career in ICT with further study at North Metropolitan TAFE. You may follow a career pathway into the ICT industry in areas including CyberSecurity, Programming, Networking or Web Design

ICT30118-AB79 AB79 Information, Digital Media and Technology (Web Technologies) Certificate III On campus
Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)
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Are you looking for a 21st Century Digital Media Career?

When you complete this qualification you will have the fundamentals of programming and web development with key subjects specialising in web design and business focused application development.

Pathways into our Certificate IV and Diploma level courses progress you into a career as a Web Developer, Mobile App Developer or an Applications Programmer.

North Metro TAFE is an authorised Cisco Academy, and Microsoft Imagine Academy; you can also gain valuable industry Cisco and Microsoft certifications. You will gain these certifications at no extra cost to you

In addition at our Joondalup campus we offer you the opportunity to gain a dual qualification during your study. You can complete this qualification and the ICT30118 Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology (Network Administration), talk to staff when you enrol.

Benefits of the dual qualification include:

  • Broadening your employment opportunities within the IT sector
  • Furthering your skills to qualify you for a range of higher level qualifications
  • Only need to enrol in one extra  cluster of units to do the combined course

    Please note
    Joondalup delivers in both Semester 1 & Semester 2.
    Northbridge only delivers in Semester 2.

    Gain these skills
    • OS Installation & Diagnostics
    • Programming in an industry current programming language
    • Website Development using Adobe products
    • Microsoft Office suite
    Is this course right for me?

    I have the following attributes:

    • Strong client focus and a desire to assist others
    • Methodical, disciplined and technically minded
    • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Good communication skills

     

    ICT40315 AWE7 Web-Based Technologies Certificate IV On campus
    Online
    Perth (Northbridge)
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    Enter the vast world of website design and development

    Most businesses and organisations have an online presence and websites have become an essential part of any organisation looking to reach out to its target audience.

    Upon completion of this qualification you'll be able to be involved in both the design and technical development of a website, designing and constructing web pages and creating the look and feel of the site. With your qualification you could find a career as an in-house designer or work in a design studio.

    Our Certificate IV in Website Technologies is the foundation and core development structure that leads into our Diploma of Web Development. Essential concepts covered include Front-end and Back-end development. You'll be encouraged to develop the independent thinking and problem solving skills needed for communicating and working with clients in the Diploma course.

    Technologies taught include the latest industry standard HTML5, CSS3, PHP, MySQL and JavaScript using a range of development tools.

    Gain these skills
    • Digital graphics skills through UX (User Experience) and UI (User Interface) design principles
    • Using a variety of technologies including HTML5, CSS3, PHP, MySQL and JavaScript
    • Testing sites to meet and comply with W3C standards that cover Accessibility and Usability, Findability and SEO development
    Is this course right for me?

    I have the following attributes:

    • Comfortable working to deadlines
    • Good communication skills
    • An aptitude for design
    • Keen to keep up to date with new web technologies and trends

     

    ICT50615 AWE3 Website Development Diploma On campus
    Online
    Perth (Northbridge)
    TAFEADM, awe3, ict50615, TAFE04, L000000, Information, Technology, Library and Digital, L000004, Website Design and Software Development, L000005

    Build a career working with the world of the web

    Websites are a crucial aspect of any organisation across all industries. The need for talented and skilled developers is high, so once you've completed your qualification in website development, your options are endless.

    The Diploma of Web Development covers the whole life cycle for commercially ready websites by working on live projects.  At this level you develop skills that mean you are industry ready, from conception, liaising with clients, documentation, graphics, coding, testing to training of users.  You'll be able to utilise project management techniques and develop advanced soft skills such as communication with clients through team work to produce the end product aligned with business needs. Independent thinking and problem solving skills developed within your Certificate IV course are further enhanced with real life client projects.

    Our graduates are confident, job ready and sought after by industry because of the specific skills they have gained at North Metropolitan TAFE. Many have employment by the time they graduate.

    Gain these skills
    • Advanced problem solving and research skills
    • Advanced digital graphics
    • Frameworks, WordPress, SASS software
    • UX (User Experience) and UI (User Interface) design
    Is this course right for me?

    I have the following attributes:

    • Good communication skills and the ability to work independently or as part of a team
    • Aptitude for design
    • Interested in developing knowledge of computer programming languages
    • Happy to keep up to date with new web technologies and trends

     

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