Diploma of Website Development


Brisbane, Queensland


55 weeks including term breaks

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This advanced-level qualification will equip you with the skills and ability to design, build and manage websites. You may work as an independent web developer or as part of a team. Students will gain higher programming skills and build an understanding of emerging web technology trends.

QLD Domestic Students may be eligible to complete the qualification under the Higher Level Skills Program. See eligibility requirements under funded programs.

In Australia, students successfully graduating from this qualification may receive a median salary of approx. $47,600 per year.

Course Overview

This course is perfect for individuals who want to establish a career in website development. Students will be exposed to the creative and technical process of building, designing and managing websites and databases. They will apply the skills learned in the classroom to practical projects using industry-standard software and computer equipment.

Students will learn about:

  • Analysing business requirements
  • Website development language skills (SQL, OOL)
  • How to program software
  • How to create, design and manage websites
  • How to design and build databases and advanced user interfaces
  • Project management skills
  • Emerging web technology trends

At Intech Institute, we offer a range of study options to suit different types of students and their needs.

  1. Full-Time on-campus study (Domestic and International Students)
  2. Blended Delivery (Face-to-Face and Online)
  3. RPL Existing Skills (Must have industry experience)
Entry requirements

This qualification may be accessed by direct entry.

Domestic Students
English and language, literacy and numeracy skills.

QLD Domestic students may be eligible to undertake this qualification under the Higher Level Skills Program – funded by the Queensland Government. See eligibility requirements under Higher Level Skills Program.

International Students
English Language Proficiency – must demonstrate minimum language skills.

Other criteria is determined by the Australian Department of Home Affairs (i.e. satisfying Visa requirements)

RPL Students
Demonstrate previous and/or current work history. See RPL section for more information.

Skillset and Micro Courses
English and Language, Literacy and Numeracy Skills
Attendance and work placement

What you'll learn
Qualification Structure and Rules

To be awarded the ICT50615 – Diploma of Website Development, the following units of competency must be achieved.


BSBWHS521 Ensure a safe workplace for a work area
Integrate database with a website
Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment
Verify client business requirements
Build a dynamic website
Create dynamic web pages
Create web-based programs
Research and apply emerging web technology trends


ICTDBS415 Build a database
Build a graphical user interface
Gather data to identify business requirements
Use a library or pre-existing components
Apply skills in object-oriented design
Use structured query language
Build advanced user interface
Apply introductory object-oriented language skills
Produce technical solutions from business specifications
Build a document using eXtensible markup language
Develop complex web page layouts
Develop complex cascading style sheets

Teaching and assessment

Domestic Students (Full-Time)
As a domestic student, you will attend face-to-face classes, Monday to Friday, on Intech campus. Compulsory 75% attendance is required.

International Students
As an international student, you will attend face-to-face classes, Monday to Friday, on Intech campus. Compulsory 75% attendance is required under student visa conditions. InTech operates on a 10-week term. There are 4 terms per year. All classes are scheduled for 20 hours per week.

RPL Students
Attend classes only if skills gaps identified.

Skillset and Micro Courses
Attend face-to-face classes at InTech campus.

Resources Provided
Students attending full-time classes will receive handouts/learning material relevant to each unit on induction day.

On induction /orientation day, students will receive:

  • Overview of each unit of competency
  • Methods of assessment
  • Student handbook
  • Training plan and schedule
  • Internship details and journal
  • Textbooks and study materials
  • Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) overview
  • Work placement support

Recognition of Prior Learning is a process of having your work experience and skills formally assessed for the purpose of gaining a nationally recognised and accredited qualification. InTech offers you the chance to transfer your skills and experience and turn it into a Diploma of Website Development!

Candidates can demonstrate their skills through a combination of:

  • Portfolio of Evidence
    • Prior qualification (accredited and non-accredited)
    • Employment history (detailed, positions, performance, appraisals)
    • Work samples and other relevant documents (photos, videos, etc.)
    • References and testimonials from verifiable sources
    • Journals and publications
  • Practical testing in the workshop or classroom (if necessary)
  • Written/verbal testing (if necessary)

Apply for RPL or Credit Transfer today!

Career Pathways
Potential career pathways:
  • Web Developer
  • Website Administrator
  • Web Development Manager
  • Web Master
  • Web Usability Engineer
  • eCommerce Architect
  • Information Architect
  • In-house Web Developer
  • Independent Web Developer
Fees and funding

Domestic Students (Full-Time)


QLD domestic students may be eligible for government-subsidised training. See Higher Level Skills Program.

International Students

$12,000 (includes training and assessment resources; excludes OSHC, visa fees, accommodation)

RPL Students

Please contact us for a quote.

Skillset and Micro Courses

Please contact us for a quote.

Payment Plan

If you have difficulty paying the full fee of a course upfront you might be eligible for a payment plan.

This allows you to pay for your course either per semester or in monthly installments.

Fee reduction applies for

Credit Transfer, RPL or Government Funding

How to apply

Ready to get started?

Fill out an application above or see our How to Apply section for further guidance.

If you require assistance, our dedicated student advisors can help you with any questions you have about the application and enrolment process.

Students are advised to make an appointment to speak to a career counselor for advice on programs, learning pathways and career outcomes.

Professional accreditation and recognition

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be awarded with the Diploma of Website Development. This qualification is nationally recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF). Check www.training.gov.au.

Additional information

Further Progression:

Students can progress onto the next level of qualification within the college.
We offer the following qualifications:

  • ICT60515 Advanced Diploma of Computer Systems Technology
  • ICT60215 Advanced Diploma of Network Security
  • ICT80115 Graduate Certificate in Information Technology and Strategic Management
  • or other relevant qualifications

Credits may also include units of competency contained within relevant skill sets and statements of attainment.

University Pathway:

This qualification may provide a pathway into university in the program Bachelor of Information Technology.

InTech has advanced standing from Southern Cross University and Griffith University for students who have completed the Diploma of Information Technology:

  • 8 subject credits from InTech Diploma of IT into Bachelor of IT
  • 12 Subject credits from InTech Advanced Diploma of IT into Bachelor of IT

What Kind Of Student Are You?

You're a local student if you are:
  • a citizen of Australia or New Zealand or
  • an Australian permanent resident
You're an international student if you are:
  • intending to study on a student visa, or
  • an Australian permanent resident
  • not an Australian permanent resident or
  • a temporary resident of Australia
You're a working professional if you are:
  • currently working in Australia or Internationally
  • able to provide sufficient work evidence to obtain a qualification
  • willing to expand your future job prospects

If you're unsure please contact us at admissions@intech.edu.au