Dive into the world of web development and software programming with our web development course, which delivers the practical skills you need to design, build and manage websites.

In our web development course you’ll:

  • deepen your understanding of current industry web and software programming tools
  • develop skills used in designing and building enterprise databases, software and web applications, android applications, and addressing content management and versioning control
  • learn how to use web technologies including PHP, PHP Framework, CSS3, HTML5, Bootstrap 3+, JEE Java for the Web, JPA, ORM, JSP, and Servlets
  • study software programming languages including: C#.NET, Java, Java Script, Oracle, MySQL, SQL Server, WordPress, and Eclipse

You’ll also get to work with a team on a project to design, develop and present a web/software/database solution to meet an enterprise specification requirement. In your collaborative project, you’ll learn:

  • how to gather information to identify business requirements
  • translate business needs into technical requirements
  • use learned rapid application development skills to build a web/software solution
  • validate and test a solution

You may consider commencing your studies at the Certificate IV in Information Technology level to ensure you have the underpinning knowledge and skills for this diploma.

If you’ve already completed a Certificate IV in Information Technology, or have demonstrated software and website development programming skills, you’ll be well suited to this qualification.

You also have the opportunity to study and complete a dual qualification in the Diploma of Software Development.




National Code ICT50615
VTAC Code Box Hill-5100251614; Lilydale-5100551614;
CRICOS Code 086678J
Study Areas Software Development
Study Level Diploma
Course Type International TAFE Course
Campuses Box Hill Campus​​

Tuition Fee Type Estimated Annual Fee
International Fee $13,620.00
Service Fees Estimated Annual Fees
Service & Amenities* $155.00
Core Skills Support** $75.00
Annual Material Fees $298.50
Retain Course Items*** No fee applies


* Does not apply to VETiS or Short course students.

** Does not apply to VETiS, International students, Short Courses, Graduate Degrees , or re-enrolling students who re-enrol in the same course.

***Retained Course Items are purchased by the student once prior to commencing. The course items bought by the student become the property of the student. Such items retain a generic application for other purposes outside the student's course of study (e.g. textbooks).

Annual student tuition & material fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Fees listed are for 2019 and may increase annually over the duration of delivery. Advertised start dates and delivery locations are subject to viable student numbers. For more information please contact our Course Advisors on 1300 BOX HILL.

You must:

  • have successfully completed Certificate IV in Information Technology or equivalent, or
  • have Certificate IV in IT level equivalent skills and knowledge, or
  • be a mature age applicant with experience in the IT industry experience (selection interview may be required)

A minimum IELTS overall score of 5.5 (Academic). A minimum TOEFL score of 530 for paper examination; 179 for computer based and 71 for Internet based, or approved equivalent.

For other accepted tests, please visit the English Language Requirements page.

January and July

Full time: 1 year (with prior skills and knowledge in IT at Certificate IV level)

Full time: 2 years (including stage 1 - Certificate IV in Information Technology)

Box Hill

You must:

  • have completed Australian Year 12 of education
  • have completed a Certificate IV qualification in programming or have equivalent skills knowledge and experience, or
  • be a mature-age applicant who has worked in the IT industry in a programming role

If you do not have IT skills at a Certificate IV level, you can enrol in one of our Certificate IV courses.

Our website development course has a strong core ICT base, sharing the same core competencies as several other IT qualifications of the same level. Depending on the stream chosen, you may wish to apply for our Bachelor of Computer Systems or alternatively you can apply for a variety of degree courses at La Trobe, Monash, Deakin or Australian Catholic University. 

Direct entry. See how to apply or contact the international office.

This course is government accredited and has national recognition

The qualification is aligned with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 5

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.

After successful completion of our website development course you may wish to apply for employment opportunities including as a:

  • web developer
  • web development manager
  • web programmer
  • website manager
  • webmaster
  • web administrator
  • internet developer

For the Diploma of Website Development you need to complete a minimum of 8 core units and 12 elective units.

If you choose to enrol in the dual qualifications you will need to complete the following:

  • Diploma of Website Development: 8 core units and 12 elective units, and
  • Diploma of Software Development: 10 core units and 6 elective units

There are common core and elective units across both qualifications. The total number of units to be studied in the dual qualification will be 24 units.

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BSBWHS501 ENSURE A SAFE WORKPLACE 60.0

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to establish, maintain and evaluate the organisation’s work health and safety (WHS) policies, procedures and programs in the relevant work area, according to WHS legislative requirements. It takes a systems approach and addresses compliance with relevant legislative requirements.

This unit applies to managers working in a range of contexts who have, or are likely to have responsibility for WHS as part of their broader management role. It is relevant for people with obligations under WHS legislation, for example persons conducting a business or undertaking (PCBUs) or officers, as defined by relevant legislation.

ICTPRG501 APPLY ADVANCED OBJECT-ORIENTED LANGUAGE SKILLS 80.0

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ICTDBS504 INTEGRATE DATABASE WITH A WEBSITE 25.0

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ICTPRG502 MANAGE A PROJECT USING SOFTWARE MANAGEMENT TOOLS 60.0

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ICTPRG503 DEBUG AND MONITOR APPLICATIONS 40.0

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ICTPRG504 DEPLOY AN APPLICATION TO A PRODUCTION ENVIRONMENT 40.0

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ICTPRG520 VALIDATE AN APPLICATION DESIGN AGAINST SPECIFICATIONS 40.0

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ICTPRG523 APPLY ADVANCED PROGRAMMING SKILLS IN ANOTHER LANGUAGE 80.0

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ICTPRG527 APPLY INTERMEDIATE OBJECT-ORIENTED LANGUAGE SKILLS 60.0

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ICTPRG529 APPLY TESTING TECHNIQUES FOR SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT 40.0

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ICTNWK514 MODEL PREFERRED SYSTEM SOLUTIONS 30.0

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ICTSAD501 MODEL DATA OBJECTS 30.0

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ICTSAD502 MODEL DATA PROCESSES 30.0

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ICTPRG509 BUILD USING RAPID APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT 40.0

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Last updated: June 14, 2019 10:21am