ICT50615 Diploma of Website Development

Develop the skills to design, build and maintain beautiful and responsive websites using the latest web technologies.

Websites are a critical component of modern business and with the explosive growth in e-business will only become more so. Because of this, the industry’s need for skilled web developers remains high and will continue to increase.

Website development is not just a technical field, but also encourages and rewards creative expression. Web developers are like artists, providing for the functionality and attractiveness of a website, to draw the online customer in and help maintain their loyalty – all critical elements within e-business.

You will learn to:

While completing the ICT50615 Diploma of Website Development, you will work through all the stages of a web development project.

  • How to liaise with a client on project scoping and briefs.
  • Web design fundamentals.
  • Building and coding a website.
  • Testing protocols.
  • Deploying a mobile responsive website.

Use the knowledge you gain to build your website, or you can work independently or as part of a web team to build sites for clients.

Career Information:

Website Development offers employment in a range of roles in virtually any industry. We have listed just a few roles below.

  • Web Developer
  • Database Designer
  • Database Administrator
  • Information Architect
  • SEO Specialist
  • Web Project Manager

University Pathways

Completion of the Australis College ICT50615 Diploma of Website Development may provide 60 credit points for 25% of a Bachelor of Computer Science or 15% of a Bachelor of Computer Science/Master of Technology with Charles Darwin University.

Completion of the Australis College ICT50615 Diploma of Website Development may provide up to 40 credit points towards a Bachelor of Information Technology with Griffith University.


The course runs for 18 months but you can complete faster than this if you wish.

Delivery & Support

The course is delivered online and can be commenced anytime.

Support is provided via live online chat sessions and ‘virtual’ classrooms, providing you with direct access to industry experts and other students. Attendance at live sessions is optional but strongly recommended.


There are 11 subjects in the ICT50615 Diploma of Website Development, covering 20 units of competency.


There are no exams.

You test your learning by completing quiz questions and open book self-paced assessment activities throughout each subject. All subjects include a free re-submission if you are not successful on your first attempt.

If you already have the skills and knowledge required to attain any (or all) of these subjects, you might like to enrol as ‘Assessment Only’. This Recognition of Prior Learning means you don’t have to study those subjects again, instead just doing the assessments for a reduced course price. For more details please speak with the Course Consultants.

There are no minimum education requirements however we recommend you have:

  • familiarity with using computers
  • language, literacy and numeracy skills sufficient to allow you to interpret documents, prepare written reports and write content.

If you intend to apply for a Government Loan or State funding (where available) to pay for your tuition fees, additional entry criteria may apply as detailed in the Pricing Options.

Computer Requirements

You need access to an internet-connected computer for the duration of the course. The computer must meet the following minimum specifications:

Windows Users:

Operating System:

  • Windows 8 / 10 / Vista or later


  • Min 4GB RAM, (8GB recommended)
  • 1.4 GB of Hard Disk space
  • Screen with min resolution of 1280 x 800


Operating System:

  • Mac OS X 10.8.5 or later


  • Min 4GB RAM, (8GB recommended)
  • 1.4 GB of Hard Disk space
  • Screen with min resolution of 1280 x 800


Operating System:

  • GNOME or KDE desktop
  • GNU C Library (glibc) 2.15 or later


  • Min 4GB RAM, (8GB recommended)
  • 1.4 GB of Hard Disk space
  • Screen with min resolution of 1280 x 800

Option 1: Monthly Payment Plan

An interest-free payment plan of $384 per month for 18 months = $6,912

Option 2: Private ‘Study Loan’

Study Loans progressively loan you the $6,912 tuition fee. The loan and interest need to be repaid over a maximum 4-year term. Click here for more on Study Loans.

Option 3: Vet Student Loan

$6,912 tuition + 20% VSL Government loan fee = $8,294.40 VSL debt. This course is available under VET Student Loans subject to meeting all eligibility and entry criteria. The loan debt will continue, indexed to inflation each year, until you repay it to the Commonwealth Government.

Option 4: Corporate

For group enrolments please call our Enterprise team on 0438 099 041 or enter your details here and we will get back to you.

Or for Something Completely Different…Subscription

Australis is the only place you can access Subscription, the lowest risk and most flexible way there is to get qualified or stay current. CLICK HERE FOR MORE.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

If you believe you already have the knowledge required to attain some (or all) of the subjects, you may be able to save yourself some effort and money by doing ‘Assessment Only’ for those subjects.

This is where you complete the same Assessments as if you were doing the course, but without the study. As this is an individual process, please speak with our Course Consultants for more details.

How to Enrol

Please note, to access Vet Student Loan you need to complete an enrolment interview with a Course Consultant. In the interview, we explain the VSL enrolment process and progression requirements.

Reasons to study the ICT50615 Diploma of Website Development with Australis College include:

Course Content

We author our own content, written by experienced industry-proven practitioners who have successfully done what you are studying to do.

Always check out the course content (and learning platform) BEFORE you enrol. Is it current, contextualised and engaging, or generic off the shelf content? Content quality will make or break your learning experience.


Our Web Dev trainers and assessors are all industry experienced practitioners, and along with our student support team are all based right here in Australia. We do not offshore our support services.


Our Diploma has been approved for providing credit towards Degrees such as Charles Darwin’s Bachelor of Computer Science and Master of Technology, and Griffith University’s Bachelor of Information Technology.

Check the other provider’s articulation agreements. Have they been reviewed and quality approved by a University?

But wait….there’s more!

Your time and your career are too important to risk with the wrong training provider. For more details on choosing a training provider, please also check out Why Australis?