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  • Learning MethodOnline
  • IntakesVarious dates throughout the year
  • LocationsAustralia Wide
  • DurationPart time 18 months

Course Overview

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The online Certificate IV in Information Technology (Web Development) offered by Holmesglen is your gateway to mastering the skills required for creating compelling websites and web applications tailored to both mobile and desktop platforms. This program, ideal for those seeking a career in web development, empowers you to learn and practice web design and development from the comfort of your home. Guided by experienced developers, you’ll build modern, stunning websites and prepare for your future as a web developer.

The curriculum covers the essential skills and knowledge necessary for front-end website and application development. It includes networking fundamentals, object-oriented programming, JavaScript, API requests, web application development, responsive design, database design, PHP, WordPress, and cyber security.

Job Outcomes

  • Web applications developer
  • UX & UI designer
  • Assistant website designer
  • Assistant website developer
  • Assistant web marketing analyst
  • Assistant digital media developer
  • Digital media designer/developer

Prerequisite & Entry Criteria


All applicants must be at least 17 years of age. Holmesglen also requires that all applicants possess the following abilities:

  • Turn on a computer.
  • Connect to the internet.
  • Use a mouse, keyboard, headset with a microphone or speakers, and a webcam.
  • Open and close a software application.
  • Conduct a search in a web browser.
  • Use webinar software to participate in remote learning.

 Resources Required

Applicants intending to learn remotely will require access to a PC computer or laptop with the following minimum specifications:

  • Quad-Core CPU
  • 16GB of RAM
  • CPU with a minimum 2 GHz processor or faster
  • 250GB of storage
  • Windows 10 OS, or virtual machine installed with Windows 10 OS (available free from
  • Headset with microphone (webcam optional but preferred)
  • Access to an internet connection

Prior to enrolment or commencement of training you will be required to complete a literacy and numeracy assessment and a pre-training interview. Your digital literacy skills will be assessed in this interview.

These assessments will assist with determining your suitability to the course, verify your computer skills as above and identify any learning support needs.


Unit code



Create and style simple markup language documents.


Create a markup language document.


Confirm accessibility of websites


Design website layouts


Implement search engine optimizations.


Evaluate and select a web hosting service.


Create responsive website layouts.


Apply introductory programming techniques.


Build a user interface.


Produce basic client-side script.


Research and apply emerging web technology trends.


Implement content management systems.


Produce server-side script for dynamic web pages.


Transfer content to websites


Comply with IP, ethics and privacy policies in ICT environments.


Work collaboratively in the ICT industry


Contribute to cyber security risk management.


Identify and resolve client ICT problems.


Identify and evaluate emerging technologies and practices.


Apply advanced critical thinking to work processes.



Please enquire directly with Holmesglen TAFE via their website to find out more. 

About the Institution

Holmesglen is one of the largest government-owned TAFE's in Victoria. RTO: 0416.