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ICT40315 Certificate IV in Web-Based Technologies

ICT40315 Certificate IV in Web-Based Technologies is designed for people interested in training for a career in Front-end Design/ Development. Areas of specialisation include UI, UX, coding for the web HTML, CSS, JS, PHP and MySQL.

The course is offered full-time or part-time on-campus or online. Skills developed within this course are current with industry standards along with emerging trends in web-based technologies.

To access the most up to date information about this qualification, go to Government Training Australia Website.

Career Opportunities

This course provides an opportunity to develop technical, creative and project management skills for the following occupations:

  • User experience (UX) designer
  • User interface (UI) designer
  • Front End Web Designer
  • Front End Web Developer

Study Pathways

This course may be a pathway to further study. Related courses include:

Location, dates and times

Alanvale Campus

  • Next Intake:  4 February 2020

Information Session:

Alanvale Campus Wednesday, 27 November 2019, 11am to 12pm
Room D2.07, D Block Common Room, 54A Alanvale Road, Newnham
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  • Next Intake:  2020
  • Call 1300 655 307 to express your interest

Learning Options

The course is delivered using a mix of online and on-campus learning and assessment resources.   The majority of resources are delivered using TasTAFE’s Canvas Learning Management System (LMS).

Within the classroom, participants are offered flexible delivery using a combination of structured classes, self-paced tutorials, workshops and practical projects.

Students will also be expected to work unsupervised on projects outside their normal class times.

Assessment Process

Assessments are designed to help you demonstrate your skills and knowledge.   They allow us to confirm you can perform to the standard required in the workplace, to meet all of the requirements of the course.

Examples of assessments for this course may include;

  • Role play scenarios
  • Projects published to our development server
  • Written research tasks
  • Client-driven projects
  • Presentations to client/colleagues
  • Screen recording / capture demonstrations
  • Project documentation/ correspondence with client

Recognition of Prior Learning

It makes sense that you should be recognised for the things you already know how to do. TasTAFE can assess your skills and knowledge based on your previous education, work history or life experience. This may help you gain your qualification a whole lot faster.

For further details please refer to our Recognition of Prior Learning page.

Fees and Payments

For further fee and payment information visit our Fees and Payment page.

What will I need to bring?

TasTAFE supplies the Adobe CC Suite, Internet access and hardware for learning and assessment to on-campus students. Online students are expected to supply their own Adobe CC Suite (education version) as well as their own computer/ Internet. Adobe CC Suite Education recommended retail is $28.59/month (as of Nov. 2018).

In addition, students are expected to have:

  • A 4G smart mobile device for testing / prototyping
  • Back up storage (memory stick or portable HD)
  • Notepad / journal and pens/pencils
  • Access to fast Internet with minimum 4GB/ month

Are there ‘other’ costs?

$45.00 Software Levy
On-campus students incur a fee of $45.00 to support purchase of the Adobe Suite. Online students are exempt from this.

Essential Requirements

There are no formal pre-requisites to study this course. However, prospective students will be required to undertake an interview to determine best study options. Evidence of interest in the course material and previous involvement in this area would be of benefit to the applicants.


An interview process will be conducted to discuss study options and ascertain if this is the right course for you.

Student Support

TasTAFE’s enrolment and orientation process provides information about our resources, services and support. Further details relating to Student Support Services are available at our Student Support Services page.


ICT40315 Certificate IV in Web-Based Technologies

Qualification Requirements

To achieve ICT40315 Certificate IV in Web-Based Technologies, 22 units must be successfully completed.   These include eight core units and fourteen electives. Electives are selected based on industry and/or employer consultation.


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