Certificate IV in Web-Based Technologies

  • Qualification:

    Certificate IV

  • Study mode:


  • Payment options:

    Payment planUpfront payment

  • Duration:

    12 months

  • Start date:

    Any time – start today!

  • Awarded by:

    Upskilled (RTO 40374)

  • Career Outcomes:

    Technical Writer | Website Assistant | Digital Media Assistant | Junior Web Designer | Website Administrator | View All

This course meets the Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government’s National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that’s recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.

Course Rundown

This Certificate IV in Web-Based Technologies (ICT40315) course offered by Upskilled will give you the technical skills and vocational education to be able to design, develop, build and administer websites.

Studying this course, you can specialise your education by choosing electives in either design and production of websites, or the administration and management of websites, corporate intranets and extranets.



Anyone can apply, however, it is recommended you use one of the following preferred pathways:

  • After achieving Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology, or other relevant qualifications or units equivalent; OR
  • Demonstrated vocational experience in a range of work environments in an website development, administration, or management

What You’ll Learn

In this IT course, the units of competency you will study include:

  • BSBWHS304 – Participate effectively in WHS communication and consultation processes
  • ICTICT401 – Determine and confirm client business requirements
  • ICTWEB403 – Transfer content to a website using commercial packages
  • ICTWEB402 – Confirm accessibility of websites for people with special needs
  • ICTICT418 – Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment
  • ICTWEB429 – Create a markup language document to specification
  • ICTWEB401 – Design a website to meet technical requirements
  • ICTWEB424 – Evaluate and select a web hosting service
  • CUAPPM407 – Create storyboards
  • ICTWEB425 – Apply structured query language to extract and manipulate data
  • ICTICT408 – Create technical documentation
  • ICTWEB407 – Conduct operational acceptance tests of websites
  • ICTWEB404 – Maintain website performance
  • ICTWEB408 – Ensure basic website security
  • ICTWEB409 – Develop cascading style sheets
  • ICTWEB411 – Produce basic client-side script for dynamic web pages
  • ICTWEB406 – Create website testing procedures
  • BSBCRT401 – Articulate, present and debate ideas
  • ICTDBS403 – Create basic databases
  • ICTPMG401 – Support small scale ICT projects
  • ICTWEB405 – Monitor traffic and compile website traffic reports
  • ICTWEB415 – Produce server side script for dynamic web pages

Upskilled may make changes to this course from time to time to reflect changes introduced to the relevant Training Package or meet other regulatory requirements.

Why study with Upskilled?

Upskilled is a leading Registered Training Organisation (RTO) that delivers innovative, effective and accredited courses at a certificate and diploma level. As one of the largest RTOs in Australia, Upskilled partners with businesses and career-minded individuals to achieve amazing outcomes.

Upskilled understand the impacts of the digital age and are committed to delivering a premier online training experience that will revolutionise the way you learn. Choose from over 100 qualifications across more than 20 disciplines and start chasing your dream career today. With Upskilled, you're qualifying for tomorrow!


Student Support

As a student of Upskilled, you will have access to continued support, advice and guidance from your online trainer via phone or email. Your trainer will give you valuable feedback on your assessments and help you with your course material. Additional support with your study is also available during out-of-work hours via phone or Skype.

Upskilled recognise that learning is an interaction. For that reason, they've put in place the right tools that deliver effective skills learning and are interactive too. By understanding how people systemise information effectively, Upskilled has been able to develop online programs that make study natural, rewarding, and fun.

Where Will It Lead Me?

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Certificate IV in Web-Based Technologies (ICT40315) from Upskilled.

Graduates of this IT certificate course, will have specialist skills in either design and production or the management and administration of websites, corporate intranets and extranets. 

Curious about where a career in web design could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

How Much Will It Cost?

Finance options

Upskilled offers a choice of two convenient payment options to help make studying more affordable:

Option 1 – Save 15% when you pay upfront 
Total course cost:$3,780 (down from $4,450)

Option 2 – 24-month interest-free payment plan
No deposit, no interest to pay for 24 months. Get started for just $43 a week!