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Digital Skills Series: Web Design and Development

Starts Jun 22, 2021
25.0 credits

$2,700 Enrol

Full course description


22 June 2021


Two evenings per week for four weeks

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$2,700 GST excl.**

Learn to build and manage websites using real code with no prior experience.

A positive online presence begins at great web design. In fact, 75 per cent of users judge a company's credibility on their website's visual design alone. Great web design and usability not only captures attention, but also provides legitimacy and trust. Ensuring a website is not only visually appealing, but also user-friendly, accessible, highly responsive, and has quick loading speeds is now essential in a competitive business world. Do you have what it takes to deliver the essentials of great web design and user experience to ensure online success?

Explore in-demand web application frameworks used across industry and learn how to create and convert design files into HTML and CSS code. Understand key front-end design frameworks and back-end server-side script creation. Gain necessary skills to create one-page applications and load projects to basic web servers for hosting and search engine listing.

In this credential you will:

  • evaluate, create and demonstrate the design and development of websites using HTML, CSS, JavaScript and web frameworks
  • design, develop and implement front-end design and back-end functionality
  • plan and incorporate content management, hosting and deployment solutions
  • conceptualise frameworks, user and industry requirements
  • understand career pathways and plan ongoing education.

The content of the course is driven by industry demand, meaning you will acquire skills that are highly sought after in the workplace.You will ultimately be equipped to take greater managerial and operational control of your organisation's web assets and be able to build and edit web pages using the most in-demand programming languages and content management systems.

To be successful in this credential, no prior experience is required, although it would be beneficial to have:

  • experience in programming and data intelligence or;
  • prior undergraduate or equivalent credit gained for recognised learning.

What you will gain from this credential

Successful completion of this credential earns a digital badge that is instantly shareable to your social networks (including Linkedin) which showcases your skill mastery in web design and development.


Curtin Essentials Badge - Hexagon with curtin logo


This credential provides foundation knowledge in a discipline and doesn’t require previous knowledge.


You will also earn 25 credit points, which can contribute towards a Graduate Certificate of Professional Practice.

What should you bring to this credential?  

Learning materials will be provided to you through the teaching of this credential and via Canvas, our learning management system. You must bring your own laptop to class.


Where will my learning experience be held?

All courses are delivered face-to-face and in an online virtual classroom. The face-to-face sessions will run twice per week over four weeks. They commence Tuesday 22 June 2021, in the Gallery Room from 5:30pm to 9pm.