Diploma of Information Technology (Front End Web Development specialisation)
TAFE Queensland - South Bank

Course outline

Take the next step in your web development career with this diploma course. Students will learn the art of designing, building and managing websites and begin a career in coding with a position as a web developer. In this specialisation students will learn how to build and create dynamic websites and web pages. Students will also learn how to match ICT needs and provide strategic direction to business, including how to promote workplace cyber security. Successful completion of this course will qualify graduates to launch their career in the IT industry as an in-house or independent web developer. It will also provide graduates with the foundation skills needed to undertake further studies in your field.


Applicants offered a place in this course who are not eligible for a subsidised enrolment will pay full fee. VET Student Loans and payment plans may be available to eligible applicants, refer to tafeqld.edu.au/study-with-us/what-it-costs/index.html for more information.

Combined diploma/degrees

The Diploma of Information Technology (Front End Web Development) can be combined with other programs as listed below to attain the awards of Diploma of Information Technology (Front End Web Development) from TAFE Queensland and the relevant degree from the university. Students undertake initial study at TAFE Queensland and complete the degree at the relevant university. Duration, location, mode of study, semester intake, electives and specialisations may vary. All mandatory university admission and English language requirements must be met before university enrolment is finalised. For more information contact the relevant university. Note: TAFE Queensland students making transition to the degree may need to wait six months to start with the semester one university intake.

To apply for a combined diploma/degree, applicants must select the Diploma of Information Technology (Front End Web Development) for the relevant TAFE Queensland location on their application and nominate their preferred degree/university (one only). Applicants can list the stand alone diploma or the combined program but not both. Listing more than one is not needed because they have the same eligibility and ATAR/rank requirements.

D Information Technology (Front End Web Development)/B Cyber Security

555234 South Bank/Griffith University (1CO & 2F or 4P)

D Information Technology (Front End Web Development)/B Information Technology

555234 South Bank/Griffith University (1CO & 2F or 4P)

555234 South Bank/University of Southern Queensland (1CO & 2F or 4P)

Course Options

You can study this course as a single qualification or choose one of the degree options below when applying and gain direct entry on successful completion of the diploma. Degree options may vary with each diploma start month.

Combined program

USQ – B Information Technology

GU – B Information Technology

Fee notes

For information regarding TAFE Queensland course fees, VET Student Loans, FEE-HELP or HECS-HELP visit tafeqld.edu.au/study-with-us/what-it-costs/index.html or telephone 1300 308 233. For combined TAFE Queensland/university courses, refer to entry under university for higher education component.


Completion of Year 12 or attained Year 12 leaving age

Recommended study
Successful completion of a Certificate III level qualification from the ICT Information and Communication Technology Training Package or Industry Certifications in the field of the diploma you are applying for or prior Information Technology experience or
Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

For more information about the ATAR/Selection Rank profile, please visit ATAR/Selection Rank profile explained.

Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

For more information about the Student profile, please visit Student profile explained.


Contact the institution for information.

Career opportunities

Web developer, independent web developer, in-house web developer.

Course Code
Start Date

Offer rounds

9 Jan 2025
5 Jun 2025


Sub *See notes

Level of Qualification
Study Area
Information technology
Course Duration

1 year On campus with some online