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New Zealand Diploma in Web Development and Design (Level 5)

This course is available

On-Campus

Level of Study

Diploma

Next start date

Expected Jul 2024

Campus

SIT Queenstown Campus

Summary

This course will help you develop the technical skills and knowledge to create websites, effective interface designs and customised web solutions to expected professional standards in the web development industry.

You will learn:

  • Core IT and technical skills
  • Coding and development
  • Professional practice
  • Problem-solving

This qualification was co-developed by IT Professionals New Zealand (ITPNZ) and NZQA National Qualifications Services (NQS).

The purpose of this qualification is to provide Aotearoa New Zealand with people who have the technical capability to develop and apply skills in the concept and execution of web development and interface design, including customising or developing web solutions. Graduates will be able to operate within the applicable professional standards and practice, collaboratively as part of a team or independently under broad supervision, with skills that are industry relevant.

Businesses, organisations and communities will benefit from having IT Professionals who can design and develop websites and demonstrate an ability to work in Agile development environments, in all sectors of the economy and society.

The purpose of this qualification is to provide Aotearoa New Zealand with people who have the technical capability to develop and apply skills in the concept and execution of web development and interface design, including customising or developing web solutions. Graduates will be able to operate within the applicable professional standards and practice, collaboratively as part of a team or independently under broad supervision, with skills that are industry relevant.

Course Content

  • ITC 501 Information Technology Operations
  • ITC 502 Fundamentals of Programming and Problem Solving
  • ITC 503 Professional Practice
  • ITC 504 Enterprise
  • ITC 509 Web Application Implementation
  • ITC 510 Interface Analysis and Design
  • ITC 511 Application, Testing and Maintenance
  • ITC512 Special Topic

Satisfactory Completion

For students to be considered to have satisfactorily completed this programme, and be eligible for award of the qualification, New Zealand Diploma in Web Development and Design (Level 5), they must have successfully met all assessment requirements and successfully completed all eight 15 credit papers, in accordance with the programme schedule for this programme. This amounts to successful programme completion of 120 credits in accordance with the programme schedule for this programme.

Career Opportunities

Businesses, organisations and communities will benefit from having IT Professionals who can design and develop websites and demonstrate an ability to work in Agile development environments, in all sectors of the economy and society.

Graduates of this qualification will have the skills and knowledge to be employed in an entry-level role in an organisation that provides the development or customisation of web solutions.

Entry criteria

Students are required to complete international qualifications equivalent to NCEA Level 2.

Applicants should be over the age of 16 years.

English Language Requirements:

IELTS test - Academic score of 5.5 with no band score lower than 5
TOEFL Paper based test (pBT) - Score of 550 (with an essay score of 5 TWE)
TOEFL Internet based test (iBT) - Score of 46 (with a writing score of 14)
Cambridge English Examination - B2 First or B2 First for schools with a score of 162. No less than 154 in each skill
OET - Minimum of Grade C or 200 in all sub-tests
NZCEL - a) Expiring Level b) Current: a) Level 4 (General) or (Workplace) b) Level 4 (General) or (Employment)
Pearson Test of English (Academic) - PTE (Academic) score of 42 with no band score lower than 36
Language Cert - B2 Communicator IESOL (LRWS) with HIGH PASS and no less than Pass in each skill
Trinity ISE - ISE II with no less than merit in any band

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