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What will I learn?

The Diploma of Information Technology (Front End Web Development) with the Diploma of Information Technology (Back End Web Development) is the ideal program to build your portfolio and get into the web development industry.

Studying the Diploma of Information Technology (Front End Web Development) at Holmesglen

You will be mentored by experienced developers who will help you build a stunning web application and prepare you for your future job as a Web Developer. You'll learn to build rich, responsive websites and web applications using the tools and techniques required in the industry. You will also work with a real client to produce a web solution that meets the client’s needs. Additional support is provided through weekly open lab sessions where you will have a chance to be mentored and guided through problems as you work on your assessment tasks.

The delivery format for this course includes face-to-face and a timetabled remote learning option. Practical lessons and programming challenges are supported by supplementary videos/screencasts. Class activities are also recorded for learners to refer back to.

While undertaking this diploma, you will learn to work with and master a variety of technologies to rapidly prototype and develop websites including:
Front-End - Skills and Technologies
• React.js
• JavaScript
• Object Orientated Programming Principles and Techniques
• Asynchronous Programming
• TypeScript
• Unit Testing
• Node.js & NPM
• HTML5 & CSS3
• Responsive Design
• User Interface and User Experience Design
• SEO and Accessibility essentials
• Webpack
• Babel
• Web Marketing Essentials
• Deployment

Back End - Skills and Technologies
• Node.js (Server Side Scripting)
• Express.js
• Database Design (MongoDB, MySQL and Firebase)
• Restful API Design
• Authentications & Authorisation
• Docker Basics
• Cloud Deployment

Career opportunities:

  • front -end developer
  • React.js developer
  • JavaScript developer
  • web applications developer
  • Node.js developer
  • full-stack web developer
  • API design and development
  • database developer
  • UX and UI designer

Pathways to further study:

  • Bachelor of Information Systems (with 1 year advanced standing)



Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
A$15,000.00 (8,11,249) per year
Start date

July 2022, February 2023


Moorabbin Campus

488 South Road,



3189, MELBOURNE, Australia

Entry requirements

For international students

  • VCE or equivalent, mature age (at least 18 years and above) with English language proficiency of IELTS 5.5 (Academic),

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.