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Want to enter a fast-paced, growing profession that lets you showcase your technical and creative skills? Take the next step in your career with our online web design courses. These flexible learning programmes will equip you with the skills you need to thrive in this dynamic industry.

Our courses give you the opportunity to learn from highly successful and experienced professionals, putting you in the strongest position to take advantage of the opportunities that web design has to offer.

Explore our course breakdown below or enrol now to get started.

  • Course Outline

    When you enrol on our web design courses, you will complete the following units of study:

    • Web development
    • Business applications
    • Government regulations
    2Internet Marketing
    • Display advertising
    • Email marketing
    • Interactive Advertising
    • Web analytics
    • Search engine optimization (SEO)
    • Pay per click (PPC)
    • Affiliate marketing
    3Computer Programming
    • Programming skills
    • Data structures and algorithms
    • Language-related skills
    • Programming for applications
    • Programming for platforms
    • Editors & tools
    4Web Scripting
    • Types of scripting languages
    • Job control languages and shells
    • GUI Scripting
    • Application-specific languages
    • Web browsers
    • Web servers
    5Operating System
    • Disk and file systems
    • Networking and Security
    • Graphical user interfaces
    • Device drivers
    • Mainframes
    • Microsoft Windows, Unix and Mac OS
    • Different levels of management
    • Top-level, middle and lower management
    • Implementation of policies and strategies
    • Development of policies and strategies
    • Nature of managerial work
    • Managerial levels / hierarchy
    • Areas and categories of management
    7Project Management
    • Time, cost and scope
    • Project management activities
    • Project objectives
    • Event chain methodology
    • Process-based management
    • Project initiation and systems
    • Planning, design and executing
    8Establishing and Running Your Own Business
    • Developing a business plan
    • Planning process
  • How Will You Benefit?

    There are many benefits associated with enrolling on our web design courses online. For example, you will:

    • Expedite your career as a web designer
    • Study a course that has been designed in consultation with senior web design professionals
    • Complete the course at your own pace
    • Save money and time by learning remotely
    • Have access to your own personal tutor to provide guidance and answer questions
    • Pay upfront for a 10% reduction in your course fee, or choose our interest-free weekly payment plan

    Enrol today to start reaping the benefits yourself!

  • Career Prospects

    With so much commerce and activity now carried out online, web design skills are more highly sought after than ever before. From multinational corporations, to small and medium-sized enterprises, to sole traders, a full spectrum of businesses now rely on web design services to allow them to reach their target audiences.

    This means there are many roles available within this field. So, if you are looking for a highly respected, in-demand and lucrative career, web design could be ideal for you. It gives you the chance to harness your creative flair, technical panache and attention to detail.

    There are employment opportunities within IT and web design companies, and you have the option of going freelance or establishing your own business. Opportunities abound in both the public and private sectors too.

    A varied schedule

    Working as a web designer, you can expect to be involved in a variety of different tasks on a day-to-day basis. This could include:

    • Developing websites from scratch
    • Helping to maintain and develop existing sites
    • Attending meetings with clients to plan and develop websites
    • Analysing web traffic statistics
    • Creating reports for managers and clients
    • Using content management systems
    • Reporting technical issues to IT support teams

    As a web designer, you might be based in an office or you could choose to work from home.

  • Course Levels Explained


    Our web design course leads to the awarding of a Diploma. This qualification recognises the graduate’s capacity for initiative and judgement across a broad range of technical and management functions. Diploma holders typically have personal responsibility and autonomy (semi-independence) in performing technical operations or organizing others in the workplace.

  • Prerequisites

    There are NO previous work or education requirements for entry into our web design course.

    So, if you want to advance your career in IT, simply enrol on this course today!

  • Course Length

    Students typically complete their studies within 24 weeks.

    One of the advantages of studying web design with ICI is the fact that you get to determine the pace of your studies. You can fast track the course and complete it within a matter of months or you can take your time. We allow up to three years to finish the programme.

  • Study Mode: Online Learning

    Our entire web design course is carried out online through distance learning. Also known as correspondence learning, this approach puts you in control. You dictate your own timetable and can work through the course material and assignments at your own pace, whenever and wherever you wish. This gives you the freedom to study regardless of where you are located and it eliminates the need to travel to attend classes in person.

    You will be supported by your own personal tutor for the duration of your course. They will be available to answer questions and offer guidance. Like all ICI design courses, our web design learning programme has been crafted to be highly practical and engaging, making it easy to stay motivated throughout.

  • Recognition & Accreditation

    This course is recognised and accredited by the International Association of Private Career Colleges (IAPCC) and the International Approval and Registration Centre (IARC). ICI courses are not AQF qualifications. ICI is an independent global awarding body that develops and administers career-related curriculum and training programs. When you graduate from an ICI training program you join ICI graduates in over 150 countries around the world.

    Written and delivered by IT industry professionals, the learning programme goes far beyond the theory of web design and provides key practical insights that will help you to succeed in this competitive industry.

    ICI is a member of the Australian Web Industry Association (AWIA), Australia’s peak professional representative body for the web industry. With a focus on standards, ethics and professionalism, AWIA aims to both promote and regulate the web industry in Australia.

  • Already in the Profession or Industry?

    Already working as a web designer or in a related field? This course is for you. It will help you to consolidate and expand on your knowledge and skills, ensuring you are at the forefront of this continually evolving profession. Whether you want to gain a promotion or are looking to make a sideways move into a new job role, our course is one of the most practical steps you can take to achieve your objective.

    Course fees can be claimed as a tax deduction providing the course is sufficiently connected to your work activities.

  • What Do I Get?

    All the materials you need to complete our online web design courses are included in the course fee. When you enrol, you will receive:

    • All required study materials and course notes
    • Assignment projects with constructive tutor feedback
    • A tutor who will answer all of your course and career questions and provide guidance

    Upon successful completion of the course, you will receive:

    • A graduation certificate officially recognizing your successful completion of studies and qualifications as a web designer
    • Transcripts indicating the units completed
    • A letter of recommendation and validation for current and future employers
    • Post-nominal letters placed after your name which indicate that you hold the relevant qualification (for example: John Smith, DipWDsgn)
    • Job search assistance: discover more about our Graduate Career Services Programme
  • Cut Off Date

    Friday, 6th October 2023 is the next enrolment cut off date. Places are limited, in demand and entry into the course is on a first come first served basis.

    Your enrolment is processed and acknowledged within 24 hours of the Institute receiving your application. You can expect to receive your course within days of enrolling. When you start your ICI course it’s at your own pace and you determine when you finish.

    Don’t miss out. Enrol today!

Course Investment & Payment Plans

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How do I get started?

Click on one of the Enrol Now buttons above and you could be working on your first lesson – and towards a new career in IT – in a matter of days!

How Does Online Studying Work?

As an ICI student, you’ll be able to train at home in your spare time, learning in the easiest possible way. There are no classes or lectures to attend, and no need to leave your job or change your schedule.

How does it work?
Enrol, Study at Home, and Graduate

ICI is committed to the successful completion of your course. The typical ICI student experience goes like this:

  1. The Enrolment Process
  2. Begin Your Studies
  3. Getting Help When You Need It
  4. Getting Assessed
  5. Graduation
1The Enrolment Process

Select the course that interests you. The International Career Institute website offers course overviews, course outlines, course fees, student testimonials, and information on career services for graduates.

When you are ready to enrol in a program, simply complete the online enrolment form, or call our toll-free number to speak with an enrolment adviser.

2Begin Your Studies

On enrolment students receive a welcome email and letter with instructions on how to login into your course and access your course and tutorial support. You will not be required to purchase any further materials. Courses are divided into modules with assessments located at the end of these modules. Assessments (written assignments) are based on what you have been learning about. No exams are involved.

Study at your own pace

One of the many great benefits of our courses is their modular format creates an easier and more effective way for you to learn. And with no need to follow a fixed timetable, you get to study and submit assignment for each module at your own pace.

3Getting Help When You Need It

Your courses are designed so that you can study independently. However, if you have a question about anything in your course, just contact one of our industry based tutors. Contact details are provided in your welcome email and letter. Your tutors are industry professionals who are ready to answer any questions about the course, assessments and industry for which you are training for.

4Get Assessed

At the end of modules you are asked to complete assignments. With no fixed assessment dates ICI students can submit their assessments at any time. This allows students to progress through the course at a pace that suits their needs. Assignments can be submitted via the student portal or email directly to the tutor.

Your assignments and projects will be graded on the following scale:

Grading scale
Lesson Grade (%)Letter EquivalentRating
100 - 80AOutstanding level of achievement
79 - 60BHigh level of achievement
59 - 50CSatisfactory level of achievement
49 - 40DMarginal level of achievement
0 - 39FFailed to complete course requirements

You must pass all modules and achieve a minimum of a C or higher in all studies to graduate. Should you not pass an assignment you are able to retake assessments as many times as you need (free of charge) in order to improve your results. Full tutorial support is available to guide you towards successfully completing your course.


Graduates of the Institute are eligible for assistance under the Graduate Career Services Program which includes assistance in job searches (by career and region), preparing cover letters, tips on interviewing, and much more. As part of your graduation package, we offer a Certified Professional Resume Writer free of charge to help you compose your resume. All graduates receive a certificate of completion at the relevant level (Certificate, Diploma or Advanced Diploma / Executive Diploma), transcripts and a letter of recommendation.