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Unit of competency details

ICTWEB432 - Design website layouts (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to ICTWEB401 - Design a website to meet technical requirements 20/Jul/2020

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 21/Jul/2020


Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 020305 Systems Analysis And Design  

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 020305 Systems Analysis And Design  21/Jul/2020 
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Unit Of competency

Modification History

Release 

Comments 

Release 1

This version first released with ICT Information and Communications Technology Training Package Version 6.0.

Application

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to design a website to client specifications, within a particular technical and human interface environment.

The unit applies to those who are responsible for the analysis, documentation and design of the human computer interface, including requirements that drive design for either internal or external clients.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

Unit Sector

Web

Elements and Performance Criteria

ELEMENT 

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA 

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Define and gather business environment

1.1 Establish client requirements from brief

1.2 Identify applicable standards and design principles required in website development

1.3 Identify hardware and software requirements

2. Define human user interface and user experience and determine site hierarchy

2.1 Conduct user analysis and determine user profile and needs

2.2 Identify user content, operating system and requirements

2.3 Determine applicable design principles for website

2.4 Determine user experience design requirements according to user needs

2.5 Design and create page hierarchy and structure according to design protocol

2.6 Review content and confirm user content requirements are met

3. Integrate and finalise design components

3.1 Apply required information hierarchy to site design

3.2 Design and implement process flow according to client requirements

3.3 Test website layout against user needs and amend as required

3.4 Complete and document design structure

Foundation Skills

This section describes those language, literacy, numeracy and employment skills that are essential to performance but not explicit in the performance criteria.

S KILL 

DESCRIPTION 

Oral communication

  • Uses listening and questioning techniques with clients for eliciting information and determining specific needs and requirements

Reading

  • Interprets, analyse and syntheses, technical and organisational information and informs decision-making in constructing and validating solutions according to work task

Writing

  • Develops content in a manner that supports and conveys information, using required structures, templates, software and specialised language
  • Produces a logically sequenced text and conveys exact procedural requirements and specific and concise instruction and meaning

Problem solving

  • Makes routine and complex decisions and develops logical structures within website information and operation using analytical processes

Self-management

  • Takes personal responsibility for adherence to standards of industry bodies, where related to own work context
  • Takes responsibility for planning, sequencing and prioritising tasks within own workload and delivers outcomes on time

Technology

  • Identifies and confirms purposes, specific functions and key features of common digital systems and tools

Unit Mapping Information

Supersedes and is equivalent to ICTWEB401 Design a website to meet technical requirements.

Links

Companion Volume Implementation Guide is found on VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=a53af4e4-b400-484e-b778-71c9e9d6aff2

 

Assessment requirements

Modification History

Release 

Comments 

Release 1

This version first released with ICT Information and Communications Technology Training Package Version 6.0.

Performance Evidence

The candidate must demonstrate the ability to complete the tasks outlined in the elements, performance criteria and foundation skills of this unit, including evidence of the ability to:

  • design a website layout using applicable tools and procedures according to client requirements.

In the course of the above, the candidate must:

  • identify website and design structure required by conducting a user analysis
  • define user interface, user experience and site hierarchy test and amend website layout design document work including documentation of design structure, process notes, tests and solutions.

Knowledge Evidence

The candidate must be able to demonstrate knowledge to complete the tasks outlined in the elements, performance criteria and foundation skills of this unit, including knowledge of:

  • copyright and intellectual property requirements applicable to designing web layouts
  • customer and business liaison that is applicable to designing website layouts
  • internet connectivity impacts
  • page load times measurement tools
  • technical specifications documentation procedures
  • standards applicable to website design
  • website design methods and standard website structures
  • design and cyber security procedures and protocols
  • media queries relevant to designing website layouts documentation techniques applicable documenting website layout designs
  • performance budget applications relevant to designing website layouts.

Assessment Conditions

Skills in this unit must be demonstrated in a workplace or simulated environment where the conditions are typical of those in a working environment in this industry.

This includes access to:

  • client requirements documentation
  • required hardware, software and digital devices
  • site and web servers
  • industry standard operating system
  • applicable standards and copyright information.

Assessors of this unit must satisfy the requirements for assessors in applicable vocational education and training legislation, frameworks and/or standards.

Links

Companion Volume Implementation Guide is found on VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=a53af4e4-b400-484e-b778-71c9e9d6aff2