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Unit of competency details

ICTWEB447 - Build basic website using development software and ICT tools (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to ICTWEB418 - Use development software and ICT tools to build a basic website 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 020103 Programming  

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 020103 Programming  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 build a basic website, consistent with the design, technical requirements and expectations, of a client’s business, using industry standard software and tools.

The unit applies to individuals working as web developers who use a wide range of knowledge and skills across a range of general information and communications technology (ICT) environments and support small to medium enterprises (SMEs) requiring broader, rather than more specialised, ICT support.

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. Analyse website structure and select required software and development tools

1.1 Analyse client specifications and select required development software according to business requirements

1.2 Identify website technical needs and select applicable software tools

1.3 Identify and confirm website design including structure and navigation flow and document according to organisational procedures

1.4 Review design documentation and integrate design work according to web development standards

2. Construct site

2.1 Build website using selected development software and applicable tools according to client specifications

2.2 Take action and confirm user input during website construction

2.3 Validate existing information and basic content when incorporating data on website

2.4 Apply consistent design specifications to all aspects of website

2.5 Gather feedback from user on web design, content, accessibility and structure, using feedback mechanisms

3. Complete and validate website construction and content

3.1 Undertake an evaluation of website against technical requirements and design specification

3.2 Test each function and process of website and confirm functionality on various browsers and devices

3.3 Conduct navigation tests and hypertext markup language (HTML) compliance with website standards

3.4 Test and debug website according to cyber security procedures and protocols

3.5 Stress test website and confirm design criteria and user load are met

3.6 Record testing results and confirm website meets user requirements

3.7 Obtain sign-off and approval of required personnel

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 

Reading

  • Critically analyses complex documentation from a variety of sources and consolidates information relating to specific criteria to determine requirements

Writing

  • Prepares and produces dynamic material for a specific audience, using clear and detailed language and conveys explicit information, requirements and recommendations

Teamwork

  • Selects and uses applicable conventions and protocols when communicating with clients in a range of work contexts
  • Establishes a sense of connection and builds rapport with clients and co-workers using a range of strategies

Problem solving

  • Makes routine decisions and implements standard procedures for routine tasks, using formal decision-making processes for more complex and non-routine situations
  • Addresses less predictable problems and initiates standard procedures in response to these problems, applying problem-solving processes in determining a solution

Self-management

  • Accepts responsibility and ownership for task and makes decisions on completion parameters and need for coordination with others
  • Takes personal responsibility for following explicit and implicit policies, procedures and standards
  • Elicits and provides feedback to others
  • Takes responsibility for planning, sequencing and prioritising tasks and own workload

Technology

  • Uses familiar digital technologies and systems to access information, search and enter data and code, present information and communicate with others, cognisant of data security and safety

Unit Mapping Information

Supersedes and is equivalent to ICTWEB418 Use development software and ICT tools to build a basic website.

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:

  • build a basic website using development software and ICT tools according to client specifications.

In the course of the above, the candidate must:

  • conduct an assessment of specifications relating to client website requirements including technical needs and structure
  • select applicable software tools
  • validate final web design against client requirements and make changes as required
  • test and debug website and confirm functionality on at least two different browsers and at least two different devices
  • document testing results and obtain client sign off.

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:

  • website functionality including structure and navigation flow
  • website design principles issues around accessibility and equity principles
  • software and tools used in website development
  • general principles of hypertext markup language (HTML) and associated documentation standards
  • technical attributes specific to building basic websites using development software and ICT tools
  • documentation techniques applicable to building basic websites using development software and ICT tools
  • types of code used in website generation
  • testing and debugging methodologies
  • organisational and industry procedures and standards applicable to building websites
  • cyber security procedures and protocols
  • web development standards.

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:

  • basic website specifications and guidelines
  • website development software and tools
  • the internet
  • required hardware and its components
  • range of browsers and devices.

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