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Front End Web Developer

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Gain the tools, knowledge, and experience to make a variety of websites and applications and kickstart your career as a front end web developer.

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25 Jan 2021

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Basic HTML, CSS and JavaScript (or another programming language)
Time commitment
16 weeks (10 hours per week) 100% online
A$ 2000 incl GST

100% online, workplace ready education

Why learn Front End Web Developer

This course will equip you with the knowledge, skills, and practical experience to become a valuable addition to any team working within web development, app development, software development, digital marketing, and e-commerce. Potential job opportunities for graduates for this course include:

• Front end web developer/engineers
• UI/UX developers
• Front end designers

Who this course is for:

  • Junior-mid level developers looking to further their capabilities as a front end web developer
  • UX/UI and visual designers with foundational programming skills, looking to further develop their capabilities with a programming skillset


Experience with:

  • Laying out a simple webpage using HTML
  • Styling a website element using CSS
  • Writing and testing software with JavaScript
  • Inspecting websites using Developer Tools on a modern web browser (Chrome, Firefox, or Edge)
  • Debugging and troubleshoot errors and failures in JavaScript programs


Don't have these skills? Not to worry. You can develop the necessary programming capabilities through our Intro to Programming course

How does it work

Throughout this course, you’ll develop the following skills and capabilities and complete five projects:

  • Construct responsive websites using CSS, Flexbox and CSS Grid
  • Develop interactive websites and UI (user interface) applications using JavaScript and HTML
  • Connect a web application to backend server data using JavaScript
  • Automate application build and deployment using Webpack
  • Improve offline performance of websites using Service Worker

After completing this course, you’ll walk away with an RMIT credential which can be validated, recognised, and shared on social media platforms.

Skills learned
  • HTML5
  • CSS
  • JavaScript and the DOM
  • Web APIs and asynchronous applications
  • Build tools, Webpack, and Service Worker
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Get RMIT credentialed

After completing an RMIT Future Skills course, you will earn an RMIT credential which can be validated, recognised and shared on social media platforms.

Course Structure

Module 1

CSS and Web Layout

- Introduction to HTML

- Introduction to CSS

- Introducing Flexbox

- CSS Grid

- Creating responsive layouts 

Module 2

JavaScript and the DOM

Use JavaScript to control a webpage. Learn about Document Object Model (DOM). Use JavaScript and DOM to control page content and interactions.

- Syntax

- The DOM

- Creating content with JavaScript

- Browser events 

- Performance

Module 3

Web APIs and asynchronous applications

- Node and express environment

- HTTP requests and routes

- Asynchronous JavaScript

Module 4

Build tools, Webpack, and Service Worker

- Intro to Build tools

- Basics of Webpack

- Sass and Webpack


Learn with Industry Experts

Get ready to meet some of the biggest names in the business

Daniel Silber-BakerUdacity, Subject matter expert

Udacity’s subject matter experts on this course include people like Daniel Silber-Baker. Daniel is a programmer, poet, and educational design expert. He has a master’s degree from NYU’s Interactive Telecommunications Program, and his professional career has stretched across the non-profit, corporate, and academic spheres.

Rachel ManningUdacity, Subject matter expert

Rachel is a front end web developer at Ac-quia and spent 3 years as the curriculum developer for a Silicon Beach bootcamp. An advocate for continued learning, she is passionate about mentoring women and students in technology.

Learner Success teamRMIT Online

Our Learner Success team are here to help you with any course enablement issues such as logins and passwords, withdrawals and deferrals, obtaining your RMIT badge, and more.

Why choose RMIT Online

Get a world-class education and transform your career.

Real world skills

Develop skills that have been validated by industry, while getting credentialed by a world-leading university.

Industry connected

You'll gain knowledge and practical skills from renowned industry partners who are at the forefront of their field.

Flexible delivery

Advance your career while you study. RMIT Online courses let you balance work, study and life commitments.

Supported community

Be guided by a network of industry experts and peers, and supported by our dedicated success team.

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