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Website Designer Courses

A Website Designer creates websites which may include images, text, graphics and interactive abilities. You’ll prepare websites for a range of purposes from providing information to attracting customers. Website Designers liaise with clients to determine their needs and collaborate with other IT colleagues to develop the finished site. You may also need to work with other professionals such as graphic designers or copywriters.

Website Designers need to be able to communicate well with clients and understand their needs. You’ll also need to be able to work well as part of a team. Website Designers should be skilled in a range of design and programming software. It’s important that you are creative and can come up with unique design ideas. You’ll often be working to a deadline so time management is crucial.

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Popular Website Designer Courses

There are 6 courses available for people who want to become a Website Designer. These are the top 5 most popular courses.

CUA50715
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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a Website Designer earn?

In Australia, a full time Website Designer generally earns $1,250 per week ($65,000 annual salary) before tax. This is a median figure for full-time employees and should be considered a guide only. As you gain more experience you can expect a potentially higher salary than people who are new to the industry.

What are the job opportunities for a Website Designer?

The number of people working in this industry has grown strongly in recent years. There are currently 8,600 Website Designers in Australia compared to 7,100 five years ago. Website Designers may find work across all regions of Australia, particularly larger towns and cities.

Source: Australian Government Job Outlook 2020

How do I become a Website Designer?

If you’re planning to become a Website Designer, consider enrolling in a Diploma of Website Development. This course will give you the skills to design, build and manage websites using complex webpage layouts and integrating databases and web-based programs. You could also consider a Diploma of Digital Media Technologies or a Diploma of Graphic Design.

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Job Pathways

Here are some potential career pathways within website design. Click on an occupation to learn more about the role and the qualifications that can help you get started in this industry.