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Overview

Course Duration

2 years

Type of course

Full-time

Campus where course is offered

ITE College Central ITE College East ITE College West

Course Certification

Nitec

Be the next generation web developer in the Digital Media industry!

Creating web applications is fun and exciting. It frees your creativity and you may be rewarded handsomely too. In this course, we will train you technically competent to develop interactive web content, integration of interactive media, create professional websites using content management system and digital assets manipulation.

What you'll learn

  • Maintain content management system
  • Develop web pages using HTML and CSS
  • Develop and maintain rich interactive applications
  • Develop and maintain web applications
  • Support interactive application project development
  • Design UI/UX

Entry Requirements

GCE ‘O’ level grades in any 2 subjects:

  • Grade 1-8

or

GCE ‘N’ level passes in Mathematics or Science* and 2 other subjects:

  • Grade A-D or Grade 1-5

* Mobile Robotics and Smart Electrical Technology subjects can be used in lieu of Science for admission to this Nitec course.

Successful students will be required to purchase a Laptop which will cost about $1,000 to $1,400 for the 2-year course. This is in addition to the course fees. Financial assistance is available to eligible students under ITE Opportunity Fund subject to terms and conditions. For more details on the minimum device specifications, please click here.

Occupation Traits and Functional Ability Requirements

Nature of WorkFunctional Abilities
Web Developers (other job titles include Web Programmer, Interactive Application Programmer and Flash/Flex Developer) provide assistance in developing and maintaining interactive web content as well as integrating interactive media on social media platforms. 
They work with companies that create and use interactive web technology for customers, including design firms, advertising agencies, production companies, interactive developers, museums & galleries, government bodies, PR and marketing firms, financial and healthcare companies.finger dexterity, attentive, sensory (visual) ability
In their course of work, they are required to respond to customers’ telephone calls, emails as well as to attend meetings and make presentations. They must listen attentively to customers’ requirements and work with his/her team to plan, analyse and code the interactive applications.communication skills, sensory (hearing & visual) ability, interpersonal skills, attentive, mental agility, interaction with strangers
They normally work in offices. During different phases of the web applications development, they may also require commuting to perform site visits at customers’ premises.ability to sit in front of the computers for long hours, physical mobility, dealing with non-routine schedule

This course is less suitable for students who do not possess the functional abilities indicated. If in doubt, please consult your school career guidance officer or visit ITE College for further academic advising.

Progression Opportunities

Nitec in Web Applications graduates with a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.5 and above may apply for progression to the first year of a related diploma course at the Polytechnics. For more details on diploma courses for progression, please refer to the Joint Polytechnic Admissions website.

Nitec in Web Applications graduates with a GPA of 2.3 and above may also apply for progression to related Higher Nitec courses offered by ITE. For more information on progression, please click here.

Career Opportunities

Nitec in Web Applications graduates are employed in information communication and digital media industry that create and use interactive web technology for customers, including design firms, advertising agencies, production companies, interactive developers, museums and galleries, government bodies, PR and marketing firms, financial and healthcare companies. Some of the job titles which will be held by graduates include Web Developer, Web Programmer, Interactive Programmer.

There are excellent opportunities for career advancement to supervisory positions and beyond. This challenge is for students to upgrade their technical skills and knowledge by taking up higher-level courses.