Course Title: Produce basic client-side script for dynamic web pages

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5341 Diploma of Information Technology

Course Title: Produce basic client-side script for dynamic web pages

Portfolio: Vocational Education

Nominal Hours: 40

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.


Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


650T Vocational Business Education

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2017,
Term2 2017,
Term1 2018,
Term2 2018,
Term1 2019

Course Contact: Val Christou

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 5076

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop interactive and engaging websites, using a range of features from various, appropriate languages.

It applies to individuals working in web development environments who are required to produce client-side scripts as a common means of creating interactive websites. These scripts offer an effective simple means of enabling websites to provide greater interaction with clients.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

ICTWEB411 Produce basic client-side script for dynamic web pages


1. Analyse the requirements for web documents

2. Design and produce web documents

3. Test the scripts and debug

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

In order to achieve competency in this unit, you must provide:

Performance Evidence

 Evidence of the ability to:

  • determine the dynamic functionality and requirements of web documents
  • select the appropriate language
  • design web documents with embedded script
  • produce dynamic web page documents
  • test and debug, the web document functionality
  • document and gain client approval. 

Knowledge Evidence

To complete the unit requirements safely and effectively, you must:

  • discuss the basic principles behind open platform programming
  • describe client-side scripting and its application to dynamic web page design, including:
  • events and event handlers
  • internet operation related to servers and clients
  • internet protocols
  • standard generalised markup language (SGML)
  • associated standards
  • identify and outline, security restrictions on servers
  • describe the difference between server-side and client-side scripting
  • describe the standards associated with programming documentation.

 Assessment Conditions

Assessment must be conducted in a safe environment where evidence gathered demonstrates  consistent performance in conditions that are safe and replicate the workplace.  Noise levels, production flow, interruptions and time variances should be typical of those experienced in the website technologies field of work, and include access to:

  • special purpose tools
  • equipment and materials
  • industry software packages
  • the web server
  • the client requirements
  • the security policy
  • functionality and scope requirements.

You are advised that you are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate your assessment work to your teacher to ensure that the relevant competency standards are being met.


Feedback will be provided throughout the semester in class and/or online discussions.  You are encouraged to ask and answer questions during class time and online sessions so that you can obtain feedback on your understanding of the concepts and issues being discussed. Finally, you can email or arrange an appointment with your teacher to gain more feedback on your progress.

You should take note of all feedback received and use this information to improve your learning outcomes and final performance in the course.