Course Title: Create dynamic pages

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4173

Course Title: Create dynamic pages

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 30.0

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)


Brunswick Campus


320T Design (TAFE)


Course Contact: Garry Amy

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 9260

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit defines the competency required to build active or dynamic web pages.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

ICAITB165A Create dynamic pages


1. Prepare the technical environment

1.1 Development environment and server software is available and accessible
1.2 Access to corporate or networked server is in accordance with organisational policy and procedures
1.3 A virtual directory is created and saved in the correct directory for server access

2. Create dynamic pages

2.1 A page is created and saved with the correct extension and stored in the correct directory /folder
2.2 The code is added between delimiter tags
2.3 Ensure comments are executed as part of the code
2.4 Correctly break and indent a long line of code into rows for easier reading
2.5 HTML tags are used to format pages and business content is added as required
2.6 Page is saved in correct directory and the editor is minimised
2.7 Access file/page through http://localhost/ , the local IP address, or the full URL
2.8 Modifications are made as required

3. Add functions to dynamic pages

3.1 Declare and use variables and arrays according to requirements, and if necessary variable types
3.2 Variable values, strings and constants are assigned
3.3 Functions such as, date, weekday, are called and used in formulas if required
3.4 Arguments and parameters are set
3.5 Randomised statements, integers and round functions are correctly called
3.6 String functions are formatted as required
3.7 Conditionals (If..Then Statements) are incorporated as required

4. Test and sign off dynamic pages

4.1 Pages are saved to correct location on server with required extension
4.2 Pages are opened through browser and tested
4.3 Formatting and dynamic function all perform as required by the business and customers
4.4 Client signs off pages as meeting business requirements

Learning Outcomes

Students will gain insight into the use of dynamic media in the Industry. Students will be encouraged to explore how the use of dynamic media can help and hinder business on a small and large scale.

Overview of Assessment

Students will be assessed through the completion of a series of practical assignments. Students wil lalso be required to demonstrate the workflow of their assignments to meet a brief.