The Certificate Course in Advanced Web Technology (CAWT) course aims to groom the students to enable them to work on current web technology scenarios as well as prepare them to keep pace with the changing face of technology and the requirements of the growing IT industry. The objective of this course is to provide the student with skills, knowledge and competency in Website technologies. These candidates will be trained in Web designing, Database Technology and Management skills. They can start career as software Web Developer / Web Designer / IT Support staff. Candidate can start from level 7 and lead to further levels. There are many courses available on Web designing, Database Technology but CEIT will be introducing students to management development programs.

Course Fee
This course is being discounted by 50% and is now available for $220.00 this time only.

Eligibility and Admission process
Prospective students must have a sound knowledge of computer basics, and fundamentals of programming. Students can request an Application Form from ci-ceit@usp.ac.fj . Once students are admitted into a programme, USP will issue Invoice for Course Fees which must be paid in full within the first four weeks of the semester.

Weekly Classes and Assessment
All courses are competency based and assessments are a combination of theory and practical, including observations, questions and answers, presentations, major project, and written examinations.

There will be 1-2classes per week depending on the number of registrations received. Class attendance is compulsory and part of your internal assessment. Students must commit a minimum of 10-15 learning hours per week to the course in order to achieve the course learning objectives. A class schedule will be published before Lectures commence in week one.

Minimum Course Passing Requirements
In order to be awarded a pass grade in this course, students must meet ALL of the following minimum course requirements:

  • Attend at least 70% of all Lectures;
  • Complete all practical Lab activities and assessments;
  • Achieve at least 40% mark in the Final Exam/Assessment.

Registration Form
Send an email to ci-ceit@usp.ac.fj to request a registration form

Detailed overview and learning objectives

This course is designed to be completed in 10 weeks + 1 Study week + 1 Exam Week (total 12 weeks). By the end of the semester (280 learning hours) students will have developed an understanding, and competency in the following modules.

Detailed Syllabus:

Module 1 Computer & Programming Concepts (40 Hours)

  • Fundamentals of Computers
  • Uses of Computer, Hardware, Accessories,
  • Interfaces and their functions, Computer hardware connectivity
  • Primary and Secondary storage
  • Input-output devices
  • Software, types of software, Operating Systems
  • Software used in Academic departments and other area.
  • Computer language, Different types of Programming Languages
  • Operating System 
  • Programming concepts
  • Algorithm
  • Flow charts
  • Introduction to loops, functions

Module 2 Web Programming – I (HTML, CSS, Ajax)  (60 Hours)

  • HTML 5.0 programming
  • Overview of Internet and Web Pages
  • Introduction to HTML Tags
  • Introduction to Web Browser / Composer
  • Introduction to HTML Editor
  • CSS Introduction
  • CSS Syntax
  • CSS Id & Class
  • CSS How To
  • CSS Styling
  • CSS Box Model
  • CSS Summary
  • Introduction to Ajax
  • Web services and Ajax
  • Ajax using HTML, CSS

Module 3 Database Concepts  (20 Hours)

  • Database Concepts
  • RDBMS Technologies
  • Codd’s Rules
  • Normalization Techniques
  • SQL and PL/SQL
  • Overview of OORD (Oracle)
  • Introduction SQL*Plus
  • DDL, DML and DCL
  • Tables, Indexes and Views

Module 4 Web Programming – II (PHP, Java scripts) (80 Hours)

  • Java Script Introduction
  • JS output
  • JS statement
  • JS Comments
  • JS Variable
  • JS data types
  • JS Switches, loops
  • JS Events
  • JS Built-in Functions
  • JS DOM
  • Introducing to jQuery
  • Bringing pages to life with jQuery
  • JQuery Events
  • Energizing pages with animations and effects
  • DOM with jQuery utility functions
  • Introduction of UI Scripting Framework
  • Introduction to PHP
  • Working with arrays
  • Functions
  • Forms
  • Handling date and Times
  • Making web forms
  • Working with cookies and Sessions
  • Storing information with databases
  • XML
  • Working with files
  • Command line PHP
  • Running Shell command
  • IMAP, POP3 and NNTP
  • Graphics, PDF
  • Sending and receiving mails

Module 5 Internet Terminologies (20 Hours)

  • Creating a windows web services
  • Web services and Ajax
  • Deployments of application on Internet
  • Installation of PHP application/Website in LAN
  • Maintenance of application
  • How to do maintenance work with affecting the other web pages

Final Project

Click here for a copy of the CCAWT Qualification File


This qualification is accredited through the National Skills Qualification Framework of the National Skills Development Agency, Government of India, and in partnership with India European Union Skills Development Project. CEIT is registered as a Tertiary Education Provider with the Cook Islands Government under the Education Act 2012.