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Job Title – Web
The Web Professional (a.k.a. Internet Professional) sets up and runs websites on the Internet, a system by which millions of computers are linked worldwide, and the World Wide Web (web) is the interactive graphical interface.
Typical Job Activities
Advises on what should be included on the website
Ensures the information is current and accurate
Connects with colleagues who have an interest in the website, such as the marketing and sales departments
Has an understanding of the business needs of a client or company
May supervise those who design and program the pages that make up the website, but in a small company, the developer, designer and master could be one person
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High: 3-4 years University / Technikon
Senior Certificate with matric exemption for a degree course
Senior Certificate for a diploma course
Compulsory subjects: Mathematics and English
Recommended subjects: Computer Studies
What natural skills and/or aptitudes do I need for this occupation?
Have an eye for colour
Have technical knowledge
Have good communication skills
Be able to deal with all kinds of people
Have business sense
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Moderate - high
Moderate - low
Moderate - high
International Employment Market
Big private companies
Medium or small Companies
Self-employed: contractor, consultant own practice, freelance
Computer software development firms
Design firms Information technology consulting firms
Interactive software publishers
Media production companies
Any person, group or organisation who needs web pages
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Information Technology Users Council of South Africa
Career Progress and Path
Further Studies in related fields
Experience in specific field
Possible Career Paths
Specialist career in the specific field
Reasons to consider this career
I can create new things
I’ll be able to learn new things on an ongoing basis
I can work with languages
I can work for myself
I can work on my own without interacting too much with people