Why this course is perfect for you?
This short programme is intended to show a learner how to be a Web Designer and Developer. Learners will learn to lay the groundwork, follow design rules, test the site, register a domain name, and much more. This programme will also show learners how to choose a web editor and graphics programme, how to make a site accessible to the widest possible audience, and when it’s time to call in a pro. With this programme, learners will be able to start and manage a great site!
Careers you’d be great at
Learners could pursue a career as a:
- Graphic Designer
- Creative Organiser
- Visual Communicator
- Mark-up Language Technologist
- Cutting-edge Trendsetter
How to get in?
- A learner must have a keen interest in graphic design and web-page building
- Basic computer skills
- Grade 10
Time you will spend on the course
The programme duration is 60 hours and tuition is face-to-face. Each Damelin campus has a different tuition schedule. Programmes are offered during the week, in the evenings, or on Saturdays.
Course content and modules
The site development plan, defining your target audience, gathering content and choosing the right tools.
Designing for the Web
Building Web Sites
Adding text, images and links, organising content with tables and lists, styling with cascading style sheets, understanding CSS style properties and building web sites.
Web Standards and Testing
Web standards, testing, accessibility, compliance, and validation of the site.
Publishing and Site Maintenance
Domain registration and hosting, publishing a site, search engine optimization and site maintenance.
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The strength in your qualification
Upon successful completion, the learner will receive the Damelin Short Programme Certificate in Web Design and Development.