Certificate in Web Design and Development (RQF) Level 3

Overview

Why choose Certificate in Web Design and Development?

As the Internet continues to expand daily, businesses the world over are getting online in an attempt to woo the interest and attention from consumers. Even the tiniest micro-businesses have an online presence, and the better their websites are designed and developed, the easier it is for their users to purchase their goods and services.

Web designers and developers are key to a successful website, and their ability to understand clients’ needs, be creative under pressure, and to produce high-quality work in the allocated time, are all essential characteristics for personal success. The Certificate in Web Design and Development aims to harness your existing abilities and build on these characteristics to help you become an effective designer or developer.

If you really love the web, and you’ve got great ideas for making the user experience more satisfying, you could use your creativity to the max to produce amazing websites that sell and convert really well.

If you already work in an IT department as a technician, this course will fit you up with the skills and abilities you need to progress your career towards a more highly paid job, such as web developer.

You’ll get a thorough grounding in JavaScript, backed up by comprehensive teaching of CSS, databases, and HTML5, so even before you complete this course, you will be able to make creative and cutting-edge websites that will wow users and convert beautifully.

Modules for this course

Module 1: Understanding web browsers (A/508/2300)

The learning outcomes for this module are:

  • Understand web browsers and functionality
  • Be able to use web browsers

Module 2: Communicating with internet technology (D/508/2287)

The learning outcomes for this module are:

  • Be able to communicate etiquette using internet technology
  • Understand social networking and Web 2.0 technologies
  • Be able to conduct and understand webcasts
  • Be able to communicate with nontechnical audiences

Module 3: Configuring an email client to send and receive email in a workplace context (H/508/2291)

The learning outcomes for this module are:

  • Be able to configure an e-mail client
  • Be able to use email in a workplace context

Module 4: Understanding internet architecture (F/508/2279)

The learning outcomes for this module are:

  • Understand the infrastructure required to access the internet
  • Understand Internet communications protocols and their roles in delivering basic internet services
  • Understand the basic principles of the domain Name System (DNS)

Module 5: Using internet services (L/508/2303)

The learning outcomes for this module are:

  • Be able to use different types of web search engines
  • Be able to configure user customisation features in web browsers
  • Know the principles of Personal Information Management (PIM)
  • Be able to define and use networking and internet services

Module 6: Website diagram and design (H/508/2310)

The learning outcomes for this module are:

  • Be able to create a web page
  • Be able to use, create, edit images and audio to HTML files
  • Be able to use design and colour principles for web pages
  • Understand Extensible Markup Language (XML)
  • Be able to create website diagrams and accessibility
  • Understand how to apply Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) to webpages

Module 7: Website development, planning and testing (D/508/2306)

The learning outcomes for this module are:

  • Be able to manage the website planning process with stakeholders
  • Be able to test and analyse website performance issues
  • Be able to manage essential issues in developing and maintaining a website
  • Be able to plan and deliver presentations of your website
  • Be able to deal with copyright and ethical issues when creating web pages

Module 8: Understanding how to Use HTML5 (F/508/2296)

The learning outcomes for this module are:

  • Understand technologies for enhancing the user’s web experience
  • Be able use HTML5 and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) to design web pages

Module 9: Applying Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) (L/508/2284)

The learning outcomes for this module are:

  • Understanding the principle of the current version of CSS (Cascading Style Sheets)
  • Be able to apply the basics of the current version of CSS
  • Be able to apply the advanced of the current version of CSS

Module 10: Principles of database concepts (Y/508/2286)

The learning outcomes for this module are:

  • Understand database concepts

Module 11: Essential JavaScript principles and practices (T/508/2294)

The learning outcomes for this module are:

  • Understand characteristics of JavaScript and common programming practices
  • Understanding variables and data in Javascript
  • Be able to use JavaScript functions, methods, and events

Module 12: Seek job opportunities in Information Technology (R/508/2321)

The learning outcomes for this module are:

  • Understand the job roles in the Information Technology industry
  • Be able to search career opportunities in the Information Technology industry

Module 13: JavaScript programming techniques (M/508/2293)

The learning outcomes for this module are:

  • Be able to use Javascript statements to control program flow
  • Be able to use the JavaScript Document Object Model (DOM) and Browser Object Model (BOM)
  • Be able to use JavaScript language objects and create expressions.
  • Be able to create and use custom JavaScript objects
  • Be able to debug and troubleshoot JavaScript code

Module 14: JavaScript technology extensions (A/508/2278)

The learning outcomes for this module are:

  • Understand JavaScript libraries
  • Be able to use JavaScript and AJAX to create interactive web applications

Module 15: Applied Javascript (F/508/2282)

The learning outcomes for this module are:

  • Be able to use JavaScript to develop interactive forms
  • Be able to modify X/HTML with JavaScript
  • Understand JavaScript security issues involving browsers and cookies

Module 16: Using GUI HTML for website development (F/508/2301)

The learning outcomes for this module are:

  • Be able to use rapid website development tools

Module 17: Principles of networking fundamentals (K/508/2289)

The learning outcomes for this module are:

  • Understand basic data communication components
  • Understand the role of networking hardware, and configure common hardware for operation
  • Understand the relationships between IP addresses and domain names

Module 18: Network maintenance and issues (K/508/2292)

The learning outcomes for this module are:

  • Understand internet security issues understand principles of networks in relation to security
  • Be able to deal with performance issues affecting Internet clients
  • Understand basic networks in relation to hardware and maintenance
  • Be able to implement elements of network-based client operating systems

Module 19: Wireless networking and privacy protection (J/508/2297)

The learning outcomes for this module are:

  • Be able to use wireless networks
  • Be able to protect privacy protection on the Internet

Module 20: Understanding project management in Information Technology (L/508/2298)

The learning outcomes for this module are:

  • Understand project management in relation to IT projects
  • Understand the quality elements of project management

Module 21: Server side scripting on web servers (Y/508/2322)

The learning outcomes for this module are:

  • Understand knowledge of languages used to provide database connectivity to websites
  • Be able to run own web server

Module 22: Principles of internet security (R/508/2285)

The learning outcomes for this module are:

  • Understand security issues related to internet clients
  • Understand security-related ethical and legal issues faced by IT professionals when using the internet

Requirements

You need NO formal qualifications to enrol on this Level 3 Certificate in Web Design and Development course. Not even a GCSE. However, you will need to have a passionate obsession with the Internet, an interest in how its systems and structures work, and it will help if you have some creative fire too.

However, you must be aware there are basic assessments in Maths, English, and IT, so your already existing skills in these areas will be needed.

Assessment

Every lesson will come with its own question paper at the end, which you will complete and submit on time to your tutor. This enables your tutor to continually monitor your progress and offer additional help and advice where needed.

Each question paper will take you around 1-2 hours to complete, and the whole course is estimated to need around 214 hours of your time in total.

Qualification number: 6018498X

To gain the qualification you will need to successfully complete all the units in the course.
Please note: Online access is required in order to complete this course.

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Developing your career

How can I follow up my Certificate in Web Design and Development?

The Certificate in Web Design and Development is a course that creates opportunity, whether you already have a job in IT, or you are changing your direction in life.

Because it provides a wide range of basic information around development and design of commercial websites, you will have more options than ever on completion of this course. For example, you will be able to use it as extra credits to apply for university courses to further your education. You will also be able to immediately apply for work in the areas of development or design to progress your career straight away. There are many web design and development businesses out there that will appreciate a new and recently trained employee, so this could be your chance to change the music of your life.

One of the best things about the success of the Internet has been the explosion of ‘freelance’ platforms, where self-employed web designers and developers bid for clients and ‘win’ freelance work. You’re only as good as your last job, but with the Certificate in Web Design and Development, you will be extremely well set up to carry out the largest and most complex jobs with an organised and creative approach.

This course is designed to enable a wide range of options on completion, so even if you only want to test the water on a new career, it is a great choice if you are interested in web development and design.

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Further Information

Course ref: 6018498X

Course starts: Anytime

Guided Learning Hours: 214

Level: 3

Modules: 22

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