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Website Design Course

Key points about this course

Duration: 2 Days*

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  • Web Design Training in luxury nationwide venues
  • Includes manuals and certificates
  • Small class sizes for optimum delegate-trainer interaction

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Course Information

This course explains how to create web pages from scratch, by using different techniques such as HTML, CSS, Javascript and use of software like Dreamweaver. After completing our web design courses you would be able to create HTML websites.


The complete course is hands-on based. A practical web design project at the end of the course will ensure that you go through website creation process by planning, creating structure, coding, using different web design software, buying you website a domain name, hosting and uploading a website to a live server.

The following subjects are taught during this course:


Introduction to creating websites

  • Introduction to HTML, CSS, JS and Dreamweaver

  • Web browsers (Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, Opera and Google Chrome)

  • Role of HTML in web development


HTML (Hyper Text Markup Language)

  • HTML page structure

  • HTML tags

  • HTML attributes and values

  • View HTML web pages code



  • What are HTML Meta tags

  • Role of HTML in search engine optimisation

  • HTML keywords and importance in SEO



  • Change the font of text

  • Define text colour and size

  • Use of Headings H1, H2, H3 etc

  • Creating superscripts and subscripts



  • HTML ordered list

  • Unordered list

  • Use list items

  • Create a navigation with a list


HTML Links

  • How to create a link to another page

  • Connecting web pages using links

  • Define target for links

  • Create HTML anchors

  • Link to an anchor

  • Change link colour on mouse hover

  • Creating a link from an image


HTML Tables & Div

  • Creating an HTML table

  • Adding rows and columns to table

  • Defining padding and spacing

  • Adding table borders

  • Create table cell colour

  • Use images in tables

  • Create Div

  • Apply Div Colours

  • Defining width and height for Div

  • Float vs Clear

  • Use background colour for Div


Working with image in HTML

  • Create image links

  • The GIF, JPEG and PNG formats

  • Alternative text, titles and descriptions for images


HTML Multimedia

  • Creating a marquee

  • Adding video to web pages

  • Adding YouTube video to a web page

  • Adding a Google map to a web page


HTML Forms

  • Creating a form

  • Creating fieldsets and legends

  • Creating HTML Form text boxes

  • Creating password boxes

  • Using form Labels

  • Creating checkboxes

  • Creating List menus

  • How to create a file upload

  • Creating form submit button

  • Form reset button


CSS (cascading style sheet)

  • What is CSS?

  • Separating content from presentation

  • Role of CSS in web design courses

  • Inline vs embedded or external CSS

  • CSS structure



  • Applying style on one web page

  • Applying style on complete website

  • Defining styles for Classes

  • Style for HTML tags

  • Defining styles for links


Styling text using CSS

  • Styling text elements

  • Specifying font size and colour

  • Specifying font alignment

  • Choosing a font family

  • Specify font size

  • Setting the Line Height

  • Make text Italics

  • Use Bold Formatting

  • Underlining Text

  • Use text's background

  • Word-spacing and Letter-spacing


Styling links using CSS

  • Creating hover effects

  • Keeping track of links

  • Create website navigation and page layout using CSS

  • How to use Div

  • Fluid, Fixes and Elastic layouts

  • Specify the height and width of an element

  • Specify the border, margin and padding around an element

  • Wrapping text around images

  • Use float and clear

  • Use background images for elements

  • CSS positions: static, relative, absolute, fixed


Publishing/Upload website

  • Selecting a Domain Name for your website

  • CPanel intro

  • Web Servers Introduction

  • Uploading and Downloading to and from your website

  • Protocols FTP, HTTP


HTML web page troubleshooting

  • Testing your website

  • Check HTML code

  • View code from browser

  • Use Firebug to inspect HTML web page elements

  • Markup and CSS Validation tools


This course is for complete beginners in web design but a basic computer literacy is required. You should know how to use a Windows PC or Apple Mac.


Who can attend this course?

This course is for those who are interested in creating and maintaining a website for yourself or for your business. This course also helps business owners get more control and insight into their website.


This course has been designed for complete beginners of web design. No previous coding background is required.

The course begins at 9am and finishes around 5pm.
Please arrive at your training venue for 08:45am
All of our instructors are fully experienced in Web Design
You will receive your Knowledge Academy courseware folder, certificate, experienced instructor and refreshments
Yes, we provide an official Knowledge Academy certificate upon completion of the course

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"Really good course and well organised. Trainer was great with a sense of humour - his experience allowed a free flowing course, structured to help you gain as much information & relevant experience whilst helping prepare you for the exam"

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