Computing and IT

First Award in Introduction to Web Development, Level 2

Course overview

This free course is aimed at anyone who wants to learn how to set up a website or develop (code) web content.

During this six-week course, you will learn how to design and develop professional interactive websites by using HTML5, CSS3 and Bootstrap.

You will learn how to use tools to validate your website code and how to make your website accessible and usable for maximum impact.

You will also gain an understanding of some more advanced web development techniques such as Javascript and PHP that can be learned in more depth in our upcoming Web Development Fundamentals course.

Please note, funding is available for students that meet specific eligibility criteria. For further information please make an enquiry.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements. This short course is aimed at adults (over the age of 19) with no previous experience of web design or development.

Course Modules

The Online World – learn how the internet has made us more connected than ever before.

Digital portfolio – put together a portfolio of your digital skills that can be used to showcase your skills and experience to prospective employers in the growing web development industry.

Website Development – using HTML5 and CSS3 to build interactive websites.

How will I be assessed?

The course will be assessed using a mix of online tests and coursework (comprising the compilation of a portfolio of evidence).

What can I do next

Computing and IT covers a very wide range of jobs and career opportunities. Upon successful completion of this course, you could progress onto a number of courses, including our Basics of Software and Web Development course or one of our full time IT courses to develop your skills even further.