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Web Technologies Certificate CS5 at Richmond Adult Community College

Course description

The Certificate in Web Technologies is an intermediate course, which gives an introduction to web design, web graphics, digital imaging, animation, web programming and database connectivity. There are 5 modules in all which cover HTML & CSS, Dreamweaver, Web Graphics, Site Planning and Database-driven sites using Dreamweaver. This course is also accredited as a full level 3 qualification by the Open College Network giving 25 credits at Level 3. The qualification is entitled Certificate in IT User Skills and is nationally recognised. IF YOUR COURSE HAS A SATURDAY AS ONE OF IT'S DAYS THE TIMES ON THAT DAY WILL BE 9.30 - 15.00.

Course content

• INTRODUCTION TO HTML & CSS HTML & CSS is a web page markup language that describes to a web browser how a web page is to be displayed. With HTML you can format text, create links to other sites and add images to your website. • INTRODUCTION TO DREAMWEAVER Dreamweaver is an industry standard tool of choice for professional web site designers. You will learn how to use the Dreamweaver interface to create websites and how to upload your website to the Internet • SITE PLANNING This will cover basic principles in designing a website from the viewpoint of ease of use and with a view to its management. It will cover the process of hosting, designing and setting up a website and registering it with search engines. • DATABASE-DRIVEN SITES WITH DREAMWEAVER This unit will cover the functionality within Dreamweaver to support the creation of dynamic, database-driven web sites. The specific focus will be on the creation of PHP pages to retrieve, update, insert and delete data from MySQL databases. • INTRODUCTION TO WEB GRAPHICS & ANIMATION You will learn the skills to create graphics and optimise images for use on the Internet. You will create vector and bitmap graphics and movies for creating dynamic web pages for use on the Internet. TEACHING METHODS: Tutor-led instruction, demonstrations, practical exercises

Entry requirements

Basic computing, keyboard and mouse skills are essential for this course. Tutor approval is required for this course.


Assessment will be by practical demonstration of skills learnt through the production of specific output (eg. a written proposal for a website, a functioning website, Flash animations, optimised web graphics etc)

Further information This course may not be set up yet but it will be available in 2012

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Richmond Adult Community College directly.

Last updated date: 14 July 2017
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