Website Design Specialist Course
Diploma Course Level 4
Designing a website has become an essential part of being a Graphic Designer, plus running a business. In this course you will learn all the essential skills and knowledge required when designing a website.
Everything you need to become an effective website designer is included in this course. Right from the beginning you will work with your very own one-to-one Design & Training Coach to develop your skills, knowledge and creativity.
There are 6 modules in this course to be completed. Each module has been designed as progressive steps so that you are learning by doing. You will be presented with Projects and Assignments in each module in which you will be assessed, plus a final exam which is carried online through our eCampus.
MODULE ONE: INTRODUCTION TO WEBSITE DESIGN
You will begin your course by looking at website design and what it involves. Here you will walk through the different processes with your one-to-one Design & Training Coach, plus look at different types of website design.
MODULE TWO: PLANNING YOUR DESIGN + CREATIVE PROCESS
Before starting any type of Design Project you must put in place a planning process plus effective ways on how to come up with uniques design layouts etc. In this module you will be given a project to carry out with your Design & Training Coach so that you can build your process in planning and creativity.
MODULE THREE: UNDERSTANDING WEBSITE SPECIFICATIONS
And now it is time for you to get your head around all of the specifics of what is involved in designing a website. There are a lot of important areas you must understand before designing a website including the available software, types of web development and technical requirements.
MODULE FOUR: WORKING WITH IMAGES + TEXT
Following on from the project you have been presented with in Module 2, you will now look at the important areas of how to start preparing your images and text for a website. Here you will be using specific editing software like Photoshop and Illustrator in which you will be provided with tuition for.
MODULE FIVE: BUILDING YOUR WEBSITE
We are now going to work through another project with you which will involve brining together what you have learnt so far and how to start building a website project. You will find this module exciting as you will now be at the stage where you will start to see your skills develop and expand.
MODULE SIX: UNDERSTANDING & WORKING WITH SOFTWARE
In this final module, we will investigate the available software out there which you will be able to use for building your websites. Plus, many other essentials like Search Engine Optimisation etc.
The industry standard software for this course is the Adobe Creative Suite. Any version will be acceptable for this course, but Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign will be required. You can also subscribe to the Adobe Creative Cloud as a Student which will entitle you to a very good discount in which you can pay monthly. This way you will have access to all of the latest software and all the updates. Other software is acceptable for this course.
Dedication to this course depends on the time you have available. There are 2 option available for studying this course; Fixed Term Course in which you would complete your course in 6 months, or Flexible Study in which you can study at your own pace.
Study material will be supplied, but we will also list a variety of additional study books etc which you can purchase if you wish.
It is important that you have access to the Internet so you can access your course through our eCampus, plus Skype would also be an advantage for live lessons.
Knowledge & Skills:
This course can be for beginners and no prior knowledge or experience required to study this course.
An ability to be self motivated, an eye for design and open to new ideas.
None required for this course, but you must be able to communicate, read and write in English.
On successful completion of this course plus completing the final exam, you will be awarded a Diploma Certificate in Website Design Level 4.
Once you have completed this course successfully, you will be able to progress onto the one of our other Specialist Courses or a Degree Course depending on your final results.
You will also be giving full support and individual training on using the related Adobe Creative Suite software throughout this course. Every module n this course has a live project to carry out, and we will use these projects to help develop and improve your software skills. Live training is provided on a one to one basis using Skype, plus individual video support.
Our Course List for 2019-2020
FASHION & TEXTILE DESIGN COURSES
Fashion Design for Beginners Diploma Course - level 1
Fashion Design Diploma Course - level 2
Textile Design for Beginners Diploma Course - level 1
Textile Design Diploma Course - level 2
PROFESSIONAL DESIGN COURSES
Visual Communication Diploma Course - level 4
Website Design Diploma Course - level 4
Packaging Design Diploma Course - level 4
Advertising Design Diploma Course - level 4
Brand & Corporate Identity Design Diploma Course - level 4
Creative Thinking & Process Techniques Diploma Course - level 4
Marketing Diploma Course - level 4
Creative Writing Diploma Course - Level 4
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