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Building Websites with HTML5 and CSS3 Short Courses

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The benefits of having an online presence are immeasurable. This short course gives you the ability to develop one yourself and keep it updated without requiring external help.

Why choose this course?

Ever wanted to develop your own web page? Aimed at beginners with no previous experience in the field, this HTML5 and CSS3 course introduces and develops the fundamental skills required to plan, design, develop, validate and maintain websites using HTML5 and CSS versions 2 and 3.

Led by an industry professional, the Building Websites with HTML5 and CSS3 short course is aimed at anyone who wants to learn to create their own web pages or blogs. You should be experienced with Microsoft Windows and the use of a web browser.

This practical short course takes place over ten weekly evenings in our central London location.

Course overview

During the Building Websites with HTML5 and CSS3 short course you will develop a fully functional website that adheres to current industry standards and best practices.

All the fundamental areas of web development are covered and by the end of the course, you will be able to plan, design, develop and publish a website that adheres to current industry standards and best practices.

  • Rosanna Rizzo

    “ Very helpful and well-paced course. Very knowledgeable tutor. ”

    Rossana Rizzo

    Former student

  • “ [A] good course that enabled me to start building a website and got me interested in continuing with more courses to perfect the skill of web design. ”

    Benta Njururi

    Former student

  • “ The teaching was very good; helpful and enthusiastic tutor. Did not feel patronised or embarrassed by my lack of knowledge, as have done on other IT courses. Very good experience; I feel I have benefited very much from the course. ”

    Sawa Hamid

    Alumni

What will I learn?

What will I learn?

  • Context: the web environment; W3C/Industry standards; web authoring tools; usability and accessibility.
  • Planning and design: the design process; information architecture; design patterns; validating your HTML and CSS.
  • HTML: HTML5 fundamentals including semantic markup, page structure, links, images, tables and forms.
  • CSS: essential CSS2 and CSS3 skills including text formatting, page layouts, floats and the box model.
  • Publishing and maintenance: Publishing a website with FTP; overview of domain names and web hosting; SEO considerations; site management techniques.

By the end of the course, you will be able to:

  • Plan, design, develop and publish a website that adheres to current industry standards and best practices.

Eligibility

Eligibility

Prerequisite knowledge

Experienced with Microsoft Windows and the use of a web browser.

Recommended reading

Recommended reading

The tutor will suggest material during the class.

Tutor information

  • Gerard Luskin

    Gerard Luskin is a freelance web designer and developer who specialises in building content management systems and bespoke web applications with PHP, MySQL and JavaScript.

    Gerard has been involved in teaching web design and development technologies since 2007.

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