Web Design
and Development
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Level 1 - 3 Courses Available: Learn what it takes to build beautiful websites for the whole world to gaze upon.

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Become a web developer with a FREE course at ELATT

This course will teach you to design and develop professional-level websites for any purpose and function: from retail to entertainment or perhaps even your own new business!  You will learn coding languages such as HTML and CSS alongside popular open source CMS including the market-leading Joomla. Meanwhile  gaining skills in Javascript, Jquery, SQL and PHP will all help you develop quality, interactive websites. 

Web development combines creativity and analytical skills: it's for the detail-orientated and those with an eye for design. Coding and developer skills are amongst the most in-demand in the IT sector at the moment, providing career opportunities in a wide range of exciting companies. This course will equip you with the skills to become a web developer supported by expert advice from experienced industry professionals. 

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5 - 10 Weeks
Duration

1.5 - 2 Days
Days per week

9.30am - 4.30pm
Morning Hours

6.00pm - 9.00pm
Evening Hours

Classroom
Environment


Content

Mandatory Unit:

  • Improving productivity using IT

Additional/Optional Units:

  • Website Software (HTML + CSS)
  • Presentation software (MS PowerPoint)
  • Database Software (Beginner: MySQL)
  • Specialist Software (Beginner: Joomla/WordPress/Wix)
  • Design Software (Beginner: Photo Shop)
  • Using Internet
  • Bootstrap
  • JavaScript (Beginner)

Requirements, Qualifications and Progression

Entry Requirements:

  • Basic computing knowledge (File Management / Microsoft Word)
  • Literacy - Level 1

Qualifications:

  • City and Guilds Award/Certificate for IT Users - Level 1

Progression Options:

  • Web Design and Development - Level 2
  • Computer Engineering - Level 1

10 - 15 Weeks
Duration

1.5 - 2 Days
Days per week

9.30am - 4.30pm
Morning Hours

6.00pm - 9.00pm
Evening Hours

Classroom
Environment


Content

Mandatory Unit:

  • Improving productivity using IT

Additional/Optional Units:

  • Bespoke Software (JQuery / Bootstrap / Mobile App Design)
  • Database Software (MySQL)
  • Specialist Software (JavaScript)
  • Design Software (Adobe Photo Shop)
  • Software (Adobe Dreamweaver CS6 with PHP MySQL)
  • Developing Personal and Team Effectiveness
  • Data Management Software (SQL Language)
  • Drawing and Planning Software (Entity Relationship Diagrams)

Requirements, Qualifications and Progression

Entry Requirements:

  • Web Design Certificate - Level 1 / equivalent skills
  • Literacy - Level 1

Qualifications:

  • City and Guilds Certificate or Diploma for IT Users - Level 2
  • ACA (Adobe Certified Associate) Certifications in Dreamweaver, Flash, Photo Shop

Progression Options:

  • Web Design and Development - Level 3
  • Web Engineering - Level 2
  • Computer Engineering - Level 1

20 - 30 Weeks
Duration

1 - 2 Days
Days per week

9.30am - 4.30pm
Morning Hours

6.00pm - 9.00pm
Evening Hours

Classroom
Environment


Content

Mandatory Unit:

  • Improving productivity using IT

Additional/Optional Units:

  • Creating template for CMS (Joomla/WordPress)
  • Data Management Software (Advanced: SQL Language)
  • Drawing and Planning Software (UML Diagrams)
  • Project Management Software
  • Specialist Software (JavaScript / JQuery)
  • Design Software (Adobe Photo Shop)
  • PowerPoint Software
  • Website Software (Coding with PHP, MySQL and JQuery)
  • Dynamic Website Project

Requirements, Qualifications and Progression

Entry Requirements:

  • Web Design Diploma - Level 2 / equivalent skills
  • Literacy - Level 2 / equivalent skills

Qualifications:

  • City and Guilds Certificate or Diploma for IT Users - Level 3

Progression Options:

  • Computer Engineering - Level 1
  • Web Engineering - Level 2
  • Software Development - Level 1
  • Employment Pathways / University

Will my course cost?:

  • If you're over 24 you'll need to take our an Advanced Learning Loan to do this course.
  • If you're 19-24 and already have a Level 3 qualification, you may also need to take out a loan.
  • You can read more about ELATT's course fees here

Which units will I study for my course?

All our courses have one or more mandatory units and a choice of additional units.

Course content is tailored for you (and your employer) and the list of units outlined here are a guide only. Units covered will also depend on your prior learning and credit requirement. If there is something specific that you are interested in learning, please discuss this with your tutor during induction.


What if I don't have the entry requirements for a course?

There are other courses available to help you build up the skills and qualifications you need to be eligible for our courses. Please get in touch to discuss this further!


Which level can I study?

During your appointment assessment, we will help you work out which course will be the most suitable for you based on your results, previous experiences and interests.


Will my course cost?

As a charity, ELATT works tirelessly to access a range of funding and donations to keep our courses free.  

In 2018-2019 we had 900 students in total, and only 10 had to pay fees. That means 890 (99.9%) got a free course!

If you are over 19, you might have to take our a student loan to do a Level 3 course (link to Advanced Learning Loans page).  We also can't train you if you are on a Student Visa, Visitor's Visa or Temporary Stay, or are an Overseas Student. 

Each year we support hundreds of different people from all walks of life, of all backgrounds, ages, circumstances and skills levels.  There's a really good chance that you can get a free course at ELATT, so apply now!

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Studying Hours

These are all the study days and times. Your course will take place on some of these times. You'll find out more information after you apply.

Mornings

Monday9.30 - 16.30

Tuesday9.30 - 16.30

Wednesday9.30 - 16.30

Thursday9.30 - 16.30

Friday9.30 - 16.30

SaturdayClosed

SundayClosed

Evenings

MondayClosed

Tuesday18.00 - 21.00

WednesdayClosed

Thursday18.00 - 21.00

FridayClosed

SaturdayClosed

SundayClosed


You are more than welcome to give us a call at 0800-0420-184 or email hello@elatt.org.uk to ask questions and find out more. We are available from 9am-5pm on weekdays.

Benefits of this topic

Learn Languages

Learn to code using various languages, varying from HTML to PHP and more.

Rapid Growth

This topic is a popular focus in today's technological advancement.

High Salary Rate

This role prospectively leads you to a career with a good competitive salary.

Modern Technology

Build using modern technology that is continuously being innovated.

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Meet Frankie

Occupation: Business and Tech Analyst

"I got interested in graphics design and games design, but I soon found out that I did not have the qualifications to get onto any of the right courses. To help me find a pathway towards Games Design, my advisor found out about web design courses close to my home at ELATT."