Website Design & Creation - Introduction (Intensive)

This course is designed for those of you who aspire to being web designers or would like to learn the skills to produce your own website by producing webpages from scratch. So if you want an intensive course to help develop your career or simply promote your ideas and interests using a website this a course for you.

Course Content

This 2 week intensive course introduces you to the principles of web design as well as using the basic technical skills to get started with producing a website.

The topics covered are:
Domain names and hosting (uploading) a website
An introduction to HTML programming language
Introduction to Dreamweaver and its environment
Layout and create a simple web page structure
Add images and text to a webpage
Create links to email and linking web pages
Learn how to style a webpage in CSS (styling language)
Using the home page as a template

Entry Requirements

To be eligible for this course you must be 19 or over on the start date of the course.

You should be computer literate and have experience of using the Internet. Familiarity with file management is essential (you must be able to create a folder and navigate files and folders).

First Class Requirements

Notepad, pen & folder for notes and handouts.
Memory stick.

Attendance Requirements

If it is unavoidable that you miss a class you must notify the tutor at the earliest time. The tutor will endeavour to help you make up for the lost time, but the responsibility for this is with the student.

Assessment Methods

Assessment is ongoing. You will complete classroom exercises which will inform you and the tutor of your progress.
The college uses a virtual learning environment (Moodle) which allows enrolled students to access the training materials remotely via the student intranet and an internet connection

Further Study Options

Other RACC short courses in:
Website Design & Creation - Intermediate
Wordpress Introduction
Search Engine Optimisation
Designing a Content Strategy for Social Media
Social Media for Business

Additional Information

If you require further course information or advice & guidance that is not answered in this outline, please email You can also make an appointment for further information or tutor approval on our Information Days:
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