New QQI Certificate in Web Design (using WordPress)

New QQI Certificate in Web Design (using WordPress)

CMIT is delighted to relaunch our popular QQI Certificate in Web Design, which now uses WordPress as the primary platform.  This is an excellent course – designed for beginners – which provides all the skills required to design, build and publish a professional web site using WordPress. The Web Design course is designed for anyone who wishes to learn a new skill which is interesting, rewarding and could lead to a new career. We show you clearly and without confusing jargon. The course is based on the WordPress platform and covers everything you need to get a WordPress site up and running. Topics include Website Strategy, User Experience Design (UXD), Setting up and configuring WordPress, building Forms, Tables and Search Engine Optimisation.

This distance learning, QQI Certificate in Web Design means that Students can study flexibly at home, or at work, and can gain a nationally accredited Qualification. The course is designed for those who own and and run their own businesses, and anyone involves in web design.  By choosing to study this QQI Certificate in Web Design course with CMIT, Students have 24×7 access to CMIT eLearning for the duration of the course. This includes a comprehensive course manual, interactive resources, quizzes and personalised Tutor support. The course documentation for this QQI certified course is detailed and easy to read. You will also be able to upload assessments online and receive online feedback. You can use the eLearning system from any computer that has internet access.

Topics covered in this Course

Unit 1: Introduction

  • Aims and Objectives of the Course
  • Introduction to the Internet
  • HTML and Web Technologies
  • Creating a HTML Document

Unit 2: User Experience Design (UXD)

  • Website/App Development Process
  • Website Strategy
  • User Experience Design (UXD)
  • The Principles of UXD
  • Designing for Mobile and Tablets
  • Responsive Design

Unit 3: Building a WordPress Site

  • Setting up a WordPress Site
  • Managing WordPress ‘Themes’
  • Creating Pages
  • Creating a Main Menu
  • Design Options for your Site

Unit 4: Publishing and Editing Content

  • Posts vs. Pages
  • Publishing Blog Posts
  • Publishing Page Content
  • Formatting Text, Lists and Paragraphs
  • Basic HTML Formatting
  • Images and Video
  • Introduction to CSS

Unit 5: Forms and Tables

  • Designing and Building Interactive Forms
  • Designing and Building Tables

Unit 6: Publishing a Website

  • Search Engine Optimisation
  • WAI Compatibility and Accessibility
  • User Testing
  • Maintaining your Site