College of Management and IT (CMIT)

CIW Web Foundations Associate

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Course Details

CIW is the world’s fastest-growing vendor-neutral Internet skills training and certification program for students and professionals. More than a certification or a curriculum publisher, CIW is a Web technology standard adopted by academic institutions, governments and businesses worldwide. CMIT is an approved CIW training provider and provides CIW official training materials.

The CIW Web Foundations Associate course is the most popular vendor-neutral Web education program in the world. The course comprises three sections; Internet Business Associate, which covers Introduction to IT Business and Careers, Internet Services and Tools for Business, IT Project and Program Management; Site Development Associate, which covers HTML5 Coding, Video, Audio and Image Techniques, and Website Development for Business; and Network Technology Associate, which covers Introduction to Networking, Networking Components and Standards, Internet Services, and Network and Cloud Security Risks.

Students are provided with the following resources:

  • Comprehensive online course materials covering the entire syllabus.
  • eLearning resources – exercises, quizzes, flashcards and a glossary.
  • Exam Study Guide – condensed study material on the specific skills objectives you need to master for the exams.
  • Exam Pre-Assessment and Practice Exams.
Who should complete this CIW Web Foundations Associate course?
  • IT Professionals: This course provides comprehensive knowledge in web technologies, essential for IT professionals involved in web development, network security, and system administration. The curriculum includes topics like HTML5 coding, network technology, and security risks, making it highly relevant for IT roles. Given that the global IT sector is expected to grow significantly, with a projected market size of $5.2 trillion by 2021 according to IDC, professionals equipped with these skills are in high demand.
  • Digital Marketing and Social Media Specialists: Digital marketing and social media professionals will find the course beneficial as it covers Internet business fundamentals, tools for business, and website development strategies. These skills are crucial in today’s digital-centric marketing world. Statista reports that spending in the digital advertising market is projected to reach $455.30 billion in 2021, indicating a growing need for professionals skilled in these areas.
  • E-commerce Specialists: The course is ideal for e-commerce specialists, focusing on aspects like website development for business and internet services. With e-commerce sales expected to reach $4.89 trillion globally in 2021 (eMarketer), expertise in creating and managing online platforms is increasingly valuable.
  • Web and App Designers/Developers: Designers and developers will gain from the course’s emphasis on site development, including HTML5 coding and multimedia techniques. Employment of web developers and digital designers is projected to grow 8% from 2019 to 2029, faster than the average for all occupations.
  • Website and App Owners/Managers: Owners and managers of websites and apps can enhance their understanding of web technologies and security through this course. This knowledge is crucial, considering the rising number of cybersecurity threats.
Entry Requirements / Prerequisites
  • No prior experience using the Internet, developing Web pages or configuring networks is necessary.
  • Students should be familiar with an operating system such as Microsoft Windows 7 before taking this course.
  • For technical requirements required to access CMIT eLearning click here>
  • For more details on the suitability of this course click here>


How CMIT eLearning Works…
Topics covered in this CIW Web Foundations Associate course
Internet Business Associate
  • Introduction to IT Business and Careers
  • Internet Communication
  • Introduction to Internet Technology
  • Web Browsing
  • Multimedia on the Web
  • Databases and Web Search
  • Business E-Mail and Personal Information Management
  • Protecting Yourself Online
  • Internet Services and Tools for Business
  • IT Project and Program Management
Site Development Associate
  • Markup Language and Site Development Essentials
  • HTML5 Coding
  • Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) and Graphical Elements
  • Hyperlinks
  • HTML Tables
  • WebForms
  • Video, Audio and Image Techniques
  • Extending HTML
  • GUI HTML Editors and Mobile Websites
  • Website Development for Business
Network Technology Associate
  • Introduction to Networking
  • Networking Components and Standards
  • Connecting to the Internet
  • Internet Services
  • Hardware and Device Connectivity
  • Network and Cloud Security Risks
  • Once you successfully pass the programme, you will receive a Diploma in Online Development and eCommerce from CMIT.
  • You may optionally take an exam to receive CIW Certification. CIW exams are completed at home or work at a time that suits you, using a proctored (supervised) exam. Your webcam is used to supervise you during the exam. For details and how to book an exam click here

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