College of Management and IT (CMIT)QQI Advanced Web Design (using WordPress)

QQI Advanced Web Design (using WordPress)

on request
10 Weeks
Online, Online Courses - Distance Learning
Start date: Continuous Intake

Course description

Course Details
This is a highly practical distance learning Advanced Web Design course designed to equip learners with skills in (1) Website strategy, (2) User Experience design, (3) Responsive Content Design, (4) using WordPress to design and deploy a site, (5) Publishing content, (6) User Testing.

It is highly suited for those who wish to commence a career in web design, or digital professionals who wish to add to their skillbase.

This distance learning, QQI accredited Web Design course, means that learners can study flexibly at home, or at work, and gain a nationally accredited Qualification. The course is particularly relevant for those who currently work in marketing or in website development. It is also very suitable for small businesses owners who wish to improve their marketing effectiveness.

This course offers students the convenience of accessing CMIT eLearning anytime, anywhere for the duration of the course. They can learn from a comprehensive course manual, video, quizzes and personalised Tutor Support. The course documentation for this QQI certified Digital Marketing course is clear and easy to follow. They can also submit assessments online and receive online feedback from their Tutor. All they need is a computer with internet access to use the eLearning system.

Who should complete this Advanced Web Design course?
Web Designers: Professionals in web design can deepen their skills in user experience design, responsive content design, and WordPress, enhancing their ability to create and manage dynamic websites.
Digital Marketers: Digital marketing professionals can benefit from this course by learning how to effectively design and manage website content, which is crucial for online marketing strategies.
Small Business Owners: Owners looking to develop or enhance their online presence will find this course valuable for creating effective, user-friendly websites that align with their marketing goals.
Content Managers: Those responsible for managing website content, including blogs and e-commerce sites, can use the skills learned to improve website layout, navigation, and user experience.
IT Professionals: IT professionals, particularly those focusing on website development and management, can enhance their skills in WordPress and responsive design, key components in modern web development.

Topics covered in this Web Design course

Unit 1: User Experience Design (UXD)
Website/app development process
Website strategy
User experience design (UXD)
The ten principles of UXD
Designing for mobile and tablets
Responsive design
Unit 2: Building a WordPress site
Content Management Systems
Setting up a WordPress site
Applying a theme
Creating pages
The homepage and menus
Design options for your site
Unit 3: Publishing and editing content
Posts vs Pages
Publishing blog posts
Formatting text, lists and paragraphs
Images and video
Unit 4: Managing a WordPress website
Search engine optimisation
User testing
Maintaining a site

This course is assessed through completion of an Assignment and a Project.
All work submitted must be the learners own work. There is no exam for this course.
As part of our quality assurance, student assessment work will be marked by an Internal Assessor, then checked by an Internal Verifier and an independent QQI External Authenticator.
Transfer and Progression to Further Studies
This course leads to a Level 6 component award on the National Framework of Qualifications.

Following successful completion, you will receive a QQI Level 6 component certificate in Advanced Web Design (6F22329).
Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI), is the national awarding body for further education and training in Ireland. CMIT is registered with QQI to offer programmes leading to QQI awards in the National Framework of Qualifications in Ireland.

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