Web development: HTML5 & CSS stage 1

Course Dates: 21/05/24 - 11/06/24
Time: 10:00 - 13:00
Location: Hybrid (choose either online or in-person)
Start web design with this two day course. This module looks at the core web skills of HTML, to define the content of a website, and CSS to style the content on the page.
This course will be delivered online or in person. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
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Full fee £199.00 Senior fee £159.00 Concession £129.00

Course Code: CWDS01

Tue, day, 21 May - 11 Jun '24

Duration: 4 sessions (over 4 weeks)

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What is the course about?

This course will teach you how to use HTML5 and CSS to create simple web pages.

You can choose to attend this course either live online or in person.
- Internet connection. The classes work best with Chrome.
- A computer with microphone and camera.
- Earphones/headphones/speakers.
We will contact you with joining instructions before your course starts.

What will we cover?

Introduction to HTML5 and the structure of Uniform Resource Locators
Understanding the structure of a web page
Meta tags and search engines
Using Hyperlinks in your webpages
Inserting images into webpages
Creating lists and tables
Validating webpages
Using CSS to style and format a webpage.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

Recognise the concept behind HTML and the structure of URLs
Create HTML5 documents and define Meta tags
Create simple web pages incorporating text and images
Apply Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) to format your web pages
Create tables using the new HTML5 elements and attributes
Apply hyperlinks to your web pages
Validate web pages and fixing problems.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

This course is aimed at beginners to HTML5 & CSS.
You should have knowledge of :
Basic file management (opening, saving, copying and moving files on a computer)
Using the World Wide Web (www)
Using a simple Word Processor or text editor

You should also be able to follow spoken and written instructions and add, subtract, multiply and divide.

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

- Each student has their own computer.
- Presentations will be made using computers, whiteboard, overhead screen and printed notes.
- Step by step instruction/ demonstration and hands on exercises to practice HTML5 code and CSS syntax which will help you grasp all concepts.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

No, just pen and paper to take notes.

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

Please click here to view our web development courses or click here to view our Digital Marketing and Social media courses.

George Stickney

George graduated with a degree in Art,Design and Media and soon after became interested in the burgeoning web design industry. He started learning HTML and associated web design skills and later worked for design agencies and as a freelance designer on a variety of projects ranging from large corporations to small businesses. After dipping his toe into the teaching pool, George found he really enjoyed sharing his skills with others and helping them to achieve their goals and has been teaching for Visual Arts at City Lit since 2012. The thing he enjoys most about teaching at City Lit is the wide range of interesting people he meets at work.

Please note: We reserve the right to change our tutors from those advertised. This happens rarely, but if it does, we are unable to refund fees due to this. Our tutors may have different teaching styles; however we guarantee a consistent quality of teaching in all our courses.