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May 27, 2016

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If you want a job in a fast-growing industry, the Level 3 Certificate in Web Design and Development (RQF) is for you. This course will build the skills you need to work as a web designer or developer. Gain a qualification and grow your career.

Is web design and development right for you?

Web design is fun, exciting and continually changing. More and more companies are getting online and web designers are in demand. As a web designer you’ll use design skills, and technical knowledge, to create unique websites. You could work on anything from an interactive educational resource, to online shopping sites, or company intranets. You’ll also need to maintain websites and keep up-to-date with developments in the industry.

Who can take this course?

There are no entry requirements and you don’t need to know any web programming. All you need is an interest in IT and a desire to learn. There will be some basic assessments in maths, IT and English levels.

What will you study?

The Level 3 Certificate in Web Design and Development course is a fully recognised qualification. It takes around 40 hours to complete and will give you 25 credits, which you could use to go on to further study.

You’ll learn more about:

  • Web technologies
  • JavaScript
  • HTML
  • Internet security
  • Cascading Style Sheets

Find out what it takes to work in web design and development and where your career could take you.

Get qualified

You could make a real difference to a business by improving its image, or helping to increase sales.

You could work:

  • Freelance – be your own boss.
  • In-house – in charge of a company’s website.
  • At a web design agency – working on many different projects.

You could also apply for jobs including software engineer, app developer or PHP developer.

What could you earn?

  • Experienced web developers that work freelance could earn £200-£600 a day.
  • In-house, or agency starting salaries are £20,000-£24,000 a year.
  • With some experience you could earn £25,000-£35,000 a year.
  • Lead web developers can earn £45,000 or more a year.

Is there Government funding available?

With Stonebridge you can study from home, in your own time. You can either fund your course yourself, or we can offer you funding using a 19+ Learner Loan.

 

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8 Responses

  1. Comment Avatar Image Ben Mohammad says:

    Hi, what are the software prerequisites? because i have a chromebook and dont have the faciliyt to download exact software for windows/mac. I use cloud9 online ide and pixlr photo edit. I have to work my way round everything but i can do it.
    Please tell me how the study materials are used is my main question.(are they just ran thrugh a browser etc….) thanks.

    • Comment Avatar Image Admin says:

      Hi Ben, yes the course is run through your browser. You will need to download files from time to time, but don’t need any special software to complete the course. Stonebridge

  2. Comment Avatar Image Bruno Magnani says:

    Hello, how much does the Level 3 Web Design and Development Course cost.

    • Comment Avatar Image Admin says:

      Hi Bruno,

      The course currently has 25% off and is £1,200.00 however if you visit our Facebook page you may be able to use an extra discount code on this course.

      Stonebridge

  3. Comment Avatar Image Peter says:

    Do i have to work at home or can i work in the college?

    • Comment Avatar Image Admin says:

      Hi Peter, you will need to complete this course from home, but a personal tutor will offer support whenever you need it. Stonebridge

  4. Comment Avatar Image Peter says:

    Just say i complete my 22units and i gain a merit or distinction what happens next? would i be getting a job from yourselves.

    • Comment Avatar Image Admin says:

      Hi Peter, once your course is complete, you could go on to apply for a range of roles in the web design industry. Our team will offer careers advice to help you get started. Stonebridge

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