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Are you looking for web design and development training? Our Level 3 Certificate in Web Design and Development 3 (RQF) qualification (601/8498/X) will help you build up the knowledge, understanding and skills to work in a number of roles that require web design and development expertise. Having a web design and development qualification really does open up a wide range of exciting possibilities.

What is the RQF?

The Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) is an Ofqual regulated system of cataloguing qualifications. Qualifications on the RQF can be found by their size or level. Qualifications at a given level can differ depending on their content and purpose.

Is this distance learning course right for me?

One of the industries that’s been rapidly growing and shows no sign of stopping is Web design. Access to the Internet keeps increasing, more and more companies (including sole traders and micro businesses) want to have a website and some sort of online presence.

If you’re a creative person, can see the massive opportunities that await, then web design and development is definitely for you.

Web designers and developers use creative and technical skills to create or update a website. They must be able to imagine what a website will look like from the 'front end', and also understand how it will all work, ie driven by the 'back end'.

As a web designer, you could work on a variety of projects, anything from an interactive educational resource, to an online shopping site.

Just some of the projects that you could work on include:

  • Developing a secure ecommerce website
  • creating a virtual learning environment (VLE) for a school
  • making an intranet for staff to use at their company

It depends on the project but you may be contracted to look after the upkeep of a client's website, once it’s finished, so it’s well maintained.

Our Web Design and Development (RQF) course (601/8498/X) is a fully recognised qualification. It takes approximately 40 hours to complete and carries 25 credits - which can be transferred across to progress onto further study.

Overview of the Web Design and Development Training course

The Level 3 Certificate in Web Design and Development 3 (RQF) will teach you to become professionally competent.

As a learner you’ll gain the essential skills, knowledge and understanding to work on web developments and networking basics. Our course covers aspects such as web technologies, JavaScript, HTML, internet security and Cascading Style Sheets. It will give you a good understanding of the work requirements of a web designer or developer and jobs available.

What can I do once I have successfully completed the Web Design and Development course?

As a web designer and developer, you can actually make a difference and enhance a business. You can alter what the public think of a company by instantly improving their image by refreshing their website or by simply creating one. Places that you can work:

  • Freelance – managing your self- employment
  • In-house – looking after a company’s website(s)
  • Web design agency – constantly working on new projects

You could progress to other job roles or other ICT practitioner qualifications - job roles could include software engineer, app developer or PHP developer.

What are the average salaries for a fully qualified web designer or developer?

Experienced self-employed (freelance) web developers can earn between £200 and £600 per day. In-house or agency salaries for entry level roles are between £20,000 and £24,000 a year. With some experience under your belt, this can increase to between £25,000 and £35,000.

Lead web developers may earn up to £45,000 or even more per year.

All figures are intended as a guideline (source: National Careers Service website)

Is there government funding available for doing this course?

There is government funding for Level 3 Certificate in Web Design and Development qualification. If you study this distance learning course you can either fund it yourself privately, or, we can offer you the course funded, using a 19+ Advanced Learning Loan. Please click the “fees tab” below for more information on how you can fund your course.

ECDL Certificate

This course is the official British Computer Society (BCS) ECDL course. The qualification has been designed to map directly into the ITQ. (for more information please see: http://www.bcs.org/category/16699). When you gain the ECDL certificate you will also receive the ITQ certification. In order to gain the ECDL certificate you must sit the exam at a registered ECDL test centre (when you search for your nearest test centre simply select “ECDL/ITQ” and “Testing only” from the available options and then click “Go Find”). If you would like to find your nearest test centre please see:http://apps.bcs.org/fac/.

Unit 1: A/508/2300 Understanding Web Browsers

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Understand web browsers and functionality.
  • Be able to use web browsers.

Unit 2: D/508/2287 Communicating with Internet Technology

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Be able to communicate etiquette using Internet Technology.
  • Understand social networking and Web 2.0 technologies.
  • Be able to conduct and understand webcasts.
  • Be able to communicate with nontechnical audiences.

Unit 3: H/508/2291 Configuring an email client to send and receive email in a workplace context

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Be able to configure an e-mail client.
  • Be able to use email in a workplace context.

Unit 4: F/508/2279 Understanding Internet Architecture

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Understand the infrastructure required to access the internet.
  • Understand Internet communications protocols and their roles in delivering basic internet services.
  • Understand the basic principles of the domain Name System (DNS).

Unit 5: L/508/2303 Using Internet Services

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Be able to use different types of web search engines.
  • Be able to configure user customisation features in web browsers.
  • Know the principles of Personal Information Management (PIM).
  • Be able to define and use networking and internet services.

Unit 6: H/508/2310 Website Diagram and Design

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Be able to create a web page.
  • Be able to use, create, edit images and audio to HTML files.
  • Be able to use design and colour principles for web pages.
  • Understand Extensible Markup Language (XML).
  • Be able to create website diagrams and accessibility.
  • Understand how to apply Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) to webpages.

Unit 7: D/508/2306 Website development, planning and testing

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Be able to manage the website planning process with stakeholders.
  • Be able to test and analyse website performance issues.
  • Be able to manage essential issues in developing and maintaining a website.
  • Be able to plan and deliver presentations of your website.
  • Be able to deal with copyright and ethical issues when creating web pages.

Unit 8: F/508/2296 Understanding how to Use HTML5

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Understand technologies for enhancing the user’s web experience.
  • Be able use HTML5 and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) to design web pages.

Unit 9: L/508/2284 Applying Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Understanding the principle of the current version of CSS (Cascading Style Sheets).
  • Be able to apply the basics of the current version of CSS.
  • Be able to apply the advanced of the current version of CSS.

Unit 10: Y/508/2286 Principles of Database Concepts

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Understand database concepts.

Unit 11: T/508/2294 Essential JavaScript Principles and Practices

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Understand characteristics of JavaScript and common programming practices.
  • Understanding variables and data in Javascript.
  • Be able to use JavaScript functions, methods, and events.

Unit 12: R/508/2321 Seek job opportunities in Information Technology

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Understand the job roles in the Information Technology industry.
  • Be able to search career opportunities in the Information Technology industry.

Unit 13: M/508/2293 JavaScript Programming Techniques

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Be able to use Javascript statements to control program flow.
  • Be able to use the JavaScript Document Object Model (DOM) and Browser Object Model (BOM).
  • Be able to use JavaScript language objects and create expressions.
  • Be able to create and use custom JavaScript objects.
  • Be able to debug and troubleshoot JavaScript code.

Unit 14: A/508/2278 JavaScript Technology Extensions

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Understand JavaScript libraries.
  • Be able to use JavaScript and AJAX to create interactive web applications.

Unit 15: F/508/2282 Applied Javascript

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Be able to use JavaScript to develop interactive forms.
  • Be able to modify X/HTML with JavaScript.
  • Understand JavaScript security issues involving browsers and cookies.

Unit 16: F/508/2301 Using GUI HTML for Website Development

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Be able to use Rapid Website Development tools.

Unit 17: K/508/2289 Principles of networking fundamentals

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Understand basic data communication components.
  • Understand the role of networking hardware, and configure common hardware for operation.
  • Understand the relationships between IP addresses and domain names.

Unit 18: K/508/2292 Network maintenance and Issues

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Understand internet security issues understand principles of networks in relation to security.
  • Be able to deal with performance issues affecting Internet clients.
  • Understand basic networks in relation to hardware and maintenance.
  • Be able to implement elements of network-based client operating systems.

Unit 19: J/508/2297 Wireless networking and privacy protection

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Be able to use wireless networks.
  • Be able to protect privacy protection on the Internet.

Unit 20: L/508/2298 Understanding Project Management in Information Technology

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Understand project management in relation to IT projects.
  • Understand the quality elements of project management.

Unit 21: Y/508/2322 Server side scripting on web servers

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Understand knowledge of languages used to provide database connectivity to websites.
  • Be able to run own web server.

Unit 22: R/508/2285 Principles of Internet Security

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Understand security issues related to Internet clients.
  • Understand security-related ethical and legal issues faced by IT professionals when using the internet.

What's Included:

  • All study materials
  • Full Tutor and Admin support
  • The course fee includes the awarding body registration and certification fee (valued at up to £72.00).

Are you looking for web design and development training? Our Level 3 Certificate in Web Design and Development 3 (RQF) qualification (601/8498/X) will help you build up the knowledge, understanding and skills to work in a number of roles that require web design and development expertise. Having a web design and development qualification really does open up a wide range of exciting possibilities.

What is the RQF?

The Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) is an Ofqual regulated system of cataloguing qualifications. Qualifications on the RQF can be found by their size or level. Qualifications at a given level can differ depending on their content and purpose.

Is this distance learning course right for me?

One of the industries that’s been rapidly growing and shows no sign of stopping is Web design. Access to the Internet keeps increasing, more and more companies (including sole traders and micro businesses) want to have a website and some sort of online presence.

If you’re a creative person, can see the massive opportunities that await, then web design and development is definitely for you.

Web designers and developers use creative and technical skills to create or update a website. They must be able to imagine what a website will look like from the 'front end', and also understand how it will all work, ie driven by the 'back end'.

As a web designer, you could work on a variety of projects, anything from an interactive educational resource, to an online shopping site.

Just some of the projects that you could work on include:

  • Developing a secure ecommerce website
  • creating a virtual learning environment (VLE) for a school
  • making an intranet for staff to use at their company

It depends on the project but you may be contracted to look after the upkeep of a client's website, once it’s finished, so it’s well maintained.

Our Web Design and Development (RQF) course (601/8498/X) is a fully recognised qualification. It takes approximately 40 hours to complete and carries 25 credits - which can be transferred across to progress onto further study.

Overview of the Web Design and Development Training course

The Level 3 Certificate in Web Design and Development 3 (RQF) will teach you to become professionally competent.

As a learner you’ll gain the essential skills, knowledge and understanding to work on web developments and networking basics. Our course covers aspects such as web technologies, JavaScript, HTML, internet security and Cascading Style Sheets. It will give you a good understanding of the work requirements of a web designer or developer and jobs available.

What can I do once I have successfully completed the Web Design and Development course?

As a web designer and developer, you can actually make a difference and enhance a business. You can alter what the public think of a company by instantly improving their image by refreshing their website or by simply creating one. Places that you can work:

  • Freelance – managing your self- employment
  • In-house – looking after a company’s website(s)
  • Web design agency – constantly working on new projects

You could progress to other job roles or other ICT practitioner qualifications - job roles could include software engineer, app developer or PHP developer.

What are the average salaries for a fully qualified web designer or developer?

Experienced self-employed (freelance) web developers can earn between £200 and £600 per day. In-house or agency salaries for entry level roles are between £20,000 and £24,000 a year. With some experience under your belt, this can increase to between £25,000 and £35,000.

Lead web developers may earn up to £45,000 or even more per year.

All figures are intended as a guideline (source: National Careers Service website)

Is there government funding available for doing this course?

There is government funding for Level 3 Certificate in Web Design and Development qualification. If you study this distance learning course you can either fund it yourself privately, or, we can offer you the course funded, using a 19+ Advanced Learning Loan. Please click the “fees tab” below for more information on how you can fund your course.

ECDL Certificate

This course is the official British Computer Society (BCS) ECDL course. The qualification has been designed to map directly into the ITQ. (for more information please see: http://www.bcs.org/category/16699). When you gain the ECDL certificate you will also receive the ITQ certification. In order to gain the ECDL certificate you must sit the exam at a registered ECDL test centre (when you search for your nearest test centre simply select “ECDL/ITQ” and “Testing only” from the available options and then click “Go Find”). If you would like to find your nearest test centre please see:http://apps.bcs.org/fac/.

Unit 1: A/508/2300 Understanding Web Browsers

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Understand web browsers and functionality.
  • Be able to use web browsers.

Unit 2: D/508/2287 Communicating with Internet Technology

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Be able to communicate etiquette using Internet Technology.
  • Understand social networking and Web 2.0 technologies.
  • Be able to conduct and understand webcasts.
  • Be able to communicate with nontechnical audiences.

Unit 3: H/508/2291 Configuring an email client to send and receive email in a workplace context

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Be able to configure an e-mail client.
  • Be able to use email in a workplace context.

Unit 4: F/508/2279 Understanding Internet Architecture

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Understand the infrastructure required to access the internet.
  • Understand Internet communications protocols and their roles in delivering basic internet services.
  • Understand the basic principles of the domain Name System (DNS).

Unit 5: L/508/2303 Using Internet Services

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Be able to use different types of web search engines.
  • Be able to configure user customisation features in web browsers.
  • Know the principles of Personal Information Management (PIM).
  • Be able to define and use networking and internet services.

Unit 6: H/508/2310 Website Diagram and Design

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Be able to create a web page.
  • Be able to use, create, edit images and audio to HTML files.
  • Be able to use design and colour principles for web pages.
  • Understand Extensible Markup Language (XML).
  • Be able to create website diagrams and accessibility.
  • Understand how to apply Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) to webpages.

Unit 7: D/508/2306 Website development, planning and testing

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Be able to manage the website planning process with stakeholders.
  • Be able to test and analyse website performance issues.
  • Be able to manage essential issues in developing and maintaining a website.
  • Be able to plan and deliver presentations of your website.
  • Be able to deal with copyright and ethical issues when creating web pages.

Unit 8: F/508/2296 Understanding how to Use HTML5

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Understand technologies for enhancing the user’s web experience.
  • Be able use HTML5 and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) to design web pages.

Unit 9: L/508/2284 Applying Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Understanding the principle of the current version of CSS (Cascading Style Sheets).
  • Be able to apply the basics of the current version of CSS.
  • Be able to apply the advanced of the current version of CSS.

Unit 10: Y/508/2286 Principles of Database Concepts

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Understand database concepts.

Unit 11: T/508/2294 Essential JavaScript Principles and Practices

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Understand characteristics of JavaScript and common programming practices.
  • Understanding variables and data in Javascript.
  • Be able to use JavaScript functions, methods, and events.

Unit 12: R/508/2321 Seek job opportunities in Information Technology

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Understand the job roles in the Information Technology industry.
  • Be able to search career opportunities in the Information Technology industry.

Unit 13: M/508/2293 JavaScript Programming Techniques

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Be able to use Javascript statements to control program flow.
  • Be able to use the JavaScript Document Object Model (DOM) and Browser Object Model (BOM).
  • Be able to use JavaScript language objects and create expressions.
  • Be able to create and use custom JavaScript objects.
  • Be able to debug and troubleshoot JavaScript code.

Unit 14: A/508/2278 JavaScript Technology Extensions

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Understand JavaScript libraries.
  • Be able to use JavaScript and AJAX to create interactive web applications.

Unit 15: F/508/2282 Applied Javascript

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Be able to use JavaScript to develop interactive forms.
  • Be able to modify X/HTML with JavaScript.
  • Understand JavaScript security issues involving browsers and cookies.

Unit 16: F/508/2301 Using GUI HTML for Website Development

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Be able to use Rapid Website Development tools.

Unit 17: K/508/2289 Principles of networking fundamentals

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Understand basic data communication components.
  • Understand the role of networking hardware, and configure common hardware for operation.
  • Understand the relationships between IP addresses and domain names.

Unit 18: K/508/2292 Network maintenance and Issues

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Understand internet security issues understand principles of networks in relation to security.
  • Be able to deal with performance issues affecting Internet clients.
  • Understand basic networks in relation to hardware and maintenance.
  • Be able to implement elements of network-based client operating systems.

Unit 19: J/508/2297 Wireless networking and privacy protection

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Be able to use wireless networks.
  • Be able to protect privacy protection on the Internet.

Unit 20: L/508/2298 Understanding Project Management in Information Technology

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Understand project management in relation to IT projects.
  • Understand the quality elements of project management.

Unit 21: Y/508/2322 Server side scripting on web servers

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Understand knowledge of languages used to provide database connectivity to websites.
  • Be able to run own web server.

Unit 22: R/508/2285 Principles of Internet Security

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Understand security issues related to Internet clients.
  • Understand security-related ethical and legal issues faced by IT professionals when using the internet.

What's Included:

  • All study materials
  • Full Tutor and Admin support
  • The course fee includes the awarding body registration and certification fee (valued at up to £72.00).

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