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CIW Web Design Specialist Course:

The CIW Web Design Specialist Course (formerly titled Design Methodology and Technology) teaches you how to design and publish Web sites. General topics include Web Site Development Essentials (such as the site development process, customer expectations, and ethical and legal issues in Web development), Web Design Elements (such as aesthetics, the site user's experience, navigation, usability and accessibility), Basic Web Technologies (such as basic Hypertext Markup Language [HTML], Extensible HTML [XHTML] and extended technologies, image files, GUI site development applications, site publishing and maintenance) and Advanced Web Technologies (such as multimedia and plug-in technologies, client-side and server-side technologies, and Web databases).

In the home study courses, students will work with popular production tools such as Microsoft Expression Web, and Adobe Dreamweaver and Flash. You will study design and development technologies such as Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), Extensible Markup Language (XML), JavaScript, Java applets, Dynamic HTML, plug-ins, multimedia and databases. You will also explore the extensibility of design tools, incompatibility issues surrounding these tools, and the functionality of current Web browsers.

The Official CIW Self Study courses are a convenient learning tool for individuals who do not have the flexibility to attend traditional classroom training.

The CIW Web Design Specialist Course includes the following items:

2 Official CIW course books covering the complete CIW Site Design Specialist 1D0-520 syllabus.
Additional CIW Exam Study Guide.
Convenient online access to official practice exams (Over 660+questions).
Over 7 hours of interactive movie clips for the CIW Site Design Specialist syllabus
Online course review questions and exercises (990+ questions).
Supplemental online files containing appendix files, files for hands-on labs, and other resources.
Online Live Labs (30 Hours Access).

Additional entry requirements

Students should have knowledge of HTML Programming. The course does not have any prerequisites although we do recommend completing the CIW Foundations Associate Course or an equivalent beginners HTML and CSS course to learn the basics of Web site authoring and development.

Awarding body

Certified Internet Webmaster

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Professional or Industry specific qualification


UK qualification

This course is offered to anyone in the world, but its qualification is only relevant in this country.

Study Hours:

140 hour

Virtual help:

To suit the client/individual

Course type:

Online course

Total time for completion:

No time limit

per course

More info on price: Instalments available

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