Certificate in Web Development (Micro-credential)

 

  • CAMPUSES:

    START DATES:

  • Online (Scheduled) – Part-time

    Jan 24 - Mar 09, 2023

    • Credits:

      7

    • Method:

      Remote Learning

    7

    weeks

Part-time evening course  |  Tuesdays & Thursdays  |  6pm-9pm | via Remote Learning | 7 credits at Level 5

Want to produce professional websites? 

Start here for the perfect introduction to Web Development.

See how research, design and coding work together to produce professional and creative sites.

A great course for beginners, this class provides an introduction to the core technologies used in web development, including an introduction to coding. You’ll learn front-end development using HTML, CSS and JavaScript, and gain an understanding of how these all play a role in building the perfect site.

 

This course provides the perfect training opportunity for:

  • Learners seeking enrolment into specialist, higher level programmes.
  • Learners seeking an introduction to coding/computer programming.
  • Web and User Experience (UX) designers, who need and understanding of web development process and technologies to inform their design decisions.
  • Practitioners from related IT fields who are seeking a career change into Web Development.

 

Live Online Classes:

Live online classes are a friendly and supportive alternative to watching video tutorials – you’re able to ask questions and receive answers from an experienced Web Development industry professional in real time. Your mentor will share their screen, demonstrating professional tools and techniques, then support you as you follow along, completing activities during class time.

Live classes are supported by an active class forum where your tutor provides additional information and feedback outside of class times. Classes are also recorded, so you can review them in your own time or log in to learn at a time that works best for you.

If you would you like to ask a question before you enrol please contact us!

What you'll learn

HTML & CSS

This module gives you an introduction to the core principles in Web Development. Apply the fundamentals of Hypertext Markup Language and Cascading Style Sheets to develop a multi-page website.

  • Code editors
  • Introduction to HTML: elements, tags, semantic code, attributes
  • Introducing CSS: selectors, syntax, classes, IDs
  • Visual styles: colours, backgrounds, typography and fonts
  • HTML structure for positioning, nesting and layout
  • Website layout
  • Introduction to CSS effects
  • Optimisation
  • Cross-platform & browser testing
  • Hosting and domain names

 

JavaScript

This module covers JavaScript. You will develop an understanding of the principles and practice of coding using JavaScript for web development. 

  • Syntax 
  • Variables, values, data types, data structures
  • Control statements, functions
  • Comparison operators & logical operators
  • Multidimensional arrays
  • Classes, objects, methods, properties
  • Form validation
  • Callback functions
  • Navigation & interactive effects
  • Frameworks 
  • Creating an SQL or Mongo database (introduction to Node.js)

As you near the end of the course your tutor will help you use your new coding skills while you work on your own web project.

A bit more information

Software

On this course, you will learn HTML, CSS and JavaScript which is free to access.

For optimal performance when studying remotely, we recommend:

  • Your computer is up to date (ensure you have the latest version of the necessary plug-ins, drivers, bug fixes and security updates)
  • You have reliable internet speed and connection
  • A web cam and microphone
  • Do not use a Chromebook - Chromebooks are not intended for heavy-duty processing such as Adobe Creative Cloud software.

Equipment

For more information on general computer requirements, visit our FAQ's here (scroll to bottom of page)

Fees

Domestic Students
$1,575.00 (including GST)*

International Students: $1,575.00 tuition fee + $447.50 registration fee (including GST)**
International students: Please contact us directly here to finalise enrolment and payment opposed to applying online. This course is open to individuals living or residing in New Zealand only.


Payment Options (Domestic Students only)
PayPal
Pay by Invoice (Eligible for Organisations only)
Pay at a Campus (During office hours only)

*Fees subject to change
**International students,
 Please contact us directly here to finalise enrolment and payment opposed to applying online. This micro-credential is open to individuals living or residing in New Zealand only.
Yoobee Colleges reserves the right to modify the fees, scheduled time and course structure. To see more about other Terms and Conditions, please click here.

Entry Requirements

Enrolment Requirements
Please see below on the course entry requirements and other information before enrolling. Upon application, we will request the following information and documentation before you start the course.

  • Completed Enrolment Form - Upon application we will ask you to complete an enrolment form.
  • Verified Form of ID - We require certified copies of your identity and residency documentation. This can be a valid passport or birth certificate.
  • Proof of NZ Residency or Citizenship - If not stated on your passport of birth certificate, you will also need to provide proof of citizenship/residency in New Zealand if applying as a domestic student. 
  • International Students - Please contact us directly here to finalise enrolment and payment opposed to applying online. This micro-credential is open to individuals living or residing in New Zealand only.

Learners will be eligible to enter this Micro-credential if they: 

  • Are at least 16 years old, and 
  • Have basic computer skills and an interest in web development, and
  • Hold NCEA Level 2 or equivalent evidence that they have the ability to succeed in the micro-credential
  • Students with English as a second language require IELTS 5.5 (General or Academic) with no band lower than 5.0.

Remote Learning Requirements
You will need a computer that has access to reliable internet, web cam and microphone.

Take the first step

Download the Web Development Information Pack

Kirsty Vickerman

"This course has enabled me to understand the basics of web design and how to code. I now have the confidence to code in HTML, CSS and basic JavaScript. My professional life has been positively impacted by this course and has given me the confidence to code and increased my ability to build and manage websites!"

Hamish Wahlers

"I can't recommend this course highly enough! The tutor was overflowing with enthusiasm and knowledge of all the material, and I can say with total certainty that this is a course which does an amazing job of sparking interest in Web Development."

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