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Web Design and Development Certificate (RQF) Level 3

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The IT industry is continually evolving, which has created numerous exciting job opportunities. If you’re looking for a career change that comes with creative challenges, then we have the training programme for you.

The Web Design and Development Certificate (RQF) Level 3 will give you the practical skills you need to start your own business, or find success in multiple in-house or agency roles. Flexible distance learning makes it simple to get professional training, while working full-time.

What you’ll learn and study on the course

This qualification will develop your knowledge in how to build websites for a wide range of clients. The course will explore how to make a web page, test its performance and liaise with customers during a project. You’ll find out how to use CSS, HTML5 and JavaScript, alongside how to run a web server. The study programme will also offer information on finding opportunities in the industry, enabling you to hit the ground running when you enter the job market.

What you can do after with it

Once you have completed your course, you can go on to offer your services on a freelance basis, work in the IT department of a company in almost any industry, or join a dedicated digital firm.

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.

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/.

There’s no formal entry requirements to enrol on this Level 3 Certificate in Web Design and Development but obviously it’s great to have a passionate interest in computers, the internet and the web –even if you haven’t learnt any web programming before.

They’ll be some basic assessment in Mathematics, IT and English involved in the assignments for this course.

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).

Is there government funding available for doing this course?

Yes, you can apply for an Advanced Learner Loan with this course. We are accountable to the Skills Funding Agency (SFA) and Ofsted, to provide this course with Government backed funding. You can access your Advanced Learner Loan if you meet the criteria. Two main conditions are:

  • You need to be aged 19 or over
  • You need to be a UK citizen.
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Registration Fee £37.25
Repayments: No Payments until salary reaches £21,000
Total Price: £1,645.00
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Advanced Learner Loans are administered by Student Finance England (SFE)

Student Finance England is a Student Loans Company service, providing financial support to students on behalf of the UK Government.

You can enrol today and pay much, much later

You can access your course information straight away. You can then review them in your own time and complete the assignments which you are required to submit to your personal tutor for marking and feedback.

*Cashback will be paid to you once you have finished paying for your course in full. For more information, please see our cash back terms and conditions. The total amount payable over the term's period, is no more than the total cash price of the course. (APR = 0%). Written quotations are available on request.
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Yes, when you study using this kind of funding, Dimensions Training Solutions offers considerably more than the same one without the 19+ funding loan.

Enhanced course content

Six Employability and Independent Learning Skills (EILS) modules are embedded in the content of your course: Maths, English, Digital Life Skills, Confidence, Resilience and Meeting Deadlines.

You can choose to study a further four: Workplace Ready, Initiative, Teamwork and Problem Solving. These are all designed to boost your personal skill level and help your career progression.

Additional personal support

A Student Support Officer (SSO) will be assigned to you, so you have a single point of contact throughout your course to support you with any admin issues. Dimensions Training Solutions regularly update the SFA with details of study hours, and evidence of learning, in order to responsibly account for your course funding.

You will have an Individual Learning Plan with a set “finish date” and your SSO is there to encourage and help you stay on course. This is in addition to your Assessor, who assesses your work and provides personal constructive feedback.


The difference between courses funded by 19+ loan and privately funded courses

Features Course funded
by 19+ Advanced Learner Loans
Course funded privately
Personal Student Support Officer assigned to you
Personal Assessor Support assigned to you Automatic embedding of 6 key Employability and Independent Learning Skills (EILS) in course
10 EILS available
Individual Learning Plan with a set “finish date”
Flexible deadline to finish your course
Online study delivery
Postal study delivery
Payment in full or in instalments while you study
Eligibility requirement for loan
Nothing to pay until course is finished and you earn over £21,000 pa.
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