Level 3 Certificate in Web Design and Development: 601/8498/X

Course summary 

Length: 214 hours

Price: 950.00 GBP inc. VAT

Language: English

Location: Online/Distance courses

Next available date: Next available date: enquire for start date


Course description

Level 3 Certificate in Web Design and Development (RQF)

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 knowledge. Having a web design and development qualification really does open up a wide range of exciting possibilities.

Level 3 Certificate in Web Design and Development (RQF)

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 knowledge. 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 ‘front end’, and also understand how it will all work ‘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 full 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.


Modules

Module 1: Understanding web browsers (A/508/2300)

The learning outcomes for this module are:

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

Module 2: Communicating with internet technology (D/508/2287)

The learning outcomes for this module 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

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

The learning outcomes for this module are:

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

Module 4: Understanding internet architecture (F/508/2279)

The learning outcomes for this module 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)

Module 5: Using internet services (L/508/2303)

The learning outcomes for this module 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

Module 6: Website diagram and design (H/508/2310)

The learning outcomes for this module 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

Module 7: Website development, planning and testing (D/508/2306)

The learning outcomes for this module 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

Module 8: Understanding how to Use HTML5 (F/508/2296)

The learning outcomes for this module are:

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

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

The learning outcomes for this module 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

Module 10: Principles of database concepts (Y/508/2286)

The learning outcomes for this module are:

  • Understand database concepts

Module 11: Essential JavaScript principles and practices (T/508/2294)

The learning outcomes for this module are:

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

Module 12: Seek job opportunities in Information Technology (R/508/2321)

The learning outcomes for this module are:

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

Module 13: JavaScript programming techniques (M/508/2293)

The learning outcomes for this module 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

Module 14: JavaScript technology extensions (A/508/2278)

The learning outcomes for this module are:

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

Module 15: Applied Javascript (F/508/2282)

The learning outcomes for this module 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

Module 16: Using GUI HTML for website development (F/508/2301)

The learning outcomes for this module are:

  • Be able to use rapid website development tools

Module 17: Principles of networking fundamentals (K/508/2289)

The learning outcomes for this module 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

Module 18: Network maintenance and issues (K/508/2292)

The learning outcomes for this module 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

Module 19: Wireless networking and privacy protection (J/508/2297)

The learning outcomes for this module are:

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

Module 20: Understanding project management in Information Technology (L/508/2298)

The learning outcomes for this module are:

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

Module 21: Server side scripting on web servers (Y/508/2322)

The learning outcomes for this module are:

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

Module 22: Principles of Internet Security (R/508/2285)

The learning outcomes for this module are:

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

What are the average salaries for full 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)


  • Cost effective – Typically UK Certificate online study, you can enjoy saving more than 60% on your educational investment.
  • Practical Content – The coursework is immediately applicable to the careers, and you can earn long-term gains including increase in salary and promotions
  • Study anytime, anywhere – You don’t have to attend a College campus, so you can study from anywhere in the world. You can download & submit assignments.
  • Assessments – Assessment is via assignment submission

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