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Advanced Web Design Course

Advanced Web Design Course

Course Description

In the digital era, websites are essential for business success, serving as unique identifiers in the competitive landscape. The Advanced Web Design Course, designed for beginners, merges web design, graphic design, and digital marketing into a concise curriculum. Participants will learn web design basics (HTML, CSS, responsive design, accessibility) alongside graphic design skills using Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop, enabling them to create visually appealing and functional websites.

The course also covers digital marketing strategies, including SEO, content marketing, social media, and email campaigns, ensuring students can design, develop, and promote websites effectively. This all-in-one course prepares learners to excel in the digital marketplace with a comprehensive skill set.

 

What can you do with the advanced web design course?

Advanced Design Techniques: Dive deeper into sophisticated web design techniques, including animations, advanced CSS styling, and dynamic user interfaces, to create highly interactive and engaging websites.

User Experience (UX) Design: Learn the principles of UX design to enhance the usability and user satisfaction of your websites. This includes conducting user research, creating personas, and designing wireframes and prototypes.

Responsive and Mobile Design: Master the techniques for designing websites that work flawlessly across various devices and screen sizes, ensuring a seamless user experience on desktops, tablets, and smartphones.

Content Management Systems (CMS): Learn to work with advanced CMS platforms like WordPress, enabling you to build, manage, and update websites more efficiently while offering clients or users more control over their content.

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and Analytics: Advance your knowledge in SEO strategies and analytics to improve website visibility and monitor user engagement, traffic, and conversion rates, making informed decisions to drive growth.


Course duration:

12 – 14 months


 

Modules

Below is an exhaustive compilation of the course modules you will cover

Module 1 : Web Design

  • Planning a website: Content and Structure Strategy
  • Introduction to Hypertext Markup Language (HTML)
  • Image Optimization for the Web
  • Visualizing a website: Colours, Images, Fonts, and Layout
  • Mastering Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
  • Styling HTML5 with CSS
  • Responsive Web Design
  • Writing Web-Optimized Copy and Linking Pages
  • Testing, Publishing, and Maintaining a website.

Module 2 : UX Design

  • Introduction to UX Design
  • Stakeholder Engagement
  • Research Techniques
  • Evaluation & Reporting
  • Design Principles
  • Wireframing
  • Prototyping
  • Presentation & Delivery
  • Application of UX

Module 3 : Digital marketing

  • Introduction tutorial
  • Introduction to Digital Marketing
  • Introduction to WordPress
  • SEO and Web Analytics
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Content Marketing and Digital Copywriting
  • Paid Advertising and Marketing
  • Advertising on Social Media Platforms
  • E-Mail Marketing
  • Mobile Marketing

Module 4 : Graphic design

  • What is Graphic Design
  • Idea Generation
  • What is Graphic Design
  • Idea Generation
  • The Design Process
  • Visual Language
  • Typography
  • Design Elements
  • Understanding Digital Elements
  • Gestalt Principles
  • Designing for the Web
  • The Business of Graphic Design

Pricing

50% upfront discount for students funding the course privately

PAYMENT PLAN
R20900total payment
  • Deposit R3200
  • R2950 (6 months)

DEBIT ORDER
R20900total payment
  • Deposit R2900
  • R1500 (12 months)

50% upfront discount for students funding the course privately

Accreditation

• QCTO – Quality Council for Trade and Occupations
• QLS – Quality Licence Scheme UK

How to Study

The Advanced Web Design Course is delivered via a cutting-edge online learning platform, blending theoretical knowledge with practical applications in web design. The Digital School of Marketing offers a personalized learning experience, allowing you to start at any time and move forward at your pace, supported by an extensive range of student services.

Your learning journey in web design will include:

  • Interactive Slides: Each module and subject is explored through comprehensive slides that encapsulate key web design concepts.
  • Custom Infographics: Unique infographics designed to underline essential learning points.
  • Engaging Videos: Custom-produced videos to deepen your grasp of the course material.
  • Downloadable eBooks: A thorough eBook for each lesson, enabling study and revision away from the platform.
  • Progressive Achievement Certificates: Earn a certificate for each module completed, recognizing your acquired skills.
  • Assessment Tools: Utilize preliminary assessments, quizzes, and detailed final evaluations to reinforce your knowledge.

Upon registering, you will gain:

  • Access Credentials: Secure details to log in and access your course content.
  • Continuous Support: Ongoing assistance throughout your course duration.
  • Module Achievement Certificates: Digital certificates awarded upon the completion of each module.
  • Comprehensive Course Certificate: A final certification upon course completion, issued in both print and digital forms.

What makes us different?

  • We have long been established in the Digital Marketing and design industry
  • We are QCTO Accredited
  • We are BEE compliant
  • Courses are internationally transferable

What makes us different?

We have long been established in the Digital Marketing and design industry

We are SETA registered

We are BEE compliant

Courses are internationally transferable

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    What skills will I gain from the Advanced Web Design Course?

    You’ll master a wide range of skills including web design basics (HTML, CSS, responsive design, accessibility), advanced graphic design using Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop, and digital marketing strategies such as SEO, content marketing, social media, and email campaigns. This course equips you to create visually appealing and functional websites and promote them effectively.


    How long does the course take to complete?

    The course is designed to be flexible, typically taking 6-12 months to complete depending on your pace of study. You can start anytime and progress according to your own schedule, with the freedom to balance your learning with other commitments.


    Is any prior knowledge or experience required to enroll in this course?

    No prior knowledge or experience is required. This course is designed for beginners, providing a step-by-step learning path from the fundamentals of web design to more advanced concepts and techniques.


    How is the course content delivered?

    The course content is delivered through an online learning platform that includes interactive slides, custom infographics, engaging videos, downloadable eBooks, and progressive achievement certificates. This blend of theoretical knowledge and practical applications ensures a comprehensive learning experience.


    What kind of support can I expect during the course?

    Upon enrolling, you’ll receive continuous support throughout your course duration. This includes access to a dedicated support team for any academic inquiries and technical assistance, ensuring a smooth and supportive learning journey.


    How does this course stand out from other web design courses?

    Our course is unique because it’s offered by a long-established institution in the Digital Marketing and Design industry, is QCTO Accredited, BEE compliant, and the skills you learn are internationally transferable. We provide a personalized learning experience that allows you to study at your own pace with comprehensive support, setting us apart from other offerings.


    What are the tangible outcomes of completing the course?

    Upon completion, you will receive module achievement certificates for each module you complete successfully, and a comprehensive course certificate available in both print and digital formats. These certifications serve as a testament to the new skills you’ve acquired, enhancing your resume and career opportunities in the digital marketplace.


    Where is the Digital School of Marketing Head Office?

    Our head office is based in Randburg, Johannesburg. However, the marketing courses are available throughout South Africa and Internationally through online learning.


    Is there student support?

    There is student support available from Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm, at the college with trained assessors and facilitators to assist you in your marketing studies. Contact our trained digital marketing assessors to assist in your marketing learning journey.


    Why choose the Digital School of Marketing?

    The Digital School of Marketing is fully accredited through the Media Information and Communication Technology (MICT) Sector Education and Training Authority (SETA). This means that the online digital marketing courses are specially designed for the digital industry. All industry benchmarks and standards have been met. Additionally, You can start studying the Basic Digital Marketing Course anytime during the year and the courses are available throughout South Africa.


    How old do I have to be to start a course at DSM?

    You have to be 17 years old to be eligible to start the Basic Digital Marketing Course, which provides the best digital marketing course in South Africa.


    What are the payment options available?

    There are many payment options available at the Digital School of Marketing. We offer discounts on full payments. Debit orders are available as well as structured payment plans with installments. – Studying Digital Marketing has never been this easy!


    When does the debit order run?

    The debit order runs for the Basic Digital Marketing course on the last working day of every month.


    If I choose the debit order option, will I be billed more than the monthly course instalments?

    No. You will only be billed for the monthly course instalment.


    Can I freeze my debit order?

    No. Your debit order runs automatically after the first payment is charged.


    Can My employers assist with payment for the course?

    Yes! – Please contact us for a customised quote for the basic digital marketing certification for your employers.


    Where Can I Study Digital Marketing Courses In Johannesburg?

    If you want to study digital marketing courses in Johannesburg, there are several options available. You can study in a classroom setting (such as at the University of the Witwatersrand) or – if flexibility is important to you – then going for an online option is your best bet.


    Where Can I Study Digital Marketing Courses In Pretoria?

    The digital marketing industry is skyrocketing and you need to be a part of it! If you’re on the hunt for digital marketing courses in Pretoria there are two options for you – either a classroom-based course or an online one such as the digital marketing courses on offer at the Digital School of Marketing.


    Where Can I Study Digital Marketing Courses In Durban?

    If you want to become a digital marketer or run your own business, you need digital marketing skills to promote your company. If you’re based in KwaZulu-Natal and are looking for digital marketing courses in Durban, in terms of face-to-face courses you should look at Pixel Craft Training. But if you’re looking for an online, anytime, anywhere course then the Digital School of Marketing is your best bet.


    Where Can I Study Digital Marketing Courses In Port Elizabeth?

    Marketing happens online now so marketers – who’ve been trained in traditional methodologies – need to upskill themselves with a digital marketing course. Are you looking for digital marketing courses in Port Elizabeth? If you are, you need to look into the Digital School of Marketing’s wide range of courses.


    Where Can I Study Digital Marketing Courses In Cape Town?

    When looking at digital marketing courses in Cape Town there are plenty of options to choose from. For instance, you could approach the AAA School of Advertising or Rosebank College as these institutions offer face-to-face classes. However, if you are looking for online options, try the Digital School of Marketing, we offer a wide range of courses.

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