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Online CIW Web Design Course

Having a working knowledge in the areas of Web design and e-commerce is a must for a Web Design Professional. This series is ideal for any entry-level and more experienced professionals who work in the fields of Web site design, e-commerce and graphic design, as well as entrepreneurs who want to be able to develop and manage their business online.

Certified CIW Web Design Professionals must prove their understanding in the areas of Web site design and e-commerce. They must be able to develop and maintain Web sites using authoring and scripting languages, create content and digital media, and employ standards and technologies for business-to-business and business-to-consumer e-commerce Web sites.

For more information on the CIW Certifications click here to see the CIW Roadmap.




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Course Ref: CIWWEB
Course fee: £685.00
Hours of study: 280 hours
Tutor support: 0 months

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Online CIW Web Design Course structure

CIW Web Design Specialist

The CIW Web Design Specialist course is for the individual who wants to develop the skills necessary to specialize in Web site design. In this course, you will build upon your basic Web authoring skills to learn the essentials and best practices of Web design, including design theory, tools and technologies.

Students with little or no background in Web design should consider starting with the CIW Web Foundations course to learn the basics of Web site authoring and development.

The CIW Web Design Specialist course prepares candidates to take the CIW Web Design Specialist exam, which, if passed, earns the individual the CIW Web Design Specialist certification. Candidates who also earn the CIW E-Commerce Specialist certification earn the advanced CIW Web Design Professional certification.


Skills Taught:

  • Web site development essentials, including the site development process, customer expectations, and ethical and legal issues in Web development.
  • Web design elements, including aesthetics, the site user's experience, navigation, usability and accessibility.
  • Basic Web technologies, including Hypertext Markup Language [HTML], Extensible HTML [XHTML] and extended technologies, image files, GUI site development applications, and site publishing and maintenance.
  • Advanced Web technologies, including multimedia and plug-in technologies, client-side and server-side technologies, and Web databases.
  • Popular production tools, including Microsoft Expression Web, and Adobe Dreamweaver, Fireworks and Flash.
  • Design and development technologies, including Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), Extensible Markup Language (XML), JavaScript, Java applets and Dynamic HTML.
  • Current issues in Web design, including the extensibility of design tools, compatibility of these tools, open-source applications and the functionality of current Web browsers as well.

CIW E-Commerce Specialist

To stand out as an increasingly valuable member of a Web or marketing team, you need a working knowledge of e-commerce standards. The E-Commerce Strategies and Practices course is for the individual who already understands the foundations of Web technologies and wants to become proficient in e-commerce practices and site design.

The CIW E-Commerce Strategies and Practices course prepares candidates to take the CIW E-Commerce Specialist exam, which, if passed, earns the individual the CIW E-Commerce Specialist certification. Candidates who also pass the CIW Web Design Specialist exam earn the advanced CIW Web Design Professional certification.


Skills Taught:

  • E-commerce site development, including ways to conduct business online and manage the technical issues associated with constructing an e-commerce Web site
  • E-commerce technology and security, including e-commerce technologies at various levels of sophistication, Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software, and practices for securing your online transactions as well as your customers' personal information
  • E-commerce business, marketing and legal issues, including Web marketing strategies, online product promotion, and legal topics such as taxation and international shipping.
  • As you progress through the Online CIW Web Design Course sections you will encounter lessons, activities, core reading and assessments.

Students with little or no background in Web design should consider starting with the CIW Web Foundations course to learn the basics of Web site authoring and development.

Course Components

  • Courseware Study Books
  • Virtual Labs
  • Online Materials
  • Video Clips
  • Course Review
  • Online Exercises
  • Exam Study Guide
  • Optional Practice Exams
  • Optional Certification Exam Voucher

Technical support for this course is provided by CIW via their on-line student web portal.

The course contains a number of activities and assignments which give you valuable feedback as you work through the programme.
Perhaps the most important asset provided as part of your Online CIW Web Design Course is access to a dedicated support team.
Web Design Specialist: On completion of this course you can apply for the internationally recognised CIW 1D0-520 examination which, when passed, awards you with the CIW Web Design Specialist Certification. This exam is time limited to 75 minutes, consists of 70 questions and has a passing grade of 70%. Exams are sat at any of the 97 registered Prometric testing centres in the UK. You can purchase a Certification Exam Voucher with this course or at a later date. Certification Exam Vouchers are valid for one year from date of purchase. E-Commerce Specialist: On completion of this course you can apply for the internationally recognised CIW 1D0-525 examination which, when passed, awards you with the CIW E-Commerce Specialist Certification. This exam is time limited to 75 minutes, consists of 72 questions and has a passing grade of 68%. Exams are sat at any of the 97 registered Prometric testing centres in the UK. You can purchase a Certification Exam Voucher with this course or at a later date. Certification Exam Vouchers are valid for one year from date of purchase.
Exam fees are additional and are paid to the centre where you take your exam.
Pay your course in full or spread the cost with one of our monthly instalment plans. Speak to one of our advisers today about arranging a monthly instalment plan for your chosen course(s) on 0330 111 4006

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