Web Designers create and build websites and web pages by combining any number of visual design elements including text, photos, graphics, animations and videos.
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Become A Qualified Web Designer
This program provides students with the necessary skills and knowledge to build a web design foundation, learn industry-standard software programs, and produce a well-rounded and exciting portfolio. Students learn how to plan and design compelling and interactive websites and learn to use industry-related programs, such as Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, and Animate, for website designs.
Students will also explore HTML and CSS for web publishing alongside essential topics, such as accessibility standards, color, typography, and composition, as well as dig into PHP and WordPress development. Web Design graduates develop a professional design process for building a website from concept to launch.
AOLCC’s Integrated Learning System™
All courses in our programs are delivered through our unique Integrated Learning System™ (ILS). Through ILS, you will develop a true proficiency in each topic, no matter your age or skill level upon enrolment. Our learning coaches are with you every step of the way to provide individualized assistance and encouragement in a supportive and non-competitive learning environment. Here’s how it works:
- You only advance to the next course when you are confident that you have mastered one topic and are ready to move on to the next
- You participate in hands-on exercises, tasks and practice exams that test your knowledge and give you confidence
Graduates of the program may pursue positions such as:
- Web Designer
- Internet Site Designer
- Website Developer
- Intranet Site Designer
Grade 12 or equivalent or Mature Student Status. Courses are open to any applicant who possesses a good command of the English language and is able to follow instructions. All applicants whose first language is not English must provide proof of English proficiency.
An admissions interview and entrance essay will be administered to determine if the applicant has the required interest, motivation, and entry-level skills to take this program.
Full-time students must attend the required hours per week as per the course schedule and may do so at times convenient to them.
Minimum 25 words per minute (WPM)
Basic level of proficiency in a Windows operating system
Basic level of proficiency in Microsoft Word
Personal Computer Fundamentals for Technical Users
Marketing & Sales
Introduction to Web Design
HTML and CSS Essentials
Fundamentals of Typography
Dreamweaver 1 and 2
Web Design 1
Dynamic Web Development with PHP
Web Practical Simulation
Web Portfolio Design
Photoshop Basics and Illustrator Basics
Job Readiness/Employability Skills
Job Search and Résumé Writing
Strategies for Success