WEB DESIGN: WORDPRESS FOR BEGINNERS
SCQF Level 5
Computing

Course Overview
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This is an 8-week beginner’s course to build your own WordPress website.

It covers hosting the website, installing WordPress on the server, adding a theme, plugins and publishing. See below for full details.


This course is ideal for clubs, societies, charities, hobbies, bloggers, small business owners and those wanting to take the first step into a career in web development.


As part of the course, you will be able to get assistance with building your own bespoke website.

 

What You Will Learn
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  • Hosting and WordPress
  • Website design
  • Theme installation
  • Adding content
  • Using templates
  • Plugins and interactive content
  • GDPR
  • SEO (Search engine optimisation for getting your website visible in google)

 

Entry Requirements
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  • Participants should be comfortable using a desktop computer/laptop for browsing the internet, online shopping/banking and similar tasks, blogging, basic office tasks
  • Equivalent proficiency would be ECDL essential

English Proficiency Requirements
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  • IELTS 5.5
How the course is assessed
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Progression And Articulation Routes
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  • Other evening web development courses
Download our progression route map here
Number Of Days Per Week/Day Of The Week/Time Of The Day
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  • 1 evening per week, Monday evenings 5:30 to 8:30
Course Cost And Funding Options
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Start Date(s)
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This course will start on…
  • 21/01/2020
End Date(s)
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This course will end on...
  • 12/06/2020
Course Delivery
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CODESPACE
Computing Overview

​Master the skills in digital media editing, database administration, social media and e-commerce, web design, animation, 3D modelling, programming in C#, PHP, Actionscript, Javascript, Java and C++, scripting, batching, network architechture and forensics, all taught by industry veteran lecturers with extensive real life experience.

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