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In t his g uid e : 03 Abo u t the We b D e sig n e r Care e r Pro gramme 05 What do e s the we bsite de sig n e r train in g e n tail? 05 Is this train in g fo r me? 06 What’s the c o u rse du ratio n ? 06 Who is te ac hin g the c o u rse? 07 Train again fo r fre e? 07 Ho w mu c h we b de sign e r c o u rse s c o st? 08 What will I le arn ? 09 What's the diffe re n c e in be twe e n sho rt c o u rse s an d c are e r pro gramme s? 09 Co u rse Fe e 09 What's in c lu de d? 1 0 Ho w c an I e n ro l? 11

We b D e sig n c are e r pro gramme sc he me


About the Web Designer Career Programme

Are you eager to tra i n as a w eb si te d esi gner b ut n o t com p letely sure w hi ch ro u te to ta ke to hel p you get the re? If so, i t i s w or th consi de rin g a cl a ssroom b a sed , i nstr u c to rled web d esi gner ca reer p rogra m m e wh i ch w i ll give yo u know l ed ge, p ra cti ca l p ro je c ts, p or tfol i o a nd ex p er i ence n e e de d for a successful ca ree r in this a rea . A w eb d esi gner creates the layout a nd d esi gn of a we bsite, h a nd l i ng th e tech ni ca l an d gra p h i ca l elem ents. You will be i nvolved i n control li ng te c hn ic al h i ccup s th at m ay occu r in the future a s you m a i nta i n yo u r creati ve wor k of a r t fo r a c lie n t. Th e p rocess of d esi gni ng a web si te nor m a lly i nvolve s: Ide n tif y i ng t h e nature of the c o nte n t t h at w i ll b e o n the web s i te Writing t h e progra mming c o de s to m e e t c li e n ts needs Te s t i ng t h e web s i te to ensure eve ry t h ing ru ns s mo othly a nd t h e re a re n o te chnical pro b le m s Up lo a d ing t h e web s i te to a s e rve r a n d ge t t i ng i t registered with va rio u s s e a rch engine

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The typic al wo rkin g ho u rs for a de sign e r ran ge be twe e n 30 to 40 ho u rs pe r we e k de pe n din g ho w big the pro je ct is an d ho w n e ar the de adlin e. We b de sig n e rs c an expe c t an an nu al salary o f abo u t ÂŁ 1 8,000 to ÂŁ40,000 an d fo r mo re expe rie n c e d, qu alifie d de sign e rs eve n mo re. A lo t o f train in g is do n e in ho u se c o mbin e d with c o u rses o u tside o f the o rgan isatio n . The majo rity o f e mploye rs look fo r c an didate s with de gre e s in re levan t su bje c ts o r tho se who have bu ilt u p a po rtfo lio o f wo rk expe rie n c e. D o yo u have what it take s to be c o me a we b de sign e r/ deve lo pe r? Why n o t c ro ss re fe re n c e yo u r o wn skills again st o u r c he c klist an d see whe the r yo u are re ady fo r the c halle n ge :


Yo u h ave a n i m aginat i ve mind an d c re at i ve, v is u a l i de as Yo u a re a skille d p rogra mmer or grap h i c de signe r Yo u c a n e a s i ly le a rn n ew t hings a nd d e mo n s t rate agility in yo ur d e sign t ech niq u e s

If you are ticking some or all of these boxes, see how you can progress further in your web design career by checking out some of our courses here and seeing what qualifications Training Dragon offer.

Yo u’re a gre at c o m mu nicator an d w o rk w e ll w i th o t hers an d i n a te a m Yo u a re a c o mpute r ne rd who love s to b e in t u ne with ad va nc e s in t e ch no logy and co mpute rs.

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What does the website designer training entail? As a web d esi gner, you will be ex p ected to b ecom e p ro fic ie n t i n h a nd l i ng web si te l a n gu age s l i ke HTML , C S S, Java S cript, Jq uer y, HTML 5, C S S 3, PH P a nd S Q L . Ad d i ti ona l ly i t is i m p or ta nt you fa m i l i a r ize your sel f w i th va r i ous so ftware such a s Ad ob e Drea m we ave r, Ad ob e P h otoshop, My SQL a nd Wor d P ress a s thi s o fte n w eaves i nto th e d esi gn pro c e ss.

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Is this training for me? If yo u kn o w yo u wan t to be c o me a we b de sign e r, Train in g Drago n e qu ips stu de n ts with a we ll ro u n de d kn o wle dge o n ho w to ove rc o me diffic u ltie s that o fte n fac e we bsite de sig n e rs. On c e yo u su c c e ssfu lly le arn ho w to tac kle the issu e s, you r c o n fide n c e as a we b de sig n e r will tran sfo rm. Ou r we b de sig n e r c are e r pro gramme is pre do min an tly fo r de le gate s who aim to work o n fre e lan c e we bsite pro je c ts o r ste p in to the pro fe ssio n al wo rld as we bsite de sig n e r. To ac hieve this, o u r expe rts train stu de n ts o n ho w to su c c e ssfu lly u se so ftware an d te c hn o lo g y u se d in the in du stry itse lf. In we b de sign, the se llin g po in t is the po rtfol i o. So we pre se n t stu de n ts with the o ppo rtu n ity to wo rk o n live pro je c ts that will he lp bu ild an impre ssive po rtfo lio to sho w po te n tial e mploye rs. Additio n ally, o u r train e rs e n han c e the le arn in g pro c e ss by makin g the c o u rse han dso n an d in je c tin g the ir c u rre n t expe rie n c e o f the in du stry in to the c o u rse c o n te n t. With yo u r c o mple te d we b de sign e r c are e r pro gramme yo u ’ll be able to apply fo r jo b s with the c o n fide n c e that yo u have the skills an d po rtfo lio n e e de d to de sign we bsite s an d c re ate po we rfu l bran d dig ital ide n titie s.


What’s the course duration? Yo u h ave the choi ce to b eg in Tra i ni ng Dragon' s web si te d e si gner cour se wh eneve r yo u wa nt. Our fl exi b l e learn in g a p p roa ch a l low s you to take c o ur ses d ur i ng th e week, w eekend or i n the eveni ng. It nor m a lly ta kes 3 -4 m onths (fu llt i m e) to 10 m onth s (p a r t-time ) to c o m p lete the cour se b a se d o n i nd i v i d ua l l ea r ni ng sp eed.

Who is teaching the course? We be lieve the be st way to be c o me a we b de sig n e r is to le arn dire c tly fro m we b de sig n e rs that's why o u r we b de sig n e r c o u rse is tau ght by in du stry pro fe ssio n al we b de sig n e rs who u se the ir wo rk expe rie n c e to make the train in g han ds-o n , prac tic al an d c are e r o rie n te d.

Full-tim e w eb de signe r course: Mo n - Fri 10 : 0 0 a m to 5:00 pm Inta ke s a re eve ry se c o nd mo n th. Pa rt -t i m e w eb de signe r course: A m i x t u re o f We e ke nd ( Sat o r Su n 10 : 0 0 a m to 5:00 p m) a n d/o r Eve ning (t wice a w e e k f ro m 6 : 30 p m to 9:30 p m) Inta ke s a re eve ry se c o nd mo n th.

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Train again for Free?

If you or your tra i ner fe e ls that you should reta ke a co u rse or m od ul e, th ere wi l l be n o extra cha r ge for you to atte n d a cla ss aga i n w i th i n yo u r p rogra m m e a llocated time.

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How much web designer courses cost?

The to tal c o st o f the c o u rse de pe n ds o n the c o u rse s yo u c ho o se. Ho weve r yo u c an pay in in stalme n ts with o u r payme n t plan with n o adde d c harge s. If yo u c ho o se to pay all at o n c e be fo re the c o u rse starts yo u are e n title d to a disc o u n te d rate.


What will I learn?

T h i s w eb d esi gner ca ree r p rogra m m e w i ll ta ke you fro m b ei ng a b egi nner to d i sp l ayin g ad va nced web d esi gn skills. T h e cour se encom p a sses a p or tfoli o b ui l d i ng a sp ect whic h al low s you to show ca se your ski l ls i n w eb d esi gn an d d i gi ta l d esi gn. Our i nd ustry p rofessi ona l s wi l l a l so give you one-to-one ca reer advic e to set you on th e r i ght p ath to a chi ev i ng your i d ea l we b d esi gn job.

Web Design

Our web d esi gner cour se includ es th e fol low i ng co u rse s:

Responsive web design or Mobile web design

Graphic Design Introduction to Programming using C# dot net JavaScript and Jquery PHP & MySQL Database WordPress HTML5 & CSS3

Optional Courses: Web Accessibility & Usability Adobe Photoshop SEO (Search Engine Optimisation) HTML Email newsletter Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) Certification in Web Development Fundamentals Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) Certification in HTML5 Application Development Fundamentals

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What’s the difference between short courses and career programmes?

S hor t cour ses concentrate o n tea chi ng tech nology only an d ca reer p rogra m m es m ain aim is to hel p d elegates sta r t a c are e r. On a ca reer p rogra m me yo u ge t the cha nce to create a bigge r p or tfoli o a nd w or k on i ndu stry rel ated p rojects.

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Course Fee To tal train in g fe e fo r re qu ire d c o u rse s is £4,950 whic h c a n be paid in in stalme n ts o f £ 600 a mo n th o n a o n e ye ar pro gramme. We o ffe r spe c ia l 15% disc o u n t, if yo u plan to pay c are e r pro gramme fe e i n lu mp su m. To tal pro gramme fe e fo r re qu ire d c o u rse s afte r applyin g disc o u n t is £4,207. Eac h o ptio n al c o u rse has se parate c o st. All fe e s mu st be paid via Ban k Tran sfe r.


What’s included?

How Can I enrol?

Tra i ni ng Dragon w eb d esign c areer p rogra m m e p rep a re s d e l egates to a p p ly for we b d e si gner job s. We a chi eve this b y offer i ng fol low i ng on o u r c areer p rogra m m e.

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