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Diploma in Web Design

Web Design Course, Courses, HTML, CSS, Dreamweaver

Ref Code: CFTDWD1

Accredited By: IBAT

Fee: €700

Duration: 9 wks (PT), one evening per week, 6.30pm-9.00pm

Location: City Centre Only

Start Date: 6th May 2015

City Centre Days: Wednesday

More Info:
Places on this course are limited so we recommend booking early to avoid disappointment.



Apply now for 2015. Contact us today by emailing enquiry@ibat.ie or call 01 8075055


Are you looking for a career in the area of Web Design and Development or are you looking for the skills to build and maintain a website? The Diploma in Web Design Course at IBAT College Dublin will give you the skills you need.
  • Are you looking for a new and challenging career in the area of web design and development?
  • Are you tired of being overcharged by web design companies for small changes to your website?
  • Have you been given the job maintaining your company's website and want to know more about how the back end is built?
  • Do you have your own business or are you involved in a start up business and need to create a professional commercial website?
  • Do want to adopt practical SEO (Search Engine Optimisation) techniques to your website to increase customer traffic to your website?
  • Do you wish to become competent in using Adobe Dreamweaver the leading industry web design software tool for building web sites?
Contact us now about our Web Design Courses.

Diploma in Web Design Course Overview

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Learning to design a website requires mastering many different skills from organizing the structure of the website, making sure it is easy to use and navigate, to designing the graphics and layout of the information. This part-time web design course concentrates on the fundamentals of building a website. It starts with the basics, using HTML code to build a basic site, giving the learner a solid foundation in how a website is designed. It then moves on to using a html editor - Adobe Dreamweaver - to design a website in a more user friendly environment.

Adobe Dreamweaver is the leading industry software in web designing and is used by the majority of major companies and organisations. It allows the user to design web page templates and style sheets which significantly reduces the time the web designer needs to spend on website design and maintenance. The final section of the web design course introduces the learner to Adobe Fireworks. Adobe Fireworks can be used to manipulate images, design rollover buttons and create a webpage layout which can be brought into Dreamweaver and used as a template for a website.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of the Diploma in Web Design graduates will be able to:

  • Use HTML to a competent level
  • Design, construct and maintain Web pages and a Web site
  • Support the building, testing and refining of Web pages and sites

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This knowledge, competence and set of skills are delivered throughout the following modules:

Introduction to HTML
Using Adobe Dreamweaver
Using Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Integrating Adobe Fireworks with Dreamweaver
SEO (Search Engine Optimisation) and FTP (Uploading)
  • Elements of Web Design:
    · Steps to creating a brilliant web site are discussed.
    · Giving structure to a web page .
    · Change the title bar of the web page
    · Change the background of a web page
    · Add text to a web page
    · Change font, font size and font colour
    · Email links
    · Internal Links
    · External Links
    · Insert a picture
    · Resize an image
    · Image Transparency
    · Saving Images
    · Keep a theme throughout the website
    · Add sound to a web page
    · Working with tables
  • HTML:
    · Introduction to the common language behind most WebPages
    · Create a website using HTML
    · Change the title bar of the web page
    · Change the background of a web page
    · Add text to a web page
    · Change font, font size and font colour
    · Email links
    · Internal Links
    · External Links
    · Insert a picture
  • Adobe Dreamweaver:
    This is a professional web-editing package and is used quite a lot in the web industry.
    · Defining a Site
    · Change the title bar of the web page
    · Change the background of a web page
    · Add text to a web page
    · Change font, font size and font colour
    · Working with Anchors· Email links
    · Internal Links
    · External Links
    · Insert a picture
    · Resize an image
    · Saving Images
    · Adding Alt text to images
    · Working with tables
    · Changing table properties
  • Adobe Fireworks:
    · Learning the basics of how to use an image package.
    · Optimise an image file
    · Create your own logo
    · Resize an image
  • Good site Management:
    · Importance of managing internet files and folders.
    · Naming files properly
    · Naming folders properly
    · Saving images to the correct folder
    · Saving pages to the correct folder
  • FTP:
    · Uploading & Downloading to the internet.
    · Connecting to a remote server
    · Managing your files on the remote server
    · Transferring files to a remote server
    · Updating files on the remote server
    · Deleting files on the remote server
  • Search Engines & Meta Tags:
    · Introduction to SEO - Search Engine Optimisation
    · What are Meta tags?
    · Where to add them in your website
    · How to add your website to search engines

Career Opportunities

Upon completion of the IBAT College Dublin Diploma in Web Design course, students will be able to design a basic website and maintain and update existing websites. They will have a good understanding of how HTML works, be competent using Dreamweaver and be able to do some basic image manipulation in Fireworks. As businesses move online it is becoming increasingly important that marketing and sales functions particularly have an understanding of the basic principles of web development and can update information about their product and or/services online.

Academic Progression Opportunities

Students who graduate with an IBAT College Diploma in Web Design and are interested in furthering their study in the area of web development are eligible to progress onto the College's Advanced Diploma in Web Design.

Programme Accreditation

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be awarded an IBAT College Dublin Diploma in Web Design.

Student Testimonial

Jack Quinn- Digital Marketing, Dublin School of English

"I feel I have gained a useful, applicable skill even with this introductory course. I now apply these skills to my job as a Digital Marketer and Social Media Manager; I take with me a deeper understanding of SEO, website design and functionality. Even if becoming a web designer isn't your endgame, seeing The Internet from the inside out gives you a unique perspective and an edge over the competition."

View the Lecturer Profile

Mark Dean – Web Design / IS Lecturer

Mark is an IT professional with over 19 years industry experience. Over this period he has accumulated knowledge and skills from numerous sectors ranging from education through to manufacturing and banking. He has been involved in many IT roles including software developer, team leader, systems analyst, and corporate IT trainer. Mark holds a Bachelor of Science from Trinity College and has lectured on both undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.

Morgan Campbell Desktop Publishing / Multimedia Lecturer

Morgan has worked in the print and design industry for more than five years. He spent several years working in desk top publishing and graphic design departments in Ireland before travelling to the UK. During this time he worked on numerous high profile marketing campaigns and won several design and marketing awards. In 2007 he returned from England to complete a masters degree in marketing and oversee the running of his own design and marketing enterprise.

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What is the fee for this Website Design Course?

The web design course fees are €700.

What do I get for my fee?

I would like to apply for the Professional Web Design Courses what should I do?

Application can be made directly here on our website. Alternatively, please feel free to contact Richard O'Brien our Admissions Advisor for IT courses on 01 807 5055  to set up a meeting to discuss the course further. You can also email us at enquiry@ibat.ie. Please feel free to visit the college anytime and a member of the Admissions Office will be more than willing to discuss any queries you may have. We look forward to seeing you.


Students who graduated from the IBAT College Diploma in Web Design Course went on to complete:


Drop by our Open Evening on Wednesday 22nd April from  5-7pm to find out more about your course of interest, meet with Admissions and Academic staff and view our state of the art study facilities. You can also complete the registration process for your chosen programme of study in 2015.

In the meantime you can contact our Admissions team by emailing enquiry@ibat.ie or call 01 8075055. You can also drop by the campus Monday-Friday from 9am-5.30pm, no appointment needed.


Whether you are interested in furthering your education with a Postgraduate MBA or you need to upskill with a Diploma in IT, Management or Accounting IBAT College Dublin can offer you an industry focused education that will help you achieve your career goals. Now accepting applications for courses starting in May or September.


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