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Diploma in Front End Web Development

Duration: 11 weeks part-time, 6.15-9.30pm

Location: Wellington Quay Only

Start Date: 20th September 2017

Days: Wednesday

Ref Code: CADWEB2E

Accredited By: IBAT

Fee: €1195

More Info:

Places on this course are limited so we recommend booking early to avoid disappointment. Flexible tuition payment options are available.
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 Front End Web Development Course at IBAT College Dublin will give you the skills you need.
  • Improve your skills in Client-Side JavaScript Programming, HTML and CSS code
  • Create an accessible website and one that is full optimised for search engines
  • Our small class sizes ensure individual attention and support

Diploma in Front End Web Development Course Overview

Web Design Course Website Designer Course

This part-time evening course has been specifically designed for existing Web Designers who wish to expand their knowledge of website design. The course assumes a basic level of knowledge of website design equivalent to the IBAT College Dublin Diploma in Web Design. It is not suitable for beginner web designers students should be able to demonstrate a proficient knowledge of design.

Students will be taken from the initial design of a Cinema Listing and Booking website using a CSS grid system for the initial design and will learn how to integrate interactive elements such as tabs, accordions, content panels and to use AJAX functions to update parts of their web page.

The main objective of this course is to upskill existing web designers from a basic level of website design to a more advanced level. It includes Client-Side JavaScript Programming for the web and gives a really solid foundation in HTML and CSS code, which are essential skills for all advanced website designers. Another main objective of the course is to enable existing website designers to design sites responsive to the latest devices & capable of being deployed as mobile applications on iOS and Android devices using technologies such as HTML 5 and PhoneGap.

Course Modules

  • Understanding the CSS Box Model
  • Developing Responsive CSS layouts
  • Working with CSS grid frameworks such as Bootstrap and 960.gs
  • Introduction to Javascript Programming
  • Working with Jquery
  • Developing dynamic sites using Jquery, AJAX, JSON and templating systems
  • Working with databinding - using knockout.js and AngularJS
  • Introduction to HTML5 mobile applications
  • Introduction to server side code (PHP) using JSON, AJAX, and AngularJS
  • Working with Phonegap to develop mobile apps
  • Search Engine Optimisation

Career Opportunities

Students holding an IBAT Diploma in Front End Web Development will be able to apply for more senior positions as web designers. The course will allow existing web designers to expand their knowledge of website design and enable them to create more advanced web designs and work on more advanced web projects. The course is an excellent introduction to programming for the Web and successful completion will open up many new opportunities within the area.

Programme Accreditation

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be awarded an IBAT College Dublin Diploma in Front End Web Development (full attendance required). Note there is no formal assessment on this programme.  

What is the fee for this Diploma in Front End Web Development?

The course fees are €1,195

What do I get for my fee?

I would like to apply for the Diploma in Front End Web Development Course, what should I do?

Application can be made using the buttons above. 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 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. 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.

Shared Student Experiences on this Course

Overall Experience Rating: 5 out of 5 stars
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  • IBAT Student - David Monahan

    This course taught the skills and techniques needed in a web designer/developer today. It got me up to speed with some of the latest technologies and has given me the confidence to go for a new job in this area.

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  • IBAT Student - Abel Manso

    This course exceeded my expectations. It helped me to boost my skills significantly. I especially appreciate the practical approach that John Rowley uses in his lessons. It was a positive and productive experience.

    Experience Rating: 5 out of 5 stars
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  • IBAT Student - Keith Davis

    I found the course really good, we covered everything which needed to be covered and I am now much more confident in my ablilities. Having John as my tutor really was a blessing as he was so helpful and still is! I would definitely recommend the course to all my friends and co workers.

    Experience Rating: 5 out of 5 stars
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ICT and Computing Lecturer Profiles

  • Liam O'Connor - Cyber and Digital Security Lecturer

    Liam is an experienced risk manager with a demonstrated history of 20 years working in the IT and cyber security industry. He has worked across the globe from the UK, Central Africa and Canada on cyber security projects. He is currently working for Deloitte Ireland in cyber risk advisory. Liam is a skilled cyber security strategist and has worked on many projects across both the public and private sectors. Projects included Data Protection (GDPR, ePrivacy), Computer Forensics, eDiscovery, Identity Access Management and Pentesting to name a few. He has an incredible passion for all things cyber, a must have in an ever changing digital landscape. Education: MSc - Master in Applied Cyber Security (Ongoing Thesis – “The Right To Privacy In A Digital World”) BSc – Digital Forensics and Cyber Security CEH - Certified Ethical Hacker - Certified Ethical Hacker. Liam also has multiple industry accreditations in IT an Cyber security. .

    Liam O'Connor, Cyber and Digital Security Lecturer
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