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Website Design Training [intermediate]

For those who want to sell products online or add extra functionality to their website.

Skill level

Intermediate, Advanced

Apps & tools

MacOS, Windows, Adobe Photoshop or GIMP, Wordpress, Shopify

Pre-requisites

Decent Mac/PC skills, basic photo-editing skills, basic website-design skills

Skills learned

Website Design, How to Create an Online Store, Graphic Design, Photo Editing

Want to start selling online? This training course will show you how to advance your e-commerce skills.

Topics explored in our advanced website-design lessons include: CSS (Cascading Style Sheets); SEO (Search Engine Optimisation); e-commerce / online stores; best practice in content display, including taxonomies and custom fields.

To help you get warmed up we’ll send you a free copy of the book Above the Fold when you sign up for four hours of lessons.

More knowledge incoming!

We're passionate about the apps and software that we teach and we hope to pass some of that on to you.

These skills can make you powerful so, to make your training more of a learner journey, we'll send you a hand-picked book relevant to your chosen discipline when you sign up for at least 6 hours of training.

 

Who is this training for?

  • Website or graphic designers with existing knowledge of WordPress.
  • Website owners who require advanced functionality such as a booking system or e-commerce. 

What's covered in this course?

This will depend on your aims but quite probably some combination of:

  • E-commerce / online store creation.
  • Custom fields, page templates and taxonomies.
  • SEO (Search Engine Optimisation).
  • Custom CSS (Cascading Style Sheets).

Will I get a certificate?

Absolutely, but only if you want one. You will be provided with a certificate of attendance and we can optionally add specific achievements and skills learned to the parchment.

Our training is dynamic so we reduce time spent learning tools or techniques that are irrelevant to your chosen path unless they are fundamental to the software and best practice workflow. That's why, for now, we don't issue one-size-fits-all certificates.

What will I need for remote training?

  • A stable internet connection.
  • For Adobe training, a full or trial version of the relevant Adobe app(s) installed on your desktop or laptop computer.
  • For free software like Inkscape, GIMP or Scribus, a full version of the relevant app(s) installed on your desktop or laptop computer.
  • For shared video display with remote control access: Google Meet and Google Remote Desktop.

Lesson pathway suggestions

We’ve put these lesson pathways here to give you an idea of what kind of stuff you could create during your training. Whatever you choose to do, the fundamental skills that you learn along the way can be applied to a multitude of projects.

If you have a specific project you would like to apply your training to you can add details at checkout or let us know via email or phone.

Create an online store

Use WooCommerce or Shopify to create an e-commerce website.

Email newsletters and auto responders with Mailchimp

Provide good communications to those who engage with your website/content.

Advanced coding [HTML/CSS/PHP]

If you want advanced functionality on your site sometimes you need to dig into the code.

Using Canva for social media

Canva offers a simple and effective online solution for graphic design.

Your Digital Skills Training

Dynamic curriculum shaped around chosen course, skill level and individual or group goals.

Option to bring a buddy to your first lesson,  maybe a workmate or family member – get ‘em involved! 

Flexible scheduling – lessons are valid for up to one year after purchase.

Free hand-picked, hard-copy book relevant to your chosen digital skill set.

All tuition, follow-ups, skills and employment mentoring comes from local digital skills experts.

Book your digital skills course

Please select how many learners will be attending the training and how many hours you would like to book.

After you have completed checkout you will be given the option of: scheduling date(s) and time(s) for your digital skills training.

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