Web Design Course & Diploma Alberta, CA

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Admission Requirements

Grade 12 or equivalent or Mature Student Status. Courses are open to any applicant who possesses a good command of the English language and is able to follow instruction. An admissions interview will be administered to determine if the applicant has the required interest, motivation, and entry-level skills to take this program. Full-time students must attend the required hours per week as per the course schedule and may do so at times convenient to them. Part-time students may set their own schedules to a minimum of two training sessions per week. These times may be scheduled during the day, evenings, or on weekends.

Program Highlights

This website design course provides students with the necessary skills and knowledge to build a Web Design foundation, learn industry-standard software programs, and produce a well-rounded and dynamic portfolio. Students learn how to plan and design compelling and interactive websites, and use industry-related programs such as Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Fireworks, Dreamweaver, and Animate in their website designs. In addition, this program introduces students to HTML and CSS for Web publishing, as well as essential topics such as accessibility standards, color, typography, and composition. Web Design graduates develop a professional design process for building a Web site, from conception to launch.

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Career Opportunities

Recent studies indicate that strong growth in web design jobs, particularly in the consulting sector, is expected over the next few years. Career opportunities that will allow students to communicate and captivate with the skills learned in this program include:

  • Web Designer
  • Internet Site Designer
  • Website Developer
  • Intranet Site Designer


Upon completion of the program the participant must demonstrate the following core competencies:

  • Keyboarding
    Minimum 25 words per minute (WPM).
  • Operating Systems
    Basic level of proficiency in a Windows operating system.
  • Word Processing
    Basic level of proficiency in Microsoft Word
  • Database Management
    Basic level of proficiency in one database application.
  • Office Skills
    Internet Fundamentals and Personal Computer Fundamentals for Technical Users
  • Web Design
    Introduction to Web Design, Web 101, HTML and CSS Essentials, Color Theory, Fundamentals of Typography, Dreamweaver 1 and 2, Information Design, Animate, JavaScript for Designers, Web Design 1, Dynamic Web Development with PHP, WordPress Development, Web Practical Simulation, and Web Portfolio Design
  • Graphics/Presentation
    Photoshop Basics and Illustrator Basics
  • Job Readiness/Employability Skills
    Job Search and Résumé Writing and Thought Patterns for a Successful Career
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  • Anticipated salary:

    C$31,084 – C$76,895 (Information from PayScale Canada)

  • Program Duration:

    43 Weeks

  • Program Notes:

    Tuition fees include all materials and student manuals. Financial assistance may be available to qualified students.

  • Program Category:

    Web Design

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