Launch Date: 22 Jun 2021

Short Description

Introduction to Web Design

Websites are now the digital shop front to any business. Most consumers expect businesses to be discoverable, explained online and easy to contact through the details published on the internet. Beyond providing just information, websites have become shops and stores.

Ecommerce thrives with ample product platforms and payment solutions powering swift online transactions. People not only sell what they own, but they can sell what they know, what they can make and so on. If a market exists for a product or service, a website is the way to make an offering official for that market. Evolving conveniences, even as small as buying delivered groceries online, are constantly pushing consumer expectations to new heights.

Learn to build a website that can promote a business, a person or a brand.

Level: Level 1 Award

Created By: Aminur Rahman



Dagile free online training courses are only available to participants who:

  • Live and/or work in London
  • Can provide proof of legal right to live and work in the UK
  • Can provide proof of employment or self-employment
  • Work in the digital economy and/or have a digital role at work
  • Workers from SMEs are particularly encouraged

Academic Requirements
There are no entry requirements for our Level 1 Awards, however a good understanding of the English language and maths are essential.

Who this course is for:

This course is for learners who are new to website creation. It is recommended for people who can use a grounding in website creation to further their education or employment opportunities. It covers a 'no code' approach which means you do not need to be a coder to work on websites.

  • An introduction to web design
  • The top down view of how to build and manage web pages
  • Understanding the purpose of HTML, CSS
  • Understanding the purpose of Javascript and website interactivity
  • How to choose technologies to build a website
  • Introduction to content management systems
  • How to host and manage a website and web domain
  • How to leverage a web presence for different types of businesses
  • An awareness of Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
  • The ecosystem of tools to ease your workload

A single Level 1 Unit from OCN London.

It has a credit value of 3.

It requires an average of 27 hours to complete.

Long Description:

Web design includes a grounding in HTML, CSS and some understanding of Javascript. HTML is for structure and layout of a website whilst CSS enables style. Javascript facilites interactivity. Together, they can create rich online experiences and user journeys. You will gain an awareness of user interface design and an understanding of digital user experiences. You will gain an introductory level of understanding of how modern web development takes place. You will see that coding is no longer a necessity when building websites, therefore you will need to make a professional choice as to what kind of website builder you want to be.

Learn how to manage expectations when your offering is online 24 hours a day. Understand the ecosystem of tools that enable businesses to operate on the internet.

Course Team:

Expert tuition is provided by Amin, an experienced university lecturer and vocational trainer in the fields of software development and digital content production. He has a decade of experience in various software development companies and projects and now focuses his time on supporting the talent pool for businesses to hone their use of digital technology and engage with Industry 4.0. Amin can assist you with planning your own learning journey so that you can take ownership of your skills development and add value to your career.

Offered by:

Ravensbourne is an innovative, industry-focused university located on the vibrant Greenwich Peninsula. Driven by industry standards and supported by the latest high-performance technology, they produce highly employable and enterprising graduates. Their winning formula also ensures an extremely high post-graduation employment rate. In 2017, 96.4% of students were in work six months after graduating. Ravensbourne also hosts alongside its student community more than 100 creative technology businesses that utilise its leading edge technologies and media resources, and collaborate with its student body and industry partners.