MTA HTML5 Application Development Fundamentals

The MTA HTML5 Application Development Fundamentals course will give you a solid introduction to HTML5, which consists of three major areas: Hypertext Mark-up Language (HTML), Cascading Style Sheets (CSS3) and JavaScript. 

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Is this for you?

The MTA HTML5 Application Development Fundamentals course is for any aspiring programmers, app developers or web developers. This particular course is suitable for those completely new to this globally recognised mark-up language.

Award and Associated Qualifications

Awarded 40 CPD points upon successful completion

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In centre, online, or a combination

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40 hours or 2 weeks full-time study

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About this course

This is an entry level course for anyone who is looking to start their career in technology and programming; designing and creating apps or websites. 

Throughout this course will with be guided through HTML5 which is three different types of code; HTML, CSS and JavaScript. By learning this world renowned mark-up language you will be able to plan, design, create and deploy interactive websites, apps, animations and more. 

This course is broken down into four sessions which are led by an expert in this field. As well as the tutorials, you will be able to take part in interactive labs and have access to pre/post test questions. 

The content within this course will help you gain the knowledge required to sit the Microsoft Technology Associate exam 98-375.

There are four sessions within this course: 

Session 1

• Section A: MTA HTML5 Introduction: Welcome, How to Study for the 98-375 Exam.

• Section B: HTML5 Basics: What is HTML?, Tag Rules and Attributes, The First Four Tags and DOCTYPE, Paragraphs, Headings, Hyperlinks, Formatting, Strong and Emphasis Tags, Nesting, Entities, The Mark Tag, Other New HTML5 Tags. 

• Section C: Add and Configure Images: The Image Tag, Figures and Captions, Canvas, Scalable Vector Graphics, Choosing Canvas or SVG. 

• Section D: Media in HTML5: Video, Audio.

• Section E: Organise Content: Tables, Table Formatting and Captions, The Thead, Tfoot and Tbody Tags, Unordered Lists, Sections, Articles, The Aside and Hr Tags, The Nav Tag, Headers and Footers. 

• Section F: Forms: Build a Form, The Input Tag, More Input Tags, Select and Text Area Tags, Data Validation. 

• Section G: Session 1 Recap: Domain 2 Test Tips.

Session 2

• Section A: Core CSS Concepts: Purpose of CSS, Inline Styles, Internal Style Sheets, Classes, External Style Sheets, IDs and Imports, Inheritance and Overrides, Style Inheritance, Content Flow, Troubleshooting CSS, Floating Text, Absolute Positioning, Content Overflow.

• Section B: CSS and UI Content: Box Layouts, Flexbox, Scaling, Order and Arrange Content, Grid Layout and Content, Properties, Grid Templates. 

• Section C: CSS and Content Flow: Regions, Columns, Hyphenation, Positioned Floats.

• Section D: CSS and Graphics: Graphics Effects, Rounded Corners and Shadows, Transparency and Gradients, Web Open Font Format, 2-D and 3-D Transformations, Rotations, Skews, Animations, SVG Filter Effects, Canvas. 

• Section E: Session 2 Recap: Domain 3 Test Tips. 

Session 3

• Section A: JavaScript Introduction: What is JavaScript?, First JavaScript Example, Create and Use Functions, jQuery and Other Third-Party Libraries. 

• Section B: Update the UI with JavaScript: Locate and Access Elements, Update Content Using Event Handling, Show and Hide Elements, Add Elements. 

• Section C: Animations with JavaScript: Animation Overview, Manipulate a Canvas, Animate Images, Shapes and Graphics. 

• Section D: JavaScript and Data: Overview of Accessing Data, Send and Receive Data, Transmit and Parse Complex Objects, Load and Save Files, AppCache, Data Types, Validate Forms, Test Validation, Cookies, Local Storage. 

• Section E: Touch Interfaces and APIs: Gestures and Responses, API Overview, Geolocation, Web Workers, WebSocket, File API. 

• Section F: Device and Operating System Resources: In-Memory Resources, Hardware Capabilities. 

• Section G: Session 3 Recap: Domain 4 Test Tips. 

Session 4

• Section A: Platform Fundamentals: App Packages and Containers, Credentials and Permission Sets, Host Processes, HTML5 and Table Applications. 

• Section B: Manage Application States: Understand States, Local and Session Storage. 

• Section C: Debug and Test Touch-Based Apps: Debug Capabilities, Touch Gestures and Testing. 

• Section D: Session 4 Recap: Domain 1 Test Tips. 

• Section E: Course Recap: Final Test Tips and Conclusion.

Aims and Objectives

This course aims to help those new to HTML, CSS3 and JavaScript gain a solid entry-level knowledge. You will also learn about the application life cycle so you would be able to plan, design, code, test, validate and deploy HTML5 apps and websites. 

The content within this course will prepare you to take the Microsoft Technology Associate 98-375 exam. 


This course is most suited to those with little or no previous experience of HTML. 

Finance Options

Wherever possible our training is tailored to your needs. The cost of our training programmes depend on the course(s) you choose and varies according to duration and breadth. Rest assured we have a number of payment options available to ensure the cost of training is affordable and can be worked alongside your other financial commitments. Common ways people fund their training include: - 



  • Flexible payment plans to help you spread the cost* available at many of our centres;
  • You could opt to pay upfront.



Company Funded:

Requesting funding from your employers needn’t be a daunting task. Many employers support and encourage their employees with their professional development and consider it a worthwhile investment to fund any training required.

What we can help with:

  • Providing a comprehensive training programme outlining learning outcomes
  • Tailored personnel letters
  • Communication with finance departments to arrange payment options (upfront or payment plan*).


Funding & Grants:

There may be the opportunity to apply for funded grants that can help towards the cost of training. These include the Skills Development Scotland ITAs and the ReAct programme in Wales. All schemes will have different terms and conditions that will need to be met in order to qualify for a grant and these are managed by each individual centre.

We’d recommend you speak to a Course Advisor in your local centre to find out whether they are registered to offer any such schemes and discuss your requirements further.


* Terms and Conditions apply. Speak to a Course Advisor for full information on the options available to you.



Career Path

With such a thriving industry as is the case with web development the opportunities to progress your career are numerous. With continued learning and development you could work towards Senior Developer roles or move towards App Development for example. 

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