Is This for You?

Whether you want to learn web design to start a new career or simply want to expand your skillset to be able to confidently liaise with web developers, our Web Design award will give you the skills you need.

Award and Associated Qualifications

Awarded 80 CPD points upon successful completion

Start Date
Study Type
In centre, online, or a combination
Training Type
80 hours flexi study / 3 weeks full time

About This Award

Whether you want to learn web design to start a new career or simply want to expand your skillset to be able to confidently liaise with web developers, our Web Design award will give you the skills you need.

For any business, having a professional website is essential. It is the key focal point for brand awareness, customer engagement, customer communication, and sales. You’ll cover a wide range of topics from planning, design and initial build of a business website, best practice, and how to ensure you have the correct SEO in place on a website, through to working with images to produce professional-looking graphics for your site.

As with all our training, our courses are selfpaced so you work through each at your own pace and according to your own schedule.

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Aims and Objectives

If you’re new to web design and want to learn how to design a website, this is a great place to begin.

Courses Included

Web Design Courses

Dreamweaver CC

Dreamweaver is a common program used in the Web Design industry. Through the study of this course you will build your knowledge and practical experience…

Software Development Courses

IT Specialist – HTML and CSS

The HTML and CSS course is excellent for those looking to gain employability skills in the area of web development.

Graphic Design Courses

Photoshop CC

If you’re working towards a career as a web designer, then our Photoshop CC course will give you a great foundation and allow you to…

Social Media Courses

WordPress for Business

This course is specifically designed for those wishing to learn how to create a business-focused website. You’ll learn about designing the site and how to…


There are no pre-requisites required before starting this award.

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 this award, you could help to design, implement, or manage a website for your organisation. You could work as a Marketing Assistant and have this as one of your skillsets and work closely with external digital partners. Alternatively, you could use this as a way to start a career as a Web Designer.

What's the Difference?

We offer a range of training packages in a range of subject areas and can offer blended learning opportunities to best meet your needs.

Our courses are practical in nature and focus on a single subject and can last anywhere from a few hours to a few days.

Diplomas are designed to give you a complete skillset mapped to a specific career path and contain a number of core and elective courses.