Is This for You?

This diploma is for anyone seeking a career in web development across a wide range of entry-level positions.

Award and Associated Qualifications

Awarded 230 CPD points upon successful completion

Start Date
Study Type
In centre, online, or a combination
Training Type
230 hours

About This Diploma

In the Web Developer diploma, students learn the coding languages required to be a front-end web developer and create dynamic websites. The programme covers the primary and in-demand web development programming languages: HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.

Students will gain hands-on experience with a range of web development projects that build in complexity as students add coding languages and technology skills to their toolkit.

Students will learn to:

  • Design the appearance and layout of websites
  • Develop cross-browser, cross-platform websites
  • Create and optimize content for websites using graphics, databases, and other elements
  • Translate wire frames and storyboards into functional, responsive websites

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Aims and Objectives

The Web Developer programme prepares students for a dynamic career in web development.

Courses Included

Core Courses:

Computer and Technology Basics for Developers
This course is designed to provide students with a firm foundation in technology fundamentals. The course was developed so that someone with no prior technology experience could fully understand computers.

Overview of Software Development
Designed to teach students the basics of computer programming, students will learn the fundamental concepts of coding without reference to a specific computer language.

Version Control
This course is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills to utilize version control systems.

Students will gain a thorough understanding of the concept of developing websites using HTML.

CSS and Bootstrap
This course provides students with the essential knowledge and skills to use CSS and Bootstrap to develop esthetically appealing websites.

Students will learn the fundamental elements of JavaScript and how to create programs and modify web pages using the JavaScript language.

Managing Software Development Projects
This course is designed specifically for students who are new to managing software development projects. Students will complete this course with a greater understanding of project management as it relates to software development.


Students don’t need to have any specific experience or qualifications before beginning the training.

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

Students who complete the programme success-fully may pursue a variety of positions in web development, including web developer, UI/UX developer, front-end web developer, HTML / CSS developer, and JavaScript / jQuery developer.

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.