Fundamental Web and Graphic Design Certification
Graphic and web design training in the Fundamental Web and Graphic Design Certification for a new career you will love
Why Should I Enroll In This Certificate Program?
Web and graphic design are the perfect complement to each other. A website needs quality graphics to stand out from the competition and graphics are often optimized and designed to go straight to the web. The Fundamental Web and Graphic Design Certification combines all of the necessary classes to advance your skills in both web and graphic design.
Adding web and graphic design skill sets will open up new job opportunities and career paths for you to follow. If you are serious about starting a new career in either of these fields, the Fundamental Web and Graphic Design Certificate is the right choice for you.
How Long Does This Program Take to Complete?
Each certification program allows one year to be completed, but, depending on your pace of learning and skill level, you may move as fast or as slow as you like within that time frame.
Total Class Hours: 139
When Can I Start?
Public, group classes in the certification programs are offered approximately every 8 weeks. Students are able to start with any class within the program list as long as prerequisites are met. Select the class titles below for class schedules, individual class hours, and other details.
What are the prerequisites for this program?
Introduction to Computers or equivalent knowledge. Some programming knowledge is helpful, but not required.
What Classes Are Included In This Certification?
Introduction to Design Fundamentals
This class is an orientation to digital design with emphasis on the history and the basic principles of digital design using key computer graphics tools. Having the vernacular, knowledge and skill to execute a creative vision is critical to a project’s success.
Web Design with HTML5 and CSS3
In this class, you will begin by examining the basics of foundational web technology and create your own functional web pages using the latest specification of Hypertext Markup Language (HTML5). In addition, you will learn how to incorporate style information into your pages using Cascading Style Sheets (CSS3). You will also learn how to create modern web layouts using the latest advanced CSS technologies. By the end of this course, you will possess the skills and abilities to make a successful website that will stand out from the crowd and attract visitors.
Adobe Dreamweaver Levels 1-2
Adobe Dreamweaver is a widely used web design program that offers an outstanding visual HTML representation and a high-level code editor. In these classes, students will design, build, and upload a website using Dreamweaver. Students will also learn how to use the advanced features of Adobe Dreamweaver to design and develop professional-looking, highly functional websites.
Adobe Photoshop Levels 1-2
Adobe Photoshop has become one of the industry leaders for image creation and manipulation. Creating bright, beautiful images have become more important on the web as websites incorporate more design elements than ever before. If you need to create or edit a new image for the web, Photoshop has all the powerful tools to help.
Adobe Illustrator Levels 1-2
Adobe Illustrator is a sophisticated graphics application that helps you to create complex and attractive designs with type effects. You can create logos, advertisements, and other illustrations with ease using this software. Creating complex designs can be overwhelming, however training in Adobe Illustrator and it’s features will help you get started quickly.
WordPress allows independent web developers to create websites using WordPress’ unique Content Management System (CMS). WordPress is now widely used to create all kinds of websites: big or small, WordPress makes it easy. Plugins and widgets allow any website to be fully customized, and can make complex functions (like a slideshow, or shopping cart) a breeze.
WordPress – Customizing Your Theme
This class is for WordPress users who want to learn more about how to customize your existing theme, add your own custom CSS, use Child themes, and more. You will use an existing WordPress installation to examine the WordPress framework architecture, and add custom code to get you that exact look you need.
Social Media for Business
This class is an A-Z explanation of how to integrate social media into your marketing strategy to increase awareness, build your brand, connect with your customers, grow customer loyalty, and more.
SEO for Business
All businesses today need to factor an SEO plan into their greater marketing plan in order to maximize how people may find you on search engines. In this class, you will learn the basics of SEO and how to optimize your website to increase web traffic.
Google Analytics for Business
Google Analytics is a service offered by Google that generates detailed statistics about a website’s traffic. This class is designed for any individuals intending to use Google Analytics to strengthen their marketing initiatives and increase the number of conversions or sales from their website.
*Program costs may vary based on class location. For detailed pricing information, please contact our office for a cost estimate.
What Is Included In A Certification Program?
- Professional Textbook(s) or Reference Packet(s)
- Download materials with practice examples
- Free access to CoWorking space on class days (FC Only)
- One month of technical support
- One year for a free re-take (for attended students of public classes only)
- Certificate of Completion
Terms and Conditions
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Contact us the DWC office with any questions or concerns.
How Do I Get Started?
To get started and enroll in a Certification Program, please fill out the application form below or call our office at 970-980-8091.