What is the course about?
This course will teach you how to use HTML5 and CSS to create simple web pages.
What will we cover?
Introduction to HTML5 and the structure of Uniform Resource Locators
Understanding the structure of a web page
Meta tags and search engines
Using Hyperlinks in your webpages
Inserting images into webpages
Creating lists and tables
Using CSS to style and format a webpage.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
Understand the concept behind HTML and the structure of URLs
Create HTML5 documents and define Meta tags
Create simple web pages incorporating text and images
Apply Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) to format your web pages
Create tables using the new HTML5 elements and attributes
Understand how hyperlinks work
Understand the process of validating web pages and fixing problems.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
This course is aimed at beginners to HTML5 & CSS.
You should have knowledge of :
Basic file management (opening, saving, copying and moving files on a computer)
Using the World Wide Web (www)
Using a simple Word Processor or text editor
You should also be able to follow spoken and written instructions and add, subtract, multiply and divide.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
- Each student has their own computer.
- Presentations will be made using computers, whiteboard, overhead screen and printed notes.
- Step by step instruction/ demonstration and hands on exercises to practice HTML code and CSS syntax which will help you grasp all concepts.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
You will need to bring a memory stick, pen and paper.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
Web design:HTML5&CSS stage 2, HTML5 & CSS:intermediate (stage 2), Build a website in a day with WordPress.
General information and advice on courses at Build is available from the Student Centre and Library on Monday to Friday from 12:00 – 19:00.
See the course guide for term dates and further details