Training Courses

Web Design Master Class

Two Day Course

Overview

This course is for people who find themselves with web design responsibilities but who have had no formal design training. The course will highlight the essential building blocks of good design, what does and doesn’t work on screen and how to make the best use of type, space and colour.

You will also cover responsive web design, usability issues and highlight how to solve common web design problems.This course is designed to help you develop new skills and improve your confidence when making design decisions. You need no previous experience to attend this course.

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  • Public Courses

    Small class sizes so you get the maximum amount of trainer time possible. You attend with delegates from other companies.

    A great, cost efficient way to learn, discounts are also available for group bookings.

     

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  • Private Courses

    One to one tuition or a private group with just your colleagues. Your choice of duration, content and location. We can train at one of our centres or onsite with you wherever you are located.

    We offer a free consultation service to help work out every detail and build the perfect course for you.

    From £499 + VAT

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Course Outline

  • What is good web design?
    • Examples of good and bad design
    • Questions to ask before you design anything
    • Defining your audience
    • Maintaining a consistent brand identity
    • Rules for good navigation
    • Introducing responsive web design

    Key design elements
    • A guide to: relevance, contrast, proportion, consistency, restraint and detail
    • The essential building blocks of web design

    Shortcuts to good design
    • Maintaining a swipe file
    • Good information architecture

    Laying out a web page
    • HTML and web architecture
    • Working with HTML5?
    • Using web applications such as Adobe Dreamweaver
    • Organisational tools
    • Using white space
    • Rules, borders, boxes and drop shadows
    • Maintaining online and offline consistency
    • Building in responsive design
    • Designing for tablets and mobiles
  • The power of type
    • Constraints of type on the web
    • Text legibility
    • Text hyperlinks
    • Special type effects
    • Less is more

    Working with colour
    • Choosing colours
    • Developing a colour theme
    • Using Hexidecimal colour
    • Understanding RGB
    • Websafe colours

    Effective use of images
    • Using images for maximum impact
    • Optimising images
    • Using images as navigation aides

    Solving common design problems
    • Minimising text
    • How fonts work online
    • Browser and plug-in compatibility
    • Designing for different devices

    Questions and answers
Experience + Flexibility

We know training inside out. We can advise you on all the options to make sure you get the best possible course.

Tell us you need to cancel 5 working days before your course and there’s no charge. Great for your peace of mind.

Our trainers bring their years of industry experience into the classroom. You'll leave confident and prepared.

The smallest class size in the industry. More one on one time with the trainer and a less intimidating group size.

Tell us which you use and it'll be booted up and waiting with the latest software when you arrive.

We provide a lovely onsite lunch so you can relax. We can cater for any dietary requirement with no fuss.

Comfort + Location
Value + Choice
Reputation + Feedback

  Our Clients


We've worked very hard over the last 20 years to grow our business through personal recommendations.

When you attend a course we ask you to tell us how it went. We use your feedback to help us improve our courses.

We publish all our customer satisfaction stats live on our site (good or bad) because we want everyone to know just how highly you rate us every day, every week and every year.

We know that choosing the best course can be difficult, maybe the thoughts of the 5364 other clients we've asked will give you the inspiration to join us too.

The most recent comments from attendees of our courses are shown below. We reckon they will give you a pretty good indication of how they think we perform.

  Client Ratings

Attendees surveyed5364
  Trainer Knowledge9.8 / 10
  Trainer Materials9.6 / 10
  Trainer Preparation9.7 / 10
  Overall Trainer Score9.7 / 10
  Centre Lunch9.6 / 10
  Centre Staff9.9 / 10
  Overall Centre Score9.7 / 10
  Overall Experience9.6 / 10
  % Who Would Recommend Us99.7%

"Great trainer, patient and easy talk to, great venue and location, lunch and refreshments. "