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Web Design Master Class

  8 reviews

Two Day Course

Classroom Based


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.

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 per day

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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 more than 7 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.

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Our Clients

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We know that choosing the best course can be difficult, maybe the thoughts of the 20536 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 surveyed20536
  Trainer Knowledge9.8 / 10
  Trainer Materials9.6 / 10
  Trainer Preparation9.8 / 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 Us99.6%

  Recent Feedback

"Iwan was very knowledgable and helpful on different subjects to do with web and design. Really encouraged by how he took a personal interest in my work and offered tips on how to improve my website. he also linked me up with another trainer who had discovered a new font creating extension - super helpful for my work."

"Making the day/course go as smoothly as it could have. No hick-ups at all"

"Creating a friendly and knowledgeable environment. Small classes help for learning as well "

"Everything - great course, trainer & facilities!"

"Very clearly explained, thank you! "

"The course was exactly what i expected. All areas needed were covered. I feel like i can now create website. Ivan was a great and knowledgable teacher!"

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