Ideal Institute of Technology’s Website Development course is designed for students who are seeking a career as a website developer. The Web Design and Development curriculum is an introduction to the design, creation, and maintenance of web pages and websites. With more businesses using web to reach out to customers, there will always be a need to hire web developers and designers. Ideal Institute of Technology provides updated, highly-specialized training to arm web developers with the latest knowledge and in-demand skills as they work for businesses and companies. It also focuses on handling different website design elements such as animation, videos, audio, themes and other visual content which are all important in creating a smart and functional website. Aside from arming our students with the necessary skills and knowledge, we also instill the spirit of professionalism and dedication to their job to be able to develop efficient and professional web designers and web developers in the future. This 325 hour program includes 300 hours of Web Development and 25 hours of Employment Development training.
What will I learn?
After completing this course, you will be able to create a full functioning website. You will be able to redesign existing websites and recommend the best layout to fit the client’s need. You will also be able to create and adapt website content for future clients. Students will learn to use a variety of tools and applications throughout the course. At the end of the course you will receive a specialized training on how to effectively use skills learned in class to start your own website development service company.
- The fundamentals of website design imaging
- How to create websites using basic HTML and CSS codes.
- How to use different tools and programs to create and manage sites
- How to use scripting, different design elements and digital images to create beautiful sites
- The basics of animation, editing video and audio and multimedia programming
- How to manage website content
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, jobs for web developers are projected to grow 27 percent through 2024, a pace greater than the average for all occupations. As E-commerce continues to expand, the need for web developers is projected to grow. As more retail stores and small businesses than ever rely on online advertising to reach customers, new websites will be launched. The increase in mobiles users will also contribute to a high demand for website developers. A chart from the Bureau of Labor Statistics below shows the median annual wage for website developers.
All candidates must be at least sixteen (16) years of age before enrolling in the program. A high school diploma is required for enrollment. Students who don’t have a high school diploma can register for our HSEAP (former GED) program and then start their Web Development course. Students are required to successfully complete the course in order to receive certificate of completion from the school.
A Day in Web Developer’s life:
Day will totally depend on the type of job you choose. You could start your own company providing web development and design services or get a job as web developer in a company that provides the services.
As a business owner:
- Consult with your client (customer) regarding the services they require.
- Gather all the requirements for the website that needs to be developed such as design, layout, structure and any other additional features that customer wants for their business.
- Have a meeting with your developer and design staff to initiate the project.
- Give an estimate to the customer and SOA (service of agreement) for payment purposes.
As a Web Developer for a Company:
- Report to the office and check on any emails for new requirements for the ongoing projects.
- Create a to-do list for the day so you can plan your day according to your priorities.
- Work on requirements that you received in email.
- Attend meetings occasionally with your tech team who are working on the same project.
- Implement requirements and any changes following tech meeting until the work shift ends.