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Professional Diploma In Front End Web Development Course

Dorset College Dublin
10 Weeks Duration
Tuesday: 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Start/End Date
15/10/2024 -17/12/2024
Course Fees
€970 - Discount 15% = €825
Deposit €75
SPECIAL OFFER! €970.00 + 10% Discount = €825.00 Deposit €75. To book a place on this Professional Diploma In Front End Web Development Course a deposit of €75.00 applies. Instalment Payment Plan is available.

How does this Web Development Course benefit your career:

Searching for a course that leads to an exciting career in computer technology and a clearly defined career path with the opportunity to progress to higher education?  This Web Development Course equips students with foundational knowledge of prevailing web development tools and methodologies in the industry.  In the Diploma In Web Development Course, students learn the coding languages required to be a front-end web developer and create dynamic websites. The programme covers the primary and in-demand web development programming languages: HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.  If you have any questions please contact our professional courses advisor at [email protected].

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You will learn the following:

  • Access and explain current web standards
  • Demonstrate an appropriate knowledge of the architecture of web applications and the underpinning internet technologies.
  • Employ an appropriate user testing process in the development of a website.
  • Apply client-side interaction to a website using a browser-supported scripting language.
  • Use server-side scripting to produce dynamic web pages.
  • Understand the role of a grid-based layout in designing responsive web pages.
  • Evaluate appropriate web libraries and frameworks for interactive web and app design.

You will learn with industry professionals who will give you the skills you need to transform your career.

What learning experience will this course offer you:

A team of lecturers with extensive industry experience who will inspire and challenge you to develop the skills, knowledge, and competence required to function as an effective Web Development professional who will thrive in a variety of working environments.  Explore contemporary Web Development technologies and master the practical skills needed to thrive in the modern Web Development landscape.  You will gain the fundamental skills necessary to create Web Design projects in a fast moving industry.

Introduction to Front-end Web Development

  • This module equips leaners with the ability to understand the principles of web development and focuses on the ability of the learner to build basic front-end web solutions.
  • Principles of Front-end Web Development
  • Server versus Client-how a website works from server to user
  • Front-end Stack-HTML, CSS, JavaScript
  • Syntax and Semantics-what they are and their importance
  • Source Code Editors-Notepad++, Brackets, Atom
  • First index file-head, title, body
  • HTML elements, tags, attributes
  • HTML Text, structural markup (headings, subheadings, paragraphs), bold, italic, emphasis, semantic, markup.

Introduction to Web Page Authoring


  • Writing and saving files for web
  • How to structure a HTML page - Semantic and non-semantic tags, creating Text blocks, Lists, Tables, Links, Images etc.
  • HTML syntax – tags, attributes, and values
  • Meta-data and link structure in HTML
  • CSS syntax – selectors, declarations, properties, and values
  • Format and Style in CSS- using id and class, working with margins, padding, alignment, floating, positioning etc.
  • CSS Animation and media queries for dynamic and responsive design
  • Typography – Google fonts, colour, theory, font practices

Standards and Testing


  • Accessing web standards – Who sets the standards and what are they?
  • Assessing standards compliance – Validating and debugging code - Tools, Techniques, and Resources
  • User testing – Role of testing in the development process, practical application of criteria
  • UX/UI-design and experience

Javascript for Client-side interaction


  • Introduction to JavaScript – integrating JS with HTML
  • JS code structure – statements, variables, data types, naming conventions
  • JS Arithmetic – operands and operators, operator precedence, addition vs concatenation
  • The Document Object Model (DOM) – getting/ referencing elements using JavaScript
  • JS Functions and Events – adding event handlers, invoking functions, parameters and arguments
  • Working with arrays and objects – application and uses
  • JavaScript conditions and loops – for, while, do while, if else
  • HTML Canvas

Web Libraries and Frameworks


  • Choosing the right tools for your project
  • History of front-end frameworks
  • Working with grid-based design
  • Applying themes and templates
  • Adding library integration for dynamic websites
  • Awareness of cross-browser issues when using libraries

Integrating Server-side interaction


  • AJAX requests and responses
  • Data formats (XML, JSON, etc.)
  • Server-side scripting – Node.js
  • Internal Architecture of Node.js
  • Blocking code and non-blocking code models
  • Event-based server-side execution/ asynchronous execution
  • Server side process implementation and verification
  • Creating a HTTP server
  • Utilising database content

Live Online Classes

All Web Development Classes are ONLINE.

Aims & Objectives

This module gives students a basis in front-end web development. Learners will acquire the knowledge and skills required to create a modern dynamic website and learn best-practice techniques for editing and publishing various media assets to the web.

This module will ensure learners meet the following objectives:

  • Understand the basic concepts of Rich Internet Applications (RIA).
  • Build awareness of web standards and related coding practices.
  • Design and produce a dynamic front-end web application.
  • Deploy a front-end web-application for cross-platform accessibility.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry criteria, however, it is important to have a good working knowledge of Computers.

Example includes:

  • ECDL - European Computer Driving Licence or equivalent
  • Computer Users
  • Mature Applicants with relevant life and work experience
  • English Language Proficiency

Assessment & Awards

Assessment Method

  • Practical lab assessments ensure competencies related to the indicative syllabus are acquired.
  • This is a Project-based course. Students are graded according to their performance on the in-class exercises, a Website Design project where they will be assessed on a Website they design in their area of interest using the skills acquired in class.


Professional Diploma in Web Development
Awarded by: Dorset College Dublin

Flexible Payment Terms

To secure a place on this course a deposit of €75.00 applies and the remainder paid in instalments.  You have the flexibility of using our online payment facility to manage your course payments at any time, from the comfort of your own home.  Pay Online

€895.00 + 20% Discount = €716.00

Payment Plan

Deposit: €75.00 Secures your Place on the Course
1st Instalment:  €320.50 12/03/2024
2nd Instalment: €320.50 23/04/2024