WordPress is the Worlds well-known publishing platform of the choice of million websites and blogs, Including the most well known and high profile websites of the World. It is very simple to install, doesn’t require much technical knowledge and simple to get started with. Because it is a very powerful tool so it requires some knowledge and guidance to get the best out of it.
You may have already tried to set up WordPress but got lost in the technical stuff. This course will set you back on the right track.
There are no prerequisites for wordpress course. However, a basic understanding of HTML and CSS will help.
The main objective of this course is to teach you how to create a professional and good looking website using WordPress.
You will also gain valuable knowledge and understanding of how websites are built and how to enhance them using best practice SEO, this means you will have an excellent foundation from which to progress your web development career and knowledge, and you will be able to confidently liaise with other website developers.
You will learn to:
set up and run a website of your own
add content, images and videos
add structure and navigation menus
apply an attractive design using easy templates
make the site search engine friendly
add contact forms, maps and take payments
add social networking and track visitors
learn to add all the features and functionality you need to run and develop a fantastic website
Target Audience for WordPress Course
Looking to make the first website
Looking to start a Blog
Web and graphic artists
This course also offers a number of shorter curricula which are related to SQA HN Units. These are also assessed by means of restricted response questions and practical labs and so can give credit transfer to complete units. Total of 32 SCQF credits can be earned upon passing the relevant SQA exams.
Modes of Learning:
You have the option of undertaking this course via following learning modes:
1.) Face to Face (Classroom based Learning): You will attend the class each week on its specified day and time at your designated centre (Edinburgh or Glasgow)
2.) Virtual Learning: Live traditional face to face class will broadcast remotely via our online settings through Microsoft Team
3.) Blended Learning: Mixture of Face to face and Virtual learning (must inform when joining the course).
4.) ELearning is available for this course.
Intern Web Developer
Course Funding: SAAS PTFG: Scottish Awards Agency for Scotland
This course is funded by SAAS part time funding which is available to eligible individuals only;
SAAS General funding eligibility requirement:
1. You have to be a resident of Scotland
2. Either employed or unemployed, if working then earning must be less/equals to 25k a year.
3. Have not used the SAAS funding in this Academic Year.
Students do not need to pay it back as this is a grant not a loan.
This funding is different from the full time funding which can be applied by someone who previously granted for a degree, postgrad or any other full time studies (HNC/HND) etc. but not in a same session
Part time funding cannot be received on a same session if one is already receiving any part/full time funding for other courses.
Part Time funding can only be used for one course per academic year
SAAS part time funding academic year starts from Aug to July.
For more information please visit the below link
To check your eligibility:
Please follow the below link to check if you qualify for the course funding;
If you do not qualify for SAAS part-time funding, you have the option to self-fund the course.
Fees are payable in advance at the start of the course unless otherwise agreed.
We also provide flexible fee instalments to help students in paying their fees.
There are a number of other funding opportunities available to UK and EU students to help them to pay for their studies. Contact the college for more details.