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CIW training courses can help you progress your career to the next level. They are designed using leading technological standards and provide verification to employers that you hold a specified level of competency. CIW certification demonstrates that you have the knowledge and skills required for specific tasks and are familiar with up to date technologies.

Becoming qualified has many benefits – you are more likely to be considered for promotion, and your earning potential will increase. Your skills will become defined and specialised, which may distinguish you from your peers. This means that your career advancement opportunities open right up and you may even wish to start your own business. An industry recognised certification like CIW can become the cornerstone of a successful professional career in web design and development.

To find out more, visit our dedicated training course website at http://training.ukwda.org

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There are many advantages to a home study training course. Work or family commitments can make it difficult to attend courses, or it may be inconvenient if you live a long way from a training provider, or work irregular hours. Studying from home means there are no time, location, travel or extra cost restrictions to deal with.

Distance learning also allows you to study at your own pace and work when it suits you, giving you the opportunity to arrange your timetable around your lifestyle. You can learn in comfortable and familiar surroundings, but you also have the option to grab a laptop and study from any location providing you with total flexibility.


CIW WEB FOUNDATIONS ASSOCIATE

CIW Web Foundations Associate combines three CIW courses: CIW Internet Business Associate, CIW Site Development Associate, and CIW Network Technology Associate. Each course (described below) is completed individually and if the associated exams are completed and passed, students are awarded the CIW Web Foundations Associate certification. For details on the three-course bundle, click here.

CIW Internet Business Associate

This course will prepare you for the tasks involved in many IT and web related job roles. You will learn the basic functions of web browsers, internet connection methods, and file management. It also teaches you about internet protocols, cloud computing and mobile devices.

You will use search engines and learn how to configure e-mail clients, and develop an understanding of internet security. It teaches the benefits of plug-ins and add-ons, and you will learn about software development tools. It provides guidelines for using web technologies and social networks, and fundamental elements of program management. On completion, you will be able to articulate technical issues to a non-technical audience.

This course can be completed on its own and when combined with the associated exam, students are awarded the CIW Internet Business Associate certification.

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CIW Site Development Associate

This is our most popular web design course. It teaches the skills needed to design, develop and maintain a business website. You will learn HTML5 and CSS, how to manually write code and use GUI tools, how to use HTML5 Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) to extend the functionality of web pages, such as geolocation, drag-and drop, canvas, and offline web applications.

You will learn about the importance of SEO and implementing fundamental design concepts. The course will also teach you how to analyse website performance, identify e-commerce solutions, ways to improve user experience and how to work as part of a productive website development team.

This course can be completed on its own and when combined with the associated exam, students are awarded the CIW Site Development Associate certification.

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CIW Network Technology Associate

This course teaches TCP/IP, SaaS and BOYD. It also covers mobile devices, wireless networking and data communication. It will enable a full understanding of servers, and you will achieve competency in the maintenance and configuration of hardware and operating systems. It teaches convergence technologies and virtualisation.

You will look at the relationship between IP addresses and domain names, and you will learn about the benefits of implementing a CMS. You will explore encryption and authentication as methods to secure networks. It enables you to identify, analyse and diagnose common performance issues with net clients.

This course can be completed on its own and when combined with the associated exam, students are awarded the CIW Network Technology Associate certification.

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CIW WEB DESIGN PROFESSIONAL

CIW Web Design Professional combines two CIW courses: CIW Web Design Specialist, and CIW E-Commerce Specialist. Each course (described below) is completed individually and if the associated exams are completed and passed, students are awarded the CIW Web Design Professional certification. For details on the two-course bundle, click here.

CIW Web Design Specialist

This course teaches website development and design. You will learn about UX, and study web technologies such as HTML, CSS, plug-ins, and databases. You will work with tools such as Flash and Expression, and explore the extensibility of these tools and any incompatibility issues surrounding them.

It will enable you to meet customer expectations and use design principles to develop a project. You will become accustomed to using extended technologies to enhance structure, format and usability, and it will allow you to publish and maintain a website using both client and server side programming.

This course can be completed on its own and when combined with the associated exam, students are awarded the CIW Web Design Specialist certification.

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CIW E-Commerce Specialist

This teaches the technical, legal and security issues associated with e-commerce. It will enable you to design and develop an e-commerce website and implement payment processing services. You will learn about marketing, promotion, and customer relationship management software.

You will become proficient in analysing and improving website performance and configuring web server software. You will be able to identify the effects of e-commerce on revenue generation, and implement relevant strategies. The course includes access to the CIW Virtual labs, which provides remote access to the software required to complete it.

This course can be completed on its own and when combined with the associated exam, students are awarded the CIW E-Commerce Specialist certification.

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CIW WEB DEVELOPMENT PROFESSIONAL

CIW Web Development Professional combines three CIW courses: CIW Database Design Specialist, CIW JavaScript Specialist, and CIW Perl Specialist. Each course (described below) is completed individually and if the associated exams are completed and passed, students are awarded the CIW Web Development Professional certification. For details on the three-course bundle, click here.

CIW Database Design Specialist

This course introduces mySQL, Microsoft SQL, DB2 and Oracle Database 11g. It will enable you to apply normalisation techniques and processes, and interpret logical data models into a physical data model. You will learn database language, design, and application. You will become familiar with transactions, currency control and database security.

You will be taught SQL commands and syntax, and learn how to control access to a database and grant user permissions. You will be able to define and describe the use of relational algebra, and compose joins in a database.  Knowledge will be applied with hands-on labs designed to teach design methodology.

This course can be completed on its own and when combined with the associated exam, students are awarded the CIW Database Design Specialist certification.

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CIW JavaScript Specialist

This course focuses on the fundamental concepts of JavaScript language, and will enable you to identify its characteristics, and understand how to use these features in web application development. You will learn programming techniques, how to create expressions, and how to debug and troubleshoot code.

You will create and use custom JavaScript objects, and use JavaScript to develop interactive forms. It will provide you with the skills to animate images, create cookies, and control program flow. By the end of the course, you will be able to modify X/HTML, implement libraries, and address browser security issues.

This course can be completed on its own and when combined with the associated exam, students are awarded the CIW JavaScript Specialist certification.

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CIW Perl Specialist

This course teaches the basic syntax and control structures you need to write Perl scripts. It will enable you to search and manipulate strings, use hashes to organise data, and use subroutines to make code more logical. You will learn how to interact with text files, and process command line arguments and environment variables.

You will be introduced to database connectivity, and provided with an overview of database programming, including the use of modules and SQL to access external data and export program code. You will be able to implement and create object-orientated programming techniques in Perl, and identify program errors.

This course can be completed on its own and when combined with the associated exam, students are awarded the CIW Perl Specialist certification.

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CIW WEB SECURITY SERIES

CIW Web Security Series consists of one CIW course - CIW Web Security Associate and corresponding CIW certification exam - plus advanced CIW credentials that you can obtain by earning additional certifications from third-party security training providers. This enables students to obtain the more advanced CIW Web Security Specialist and CIW Web Security Professional certifications.

CIW Web Security Associate

This course teaches you how to secure networks from unauthorised activities, and the principles and techniques that enable you to stop hackers. You will learn how to implement access control lists, and personalise a network security system. It will enable you to define risk factors, and identify the key resources to secure.

You will learn about authentication, encryption, and the direct and indirect ways to ensure that your operating system is fully protected. You will be able to identify a security attack and respond quickly to hacker activity. You will learn how to plan and design a firewall system that incorporates multiple levels of protection.

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Good quality training can give you the extra edge of recognition in your company. A record of established skills can set the stage for long-term professional development. Certification can point you in the right direction and provide the experience and confidence to achieve your goals.

To view all the web design courses we offer, visit our dedicated training website at http://training.ukwda.org

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