Grade 12 or equivalent or mature student status. Courses are open to any applicant who possesses a good command of the English language and is able to follow instructions. An admission interview will be administered to determine if the applicant has the required interest, motivation, and entry-level skills to take this program. Full-time students must attend the required hours per week as per the course schedule and may do so at times convenient to them.
Program Type: Diploma
Anticipated Salary: C$31,511– C$73,481
(Information from PayScale Canada)
Program Duration: 49 Weeks
Program Notes: Tuition fees include all materials and student manuals. Financial assistance may be available to qualified students.
Program Category: Web Design
This program provides students with the necessary skills and knowledge to build a web design foundation, learn industry-standard software programs, and produce a well-rounded and exciting portfolio. Students learn how to plan and design compelling and interactive websites and learn to use industry-related programs, such as Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, and Animate, for website designs.
Students will also explore HTML and CSS for web publishing alongside essential topics, such as accessibility standards, colour, typography, and composition, as well as dig into PHP and WordPress development. Web design graduates develop a professional design process for building a website from concept to launch.
Recent studies indicate that strong growth in web design jobs, particularly in the consulting sector, is expected over the next few years. Career opportunities that will allow students to communicate and captivate with the skills learned in this program include: