This course is designed to give the knowledge and skills required to build creative, interactive, and imaginative web sites. The course will attempt to balance technical skills with artistic skills to create web pages that are conceptually interesting, easily navigable, visually pleasing and functional. This course will provide beginners with the background needed to enter the Web Designing in the IT field. This course is designed to introduce students to various skills, methods and techniques related to basic web design, including HTML5 hand coding, CSS (Cascading Style Sheets), image optimization, basic animations in Javascripts and Adobe Dreamweaver & Photoshop. They will learn layout designs and principles relevant to business projects.

Specific objectives:

Students will

      • improve their knowledge on style sheets, links, tables and graphics
      • learn to successfully plan, design and implement creative web pages and web sites
      • gain knowledge to create well organized, user-specific web sites
      • improve their web designing skills and creativity
      • gain the knowledge on how web designing process is carried out in the IT industry
      • learn how to host and maintain completed web sites.

Programme Content

Understanding basic web principles, adding content to a web page, linking to web sites and email addresses, styling content with CSS, creating a layout that fits multiple browsers and devices, building an HTML5 layout, inserting images and videos, adding a menu bar, creating a contact form, integrating a Twitter feed, hosting and testing a web site

Technologies to be Covered

      1. HTML5
      2. CSS (Cascading Style Sheets)
      3. Javascripts
      4. Search Engine Optimization
      5. Contact forms & Email
      6. Mobile layouts (Responsive Templates)

Programme Code :
Programme Category :
Short Programme
Conducted by :
Kandy Regional Center
Programme Duration :
Minimum 4 Months
Discipline(s) / Course(s) :
Web Development
For Whom
1. Those who are seeking to improve Web Designing Skills.
2. Beginners with the background needed to enter the field of Web Designing in the IT Industry
3. Those who are seeking a new carrier path
4. All interested candidates should be over eighteen years (18) of age
5. Those who have completed more than 50 hours of training in a Computer Course at a recognized institute.
Issuing of Applications :
18 th May  2015
Closing Date for Applications :
01st July 2015
Programme commencing date :
04th July 2015

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Course fee for a student will be Rs.12,500/=. Expected intake is 20 students per batch
This Short programme is conducted by Kandy Regional Center. Download Leaflet for more details or Contact the Elementary Computer Laboratory - KRC for further details.
Address :
Coordinator/ Short Course on Professional Web Development, Elementory Computer Laboratory, Open University Of Sri Lanka, Kandy Regional Center, Polgolla.
Contact :
Email :
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