SCQF LEVEL 5
The aim of the Web Design award is to develop the essential skills required to work in the web design and development sector. You will undertake three units that will steer you through the building blocks of web design and development: HTML and CSS, the use of images and graphics on websites, and how websites are extended by integrating interactivity.
NPA Level 5 Web design
1 Year full time/
5 periods per week
You will be assessed with a series of open and closed-book tests.
The main assessment is a practical assignment aimed at combining all the skills and knowledge gained during the course.
WHY TAKE THIS COURSE?
wHAT WILL YOU EXPERIENCE?
This award aims to:
Provide an up-to-date curriculum, reflecting contemporary knowledge and skills in the subject domain.
Prepare learners to fill the digital skills gap identified by the Scottish Government.
Develop transferable knowledge and skills that can be applied within a variety of current and future careers.
Develop computational thinking skills.
Educate learners on the usability and legal implications associated with web design.
Develop general academic skills particularly ICT, numeracy and problem-solving skills.
Stimulate interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) particularly among women
This qualification comprises three component units:
Website design and development
Website Design and Development to develop your basic web authoring skills.
Website Graphics to develop your knowledge in the use of graphics within web design.
Interactive Multimedia combines previously developed web authoring skills and teaches you how to extend these skills by adding computer programming code to enhance your websites.
Everything you need to know before selecting this course
Students are required to have a good understanding of the Computing outcomes studied in S1 and S2.
what will you get?
NPA Level 5 Web Design
For each unit 6 SCQF credit points are awarded. Total of 18 SCQF credit points available.
Everything you need to know about future pathways from this course
This course is suitable for all learners who are interested in becoming a:
my world of work
This link will take you to an excellent resource on MyWOW which looks at potential career routes when you select a combination of subjects.