Pitman Training

Dreamweaver CS6

Course Outline

If you’ve always spent hours online, love exploring the web and have an eye for design, a web design role could be your perfect career.

Perhaps you’ve already got an understanding of html, and have dabbled in designing web pages but to really launch your career you need to master certain software. Dreamweaver is recognised by design agencies and IT teams far and wide.

This training course sees you build up all the skills needed to create a website using recognised software, in just 24 hours.

BENEFITS

• Know how to use Dreamweaver in order to create your own websites

• The flexibility and value of a self-study course designed to enable you to work at your own pace

• A workbook to use as a reference guide on completion of the course

• The opportunity to gain the widely recognised Pitman Training Certificate

• The opportunity to gain an OCR unit qualification at Level 2


To teach website software skills to Level 2 standard using this popular web design program.

This course has been designed for anyone  wishing to pursue a career in Web design using this popular program.

A basic knowledge of HTML and an awareness of Internet terminology would be an advantage.

There are eight lessons in this Dreamweaver course: - 

Lesson One: Defining a web site, saving a page, adding images with alt tags, adding text in code view, aligning items, page properties, formatting text, creating a text link.

Lesson Two: Creating folders in a site, create and link to a new CSS stylesheet, redefine CSS style rules for the body tag, redefine CSS rules for Heading tags, custom fonts, create a number of new CSS style classes to text, interactive CSS elements.

Lesson Three: Create named div tags, position named div tags on the page with rules in the stylesheet, layer div tags within, or over, each other, change the appearance of a div tag’s borders, padding and background colours and images, apply text styles to a div tag area, control the positioning of elements throughout using a stylesheet.

Lesson Four: Find and insert images using the site assets panel, insert images into the div tag areas, use images and links to create navigation, create an image hotspot, create a table to arrange the buttons in the menu, create a menu of images linked to pages in the site.

Lesson Five: Organise content with tables, create a registration form, create a jump menu, use behaviours to make rollovers .

Lesson Six: Import text from a text file, applying styles to the text, make a useful numbered list, position an image within a text block, create relative, absolute and email links, create meta tags for description and keywords, insert special text characters, finish and re-use the template page, organise page content with layout tables.

Lesson Seven: Import and reformat data from Excel, insert and link to anchors, create a bulleted list, create a new browser window, link to a document and PDF from your site, create a contact form with various input fields and validate the fields.

Lesson Eight: Testing the website using Live View and Multiscreen Preview Panel, publishing your website using FTP and viewing the site in a browser.

This course will take around 18 hours to complete.

This course can be studied online. This means, you have the flexibility to study our Dreamweaver CS6 course:

  • In centre, with our friendly course advisors available for support and guidance as and when you need it.
  • At home or from work – with support via email or telephone during working hours.
  • On a blended mix – in-centre for the modules you need help with, at home or from work for those you are gliding through.

Once you’re ready to go ahead, all you need to do is contact your nearest Pitman Training centre who will be able to talk you through the process and set you up on the online platform, and then you’ll be ready to study the Dreamweaver CS6 course at a time and place convenient to yourself. 

To get in touch with your nearest centre that offers and supports our online Dreamweaver Training courses click here.




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