Web Site Design and Development (Part-time studies)

School of Information and Communications Technology Applied Certificate

Program Overview

Every organization has a website. Public agencies and private companies, big box brands and mom & pops—they all have a website (or need a better website). If this is something that interests you, check out Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s online Web Site Design and Development program.

Learn to build easy-to-navigate websites, design interactive content, setup and customize a web development environment, develop security protocols and more. It’s a great way to build your skill set … or take your career in an exciting new direction. Graduates are in demand as employees and independent contractors.

Web Site Design and Development is a 8-course applied certificate program that you take entirely online. Learn the skills you need to:

  • apply graphic design and production principles
  • build visually attractive, functional websites
  • develop interactive content
  • provide web site administration
  • respond to website security issues
  • set up and customize a web development environment
  • use industry-standard applications, programming and scripting languages (HTML, CSS, JavaScript, etc.)

Program curriculum is regularly updated to keep pace with new capabilities and evolving industry standards. This ensures your training is relevant and in demand.

Project-Based Learning

The applied certificate uses a hands-on approach to learning. Through class assignments, projects and online discussions, you’ll learn how to design, develop and manage a website from the ground up.

Online Advantage

Offering the entire 8-course program online lets you complete the applied certificate on your own schedule. Courses use a proven combination of internet-based resources, videos, text-based chat sessions and more. Each course is led by an instructor, who provides guidance, answers questions and offers feedback.

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Elements and Principles of Design 1 (DSGN-101CE)
Web Site Design Principles (DSGN-103CE)
Elements and Principles of Design 2 (GRPH-100CE)
Web Authoring 3-Javascript (MULT-114CE)
Web Authoring 1-Basic HTML/CSS (MULT-120CE)
Web Authoring 2-Intermediate HTML/CSS-CMS (MULT-124CE)
Interactive Authoring 1 (MULT-125CE)
Web Authoring 4-Responsive Web Development (MULT-128CE)