HTML Writing

HTML Writing

Course Code VIT102
Qualification Statement of Attainment
Payment Options Upfront & Payment Plans
Delivery Online & Correspondence
Duration 100 Hours

Gain the essential skills of HTML and creating a website from scratch. Learn HTML coding and how to create web pages. Explore different methods of laying out an HTML page. Investigate some of the techniques employed by web developers to Navigate between web pages. Experiment with the use of images and background images on web pages. Use style sheets to change the look and feel of a web page. Build a web site based on a client design specification.

Gain the essential skills of HTML and creating a website from scratch.

Learn HTML coding and how to create web pages.  Explore different methods of laying out an HTML page. Investigate some of the techniques employed by web developers to Navigate between web pages. Experiment with the use of images and background images on web pages. Use style sheets to change the look and feel of a web page. Build a web site based on a client design specification.

This course is suitable for anyone who wants to learn programming in HTML. It can be studied as a hobby or used to create a website for your personal or business use. Keeping in mind that web development companies charge thousands of dollars to develop websites for businesses, this course is a good investment.   Javascript is recommended to take with this course to make your website dynamic.

There are 8 lessons in this course:

  1. Getting Started
    • What is html
    • What is a tag
    • Create an html page
    • Write a file
    • File Naming
    • View your First Page
    • Your First Page Explained
    • Structure of an HTML page
    • Structure of Tags
    • Tag Attributes
    • Adding More Detail to a Page
    • Laying out Text
    • Adding Colour
    • External Style Sheet
    • Validation
  2. Page Layout
    • Tables and Layout
    • Aligning Content of Table Cells
    • Common Layouts
    • Text Layout
    • Terminology
  3. Navigation
    • What is a Hyperlink?
    • External Links
    • Text Links
    • Naming Links
    • Image Links
    • The Target Attribute
    • Email Links
    • Internal Links
    • Navigation Bar
    • Navigation and Useability
    • Terminology
  4. Images and Page Weights
    • Image Format
    • Selecting Image Type
    • Sourcing Images
    • Viewing Images on a Web Page
    • Background Images
    • Tricks with Background Images
    • Page Weight
    • Optimal Page Weight
    • Image Optimisation
  5. Colour and Style
    • Designing with Colours and Styles
    • Colour
    • Understanding Hexadecimal
    • Named Colours
    • Named Colours vs Hexadecimal
    • Web Safe colours
    • Tags that Support Colour
    • CSS -Cascading Style Sheets
    • Cascading Styles
    • Font Matching
    • Inline Styles Using an ID
    • CSS Classes
    • IDs and Classes
    • External Style Sheets (ESS)
    • Linking a Page to ESS
  6. Designing a Web Site
    • Planning your Design
    • Interviewing a Client
    • Design Review
    • Prototypes
    • Signoff
    • Designing a Home Page
  7. Building and Testing a Web Site
    • Planning a Site Before you Build
    • Prototype
    • Design Navigation and Build
    • Test during and after Build
    • W3
    • Html Standards
    • Well Formatted html
    • Validation
    • Usability Checks
    • Checklist
  8. FTP
    • What is ftp
    • Anonymous ftp
    • ftp Client
    • Registering your Domain
    • Web Hosting
    • Affording the Overheads
    • HTML Tag List
    • Colours
    • List of CSS Properties
    • Understanding Cascading Style Sheets

Each lesson culminates in an assignment which is submitted to the school, marked by the school's tutors and returned to you with any relevant suggestions, comments, and if necessary, extra reading.


  • Understand the basics of HTML and create your first HTML Page
  • Explore the use of HTML tables to layout a web page
  • Recognise the many different types of HTML links used to navigate a web page and web site.
  • Understand the importance of navigation in relation to people browsing your site
  • Learn how to add images to a web page and understand the importance of page weights and download speeds
  • Understand the web safe palette and the use of style sheets to control the look of a web page
  • To be capable of designing and planning a basic web site that satisfies a client requirement
  • Understand the importance of interpreting web site specifications in the planning and constructing of a web site
  • Make your web site visible to the outside world
Finance options

If you are an Irish citizen you may be eligible to receive financial support, meaning you can defer payment of your course fees. Additionally, if you are a resident of Ireland, you may also be eligible to receive a student grant under the Student Grant Scheme

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  • All course materials are provided and all digital platforms are interactive, work on any device and designed to be fun.
  • Recognition of Prior Learning or Skills Recognition may be available for previous work experience, formal training or qualifications in this field.