Web Design

Learn to create a professional website quickly and easily.


Why take this course?

This course is designed to equip you with the skills needed to design and develop a professional website quickly and easily using Dreamweaver. This course will also prepare you to plan and build a full website, with an introduction to Photoshop as a mockup tool. It is intended for those with a good level of computer literacy and prior knowledge of basic HTML tags and CSS.

What you will experience

The course will cover the following:

  • Web design in Dreamweaver CC
  • Dreamweaver Interface
  • Formatting using external style sheets (CSS)
  • Layout web pages using <div> tags
  • Formatting using external style sheets
  • Creating banners and navigation bars using Photoshop
  • Enhancing photographs using Photoshop
  • Wireframing websites
  • Mocking up a website in Photoshop
  • Design and develop websites using Photoshop and Dreamweaver
  • Test, maintain and upload websites
Student at a computer

Key facts

Mode of study
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Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course. However prior knowledge of the following is required:

  • HTML tags
  • CSS
  • Hyperlinks
  • <div> tags in web structuring
  • Inserting images into a webpage

Alternatively, you should have successfully completed the Introduction to Web Design course.

What you need to know

Next steps


At North East Scotland College

On successful completion of this course, you can progress to the following course at North East Scotland College:



Please note that timetabling changes can often occur after the Part-time Course Guide is published, and as a result the printed version of the guide may not hold the most up-to-date information.

We therefore advise you that all start dates and times listed on the website are at all times accurate, and should be used as your main point of reference before booking your course.

Aberdeen City Campus

Starts Duration Day(s) Time Fees Code
21 January 2020 10 Weeks Tuesday 6:00 pm - 9:15 pm £98.00
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Online bookings

If you would like to book your place online, please complete the relevant form by selecting the ‘Book Online’ button. This will then be passed to our Admissions team who will process your application.

Paper bookings

If you would prefer to submit a paper booking form, please return it to us completed and signed.

Completed forms should be returned to the following freepost address:

The Student Information & Admissions Manager
North East Scotland College
Aberdeen City Campus

Should you have any problems with your application, please contact the Student Advice Centre:

Telephone: 01224 612330

If you take up a place on a College course, at the start of the course you will be asked to sign an enrolment form. In signing the form and/or taking up a place on a College course, you will enter into a contract with the College and be bound by the North East Scotland College Standard Terms and Conditions of Study. Copies of the Terms and Conditions are available for inspection on notice boards and at various locations throughout the College, at the College Reception, on the College website:, or can be obtained on request from the Student Funding and Admissions Manager, North East Scotland College, Aberdeen City Campus, Gallowgate, Aberdeen AB25 1BN. Please note that courses are offered subject to (a) there being sufficient numbers of enrolments and (b) the availability of resources. The College reserves its right (i) not to run courses where the number of students is considered insufficient or where resources are unavailable and (ii) in certain circumstances, to refuse admission to an individual applicant.