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Web Design

Short Programmes upgrade skills and knowledge to ensure success in a chosen field of learning, but are not credit bearing and not registered on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF).

*Course start dates and tuition fees are subject to change.


Adobe Dreamweaver CS6 has become the industry standard and leading single most powerful tool for professional web designers and developers, as it allows you to easily build and manage websites complete with complex functionality with the click of a mouse. This course will provide you with the technical knowledge and guidance to produce solid, well designed, user-friendly websites. You will use Dreamweaver's feature-rich interface to create tables, style sheets, hyperlinks and buttons. In addition, you will also learn how to make efficient use of the new user interface, including the Workspace Manager, Code Navigator, Live View, and Property inspector.


  • About Dreamweaver CS6 and Web Design
  • Setting preferences
  • Getting to know the new
  • Dreamweaver CS6 interface
  • Defining a new site using site setup dialog box
  • Managing files and folders using the files panel
  • Code view and design view
  • Creating new documents
  • Inserting common HTML elements
  • Inserting text and CSS formatting
  • Editing the font, size and colour of text
  • Testing pages in common web browsers
  • Using Live View
  • Working with Images
  • Managing assets in Dreamweaver CS6
  • Photoshop integration
  • Using background graphics
  • Link basics
  • Absolute and relative Links
  • Named anchors
  • Email links
  • Working with tables
  • Working with forms
  • Working with Flash and video
  • Understanding CSS
  • Modifying page properties
  • Changing and renaming CSS Rules
  • Creating additional CSS Rules
  • Understanding CSS element, class and ID selectors
  • Defining and applying a custom CSS style

On successful completion of the programme, the learner will receive the CityVarsity Certificate of Proficiency in Web Design: Dreamweaver