During the course, you will learn how to:
- implement dynamic HTML5 API’s such as drag and drop and geolocation;
- work with jQuery to produce visually stunning effects and animations;
- incorporate AJAX and JSON technology;
- construct powerful interactive web-based applications.
Based on the proven “learn-by-example” principle which, as the name implies, provides real-world examples to illustrate a particular topic or technique, the courses are delivered through the Distance Learning Centre’s highly-acclaimed on-line training portal via a standard web browser, such as Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, Opera, or Safari. You will also be supported by a personal tutor who is available to provide feedback on your work at any time throughout the period of study. Throughout the course students are supported by a personal course tutor who can give feedback on your work at any time throughout your study.
The training programme consists of 10 individual lessons, which are designed to gradually build up and strengthen your technical knowledge. Throughout the lessons, interactive exercises have been specially designed to support the student’s learning effort, and multiple-choice quizzes and assignments at the end of each lesson serve to ensure a thorough understanding of the course content.
- Unit 4: The Document Object Model
- Unit 5: Error Handling & Debugging
- Unit 6: Building The Minefield Game App
- Unit 7: Application Programming Interfaces
- Unit 8: Introduction to JQuery
- Unit 10: Building The Owzat Cricket Game
Students require a good knowledge of HTML Programming. This course assumes you have completed the Webmaster – HTML and CSS Course or have studied HTML to an equivalent level.
We recommend this course is completed on a PC with the Windows Operating System or on an Apple Mac. As this is an online course it can be accessed on any Internet Ready computer.
You can start this course at any time, and you would be registered for a one-year period. You also have access to a personal tutor who can be contacted by email. Your tutor is available to assist with any queries and to mark your assignments for the Awarding Body.
As the course is self-study, you can complete it as quickly as you like. Support extensions are available if students do not complete the course within the one-year period.
You will be assessed on coursework which is detailed in the course materials. The coursework consists of individual web pages and a complete final website. Your work can be sent back to your course tutor by email or by post.
The completion of this course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards regulated qualifications in the future. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of difficulty involved in successful completion by the learner.
You can find further information on qualifications/certificates and their levels on the Ofqual’s level descriptors page.
The certification is issued through Open Awards. Open Awards are an Awarding Body Organisation approved by Ofqual. Set up in 1981, Open Awards (Previously the North West Region of the National Open College Network – OCNNW) have been in business for over 30 years and are a not for profit organisation and a registered charity.