Figures value the UK creative industries as a whole at £76.9 billion a year
With demand going strong, the average UK web developer earns £39,000, according to IT Jobs Watch.
Web development comes with loads of transferable skills, ideal for other disciplines.
Take the mobile sector, for example, web developers can easily transition to mobile development. With similar interfaces, creating mobile applications can access a different market while also making developers much more attractive to potential employers.
Ready to start building polished websites and web applications?
Get the skills you need to turn your ideas into reality!
If you love browsing well designed websites, then why not start developing your own?
What you will study
For each project, you will identify client needs, plan, research, develop and implement solutions that meet the needs of a range of client briefs.
You will examine and implement UX/UI designs, graphic design, logo development and gain a solid basis for branding.
You will work on live client briefs, where applicable, and learn other valuable transferable skills such as:
• Project Management
• Interpersonal skills
• Time management
• Presentation techniques
• Research skills
• Reflective practices
You will take what you learnt in year one to extend your skills to back end development learning PHP, CMS and eCommerce to create fully dynamic websites.
4 GCSEs 9-4, including English and maths
4 GCSEs 9-4 and Level 2 in either English or maths or grade 3 or Level 1 in the other
Level 2 Diploma or equivalent at Merit grade, plus GCSE English or maths ar grade 4 plus Level 1 or Level 2 English or maths
A portfolio of work
Students can progress onto most web based or creative digital courses at a range of Higher Education Institutions.
The course is the first step to working in a wide range of careers in the creative and digital industries. Potential careers include Web Designer, Web Developer, Front-End Developer, Graphic Designer, Digital Designer, Digital Marketer, Social Media Manager, Digital Account Manager, and many more.