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CIW Web Design Professional Level 4 Online Course

The CIW Web Design Professional Course combines two separate qualifications into one great study package.

This CIW Web Design Professional course contains both the CIW E-commerce specialist course and the CIW Web Design Specialist course.

In this course, you will work with popular production tools such as Microsoft Expression Web, and Adobe Dreamweaver and Flash.

You will study design and development technologies such as:

  • Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
  • Extensible Markup Language (XML)
  • JavaScript
  • Java applets
  • Dynamic HTML
  • plug-ins
  • multimedia and databases

You will also explore the extensibility of design tools, incompatibility issues surrounding these tools, and the functionality of current Web browsers.

Target audience:

  • Web authors
  • Marketing and communications professionals
  • PR professionals
  • Webmasters
  • Graphic designers
  • Desktop designers Technical writers
  • Library scientists

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Course Details

Course Syllabus

This Web Design Professional Course consists of 2 individual courses as below

CIW Web Design Professional Certification

View web design specialist course breakdown here
View e-commerce specialist course breakdown here

Entry Requirements

Learners should have a basic understanding of Internet functionality and tools, and X/HTML

Recommended: Already have completed the CIW Web Foundations Associate Course or equivalent knowledge.


Learners are provided with 12-month access to the CIW online learning platform. Take as little or as much time as you want during the support period.

Qualification Awarded

Level 4 CIW (Certified Internet Webmaster) Web Design Professional

Awarding body: CIW
Exam ID: 1DO-520 & 1DO-525

CIW ( Certified Internet Webmaster) Specialist qualifications are qualifications at  Level 4 in the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) and are designed to provide specialist work-related qualifications in the I.T sectors. They give learners the knowledge, understanding and skills that they need to prepare for employment. The qualifications also provide career development opportunities for those already in work.

Study Format

Students are able to complete their course online through the CIW student portal. Please allow 48 hours (2 working days) for access to be granted.



Upon enrolment, students will be provided with access to a series of online support/assessment tools. CIW courses are provided on a self-study basis alongside online resources.

Students will be given access to online pre-assessment questions, movie clips, practice examination, to aid you in preparing for your CIW examinations.

Practice Exams – Web-based CIW Practice Exams provide a personalised study plan to help focus your study and determine skills mastery as you prepare to take a CIW certification exam. Practice Exams feature multiple study modes for adaptive learning, personalized study plans and progress reports, study questions, reference tools, and simulations of actual testing processes.

Additional online resources – Also provided is online access to movies, course review questions, exercises and flashcards. You’ll have everything you need to prepare for your CIW certification exam.

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Exam Information

Book your own examinations as and when you choose. Simply visit the CIW website on the link below for further information


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