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Webmaster: JavaScript – Level 4 Course

£210.00

Get to grips with JavaScript with a Level 4 credited qualification and learn the difference between your JScript and your jQuery.

Description

The Webmaster: JavaScript – Level 4 Online Course is a fully supported, self-paced training programme for those wishing to take up a new career as a Web programmer or those who simply wish to be able to build high-quality dynamic websites.

The JavaScript training programme has been designed to introduce students with a working knowledge of HTML to the fundamentals of JavaScript (an object-based, event-driven Web programming language), which tightly integrates with HTML.

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.

Students are taken step-by-step through the lessons using innovative, interactive, multi-media computer-based training techniques, supported by highly-trained technical support specialists. The course is self-paced with no time pressure for completion; the student simply studies at home or at work when time permits.

As the training programme progresses, the student’s JavaScript skills are honed via interesting assignments which involve the development of a number of dynamic, interactive games such as the Minefield and Connect4 games, which are both challenging to build and addictive to play.

The final assignment consists of the development of a technically demanding ‘Owzat cricket game, where the extensive JavaScript and jQuery skills learned during the course, are brought together to create a stunning application, which you will be rightly proud of.

Course Content

During the course, you will learn how to:

  • create powerful JavaScript functions and event handlers;
  • implement powerful HTML5 API such as drag and drop and geolocation;
  • work with jQuery to produce visually stunning effects and animations;
  • incorporate AJAX and JSON technology;
  • use the JavaScript Console, with debugging techniques and breakpoints; and
  • construct powerful interactive web-based applications.

Software Requirements

Webmaster: JavaScript – Level 4 Course can be completed on a PC or Apple Mac computer. The course will include links to various software packages and resources so Internet Access is required. The course requires Notepad++ (or an equivalent text editor) and an HTML5-compliant browser and links to suitable options are included. This is an online course and access to the internet is a requirement.

Prerequisites

Students require a good knowledge of HTML Programming. This course assumes you have completed the Webmaster – HTML & CSS for Beginners Course or have studied HTML to an equivalent level.

Course Duration & Support

Students may register at any time and have a full year to complete their studies. You also have access to a personal tutor by mail or email for a 12-month period. Course extensions can be purchased if you do not complete this course within the 12-month period. As the course is self-study you can complete it in as little or as long time as you prefer.

Assessment

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.

Certification

On successful completion of this course students will receive our Webmaster – JavaScript Diploma with comprehensive feedback and providing the assignments have been completed to the required standards students will also receive an Open Awards Level 4 Certificate Award with 9 Open Awards Credits.

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.

 

The certification is issued through Open Awards in association with DLC which is an approved Open Awards centre. 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) has been in business for over 30 years and is a not-for-profit organisation and a registered charity.

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