Duration: 9 Weeks
Dates: (Wednesdays) 9.03.22, 16.03.22, 23.03.22, 30.03.22, (two weeks break for Easter), 20.04.22, 27.04.22, 04.05.22, 11.05.22, 18.05.22
Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Location: Wonderland CIC, Canal Street, St Helens WA10 3JQ

The Website Design Basics Boost IT: 9 Week Course is part of Try IT – Digital Arts St Helens, a Digital Arts Box CIC project funded by Coalfields Regeneration Trust, which aims to help people address some of the difficulties that we’ve faced over the past couple of years. The Covid pandemic and lockdowns have been difficult for everyone, they have impacted upon everybody’s mental health with many people becoming isolated and lonely.  Signing up for these courses offer the opportunity to meet new people and learn new skills, both of which are a great way to improve your wellbeing.

Who is this course for?

Do you live in St Helens, and are interested in creating your own website but don’t know where to start? These sessions are perfect for anyone who has limited experience in website design but is keen to know more.  If you want to get creative, try planning and designing your own website in a supportive, social atmosphere then this is the course for you.

Topics You’ll Learn About:

  • Understanding basic Internet functions and concepts
  • Planning a website’s function, structure and layout
  • Developing basic website design skills using WordPress CMS (Content Management System)
  • Understanding basic HTML coding fundamentals
  • Introduction to Graphic Design for websites
  • Understanding embedding content from other websites

What are the entry requirements? 

You will need a working knowledge of IT skills, to be able to use multiple tabs on a computer at once. Participants will (with guidance, if required) set up online accounts (e.g. Google,WordPress).

We’ll provide all technology and equipment for the sessions, so you just need to turn up. Please feel free to bring a pen and notepad with you to take notes.

Are there any costs involved?

Due to all the places being fully funded by Coalfields Regeneration Trust, the Website Design Basics – Boost IT: 9 Week Course is completely free of charge.

How do I register for a place on the course? 

To apply for a place on the course please visit this Eventbrite link

March 30
18:00 — 20:00 (2h)

St Helens


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