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Front-end Web Development: Elevate

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Design is the intermediary between information and understanding.

— Hans Hoffman

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Course overview

Academy Xi is excited to bring you the brand-new Front-end Web Development: Elevate – a practical, skills-based course that focuses on building dynamic, responsive and powerful webpages. 

Created in consultation with industry experts, this course contains current, relevant content that employers are looking for and is supported by our expert Australia-based educators with years of Web Development experience.

With 9.2% projected job growth in five years to 2024, Web Development skills are in high-demand. 

Join our waitlist and be the first to know when a spot for this exciting, industry-vetted course is available!

Why study this course with us?

Industry relevant content:

  • Premium course content co-created with industry experts, so you’ll learn up-to-date skills that employers want
  • Gain front-end web development skills by studying part-time, in just 10 weeks
  • Learn how to build beautiful, dynamic and responsive websites with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript 

Hands-on practical coding skills:

  • Set up your local environment and learn how to use the Command Line Interface for file navigation
  • Start using Git for version control and source code management
  • Get hands-on coding experience with JavaScript, HTML and CSS projects
  • Build and host dynamic web pages including a wedding invitation planner
  • Apply newly learned web development skills in your job or passion projects

A highly supported experience: 

  • Stay on track with fixed deadlines while enjoying some flexibility in how you pace your weekly activities
  • Fortnightly mentor-led live video sessions, held after work hours to facilitate classroom discussions, unpick projects and bring the content to life
  • Two 1:1 sessions with your mentor for tailored support, available on demand 
  • Entire teams dedicated to your support and progression through the course

A social and collaborative learning environment:

  • Cohort-based: go through the course at the same pace as all other students  
  • Collaborate with your classmates on web development projects, grow together, and make lifelong friends

Earn trusted and recognised credentials

  • On completion of this course, you can add an industry trusted digital credential to your Linkedin profile

What you’ll learn

Understand how to set up and navigate your local environment, plus the importance of version control and tracking in web development. 

  • Set up and become familiar with your local environment
  • Start using the terminal / Command Line Interface
  • Practice using Git for version control

Use Hypertext Markup Language or HTML, the building block of the web, to put content into a page – be it text, images, links or even videos. 

  • Introduction to HTML
  • Practice building pages using HTML 
  • Create complex HTML pages using forms, semantic elements and HTML5 tags

Change the aesthetics of the HTML content on a web page using Cascading Style Sheets, playing with shape, colour, size and layouts. Learn how to go live and upload files to the web using FTP.

  • Style HTML web pages with CSS
  • Incorporate complex styling to make web pages responsive and appealing on various screens and displays
  • Advanced layouts – apply CSS flexbox and grid designs to display webpage content
  • Project 1: Host a static webpage

Get comfortable using the world’s most popular client-side scripting language, JavaScript, to make web pages interactive and engaging.

  • Learn the fundamentals, syntax and building blocks of JavaScript
  • Using JavaScript and the DOM to alter the content displayed on a webpage
  • JavaScript Data Structures – arrays and objects
  • Handle user actions on a web page through JavaScript events
  • Asynchronous JavaScript to retrieve remote data
  • Project 2: Integrate JavaScript & HTML create dynamic pages/applications

Bring your HTML, CSS and JavaScript skills together and create an interactive, event-driven web page for your final project. 

  • Review of program topics
  • Build and host a dynamic web page using JavaScript, events, HTML, and CSS
  • Present your final project
  • Graduation and looking ahead

Who this course is for

This course has no prerequisites and is ideal for anyone looking to develop practical, front-end web development skills, including but not limited to:

  • Marketers tending and maintaining templates in a CMS or Mail application
  • Graphic, UX or Web designers who are interested in transitioning to more technical development skills
  • Individuals curious as to whether they can find a place in the programming job ecosystem and whether they like this line of work
  • Those currently employed in a technical or support role and wanting to secure a promotion with in-demand front-end web dev skills

Our students’ success stories

Academy Xi has a 4.2 score out of 5, rated by 2423 students.

Meet your instructors

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Learn more

This brand-new, industry relevant course is being perfected and is coming soon! 

Join our waitlist by filling the form below, and we’ll send you more information in a few weeks.

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