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Website Creation and Design (Certificate)

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Durham College Certificate

Durham College Certificate

Program Description

The Internet has revolutionized the way people communicate and the way organizations do business. As a result, there is a rapidly growing demand for computer professionals who know how to establish and maintain websites. The flexible skillsets gained through this certificate will provide you with the ability to create a vibrant, modern and exciting web presence, whether for business, entertainment or personal use.

Certificate Requirements

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) including Grade 12 English (C or U) and Grade 11 Math (C, M or U) OR
  • Grade 12 equivalency certificate achieved through College academic upgrading OR
  • Mature Student Status (19 years of age or older) with Grade 12 English (C or U) and Grade 11 Math (C, M or U)
  • You must maintain an overall average of 60% or a GPA of 2.0 in order to graduate
  • A minimum of 25% of courses must be completed through Durham College.

Program Of Study

Students are required to print or save a copy of the Program of Study when beginning the program. This document contains critical details about program progression and graduation requirements specific to the academic year in which your program was started.

Click to access the Program of Study for the current academic year. Note: Before beginning this credential, please be advised that one or more courses in this program are not MAC compatible.

Students who began this program prior to the current academic year may contact the Centre for Professional and Part-Time Learning office at ppl@durhamcollege.ca or 905-721-3052 to obtain your Program of Study and graduation requirements.

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be equipped to:

  • Create websites that integrate the concepts and elements of good graphic design
  • Use current and appropriate software to author web pages that fulfill client needs in terms of visual effect, interactivity, accessibility, and functionality
  • Maintain website functionality through the use of current and appropriate tools and techniques

Career Options

Potential career and industry options may include:

  • Advertising agency
  • Graphic design agency
  • Information technology consulting firm
  • Web development firm
  • Web designing

Program Related Questions? Call 905.721.3052

If you are interested in applying for financial aid, please visit the Centre for Professional and Part-Time Learning OSAP Eligibility webpage.

Currently offered

Course Title Location/
Delivery Method
PHOT 1382Adobe Photoshop 1Online
BDES 1381Design BasicsOnline
MEDA 2380Dreamweaver AdvancedOnline
MEDA 1380Dreamweaver IntroductionOnline
PROG 3283Dynamic Web Sites with LAMPOnline
PROG 1288HTML IntroductionOnline
PROG 1288HTML IntroductionMonthly Intake Online
PROG 4286Java IntermediateOnline
PROG 3286Java IntroductionOnline
PROG 2283JavaScriptOnline