Web & Device Programming

Programming for the web & devices is one of the most in-demand skills in the digital workplace. Whether you are looking to become a developer or expand your knowledge in this specialist field, the Web & Device Programming course will provide you with the skills and practical experience to build dynamic and ready-to-launch websites. The course will also enable you to develop a comprehensive understanding of advanced technologies in this specialist field.

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17 weeks plus final assessment
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8 hours
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Course Introduction

Web & Device Programming refers to the languages used by developers to control and communicate with different devices when implementing new software or applications. This course addresses Object-Oriented Programming principles, data structures, interpretation techniques, and programme design using the PHP language.

You will learn how to write and implement object-orientated PHP programmes, develop effective websites with HTML5, CSS and JavaScript while working with LAMP stack, and strengthen your critical thinking and problem-solving skills. 

Through Digital Skills Academy’s experiential learning approach, you’ll have an opportunity to apply and embed your new skills whilst on the course.

How Will This Course Help To Advance Your Career

The specialist field of programming is fast-paced and constant innovation is critical to success. This course enables you to gain programming skills, develop best practices and effective problem-solving techniques. It will provide you with the necessary knowledge to implement cutting-edge websites and mobile applications, and to position you at the heart of digital innovation.

On completion of this course, you will have covered:

  • How to write simple programmes using an Object-Oriented programming language
  • How to design a programme using the appropriate logic and problem-solving techniques
  • The implementation of a programme using popular algorithms
  • Advanced principles and concepts of Object-Oriented Programming
  • How to write simple programmes using JavaScript and PHP
  • How to design a programme which executes within a browser, and explain the constraints that this presents
  • HTML5
  • CSS3
  • JavaScript
  • JQuery
  • Basic PHP

On completion of this course, you will have created the following assets:

  • An Object-Orientated PHP app
  • An HTML build

Essential Requirements

  • A passion for coding
  • Analytical thinking skills

Optional Requirements

  • Experience of at least one modern programming language

As part of our application process, you will also take a simple, online suitability assessment for your chosen course. Based on your answers, this will confirm that you have the skills and experience required for a successful outcome.

8 hours (comprising a weekly average of 4 taught hours plus 4 additional hours on average for self-study, research and group work)

You will be given a number of course-specific assignments that both reinforce the learning and give you work-based experience of applying your new skills. All assignments are subject to a rigorous assessment framework. For this course specifically you will have to complete weekly quizzes and work on the following assignments:

  • Assignment 1: A PHP Web App
  • Assignment 2: A HTML site build

Key Benefits Of Online Short Courses

Learn Through Work-Based Experience

You’ll be working on assignments and projects, including the development of your own web service, that present work-based strategic business challenges and demanding customer requirements.

Build A Compelling Portfolio

Whether you’re looking to accelerate your career or perhaps preparing for your next career move, you’ll complete the course with a cutting-edge portfolio to help you reach your career aspirations.

Reinforce The Learning

Our Live Syncs and Mentoring sessions enable you to tap into the knowledge of our lecturers in real-time and support your development of invaluable group-working skills.

Learn From The Experts

All Digital Skills Academy lecturers blend academic excellence with professional experience. Their knowledge and skills have been applied and stress-tested over many years in the real world.

Enjoy The Learning Experience

Digital Skills Academy short courses are based on a proven, flexible learning methodology. You’ll be able to access your courses anytime, anywhere, with a computer, tablet or smartphone. 

Peer Learning

You’ll be part of an online international community of fellow working professionals. You’ll benefit from the advice, support, insights and experiences shared by your peers from across the globe.

Who Our Participants Work For
Participants represent a significant cross-section of global brands from a wide mix of industries, including the following:

What Our Participants Say About Digital Skills Academy Programmes

“I work in a team that builds cutting-edge and engaging web and mobile applications and the skills I learned at the Digital Skills Academy enabled me to hit the ground running.” Anthony O’Rourke, Digital Skills Academy Participant

Frequently Asked Questions

Are any extra resources needed to complete this course?

All the resources you require will be provided within this course and extra web-based resources such as official documentation will be highlighted.

Will we have access to the course lecturer to ask questions?

Participants will be able to ask the course lecturer questions at any time through a special forum set up for this course.

How much existing knowledge of web & device programming do I require?

This course is taught from first principles so prior knowledge is not needed.  A logical mind-set and passion for coding are all that is required.

Can I use WAMP, MAMP, etc.?

While we recommend the XAMPP bundle to run your LAMP stack, any way that you have to run Apache, PHP and MySQL will suffice.

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