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Web Master Training Courses
Course 1:Photoshop CS5 Training Course
Adobe Photoshop CS5 is a widely used graphic design and image editing application from Adobe and considered as the industry standard and the first choice among artists, graphic designers, photographers and web designers.
Course Details
The Photoshop classes trained by Adobe Certified Expert, will provide you with skills and knowledge to design Professional Artworks, Advertisements, Website Designs, Websites, Manipulate Photos and much more.
Delivery Method
Instructor Led classroom based training. Scheduled classes are normally held in Woodmead – near to Sandton in Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa. Stationary and textbook included. Refreshments, including 2 tea breaks and a cooked meal for lunch are provided for full time courses. Light finger meals are supplied for part time courses.
Audience
The Photoshop course will be useful to Graphic Designers, Web Designers and Photographers who would like to gain intermediate skills and knowledge in Photoshop.
Pre-Requisites
Computer Literacy
Course Duration
5 Days
Early bird discounts now available!
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Cost using our PC
Cost using our PC
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U$ 400 U$ 300 Excl. VAT

Cost using your own PC
Normal Price Early Bird Discount
U$ 350 U$ 300 Excl. VAT
Note: information may change without notice.
Course Outline
• Lesson 1: Exploring Photoshop
• Lesson 2: Getting to Know the Workspace
• Lesson 3: Using Adobe Bridge
• Lesson 4: The Basics of Working with Photoshop
• Lesson 5: Making the Best Selections
• Lesson 6: Painting and Retouching
• Lesson 7: Creating a Good Image
• Lesson 8: Getting to Know Layers
• Lesson 9: Taking Layers to the Max
• Lesson 10: Getting Smart in Photoshop
• Lesson 11: Using Adobe Photoshop Filters
• Lesson 12: Creating Images for Web and Video
• Lesson 13: Introducing 3D
• Lesson 14: Adobe Photoshop CS5 New Features

Course 2:HTML and CSS Training Course
Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) is the language you will use to create Web pages. HTML is a simple, yet powerful language. HTML consists of TAGS that give instructions, or tell the browser where to place the text or graphic on the page.
Course Details
The HTML course will teach you the fundamentals in HTML, that will give you the required skills to build and edit websites.
Delivery Method
Instructor Led classroom based training. Scheduled classes are normally held in Woodmead – near to Sandton in Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa. Stationary and textbook included. Refreshments, including 2 tea breaks and a cooked meal for lunch are provided for full time courses. Light finger meals are supplied for part time courses.
Audience
The HTML course will benefit those who want to gain the required knowledge in HTML and CSS, to design and edit websites.
Pre-Requisites
Basic Computer Literacy.
Course Duration
3 Days
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Cost using our PC
Normal Price Early Bird Discount
U$ 600 U$ 500 Excl. VAT

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U$ 550 U$ 450 Excl. VAT

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Course Outline
• Introduction
• Body Content
• Document Updates
• Standard CSS Features
• HTML Divisions
• CSS Positioning
• HTML bullets
• Tables
• Styling Hyperlinks
• Image maps
• Inline Frames
• Adding Media
• Forms

Course 3;HTML5 upgrade Training Course
HTML5 the latest standard on the Hyper text markup language which web sites use to display content, has some powerful new features that simplify the creation of dynamic websites and lets the author create more meaningful and exciting web pages. The new canvas feature allows the creation of dynamic vector graphics similar to those available in Flash and Silverlight.
Course Details
In this short training course you will learn to use the new features provided by HTML5, to create dynamic web sites.
Delivery Method
Instructor Led classroom based training. Scheduled classes are normally held in Woodmead – near to Sandton in Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa. Stationary and textbook included. Refreshments, including 2 tea breaks and a cooked meal for lunch are provided for full time courses. Light finger meals are supplied for part time courses.
Audience
Web Designers and Programmers.
Pre-Requisites
HTML and CSS, JavaScript
Course Duration
2 Day
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Normal Price Early Bird Discount
U$ 400 U$ 300 Excl. VAT

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U$ 350 U$ 300 Excl. VAT
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Course Outline
• Introduction to HTML5
• Review of HTML concepts with updates on simplified HTML 5 structure
• Sections (Creating Body Content)
• Embedding Media
• Forms
• The Canvas
• Vector Graphics and Animation
• Introduction to HTML5 Mobile Websites

Course 4;Photoshop Refresher Training Course
Adobe Photoshop CS5 is a widely used graphic design and image editing application from Adobe and considered as the industry standard and the first choice among artists, graphic designers, photographers and web designers.
Course Details
The Photoshop classes trained by Adobe Certified Expert, will provide you with skills and knowledge to design Professional Artworks, Advertisements, Website Designs, Websites, Manipulate Photos and much more.
Delivery Method
Instructor Led classroom based training. Scheduled classes are normally held in Woodmead – near to Sandton in Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa. Stationary and textbook included. Refreshments, including 2 tea breaks and a cooked meal for lunch are provided for full time courses. Light finger meals are supplied for part time courses.
Audience
The Photoshop refresher course will be useful to current Photoshop users who would like to recap on certain intermediate to advanced tools, techniques and features in Photoshop.
Pre-Requisites
Have worked in Photoshop CS3/4/5
Course Duration
1 Day
Early bird discounts now available!
Book and pay 2 weeks in advance and qualify for a 10% discount.
Cost using our PC
Normal Price Early Bird Discount
U$ 400 U$ 300 Excl. VAT

Cost using your own PC
Normal Price Early Bird Discount
U$ 350 U$ 300 Excl. VAT
Note: information may change without notice.
Course Outline
Photoshop Recap:
– Cover the most essential tools (navigation tools, making selections, working with layers)

Non-destructive editing using masks:
– Masks in Photoshop
– Stitching of images using gradients
– Clipping masks & clipping paths
– Adjustment layers (colour correction)
– Smart objects
– Smart Vectors
– Deep Etching

New & Enhanced Tools:
– Content Aware Scaling
– Content Aware Fill
– HDR Photography
– Puppet Warp Tool

Course 5;Search Engine Optimization Training Course
Search engine optimization (SEO) is the process of analyzing your site and modifying it to enable search engines to read it, understand it and index (or catalog) it correctly. This is not rewriting the site or changing the look and feel. It is subtle changes, adding or modifying inconspicuous visible and invisible text so that the search engines can read the site. SEO is not ‘spamming’ the search engines – it is simply helping the search engines help you.
Course Details
This course will enable you make your web site more search engine compatible, optimized effectively, to attract the target audience via search engines and improve your overall rankings on search engines.
Delivery Method
Instructor Led classroom based training. Scheduled classes are normally held in Woodmead – near to Sandton in Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa. Stationary and textbook included. Refreshments, including 2 tea breaks and a cooked meal for lunch are provided for full time courses. Light finger meals are supplied for part time courses.
Audience
For those who would like to ensure that their web site is search engine compatible and optimized effectively to attract the target audience via search engines and improve your overall rankings on search engines.
Pre-Requisites
Computer Literacy
Course Duration
1 Day
Early bird discounts now available!
Book and pay 2 weeks in advance and qualify for a 10% discount.
Normal Price Early Bird Discount
U$ 400 U$ 300 Excl. VAT

Cost using your own PC
Normal Price Early Bird Discount
U$ 350 U$ 300 Excl. VAT
Note: information may change without notice.
Course Outline
• Chapter 1: Surveying the Search Engine Landscape
• Chapter 2: Your One-Hour, Search Engine Friendly Web Site Makeover
• Chapter 3: Beating the Competition: Planning a Powerful Search Engine Strategy
• Chapter 4: Making Your Site Useful and Visible
• Chapter 5: Picking Powerful Keywords
• Chapter 6: Creating Pages That Search Engines Love
• Chapter 7: Avoiding Things That Search Engines Hate
• Chapter 8: Dirty Deeds, Done Dirt Cheap
• Chapter 9: Bulking Up Your Site, Competing with Content
• Chapter 10: Finding Traffi c Through Local Search Marketing
• Chapter 11: Getting Your Pages into the Search Engines
• Chapter 12: Submitting to the Directories
• Chapter 13: Product Search: Remember the Shopping Directories and Retailers
• Chapter 14: Using Link Popularity to Boost Your Position
• Chapter 15: Finding Sites to Link to YoursChapter 16: Even More Great Places to Get Links
• Chapter 17: Social Networking, Driven by Drive
• Chapter 18: Video: Putting Your Best Face Forward
• Chapter 19: When Google Bites Back: A Guide to Catastrophe
• Chapter 20: Ten Things to Know and Do When Picking an SEO Firm
• Chapter 21: Ten-Plus Myths and Mistakes
• Chapter 22: Ten-Plus Ways to Stay Updated
• Chapter 23: Ten-Plus Useful Things to Know

Course 6;Web Design Practicals Training Course
The purpose of the course is to enable the student to build from scratch a highly functional website.
Course Details
The student will utilize their existing skills in Photoshop/Dreamweaver/Flash to design and publish a website and integrating various media.
Delivery Method
Instructor Led classroom based training. Scheduled classes are normally held in Woodmead – near to Sandton in Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa. Stationary and textbook included. Refreshments, including 2 tea breaks and a cooked meal for lunch are provided for full time courses. Light finger meals are supplied for part time courses.
Audience
This course will benefit those who want to design professional websites.
Pre-Requisites
Photoshop Flash HTML Dreamweaver
Course Duration
3 Days
Early bird discounts now available!
Book and pay 2 weeks in advance and qualify for a 10% discount.
Cost using our PC
Normal Price Early Bird Discount
U$ 400 U$ 300 Excl. VAT

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Normal Price Early Bird Discount
U$ 350 U$ 300 Excl. VAT
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Course Outline
• Planning Your Website
• Creating Effective Website Content
• Layout and Design
• Designing Effective Navigation
• HTML: The Language of the Web
• CSS: Giving Your Pages Some Style
• Javascript for Interactive Pages
• Audio, Video and Flash
• Tools for Website Design
• Adding a Social Dimension
• Content Management Systems
• Testing and Launching
• Promoting Your Website
• Measuring Success

Course 7;Dreamweaver CS5 Training Course
Dreamweaver CS5 is a powerful WYSIWYG authoring software program, enabling easy creation of websites and also containing graphics and multimedia elements.
Course Details
The Dreamweaver training course will teach you how to create highly professional websites in a fast and efficient way. Classes by Adobe Certified Expert
Delivery Method
Instructor Led classroom based training. Scheduled classes are normally held in Woodmead – near to Sandton in Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa. Stationary and textbook included. Refreshments, including 2 tea breaks and a cooked meal for lunch are provided for full time courses. Light finger meals are supplied for part time courses.
Audience
The Dreamweaver course will benefit those who want to design professional websites.
Pre-Requisites
HTML highly recommended
Course Duration
3 Days
Early bird discounts now available!
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Normal Price Early Bird Discount
U$ 400 U$ 300 Excl. VAT

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Normal Price Early Bird Discount
U$ 350 U$ 300 Excl. VAT
Course 8;Flash CS5 Training Course
Adobe Flash CS5 has quickly become established as the premiere vector-based design and animation technology on the Internet. Flash is used to create high impact animated websites with intro, sound and independent movie clips, web banners, games, applications and much more.
Course Details
In the Adobe Flash training course you will learn Flash essentials as well as all the fundamentals in Adobe Flash CS5 and how to use Flash that will gear you towards creating high impact, interactive websites and animations. Classes trained by Adobe Certified Expert
Delivery Method
Instructor Led classroom based training. Scheduled classes are normally held in Woodmead – near to Sandton in Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa. Stationary and textbook included. Refreshments, including 2 tea breaks and a cooked meal for lunch are provided for full time courses. Light finger meals are supplied for part time courses.
Audience
The Adobe Flash training course will be useful for those who want to design interactive websites, rich media advertisements, instructional media, engaging presentations, games, and more.
Pre-Requisites
Computer Literacy
Course Duration
5 Days
Early bird discounts now available!
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Normal Price Early Bird Discount
U$ 600 U$ 500 Excl. VAT

Cost using your own PC
Normal Price Early Bird Discount
U$ 550 U$ 450 Excl. VAT
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Course Outline
• Lesson 1: Whats New in Adobe Flash CS5?
• Lesson 2: Flash CS4 Jumpstart
• Lesson 3: Getting Started with the Drawing Tools
• Lesson 4: Using Symbols and the Library
• Lesson 5: Advanced Tools
• Lesson 6: Creating Basic Flash Animation
• Lesson 7: Advanced Flash Animation
• Lesson 8: Customizing Your Workflow
• Lesson 9: Working with Imported Files
• Lesson 10: Introducing ActionScript
• Lesson 11: Creating Button Symbols
• Lesson 12: Adding Sound to Your Movies
• Lesson 13: Introducing Movie Clips
• Lesson 14: Working with Video
• Lesson 15: Delivering Your Final Movie

Note: information may change without notice.
Course Outline
• Lesson 1: Dreamweaver CS5 Jumpstart
• Lesson 2: Setting Up a New Site
• Lesson 3: Adding Text and Images
• Lesson 4: Styling Your Pages with CSS
• Lesson 5: Creating Page Layouts with CSS
• Lesson 6: Working with Tables
• Lesson 7: Fine-Tuning Your Workflow
• Lesson 8: Adding Flash, Video, and Sound Content
• Lesson 9: Maximizing Site Design
• Lesson 10: Under the Hood: Editing in the Code View
• Lesson 11: Building Web Forms
• Lesson 12: Working with the Spry Framework
• Lesson 13: Managing Your Web Site: Reports, Optimization, and Maintenance
• Lesson 14: Using Legacy Tools: Frames and Tables

Course 9:jQuery Training Course
JQuery is an easy to use JavaScript framework, that enables web pages to add controls that make websites much more interactive and usable.
Course Details
In this course you will learn how to add a number of popular JQuery components to your web page.
Delivery Method
Instructor Led classroom based training. Scheduled classes are normally held in Woodmead – near to Sandton in Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa. Stationary and textbook included. Refreshments, including 2 tea breaks and a cooked meal for lunch are provided for full time courses. Light finger meals are supplied for part time courses.
Audience
Web Designers Programmers
Pre-Requisites
HTML and CSS
Course Duration
1 Day
Early bird discounts now available!
Book and pay 2 weeks in advance and qualify for a 10% discount.
Cost using our PC
Normal Price Early Bird Discount
U$ 600 U$ 500 Excl. VAT

Cost using your own PC
Normal Price Early Bird Discount
U$ 550 U$ 450 Excl. VAT
Note: information may change without notice.
Course Outline
• Introduction to the JQuery Framework
• JQuery UI and Forms
• Effects
• JQuery and Ajax

Course 10;WordPress Training Course
If you want to create a blog site WordPress is the right choice. it is an open source system that can be used by individuals and businesses
Course Details
In this course you will learn how to install wordpress,work with themes,install plugins,create a websites.
Delivery Method
Instructor Led classroom based training. Scheduled classes are normally held in Woodmead – near to Sandton in Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa. Stationary and textbook included. Refreshments, including 2 tea breaks and a cooked meal for lunch are provided for full time courses. Light finger meals are supplied for part time courses.
Audience
Bloggers,Web Designers and anyone who is interested in cms.
Pre-Requisites
Computer Literacy
Course Duration
1 Day
Early bird discounts now available!
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U$ 200 U$ 150 Excl. VAT

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U$ 150 U$ 145 Excl. VAT
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Course Outline
• Introduction to Blogging
• Working with WordPress
• Installing WordPress on localhost and Ftp
• WordPress design and layout
• Adding Images to Posts
• Creating image gallery
• Adding links
• Embedding media
• Working with WordPress themes and Widgets
• Understanding HTML and CSS within WordPress
• Creating Individual Pages
• Using WordPress template
• Using Images
• Finding WordPress help
• Installing WordPress Audio Visual presentation

Course 11; Google Analytics Training Course
Google Analytics is a powerful web based tool to analyse the traffic to your website. It integrates with Google Adwords and can help you determine the efficacy of your advertising campaigns and search engine optimization.
Course Details
A short course in which you will set up Google analytics for your own chosen site and learn how to draw the relevant reports.
Delivery Method
Instructor Led classroom based training. Scheduled classes are normally held in Woodmead – near to Sandton in Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa. Stationary and textbook included. Refreshments, including 2 tea breaks and a cooked meal for lunch are provided for full time courses. Light finger meals are supplied for part time courses.
Audience
Webmasters, marketing professionals, web designers.
Pre-Requisites
Computer Literacy, a knowledge of web sites and URLs.
Course Duration
1 Days
Early bird discounts now available!
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Cost using our PC
Normal Price Early Bird Discount
U$ 200 U$ 150 Excl. VAT

Cost using your own PC
Normal Price Early Bird Discount
U$ 150 U$ 145 Excl. VAT
Note: information may change without notice.
Course Outline
• Setting Up Google Analytics
• Inserting tracking code
• Google Analytics Interface
• Analysing
• Filters
• Advanced Segments
• Reporting
• Users and Access Control

Main course;Webmaster Training Course
Course Details
This course is a package consisting of the following courses:
Photoshop CS5
The Photoshop classes trained by Adobe Certified Expert, will provide you with skills and knowledge to design Professional Artworks, Advertisements, Website Designs, Websites, Manipulate Photos and much more.
Flash CS5
In the Adobe Flash training course you will learn Flash essentials as well as all the fundamentals in Adobe Flash CS5 and how to use Flash that will gear you towards creating high impact, interactive websites and animations. Classes trained by Adobe Certified Expert
jQuery
In this course you will learn how to add a number of popular JQuery components to your web page.
HTML5 upgrade
In this short training course you will learn to use the new features provided by HTML5, to create dynamic web sites.
HTML and CSS
The HTML course will teach you the fundamentals in HTML, that will give you the required skills to build and edit websites.
Dreamweaver CS5
The Dreamweaver training course will teach you how to create highly professional websites in a fast and efficient way. Classes by Adobe Certified Expert
Web Design Practicals
The student will utilize their existing skills in Photoshop/Dreamweaver/Flash to design and publish a website and integrating various media.
Delivery Method
Instructor Led classroom based training. Scheduled classes are normally held in Woodmead – near to Sandton in Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa. Stationary and textbook included. Refreshments, including 2 tea breaks and a cooked meal for lunch are provided for full time courses. Light finger meals are supplied for part time courses.
The price for the package is a 10% discount on the sum of all its constituent courses. Booking and paying for the entire package in advance secures the discount.
Early bird discounts now available!
Book and pay 2 weeks in advance and qualify for a 10% discount.
Cost using our PC
Normal Price Early Bird Discount
U$ 5000 U$ 4000 Excl. VAT

Cost using your own PC
Normal Price Early Bird Discount
U$ 4500 U$ 3500 Excl. VAT