Course CIW Web Design Professional (QCF)

UK Open College

Programme Description

Course CIW Web Design Professional (QCF)

UK Open College

The CIW Web Design Professional home study online course combines two separate qualifications at a reduced fee. This course contains the CIW E-commerce specialst course and the CIW Web Design specialist course. Students will learn to design and publish websites using popular softwares including dreamweaver and flash.

Target audience: Web authors, marketing and communications professionals, PR professionals, Webmasters, graphic designers, desktop designers, technical writers, and library scientists.

  • Qualification: CIW (Certified Internet Webmaster) Web Design Professional
  • Accredited: Yes
  • QCF Recognised: Yes at level 4
  • Awarding Body: CIW
  • Start Date: Anytime - We enrol 365 days a year
  • Duration: Flexible - Approx 280 Hours - 12 Months Max Support
  • Credit Value: 40


  • CIW E-Commerce Specialist
  • CIW Web Design Specialist


Students looking to enrol onto this course should meet the following criteria:

  • Be aged 16 Years or above
  • Possess a solid knowledge of the english language
  • Have access to a PC and the internet for the duration of the whole course
  • Students taking this course need a basic understanding of Internet functionality and tools, and X/HTML

Students who do not have the above should consider our CIW Foundations Associate course.


Course duration will vary dependant on student commitment, effort and ability. Overall guided learning hours are approx 280. This should be used as a guideline only and completion times will vary hugely.

We would encourage students to serioulsy consider how they plan to complete their chosen course prior to enrolment. Students should think about how they are going to study, where they are going to study and how often. Be realistic!

Speak to family members and help them to understand what you are trying to acheive, explain you may require peace and space to study at certain times. The more you involve them the more likey you are to get them on your side.

Students are reminded that the time in which they complete is purely down to them as an individual. Completion can be as quickly or as slowly as you wish within the 12 month support period. Please note: CIW do not provide students with additional time to complete. Extensions are not available for this course.


Students are able to complete their course purely online though the CIW student portal. This will be accompanied by course lessons issued in PDF format (Ebook). PDF is not printable

If you prefer you can choose to receive a hard copy of the course lessons/books via the post at an additonal cost. Contact us for details

Students can expect to receive access to the CIW portal via email within 3 working days of enrolment being received.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated September 16, 2017
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729 GBP
United Kingdom - UK Online
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