About this Course

Tech Type Specialist
Duration 1 Day
Special Notices

When delivered in a QA training centre, this course will be delivered using PCs. Events can be delivered on Apple Macs by request.

In this course you will learn how to design, build and upload a website.

Target Audience

This course is designed for novice web designers, web developers, website designers, and graphic artists with some programming background who need to build simple websites and want to utilise the features of Adobe Dreamweaver CS5.


  • Use a mouse
  • Type and use a keyboard
  • Navigate through Windows files and folders
  • Work with Windows minimise, maximise, open and close
  • Use a web browser (Internet Explorer or similar) address bar, forward, back and refresh buttons
  • Knowledge of HTML, XHTML and CSS an advantage, but not mandatory

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Identify basic web design concepts and customise the Adobe Dreamweaver CS5 interface
  • Build a website
  • Design web pages
  • Create reusable site assets
  • Work with different types of links
  • Upload a website

Course Outline

Lesson 1: Getting Started with Dreamweaver

  • Topic 1A: Identify the Basic Concepts of Web Design
  • Topic 1B: Locate Dreamweaver Interface Elements
  • Topic 1C: Customize the Interface

Lesson 2: Initiating a Website

  • Topic 2A: Identify the Elements of a Project Plan
  • Topic 2B: Determine the Workflow of a Web Project
  • Topic 2C: Define a Website
  • Topic 2D: Create a Document

Lesson 3: Designing Web Pages

  • Topic 3A: An Introduction to Cascading Style Sheets
  • Topic 3B: Format a Web Page
  • Topic 3C: Identify Copyright and Citation Requirements
  • Topic 3D: Insert Images
  • Topic 3E: Insert Tables
  • Topic 3F: Import Data from Other Applications
  • Topic 3G: Organize Files and Folders

Lesson 4: Creating Reusable Site Assets

  • Topic 4A: Create and Use Library Items
  • Topic 4B: Update Library Items
  • Topic 4C: Use Snippets
  • Topic 4D: Create a Template

Lesson 5: Working with Links

  • Topic 5A: Create Hyperlinks
  • Topic 5B: Create Anchors
  • Topic 5C: Create Email Links
  • Topic 5D: Create Image Maps
  • Topic 5E: Create Image Link Rollovers

Lesson 6: Uploading a Website

  • Topic 6B: Upload Files onto a Site

Appendix A: Using Frames

Appendix B: Using Dreamweaver Extensions

Appendix C: New Features in Adobe Dreamweaver CS5

When delivered in a QA training centre, this course will be delivered using PCs. Events can be delivered on Apple Macs by request.

Specialist Course

1 Day

Delivery Method

Delivery method

Classroom / Attend from Anywhere

Receive classroom training at one of our nationwide training centres, or attend remotely via web access from anywhere.

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Online booking is currently not available for this course, to find out more please call us on 0113 220 7150 or email us at info@qa.com to discuss how we can help.

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