Professional Certificate in Web Design & Development

web design
Professional / Short Course
12 Weeks x 1 Evening (6.30pm – 9.00pm)
Validated by
Griffith College
Limerick / Dublin Main Campus
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Course Overview

Develop the skills to build a robust and structured web-site using HTML, Dreamweaver and Photoshop

The course takes students from evaluation of client and user needs to building robust modern websites – working with text, paragraphs and tables to building multi-page responsive grid-based layouts using style sheets, layers, templates and libraries.


This course is validated by Griffith College. This course focuses on the development of professional skills and does not sit on the national framework.

Why Study Web Design & Development at Griffith College

The Professional Certificate in Web Design & Development is conducted on a part-time basis over 12-weeks. This course is suited to individuals who wish to develop a website including professional designers familiar with DTP or Graphics software and who need to get to grips with this powerful web design tool. 

  • You will apply user research and analysis to discover creative solutions for design challenges as pertains to the world wide web.
  • You will learn to build a multi-frame layout using style sheets and introduces layers, templates and libraries.
  • You will use grids in design to communicate an Information architecture, that focuses on user interface, experience design as well as storytelling and creating empathy in website design.
  • You will master innovative software tools crucial for web design including HTML, CSS, Photoshop and Dreamweaver.
  • Apply UI and UX design principles to make a website both functional and aesthetically pleasing.
  • Articulate how a web page is organised to allow elements to be accessed regardless of the programming language used with reference to the role of front-end versus back-end and server-side technologies.
  • You will gain an awareness of web publishing best practices including SEO and meta data.

Intake Dates

  • Limerick - Part-Time - February 2024
  • Limerick - Part-Time - September 2024
  • Dublin - Part-Time - October 2024

Course Details

Course Content

  • Introduction to the Web I
  • Introduction to the Web II
  • Web Development Tools
  • Web Design Concepts
  • What is a Web Page?
  • Designing Web Pages with Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Dreamweaver
  • Creating a Photoshop Mock-up using the wireframe
  • Styling the rest of the page
  • Optimizing Web Graphics
  • Page Structure & Styling
  • Creating Dreamweaver Templates
  • Testing and Validation
  • SEO & Publishing a Site
  • Brief Introduction to Other Technologies

Course Contacts

If you have any questions please get in touch with us at [email protected] or 01 415 0429.



This course is scheduled to commence on October 24th 2024, at Griffith College Dublin Main Campus, South Circular Road.


This part-time evening course will run one evening per week from 6.30 pm - 9.00 pm over 12 weeks, course dates outlined below.

​Year: 2024 - 2025

  • Oct: 24, 31

  • Nov: 07, 14, 21, 28

  • Dec: 05, 12

  • Jan: 09, 16, 23, 30

Contact [email protected] for further information.

This course is scheduled to commence on Monday, 23rd October 2023 at Griffith College Limerick, O'Connell Avenue, Limerick. 

This part-time evening course will run one evening per week from 6.30 pm - 9.30 pm over 12 weeks, course dates outlined below.

Year: 2023

  • Oct: 23,30
  • Nov: 06, 13, 20, 27
  • Dec: 04, 11


Year: 2024

  • Jan: 08, 15, 22, 29

Contact [email protected] for further information.

How to Apply

Entry Requirements

Proficient in the use of MAC/MS Applications.

It is recommended that applicants have a good understanding of both written and spoken English.

How to Apply

Directly to Griffith College 

Applicants under 23 years of age:

Minimum 5 O6s/H7s in the Irish Leaving Certificate or equivalent award
FETAC Level 5 Full Award         

Applicants over 23:

Direct Entry - If you are 23 years or over from the 1st January of this year, you can apply for this course directly using the College’s online application form.


Please note that not all study modes may be offered at all times; for confirmation, refer to the Intake dates on the Overview tab.

Tuition Fees

Study Mode: Part-Time

Fee: EUR 990.00

Early Booking Discount: Pay a €250 deposit before 30th June and receive a 10% discount. 


Study Mode: Part-Time

Fee: EUR 990.00


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