The Websites module covers the main concepts of web publishing and the skills needed to create, upload, and maintain a web site. It includes important topics such as security and copyright.

Thanks to the internet, it has never been easier to communicate with a worldwide audience. Websites are crucial for virtual interactions, from selling products or services to sharing ideas or knowledge. Having the skills
to set up a website and use web authoring software to maintain and update it are highly valuable in a competitive work environment.

Websites are a common tool of businesses, organisations, and communities. This makes the Websites module suitable for a wide range of candidates, including employees, volunteers, students, graduates, and bloggers.

Develop the skills needed for web editing and publishing, including using HTML and CSS.

Module overview

CategorySkill set
Web concepts
  • Key terms
  • Web publishing
  • Legal issues
HTML
  • Fundamentals of HTML
  • Using HTML
Web authoring
  • Designs
  • Using the application
  • Enhancing productivity
  • Text input and formatting
  • Paragraph formatting
  • Page formatting
  • Hyperlinks
  • Tables
Using objects
  • Graphical objects
  • Forms
Styles
  • CSS concepts
  • Using CSS
Prepare upload
  • Check
  • Publish

Main learning outcomes

Successful candidates will be able to use software to help with project management, including monitoring constraints, resources, and time. After passing this module, candidates will feel confident launching, supervising, and closing-off projects. They will be able to:

  • understand the conceptual principles of project planning and how software can support them
  • recognise the constraints and deadlines of a project
  • identify project resources and costs, and understand their relationships and impacts on each other
  • know how to create, modify, maintain, and monitor all the elements of a project
  • understand how to output from project management software to effectively report on projects

Why certify with ICDL?

  • ICDL certification is internationally recognised by employers and institutions.
  • ICDL modules are developed with input from computer users, subject matter experts, and practising professionals from all over the world.
  • The regularly updated syllabus content reflects day- to-day tasks and responsibilities typical of job roles.
  • ICDL modules focus on skills acquisition as well as an understanding of concepts.
  • ICDL syllabus content is vendor-independent so that skills and knowledge are transferable.
  • ICDL has rigorous Quality Assurance Standards (QAS) and regular quality audits are conducted internally and externally.

Syllabus

The detailed syllabus for the Websites module is publicly available, so that there is complete clarity about what is covered.

The syllabus document, which sets out the specific skills and knowledge that you will learn and against which you will be certified, can be downloaded here.

Offer ICDL in your organisation

You can use ICDL as a training centre, a school or college, or for your own staff within your organisation.

To offer ICDL certification, you should contact the local ICDL operator in your country.

You can find contact details for all ICDL operators on our ‘ICDL in your country‘ page.

Find an ICDL course near you

Certifying your digital skills with ICDL is simple:

  1. Assess your existing skills with a Diagnostic Test
  2. Build your skills during a course or through learning in your own time
  3. Certify your skills and earn an ICDL certificate

ICDL Diagnostic Tests, Certification Tests, and courses are available through a network of test centres around Europe.

To get started, find an ICDL Accredited Test Centre near you

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