HTML Training - Beginner

Level: Beginner

Duration: 2 days

Cost (ex VAT)

Company: £375

Self-funding: £315

Online: £275

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Overview of the course
This course is designed to teach you all you need to know about HTML in order to get to grips with the fundamentals of coding for web. Our industry expert instructors will provide you with the latest tips and trends in order to demystify the concepts of coding. You will learn the key concepts and terminology about web programming.

This course is for…
Those who have no or little knowledge of HTML and are new to the world of web design.

You do not need any prior knowledge of the software, in order to attend this course. However, you should have a basic understanding of your computer’s operating system – such as launching an application, creating folders, saving files and copying them onto a different drive.

About the application
HyperText Markup Language is a language which is mainly used for creating web pages and their content. Since the purpose of a web browser is to read HTML and publish the results visually, being able to use this language when designing websites will give you the maximum control.

  • Evolution of the World Wide Web
  • Client Side vs. Server Side
  • Fundamentals of the web
  • Understanding Web 2.0
  • HTTP
  • All about AJAX
  • The W3C
  • Web standards and accessibility

Web Browsers

  • Understanding how browsers work
  • Browser statistics
  • Netscape to Chrome
  • Modern browser
  • Cross-browser compatibility issues
  • Mobile browsers
The Syntax
  • A self-closing tag
  • Block vs. Inline
  • Site architecture
  • File and folder management
  • Site definition
  • Naming conventions
  • Defining assets
  • What is a DOCTYPE
  • Different DOCTYPEs
  • The DTD
  • XML declaration issue
  • XHTMLising your code
  • Document Object Model
  • HTML5 default options
  • Adding meta tags
  • Keywords, descriptions and refresh
  • The character set
  • HTML comments
  • Script tag
  • Deprecated style tags
  • Linking to CSS
  • Defining media type
  • DIV and Span tags
  • HTML tags and elements
  • Deprecated tags
  • Semantics in the language
  • Page structure
  • Headings and paragraphs

Semantic Tags

  • Ordered & un-ordered lists
  • Nested lists
  • Data types and definitions
  • Special characters
  • Adding title attribute
  • Using the address tag
  • Cite, dfn, var, abbr
  • The small tag and its semantics
  • Code, kbd, samp, and pre
  • Quoting in HTML
  • Bold, strong, italic and emphasis


  • Table headers
  • Accessibility in tables
  • Nesting tables
  • Adding captions
  • Merging columns and rows

Web Images

  • GIF, JPEG and PNG
  • SVG and canvas
  • Alternate text for accessibility
  • Figure captioning
  • The anchor tag
  • Jump links to an ID
  • Relative and absolute links
  • Server side relative linking
  • Open new tabs
  • Link to an e-mail address


  • The form tag
  • GET vs. POST
  • Action method
  • Text fields
  • Setting accessibility labels
  • Text are
  • Check boxes
  • Drop-down lists
  • Radio buttons and groups
  • Uploading a file
  • Fieldset and accessibility
  • Submit and reset buttons

HTML5 in Forms

  • e-mail, url, date, week input types
  • Number, range and search input types
  • Tel & Colour input type
  • List, autofocus and required attributes
  • Multiple, pattern and auto complete
  • Min, Max and Step
  • Buying a domain
  • Buying hosting space
  • File transfer protocol
  • Uploading files to a server
  • Testing online

Group Bookings

If you make a booking for three or more people to the same course, you can claim an additional 15% discount for each student from the original price of this course.

Education and Non-profit Organisations

If you are working for a non-profit organisation or an educational establishment, you can claim an additional 15% discount on all our courses.

Training Credits

Our Training Credits Scheme is the most cost-effective way to train your entire team. With this scheme, you buy training days up front and use them over one year. To see full details, visit our Training Credits Page.

Early Bird

If you book this course at least three months in advance, you can claim 15% discount from the original price.

Students and Freelancers

If you book this course at least three months in advance, you can claim 15% discount from the original price.

Use the form below to make an enquiry about this course or to make a booking. One of our consultants will respond to your enquiry immediately during usual business hours.