Web Design Using HTML5 and CSS3


Duration:2 days

About this Course

HTML5 and CSS3 are the foundation of any web project. This course will introduce students to the techniques used in the development of any web site. Students will learn how web applications work, and how to produce the HTML, CSS and Javascript code that work behind the scenes to create a full web experience. Through the use of instructor-led, hands-on exercises and real-world examples students will learn the latest techniques and standard practices used in web design and production. The samples and exercises begin with a basic HTML page structure then build into more complex page designs with interactive interfaces, slideshows, video and forms. All of the applications used in class for coding are available as free downloads, so students can practice on their own after the class without purchasing any expensive software.

Audience Profile

​Web Design with HTML5 and CSS3 Is intended for students wanting to learn web design for their personal use or for business related projects. Students will learn to create web pages and web sites using the latest web publishing technologies.

At Course Completion

Students will have a working knowledge of HTML and CSS techniques used in the creation of web projects. Students will be familiar with the coding practices and applications used in basic to intermediate web design projects. Students will also have a better understanding of the online resources available to them and how these resources can be used as they continue building their web development skills.

What’s included?

  • Authorized Courseware
  • Intensive Hands on Skills Development with an Experienced Subject Matter Expert
  • Hands-on practice on real Servers and extended lab support 1.800.482.3172
  • Examination Vouchers & Onsite Certification Testing- (excluding Adobe and PMP Boot Camps)
  • Academy Code of Honor: Test Pass Guarantee
  • Optional: Package for Hotel Accommodations, Lunch and Transportation

With several convenient training delivery methods offered, The Academy makes getting the training you need easy. Whether you prefer to learn in a classroom or an online live learning virtual environment, training videos hosted online, and private group classes hosted at your site. We offer expert instruction to individuals, government agencies, non-profits, and corporations. Our live classes, on-sites, and online training videos all feature certified instructors who teach a detailed curriculum and share their expertise and insights with trainees. No matter how you prefer to receive the training, you can count on The Academy for an engaging and effective learning experience.


  • Instructor Led (the best training format we offer)
  • Live Online Classroom – Online Instructor Led
  • Self-Paced Video

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Lesson 1: Introduction to web development

  • A short history of the HTML and CSS standards
  • Browser Compatibility
  • Accessibility
  • SEO
  • Responsive Design

Lesson 2: How to code, test, and validate a web page

  • The HTML and CSS syntax
  • The basic structure of an HTML document
  • Elements and Tags
  • Attributes
  • Comments and Whitespace
  • CSS rule sets and comments
  • Basic Selectors
  • Validating HTML and CSS files

Lesson 3: How to use HTML to structure a web page

  • The title element
  • Adding a favicon
  • Including Metadata
  • Adding Headings and Paragraphs
  • How to code special blocks of text
  • Adding Character entities
  • How to code the core attributes
  • Structuring the content of a page
  • HTML5 semantic elements
  • When to use div and span elements
  • Coding links, lists, and images
  • What are absolute and relative URLs
  • Page Layout

Lesson 4: Using CSS to format the elements of a web page

  • An introduction to CSS
  • Specifying measurements and colors
  • Selectors for elements, element types, ids, and classes
  • Pseudo-class and pseudo-element selectors
  • How the cascade rules work
  • Setting the font family and font size
  • Adding shadows to text
  • Floating images
  • Adding an External style sheet

Lesson 5: The CSS box model for spacing, borders, and backgrounds

Lesson 6: Using CSS for page layout

  • Floating elements in 2- and 3-column layouts
  • Floating and clearing elements
  • CSS3 to create text columns
  • Positioning elements
  • Absolute positioning
  • Fixed positioning

Lesson 7: How to code ordered, unordered and description lists

Lesson 8: Add links to pages, media files, emails, phone, and Skype addresses

Lesson 9: Creating navigation menus

Lesson 10: An Introduction to Responsive Web Design

  • Fluid layouts vs. fixed layouts
  • Sizing fonts and images in a responsive design
  • Using CSS3 media queries

Lesson 11: How to work with images

  • Understanding the types of images used on the Web
  • HTML5 figure and figcaption elements
  • Creating image rollovers
  • Creating a favicon

Lesson 12: How to work with tables

  • Table headers and footers
  • CSS properties used to format a table
  • CSS3 structural pseudo-classes for formatting tables
  • HTML5 figure and figcaption elements with tables
  • Merge cells in a column or row

Lesson 13: How to work with forms

  • How to create a form
  • Buttons, text fields, radio buttons and check boxes
  • Drop-down lists and list boxes
  • Text areas
  • How to use labels
  • The fieldset and legend elements
  • Align and format controls
  • Set the tab order and assign access keys
  • HTML5 attributes and CSS3 selectors for data validation
  • New HTML5 form controls

Lesson 14: Adding audio and video to your website

Lesson 15: Working with fonts and printing 

Lesson 16: CSS3 transitions, transforms, animations, and filters

Lesson 17: Introduction to JavaScript and jQuery for the non-programmer


​Students should be familiar with using personal computers with a mouse and keyboard and possess basic typing skills. Students should be comfortable accessing information on the computer. Specifically, you should be able to launch and close programs; navigate to information stored on the computer; and manage files and folders. Students should be familiar with web browsers such as Internet Explorer, Chrome or Firefox.