Coding for Websites

Online Short Course

R12 018.00 R8 400.00

Course Fees
9 weeks


Website development is an ever-expanding field, and the demand for knowledgeable coders is increasing daily.

The dynamic and ever-expanding digital economy has plenty of room for people with coding skills. The coding basics taught in this course will give you the satisfaction of creating a unique website from scratch while developing your logical, problem-solving and digital literacy skills.


Website development is an ever expanding field, and the demand for knowledgeable coders is increasing daily.

Our short course will equip you with the fundamental skills you need to code in HTML and CSS. If HTML is the bricks-and-mortar structure of a house, then CSS is the paint, curtains and other finishes that make it beautiful.

By the end of the course, you’ll be able to code your own Web page using the latest version of HTML to structure your data, and CSS to position and style it.

Subject Expert

Jacques Roux completed his studies at the University of Stellenbosch where he graduated with a BA Soc.Sc degree and continued his post-graduate studies at the University of Johannesburg. Jacques has been lecturing web languages at CityVarsity for the past 16 years. He developed and teaches the full-time programme in New Media Development. Jacques has an MA in Social Sciences and an Honours in Industrial Relations. He is currently a doctoral candidate in Computer Science, specialising in semantic data structuring and artificial intelligence.

Tutor Support

Each course is assigned its own Online Academic Tutor, who is ready and waiting to guide and assist their learners throughout their learning experience.

The Online Academic Tutor, who is assigned to your course, is trained to build each student up to reach their fullest potential. Students can expect their Online Academic Tutor to answer questions, offer advice and provide further clarification on any academic aspects.

Course and Technical Requirements

To successfully access and complete this course, you will be required to have a registered email account, access to a computer/laptop/tablet and stable internet connection. You will be required to be familiar with using a computer as you may need to be able to read and download documents in Adobe PDF Reader, view Microsoft PowerPoint presentations, and read and create documents in Microsoft Word.

Our online short learning programmes may require additional software applications. These additional software application requirements will be communicated to you in this information pack and/or on the website course page. Damelin Online does not provide any additional software applications required for online short learning programmes.

Please note: Google, YouTube and Vimeo may be used in our online course delivery. If any of these services are blocked in your jurisdiction, you may have difficulty in accessing our course content.

How You Will Learn

Our online short learning programmes are broken into self-paced manageable modules, designed to assist you throughout your learning process through diverse learning activities:

  • Learn through all your interactive course notes
  • Review case studies and supplementary resources
  • Apply and evaluate what you have learned in each module with the self-grading quizzes and assignment submissions
  • View a range of course video lectures presented by our Subject Matter Experts
  • Network, collaborate and interact with your fellow participants and Online Course Facilitator via the discussion forum and Zoom webinars


Upon successful completion of this online short learning programme, you will receive the recognition of your knowledge and skills with a Damelin Certificate of Competence. Your certificate of competence will be issued in your registered name and will be couriered at no additional cost.

You will be required to complete a series of assessments that will be facilitated through our virtual learning environment. Your course handbook will be made available to you once you have commenced with your short learning programme.


  • MODULE 0
    Orientation Module
  • MODULE 1
    HTML5 Data Structuring Fundamentals
  • MODULE 2
    HTML5 Structural Elements
  • MODULE 3
    Styling and Positioning with CSS
  • MODULE 4
    CSS Box Model and Float Theory
  • MODULE 5
    Adding Content to a Web Page and Styling It
  • MODULE 6
  • MODULE 7
    Responsive Page Layout
  • MODULE 8

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