WordPress for Websites Online Course CPD Accredited Assessment and Certificate Included

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£ 90 + VAT


  • Type

    Short course

  • Level


  • Methodology


  • Class hours


  • Duration

    90 Days

  • Start date

    Different dates available

  • Online campus


  • Support service


  • Personal tutor


Learn how to create a functional WordPress website

When you have completed the WordPress for websites online course, you will be able to create a 5-page website with a blog.

You will think about designing a user-friendly website (colours, images, accessibility). You will install a template, include plugins, create static pages, include images, use widgets and implement SEO. You will also create blog posts and you will be introduced to using Google Analytics to measure the success of your site.

Please note that this course is not government funded.

Important information


  • WordPress for Websites 1.18 interactive.pdf



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About this course

Learning Object 1 - Website design steps - Mobile Websites - Web hosting - Page layout & navigation - Bad habits & readability - Using images - Colour choice - Using video - Keywords - Linking to social media - Accessibility Learning Object 2 - Selecting, installing & customising a theme - Making your site invisible to search engines - Creating a static home page - Permalinks - Blogging - what it is, why use it & when to do it - Creating a blog post Learning Object 3 - Widgets - Basic HTML coding - Plugins - Implementing SEO using YOAST - Creating content - Menus - Blog comments - Shortcodes - Registering with search engines & directories - Marketing your blog - An introduction to Google Analytics inc terminology & reports - Best practise for creating & maintaining a website

The course is aimed at anyone who wants to learn how to create a website using WordPress. You will learn how to build a website from scratch, how it functions and how to maintain it.

You must have an internet connection. If you wish to make your website 'live' you will require a hosting and a domain name but you will be provided with a training domain and WordPress installation for the duration of the course.

You will receive a CPD Standards Office certificate on successful completion of the assessment.

Over the duration of the course you will be able to create a 5 page WordPress website complete with blog. You learn how to use colours and images to enhance the look of your website to your visitors.

On receiving your request, one of the Concise Training trainers will email you to explain everything about the course, including payment options and how to immediately get started.

This is a short standalone course certified by the CPD Standards Office. It also forms part of our ITQ Social Media Certificate.

Yes, once you have completed the course you will retain ownership of the website.

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  • Web Development
  • Web Designer
  • Wordpress
  • Web Engineering
  • Content Management
  • Content illustration
  • Customer Service
  • Customer relationship
  • Writing for the Web
  • Writing Skills
  • Writing
  • Web Architecture

Teachers and trainers (2)

Diane Dawson

Diane Dawson

Social Media / Digital Marketing Trainer / Assessor

Di is a trusted partner of Concise Training and also owns DawsonLoane, the City & Guilds centre used. Di has huge experience in e-learning as well as particular interest in the use of video and images in digital marketing as well as the increasing use of mobile marketing.

Mary Thomas

Mary Thomas

Social Media / Digital Marketing Trainer / Assessor

Mary established the first accredited Social Media qualification – the ITQ in Social Media – in 2011 for people to learn how to use Social Media properly and to have a qualification to provide integrity. Author of 'Social Media Made Simple'. In 2011 / 12, Mary worked with City & Guilds to launch a new Social Media diploma – launched in May 2012. During 2012, Mary worked with The Digital Youth Academy to create the learning materials for the Social Digital Apprenticeship. She is a qualified trainer and IT professional and has a knack for making complex subjects sound straight forward.

Course programme

The Concise Training WordPress course offers a complete package in one place and is written for business people in easy-to-understand plain English. This doesn’t mean you miss out on the things that you need to know but it does mean that you are more likely to understand what is being talked about.

The course covers everything you need to create a website including information about the choice of colours and images, the layout of the website, choosing a template, using plugins and creating static pages. The course includes an introduction to search engine optimisation so right from the start you will create a website that can be found by the search engines and your customers.

Content is broken down into manageable learning objects:

Learning Object 1 – What is WordPress and why use it? Choosing between self-hosted or web-hosted versions, looking at website design and accessibility.

Learning Object 2 – Customising your WordPress website’s appearance and using a blog as part of your site.

Learning Object 3 – Using plugins and widgets, creating menus and an introduction to HTML. How to get your website found.

Support is available via the Concise Training online forum and email.

Please note that this course is not government funded.

Additional information

You will receive support from the author of the UK's first accredited social media qualification.

WordPress for Websites Online Course CPD Accredited Assessment and Certificate Included

£ 90 + VAT