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CIW Site Development Associate

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The CIW Site Development Associate certification program is part of the Web Foundations series and focuses on essential Web page development skills. This certification validates how to develop Web sites using Hypertext Markup Language version 5 (HTML5) and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), writing code manually, using graphical user interface (GUI) authoring tools, creating images, hyperlinks, tables, forms, video and audio to your Web pages.

CIW Site Development Associate

In addition to HTML5 and CSS coding, you will be assessed how to use HTML5 and JavaScript Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) to extend the functionality of Web pages, such as geolocation, drag-and-drop, canvas and offline Web applications. Other topics include validating your HTML and CSS code, employing search engine optimization (SEO), using style sheets extensively to format Web page content, and implementing fundamental design concepts. Throughout the course, you will learn how Web sites are developed as managed projects. You will also identify e-commerce solutions and relate Web site development to business goals.

Once certified, you have proven that you have the knowledge to develop Web sites. This certification is ideal for students and professionals who want a career in Web site design or digital marketing.

The CIW Site Development Associate course* prepares candidates to take the CIW Site Development Associate exam, which, if passed, earns the individual the CIW Site Development Associate certification..

*The courseware is not required to sit for the certification exam.

Average Salary - $65,556 for Site Development Associate

The 2015 annual mean salary of an IT professional who has been awarded the CIW Site Development Associate certification is $65,556. This salary was calculated based on the 14,000+ IT professionals who responded to the 2016 IT Skills and Salary survey that was conducted by Global Knowledge in September of 2015.

Target Audience

All students preparing to enter or continue in the workforce can benefit from the CIW Site Development Associate certification and/or course:

  • IT professionals
  • Marketing professionals
  • Graphic artists
  • Web site designers

Skills Assessed

  • Web site development using Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) and Extensible HTML (XHTML)
  • Manual code writing, graphical user interface (GUI) authoring tools, and XHTML code validation
  • Web page development using images, hyperlinks, tables, forms and frames
  • CGI and connecting Web pages to databases
  • Internet marketing and search engine optimization (SEO)
  • Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) for formatting Web page content, and fundamental Web design concepts
  • Development of Web sites as managed projects
  • Introductory e-commerce solutions, and the relationship of Web site development to business goals

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