Higher Nationals in Computing 2016

Course Aims

There are currently around 300 jobs in ASP.NET web development available within 30 miles of Welwyn Garden City with salaries ranging between £25,000 to £50,000.

This course offers you an opportunity to develop your software development skills to use the very latest technologies and become a competent web developer or games developer.

The course will have two main aims:

  • To develop your understanding and practical skills to design, implement, test and publish a modern dynamic and responsive web sites that can work on a variety of mobile devices.
  • To develop your understanding and practical skills to design, implement and test 2D or 3D games using a professional game engine.

What are we offering:

The course will offer you opportunities to develop your understanding of, and your ability to use:

  • Best practices in modern web and software development including:
  • Semantic HTML5 with text, media, tables, forms and graphics
  • CSS3 and responsive mobile first CSS Frameworks.
  • Bootstrap JavaScript with jQuery libraries to enhance the user interface.
  • SQL Server 2012 Databases and database design.
  • C# Coding using object-oriented design patterns.
  • Test Driven Development
  • ASP.NET MVC5 in Visual Studio 2015 to quickly create the above.
  • Pair Programming and working in teams
  • The lessons will be largely demonstration and workshop based.
  • The lessons will be led by a tutor with over 40 years’ experience of software development.
  • Access is available to the tutor’s websites at www.valerianweb.com and www.valeriansoftware.com both built using ASP.NET MVC

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