Course Description

Advanced HTML and CSS Specialist CIW

Kilroy’s College

The Advanced HTML5 and CSS3 Specialist eLearning course teaches essential skills of HTML5, Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) and JavaScript.

Course Contents

HTML5 Essentials

Using Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) Technology

Introducing to CSS Version 3 (CSS3)

Using Advanced CSS3 Techniques

Introduction to JavaScript

JavaScript Events, Functions & Methods

Using HTML5 APIs

Developing HTML5 Forms

Competing, Submitting and Validating User Input Forms

Designing for Mobile Devices

Technologies, sometimes known as the “HTML5 Family” can be used together to create Web pages that easily adapt to display on smart phones, tablets, gaming devices and smart TVs, as well as traditional desktop computers.

This Advanced HTML5 and CSS3 Specialist eLearning programme will enable you to learn basic JavaScript coding and use HTML5 APIs (application programming interfaces) to extend the functionality of Web pages with modern features such as geolocation, drag-and-drop, canvas and offline Web applications. In addition students will create Web pages using the HTML5 structure tags, embed video and audio and develop cross-browser user-input forms. They will learn techniques for code validation and testing, inline form field validation and mobile design for browsers and apps, including Responsive Web Design (RWD). They will use CSS3 to position and format content and to create effects such as transformations, transitions and animation.

Who should do this Advanced HTML5 and CSS3 Specialist course?

Individuals preparing to enter or continue in the workforce fields of Web site development and design can benefit from the CIW Advanced HTML5 and CSS3 Specialist course and/or certification. It is particularly recommended for:

  • Web and graphic designers
  • Web marketing professionals
  • Mobile application developers
  • Art/creative directors
  • Advertising professionals
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Third level students
  • Post Primary Students (senior cycle)

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate advanced uses of the canvas element
  • Implement JavaScript to create interactive pages
  • Validate HTML5 code
  • Identify ways to determine browser compatibility for a page or device
  • Implement HTML5 forms
  • Use CSS3 to shape content on the page
  • Design for mobile devices
  • Implement HTML5 APIs
  • Identify program flow issues in relation to JavaScript-based applications
  • Design pages for a cloud-based storefront


The computer-based multiple-choice exam (CIW Advanced HTML5 and CSS3 Specialist exam) may be sat once students have completed the course. To take the exam you must attend an approved Assessment Centre. Please note that the exam fees are paid directly to the test centre and are not included in the course fees.

Remember, you can complete this Advanced HTML5 and CSS3 Specialist online course within 6 months of enrolling. So take the first step by contacting us today!



  • The College is open all year, so you can start studying at any time.
  • This Advanced HTML & CSS Specialist course allows you the flexibility and confidentiality of studying at home without having to take time out from work or other personal commitments.
  • It offers you valuable savings in time and transportation because you complete your entire course from home.
  • Once enrolled, you will receive everything that you need to get started in your student study pack.


College Name Kilroy’s College
Course Category Coding, Computers & IT (Information Technology), CSS Courses, HTML
Course Type Online Learning
Course Location Ireland
Delivery mode Elearning
Course Fee 475.00
Course Duration 160 hours
Course Times All year enrolling
Awarding Body CIW
Title of Awarding CIW Advanced HTML5 and CSS3 Specialist
Entry Requirements Before taking this course, students should complete the CIW Site Development Associate course from the CIW Web Foundations series, or have equivalent basic HTML and CSS coding knowledge.
Career Path Students typically use their CIW certification to qualify for many jobs including, but not limited to, web designer, network administrator, online marketer and eLearning developer.
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Course Provider

Kilroy’s College

(01) 662 0539
Wentworth House, Dublin, Republic of Ireland

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