Code Institute & City of Bristol College have partnered to offer a Government-funded Diploma in Web Application Development. Start your application process with the 5 Step Coding Challenge and discover if coding is the career path for you.

Course Start Date:

Immediate Access

Learning schedule:

Online, Self-Paced

Build a Webpage

Learn HTML, CSS, JavaScript and more

Personalised Learning

Flexible, one hour per step, 5 steps

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Learn with the UK’s only university credit-rated Coding Bootcamp 

The 5 Step Challenge Plan

1 hour per step
Step 1 →
Challenge Overview & Introduction To HTML

The beginning of this coding challenge will provide you with the foundations of the HTML language. You’ll learn how to create, organise and structure the content of web pages. And you’ll do this by becoming familiar and experimenting with the surprisingly small number of elements needed to express your ideas in the online world.”

Step 2 →
Add Style With CSS

This module will provide you with the foundations CSS (Cascading Style Sheets). CSS is used to define your web pages’ styles, including the design, layout, and display variations. Step 2 is a little harder, but once you get through it, you’ll be ready for the rest of the week.

Step 3 →
HTML 5 & The Semantic Web

On Step 3, we look at HTML 5 and the Semantic Web. HTML5 is a markup language used for structuring and presenting content on the World Wide Web. The Semantic web is a development of the World Wide Web in which web pages are structured and tagged so that it can be read directly by computers.

Step 4 →
Responsive Design

This module will look at Responsive Design. Responsive web design is about creating web pages that look good on all devices! A responsive web design will automatically adjust to different screen sizes.

Step 5 →
JavaScript Basics

Our final module will cover Javascript Basics. JavaScript is the most popular programming language. Javascript focuses on the behaviour of a web page and the interactivity of a web page.

Next Steps →
Discover your career pathway

On completion of this free coding course, you will receive a Certificate of completion. You’ll have learnt the basics of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. More importantly – you’ll find out if becoming a software developer is the next step for you, and could earn a funded place on our Level Up: Women In Tech programme.

What is an Advanced Learner Loan?

You can apply for an Advanced Learner Loan via the UK Government to help with the cost of taking a course. Loan eligibility does not depend on your income and there are no credit checks, the aim of the loan is to help you achieve your education goals.

Start your career journey with the free five-step coding challenge and see if a career in Software Development is for you, apply below and see if you’re eligible.

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Discover Your Career Pathway

On completion of the 5 step coding challenge, you will receive a certificate and be invited to an interview with a Code Institute Education Advisor. Successful candidates will experience world-class career support on, and after, the programme. Our careers team have designed a programme to help you take the confusion out of a career change and support you on this journey.

This is a proven methodical approach that is designed to give our students clarity, confidence and direction on their career pathways.

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Our accreditation transforms your reputation. As Europe & the UK’s only university credit rated Coding Bootcamp, you can trust your qualification is externally validated and trusted by employers.

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Learn the basics of HTML, CSS and JavaScript. After just five hours, you will have built your first webpage. You will see if you have an aptitude for code and will sample the programming experience.

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