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Coding Certificate

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Coding is becoming one of the most in-demand skills in the workplace today. As a result, coding has become a core skill that bolsters one’s chances for becoming a higher value to organizations. The highest demand is for programming languages with broad applicability. Begin by getting introduced to the basics of computer programming and various programming languages. Then go to the next level and acquire all the basics of HTML and CSS. You will learn the relationship between these two industry-standard web page coding languages and the step-by-step process of hand coding and building web pages. Finally, discover the advanced features of CSS and learn how to use this very powerful language. Three one-month courses.


After taking this course in “Introduction to Coding”, you will be introduced to the basics of computer programing and various programing languages. New technologies allow people outside of the computer science field to be able to create their own web pages using code.  Students will learn the basics of HTML, CSS, and Java Script in this course, as well as the practical uses for each.

Unit 1

Introduction to Programming

  • Types of programming languages
  • Practical Uses of Programing
  • Text Editors

Unit 2


  • Introduction to HTML
  • Introduction to CSS
  • Making a Simple Web Page

Unit 3

Drawing and Coloring using Code

  • Elements of Java Script
  • Basic Drawing Using Code
  • Basic Coloring Using Code

Unit 4

Basic Animation using Code

  • Uses of Animation
  • Animation Basics
  • Making a Simple Animation


This course covers all the basics of HTML coding language. You will learn building simple web pages by hand coding, using HTML tags to create paragraphs, heading, lists, links, insert images and tables and more. We also cover creating a simple multi-page website with images, text and a navigation bar. 

Unit 1

  • HTML Basic Tags
  • naming convention, tags: h, p, b, i, u, hr, br, attributes

Unit 2

  • More HTML Tags
  • links, lists, tables

Unit 3

  • Images, directory structure

Unit 4

  • Creating a multipage website, domains, hosting, pointing, FTP


In this introductory course, you will learn how to style web pages using Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) coding language. Topics include using inline, internal, and external CSS, web typography, formatting text, working with web colors, using Google fonts, working with id and class selectors, working with elements, creating page layouts using elements, and CSS box model.

Unit 1

  • Getting to Know CSS
  • about CSS, CSS syntax, CSS types, working with internal CSS, styling text, styling links, styling lists, and styling tables.

Unit 2

  • Using External CSS
  • working with external CSS sheets, styling a multi-page website, Google fonts, and Web colors.

Unit 3

  • div Elements
  • id Selectors, introduction to elements, floating elements, Clearing Unwanted Floated Elements, web page layout using elements

Unit 4

  • More about div Elements
  • centering a web page, CSS box model, resetting margins and paddings, class selectors, inline CSS, tag
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Class Details

Online 24/7

NA - Online

CEUs : 4.8



Please read:  It is easy to participate in your online course. After you register, you will be given a web address to go to get into your online classroom. You will have a password and use your email address and password to gain access. Once inside the online classroom, here’s what you can expect. What you will do: Access the online readings. Listen to the audio presentation for the Unit and view the slides. Take a self-quiz to see how much you have learned. Engage in written online discussion with your instructor and other participants. For best learning, you should make one or more comments at 2-3 different times each day. The content (readings, audio lectures, slides) and self-quizzes are accessible for the entire course, so you can work ahead, or go back and review again, at your convenience. You can participate any time of day or evening. The online classroom is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. There are no live real-time requirements or meetings. You decide when you participate. For the best learning, participants should log into the course on 2-3 different days of the week. The Discussion for each Unit lasts one week. All comments are made in writing and can be made at any time of the day or night. Your instructor will log into the Discussion area at least once a day and answer questions, make comments, and respond to comments by you and the other participants. We encourage you to make 2-3 comments each day to maximize your learning and enjoyment of the course.



Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
4/3/2023 - 6/30/2023 Online 24/7 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM N/A - Online