1Course Overview

CIW User Interface Designer Course

Course code: DLC013

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Learn how to create and design user interfaces with this CIW course! 

The CIW User Interface Designer course has been specifically designed to give students the knowledge and skills to master interface design. 

This course will allow you to:

  • Learn the srategies and tactics required to create and design user interfaces on both desktop and mobile 
  • Build engaging, visually aesthetic and easy-to-use interfaces
  • Understand branding and responsive design implementation in regard to Website user interfaces
  • Prepare for the CIW User Interface Designer 1D0-621 examination

This course is perfect for:

  • IT professionals, web designers and marketing and PR experts
  • Those who want to further their learning in user interfaces

This course is 1 of 7 courses that make up the CIW Web and Mobile Design Professional qualification series; each course leads to an individual qualification. 

With everything you need at the click of a button in your own personal online platform, you can learn whenever and wherever is most convenient to you. 

Join over 60,000 people that have studied with us and enrol with us today. Home learning couldn’t be easier!

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2Course Content
Introduction to User Interface Design
  • What Is User Interface Design?
  • Evolution of Web User Interfaces
  • Current Trends in Web Design
  • Web Design Team Roles and Responsibilities
  • Web Design Project Management
  • Collaborative Web Design
  • Creating a Web Design Portfolio
  • Creating a Plan for a Web-Based Business Project
User Interface Design Process
  • Choosing a Web Design Methodology
  • Creating a Web Site Vision Statement
  • Creating and Implementing a Web Site Strategy
  • Creating a Web Site Specification
  • Publishing a Web Site
  • Choosing a Web Site Host
  • Securing a Web Site
  • Creating Ethical and Legal Web Sites
  • Creating a Mind Map
  • Using Metaphors
  • Creating Word Lists and Mood Boards
  • Creating a Site Map
User-Centered Web Design
  • User-Centered Web Design
  • The Cognitive Psychology of Web Design
  • Personas and Usability
  • Accessibility
User Interface Design Principles and Legal Guidelines
  • Web UI Design Principles
  • Visual Design Principles Branding
  • Legal Issues Impacting Web Design
Color, Typography, Layout and Wireframing
  • Color
  • Typography
  • Layout
  • Wireframes and Mockups
  • Responsive Web Design
Designing a Basic Web Site
  • Creating a Web Site
  • Part 1: Creating One Site Page
  • Part 2: Creating the Remaining Site Pages
  • Spell- and Grammar-Check the Site
Navigation Concepts
  • Why is Web Site Navigation So Important?
  • Site Structure, Directory Structure and URLs
  • Positional Awareness
  • Primary and Secondary Navigation
  • Navigation Elements
  • Navigation Conventions and Principles
  • Creating a Navigation System
Designing and Developing a Professional Web Site
  • Why is Prototyping So Important?
  • User-Centered Web Design
  • User Interface Design Patterns
  • Optimizing the look and feel of a Web site
  • Focus on Web Forms
  • GET and POST
  • Constructing a Professional Web Site
  • Web Framework
  • User Interface Libraries
  • Web Content Management Systems
  • Additional Web Development Tools
  • Web Hosting Services and Domain Names
Site Publishing, Maintenance, Security, and SEO Strategies
  • Making Sure a Web Site is Ready to be Published
  • Maintaining a Web Site Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
  • SEO and Written Site Content
  • SEO and Mobile-Friendliness
  • SEO and Metadata
3Other Information
Assessment

Once you have completed this course, you will be able to apply to sit the CIW User Interface Designer 1D0-621 examination.

Included within this course, you will be provided with the following to help prepare you:

  • Pre-Assessment
  • Course Mastery questions
  • Movie clips
  • Online Exercises
  • Hands-on-Labs
  • Supplemental Materials
  • Practice Exams.

Please note: You are responsible for booking and paying for your exam at your chosen exam centre

Course Duration

You may start at any time and have a full year from enrolment to complete your studies. This is more than enough time to give you flexibility and work at your own pace without the pressure of deadlines. This course has approximately 120 hours self-study time.

Study Method

You will study this course through distance learning, which means you can learn at a time and place to suit you.

Please Note - Digital Course Materials: As the Official CIW Course Materials are a digital license, we cannot offer refunds once the access code has been issued to students.

All the resources you need will be provided in a digital format, and you will also be provided with a FREE hard copy of the CIW course books (delivered within 5-10 working days).

Course Outcome

On successful completion of this course you will be able to apply for the internationally recognised CIW User Interface Designer 1D0-621 examination. You must pass the examination with 74.07% or more in order to gain the qualification. This exam must be sat at a Pearson Vue testing centre within the UK or via the PSI Remote testing system. 

4Q&As

Your Questions Answered

What are the requirements for this course?

Before enrolling onto this course, students must have an understanding of HTML5 and CSS3 coding. 

It is suggested that students study the CIW Site Development Associate course and the CIW Advanced HTML5 & CSS3 Specialist course - or an equivalent - as a knowledge basis for this course. However, this is not necessary. 

What are the computer requirements for this course?

For the best results, we recommend that you complete this course on a PC that holds a Windows Operating System. It will work on an Apple Mac using software such as Boot Camp, Parallels Desktop 7, VMware fusion or CrossOver Mac, however we do not support any issues that may occur with PC-Based software running on a Mac.

Is there a time limit for the completion of this course?

You have a year to complete this course from the start of your enrolment, giving you enough time to study at your own pace.

What is included in the cost of my course?
  • Online learning platform
  • Online Support
  • CIW course books (delivered between 5-10 working days)
  • Dedicated student support
  • FREE CV writing service
Do I have to sit an exam?

If you wish to achieve the complete qualification, you must take the CIW User Interface Designer 1D0-621 examination. It is your responsibility to pay and book this at your chosen exam centre. Your exam must be sat at a registered Pearson Vue testing centre. You can locate testing centres and schedule examinations on the Pearson Vue Website.

Are there any additional costs?

Yes. If you decide to sit the CIW User Interface Designer 1D0-621 examination, you will be required to pay to take your exam at your chosen centre.

What if I still have questions?

That’s not a problem. We want to make sure you’re 100% confident about enrolling on the course and starting your study. So, just give our Student Support Team a call on 03300 563 100 and they’ll do their best to help.

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