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Responsive Web Design Course

(4.74 out of 5) 43 Student Reviews

About the course

During this 2 day course, participants will learn how to build a Responsive website through a variety of step-by-step projects. The participants will work on a Responsive site that will adapt to a device screen size. In addition this course also covers important issues relating to mobile optimised websites.

Who should do this course?

This Responsive Web Design course is suitable for anyone involved in the Web, from business owners to agency designers, corporations to developers.


Working knowledge of HTML5 and CSS3 is a pre-requisite for this course. Prior to attending this course, participants should have completed our HTML5 and CSS3 course or have equivalent skills.

Course Details

Course Dates

  • Sydney Class Dates

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    Level 11, 32 Walker Street, North Sydney , NSW 2060

    29 - 30 Jan 18 Mon - Tue
    08 - 09 Mar 18 Thu - Fri
    23 - 24 May 18 Wed - Thu
    19 - 20 Jul 18 Thu - Fri
    10 - 11 Sep 18 Mon - Tue
  • Melbourne Class Dates

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    Level 12, 379 Collins Street, Melbourne , VIC 3000

    15 - 16 Jan 18 Mon - Tue
    21 - 22 Mar 18 Wed - Thu
    07 - 08 May 18 Mon - Tue
    05 - 06 Jul 18 Thu - Fri
    27 - 28 Aug 18 Mon - Tue
  • Brisbane Class Dates

    Level 6, 371 Queen Street, Brisbane , QLD 4000

    Classes scheduled on demand in Brisbane

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  • Canberra Class Dates

    Level 1, 33 Ainslie Place, Canberra , ACT 2601

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  • Adelaide Class Dates

    19 Young Street, Adelaide , SA 5000

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  • Perth Class Dates

    Level 1, 140 St Georges Terrace, Perth , WA 6000

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Course Units

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Unit 1: Setting the Viewport Meta Tag

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  • The Viewport Meta Tag
  • device-width
  • initial-scale
  • maximum-scale

Unit 2: Hi-Res Images and Effects

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  • Double-Resolution Images (Retina Graphics)
  • Setting Width to Half the Image’s Width
  • CSS3 Gradients and Shadows
  • Adding Custom Fonts
  • Creating a Scrollable Area
  • Creating a Horizontal Scrollable Area
  • Optimizing the Scrolling for iOS Touch Devices

Unit 3: Creating a Mobile-Friendly Nav and Forms

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  • Styling Mobile-Friendly Nav
  • Working with Text Shadow

Unit 4: Creating Mobile-Friendly Forms

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  • Input Types (Search & Email)
  • Making CSS Background Gradients Fill the Page

Unit 5: Media Queries For Retina Graphics

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  • Working with Media Queries
  • Loading Hi-Res Images for Retina Display Devices
  • Simple Responsive Site
  • Understanding Fluid Widths
  • Max-Width Media Queries
  • Mobile First Thinking
  • Min-Width Media Queries

Unit 6: Creating a Basic Wireframe

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  • Wireframing the Basic Layout
  • Adding Placeholder Content
  • Setting Up “Mobile First” Media Queries
  • Finishing the Wireframe
  • Structuring the Page for Various Sizes/Devices
  • Min and Max-Width Media Queries
  • Hiding Elements for Specific Sizes/Devices

Unit 7: Adding the Background

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  • Adding a Visual Indicator for Each Media Query
  • Styling the Page’s Background
  • Adding Custom Web Fonts

Unit 8: Start the Header

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  • Adding the Logo & Nav
  • Styling the Logo & Nav for Various Sizes/Devices
  • Adding Images for Large Screens Only (Don’t Load on Mobile)
  • Finishing the Header & Adding Slideshow
  • Styling the Header
  • Adding a Placeholder Slideshow

Unit 9: Understanding Responsive Issues

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  • Styling the Upcoming Shows for Various Sizes/Devices
  • Using min-height to Ensure Element Heights Match
  • Limiting Flexible Content
  • Setting Max-Widths
  • Constraining the Design at Certain Break Points
  • Centering the Design at Certain Screen Sizes

Unit 10: Responsive Slideshow

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  • Getting the Slideshow Working
  • Styling the Slideshow Content and Controls
  • Preventing the Images from Loading on Mobile
  • Supporting IE 8 and Older with a Background-Size Polyfill
  • Respond.js Polyfill for IE
  • Using a Polyfill to get Media Queries Working in IE 7 & 8
  • Final Code Cleanup

Unit 11: Grids for Responsive Prototyping

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  • Twitter Bootstrap
  • Using the Bootstrap Grid System

Unit 12: Fluid and Nested Layouts

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  • Using Bootstrap’s Fluid Layout
  • Nesting Sections

Unit 13: Making it Responsive

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  • Using the Responsive Bootstrap Styles

Training Packages

Web Design Package - Level 2

$ 3630 incl GST

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Course Reviews

(5.00 out of 5) Donald [ 07 September, 2017 ]
This course was highly valuable, with a very knowledgeable instructor. She was flexible to cater to her students' needs and maintained interest throughout the entire course.
(5.00 out of 5) Yulia L [ 07 September, 2017 ]
It was a great class, there are so much I can learn from Linda, she is really great tutor, very patient and knowledgeable, she also explain everything clearly. I took lots of notes because there are so many new things that I can apply to my work. It's only 2 days but tons of things I have learned and important new skills to take home with me.
(5.00 out of 5) Ben N [ 19 December, 2016 ]
Excellent course, tied everything together well. Had great pace and energy. Good course content.Kept it interesting.
(4.60 out of 5) Sandee S [ 19 May, 2016 ]
Aaron is a good instructor who explains things clearly and offers real world examples and practical tips.

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