Gaining a qualification in web design gives you the scope to work in a variety of fields where you can use your creative skills as well as gaining the knowledge you need to succeed. With the opportunity to work hands on with cutting edge devices such as flash players, PDF readers, webcams and MP3 download tools as well as expanding your creative skills, this could be the stepping stone to your successful future career.
With the internet becoming increasingly important in the work place, many companies can see the benefits of having an active website to promote themselves. The need for skilled web designers to manage these key marketing sites has therefore increased. Not only is this a popular and creative career path it could lead to an extremely worthwhile future career.
This career path is broken down into two key areas: design and function. You will gain essential knowledge of web design from editing images and graphics for websites, to getting the website up and running and understanding how websites and the internet work. Security is also an important part of this career path. Knowing how to detect and deal with potential security risks are issues every web designer should know about.