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What career opportunities can this lead to?

Eastleigh College offers other Business and Computing courses- please browse the website for details.

What are the entry requirements?

This course is suitable for a complete beginner who wishes to learn how to build their own website/blog using Wordpress. However, students will need to have IT skills in order to use the software provided.

What does this programme involve?

The course offers step by step instruction for creating appealing website pages using Wordpress, using both pre-designed pages, or designing your own.

You will learn how to:

- decide on the right website for you
- create a website with several pages
- choose text style, colour and size
- choose background colour for pages
- set up a contents management system
- design a theme or choose a pre-designed theme
- configure your site using widgets
- accessorise the site with plug ins
- configure a template with Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
- add graphics and videos

A college certificate will be available on request.

How is the programme taught and assessed?

The course will be taught by demonstration using the data projector, and one to one coaching. Extra tuition will be given where needed. This course is primarily hands on learning.

What else do I need to know?

Please bring pen and paper/notebook to the class.

Students are responsible for the purchase of materials relevant to the course. However WordPress is free to use, at least for simple webpages.

Dates for the diary

Our part-time open event is held every June. For specific dates and times please see the events section of our website or telephone 023 8091 1270.

How do I apply?

Apply by clicking on the APPLY NOW link on this page. Alternatively, you can apply by completing an application form through our Adult and Community Learning team by telephone 023 8091 1270 or via email at

*Fees will apply if you are over 18. You may be eligible for fee support or a loan. To find out an accurate cost, based on your individual circumstances, please contact our Adult and Community Learning team.

Course Code


Session Venue Starts Days Time Weeks Fees* 24+ Fees*
C50A Eastleigh College 30/10/2018 Tue 19:00 – 21:00 5 £74.00 £74.00 Apply now
C50B Eastleigh College 26/02/2019 Tue 19:00 – 21:00 5 £74.00 £74.00 Apply now

* Please note that although this tool looks to give customers the best indication of course costs, a final cost can only be confirmed once all submitted information is verified by our information, advice and guidance team.

Need any further advice?

If you require further advice and guidance about any course costs and/or the funding options available to you, the College has a dedicated Adult and Community Learning team who can be contacted on telephone 023 8091 1270.

The Equality Act

The College wishes to ensure that it complies with the requirements of the Equality Act 2010. If you are a disabled person, please ensure that we know what you need so that we can make all reasonable adjustments to help you succeed.

Please note all courses descriptions may be subject to change.

Course Notice

Unfortunately this course is now full. Please select another date, if available, or click here to submit an enquiry. By doing so our admissions team can contact you if a place becomes available.