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Take your web design skills further with our advanced Adobe Certified Web Design course.

Who is it for? Experienced web designers with a desire to progress beyond static design
Qualification: Adobe Dreamweaver Expert
Location: Distance Learning
Start date: Ongoing
Duration: 160 recommended study hours - two years' tutorial support

Become an expert in web design with our Adobe Dreamweaver Expert Course

Build on established knowledge of Dreamweaver and take your web design and development skills to the next level. Our Adobe Dreamweaver Expert course will teach you to build dynamic web pages, effectively wield PHP, gain an advanced Adobe Dreamweaver certificate in Web Design and much more.

With the Adobe Certified Web Design course you will become familiar with well-known open source frameworks such as Apache / PHP / MySQL and WordPress.

Online Dreamweaver expert courses are designed to take you through all aspects of the most popular web programming language - Adobe Dreamweaver CS6 (creative suite 6) - in more depth so that you gain a full understanding of the software and how it works.

Once you have completed the Adobe Dreamweaver Expert course you will be ready to sit the Adobe Certified Expert (ACE) assessment and gain full ACE status..

Learn how to build dynamic websites with the Dreamweaver course designed to expand your skills

PHP is a popular and sought after programming skill within the web design sector - used on 75% of all web servers, including well known internet giants such as Wikipedia, Facebook and Digg - and this course will train you to use it with confidence.

Web design courses work very well as online training courses, meaning that you can study web design learning at home and benefit from full Adobe training without having to attend a traditional classroom environment; preparing you for work as a freelance designer or contract designer for a company.

The syllabus for the Adobe Dreamweaver Expert course will take you through practical examples and unique project tasks, to help you correctly and professionally apply your new found skills and become a Dreamweaver Expert.

View a short selection of our Course Content and Sample Materials for the Adobe Dreamweaver Expert course.

Course Snapshot

  • Level 4 qualification - equivalent to a Certificate of Higher Education
  • Leads to an accredited Adobe qualification
  • Entry requirements: Students must hold Adobe Dreamweaver Associate (ACA) certification and have the desire to progress beyond static site design.
  • Four downloadable books* containing 12 units.
  • One exam: Adobe Certified Expert 9A0-146 taken at an external test centre
  • Approximately 160 recommended study hours – as this is a distance learning course you are in complete control over how much time you commit to your studies each week
  • Flexible payment options
  • Offers progression to Adobe Creative Suite Web Master
  • It is recommended that you have as a minimum Adobe Creative Suite 5.5 Dreamweaver software– please note: software is not supplied with this course

What is Included?

  • Two years’ unlimited tutorial support
  • Fully downloadable books and course materials*
  • Practical tests and labs
  • Exam fees
  • Exam booking service
  • 24 hour access to the Home Learning College Virtual Learning Campus
  • Free Career Management service
  • Optional NUS card - the definitive student discount card with a range of exclusive discounts

*Printed course books can be ordered seperately on request

Before enrolling on the Adobe Dreamweaver Expert course, students must already hold Adobe Dreamweaver Associate (ACA) certification, or equivalent, and want to progress beyond static site design. It is essential that you have Adobe Creative Suite 5.5 Dreamweaver software as this is not supplied with the course.

Before you enrol on a Home Learning College Course, please ensure that you have read and understood the pre-requirements below:

  • You have a valid UK address (students outside the UK will receive an additional postage charge)
  • You are over the age of 18 or have a third party payee for any financial agreement
  • You have a solid grasp of the English language
  • You have access to a computer and the internet throughout your study period
  • You have basic PC skills in order to navigate our Virtual Learning Campus
  • You are fully committed to your studies.

System Requirements

To check your computer is compatible with the software provided with this course please review our Computer Compatibility and Specification Requirements

Did you know that one of the most common challenges people face in pursuing education is the cost? That is why Home Learning College has developed the most flexible payment terms of any other UK distance learning provider. You can pay in full immediately or split your course fees over three instalments at no extra charge.

Alternatively you can apply for our 12, 18 or 24 months payment plans*. Representative APR 19.9%. These plans are offered by our finance provider Oakbrook, take a look at a representative APR Example. Speak to one of our Course Advisors for further details.

* Any Credit Agreement you enter into is provided by Oakbrook Finance Limited, is subject to a credit check and is governed by their Terms and Conditions. Home Learning College is a broker on behalf of Oakbrook Finance only. 


On completion of this Level 4 course, students will have gained the knowledge necessary to take the Adobe Certified Expert 9A0-146 exam which leads to Adobe Certified Expert (ACE) status. ACE status is a recognised mark of proficiency, which will ensure that your CV and new found skills stand out to the best employers.

After gaining ACE status you can also progress onto further study towards Adobe Creative Suite Web Master or CIW Professional status. View the Adobe career progression pathway.

With your new Dreamweaver certification you will also be ready to apply your new skills in the workplace and take on a range of web design, development and management roles.

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Web Master


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