Dreamweaver training in-class or online
Advanced Dreamweaver training

2 days
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Key details

Key details

Advanced Dreamweaver training course teaching existing users more sophisticated techniques to power-user level.

Sessions include:

  • Creating a responsive website design.
  • Incorporating animations, video and sound.
  • Adding interactivity to your website.

Advanced Dreamweaver training is arranged on-request, i.e. one-to-one training or a ‘closed course’ for your group. We can provide your training in-class at one of our centres, at your venue, or online.

Your training can be tailored to take into account any existing knowledge you have, and the work you’re going to be doing.

Been furloughed? You can still participate in training without this affecting your furloughed status, as confirmed on gov.uk.

In-class or online

In-class courses are now available to book again. We’re taking comprehensive measures to ensure your health and well-being – fewer people in-class, you won’t sit next to another person, comprehensive cleaning. To read more, see Covid-19 measures.

You can participate in this course online, from your place of work or home, at a discounted price. To read about how this works, see Live online training.

Accredited Dreamweaver training

Armada is an Adobe Authorised Training Centre (AATC), accredited to provide Dreamweaver training.

Dreamweaver training is hosted by Adobe Certified Instructors with vast professional website development experience. See Expert trainers.

Training guide and certificate

Course delegates receive:

  • A comprehensive training guide for Dreamweaver, to refer to throughout the course, and to use as a refresher afterwards.
  • An e-certificate confirming successful completion of an Adobe‑accredited Advanced Dreamweaver training course. Click here to see an example of the certificate you receive.

After course support

Following Advanced Dreamweaver training, delegates are entitled to 30 days’ email support from their Dreamweaver trainer to help with any post-course issues. For further details, see Support.

Prerequisites

Delegates should be familiar with the fundamentals of Dreamweaver, i.e. have attended Introduction to Dreamweaver training or have equivalent knowledge.

Dreamweaver version

Training can be based on any version of Dreamweaver to suit you.

General information

General information

Course times

Standard course times are 9.30am–4.30pm.

As we’d be hosting this as a ‘closed course’ for you/your group, there’s usually flexibility to change these times to suit you, e.g. start or end 30 minutes earlier or later.

Payment

Payment for Dreamweaver training can be made bank transfer or card.

We accept purchase orders from UK-registered companies and public sector organisations.

If you’re self-funding your training, you can pay in staged payments, interest-free, over 12 months.

For further details, see training course payment options.

Accommodation

See Accommodation local to our training centres.

Cancellations and postponements

If an on-request Advanced Dreamweaver course booking is cancelled giving less than 20 working days’ notice, a cancellation fee is payable. View cancellation terms.

If an on-request Advanced Dreamweaver course booking is postponed giving less than 20 working days’ notice, a postponement fee is payable. View postponement terms.

Terms and conditions

Training course bookings are subject to our terms and conditions.

 

Expert trainers

Expert trainers

Advanced Dreamweaver training courses are hosted by:

Greta Powell

Greta Powell Autodesk Certified Instructor

Greta is long-established consultant and trainer in graphic design, print and digital publishing, specialising in Adobe’s key creative applications – InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator – and the Microsoft Office suite of applications.

She also specialises in e-learning development using an array of tools including Adobe’s Captivate and Presenter applications, and Articulate Storyline.

Greta has worked as a consultant to some of the biggest publishing companies in Europe.

Away from her training and consultancy work, Greta has a passion for photography.

Marek Mularczyk

Marek Mularczyk Autodesk Certified Instructor

Marek is a long-established Adobe Certified Instructor.

Adobe applications which Marek has expert knowledge of include InDesign, Photoshop, Lightroom, Animate and Acrobat. He is an Adobe Certified Expert in all of these applications, and he uses them regularly in his professional work.

Marek is the author of a range of published books and video training DVDs including The Complete Photoshop CC, The Complete Lightroom CC and Unleash the power of Photoshop.

Based on delegate feedback collected by Adobe in 2015, Marek was ranked in the top 10 Adobe Certified Instructors in the world!

Prior to focusing on training, Marek worked as a professional photographer for over 12 years. Photography remains his passion, and in his spare time he travels Europe in search of that perfect picture.

Pete Owen

Pete Owen Autodesk Certified Instructor

As a long-standing Adobe Certified Instructor, Pete has trained and facilitated individuals and teams from a wide range of industries from organisations including Coca Cola, Disney, Nestlé, Guinness and McDonald’s. expertise

Adobe applications in which Pete runs regular training courses include InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop.

In his professional work, Pete has worked in the field of design across a broad range of media for many years. He has specialist knowledge in a wide range of topics including:

  • Illustration: Pete is an award-wining illustrator.
  • Author: Pete has designed, written and illustrated over twenty published traditional print books on a variety of subjects including graphic arts.
  • Interactive media, mobile publishing and app development for tablets and smartphones.
  • Website development.

Away from training, Pete spends as much time as possible indulging his passion for outdoor pursuits.

Course content

Course content

Building page layouts with CSS

  • Understanding how CSS Layouts work
  • Creating a custom CSS layout from scratch
  • Using new HTML5 tags for layout
  • Using DIV tags for layout
  • Creating multi-column layout
  • Creating navigation bar with CSS

Rollovers

  • Basics of rollovers as navigation bars
  • Creating rollover images
  • Inserting rollovers for navigation
  • Understanding rollovers states

Library items

  • Understanding how library items work
  • Converting navigation to a library item
  • Adding library items site-wide
  • Customising a library item
  • Differences between library items and templates

Working with text

  • Using Standard Fonts
  • Using Adobe Edge web fonts
  • Using Google web fonts
  • Creating unordered
  • Creating ordered lists
  • Indenting text
  • Running a spell-check on web pages

Working with tables

  • Creating tables
  • Adding content to tables
  • Customising tables with CSS
  • Importing .CSV files as tables
  • Importing Word and Excel files
  • Replacing an existing table

Web animations

  • The different ways you can create web animations
  • Importing Adobe Edge Animate animations
  • Customising Edge Animate animations

Embedding video and sound

  • Embedding a YouTube video on a web page
  • Making YouTube video responsive
  • Embedding HTML5 sound in a web page

Working with contact forms

  • Creating contact forms
  • Adding form elements
  • Customising form elements
  • Styling forms with CSS
  • Different ways forms can be processed
  • Using PHP to process a form
  • Customising a PHP file for form upload

Advanced
interactivity

  • Understanding how JavaScript works
  • Taking advantage of JavaScript in Dreamweaver
  • Creating an image gallery
  • Customising image gallery behaviour
  • Embedding a live map on a web page
  • Embedding Twitter stream on a web page
  • Adding a Query accordion to a web page
  • Adding JQuery tabbed panels to a web page

Responsive design

  • Importance of Responsive Design Explained
  • “Mobile First” Approach Explained
  • Designing for Desktop, Tablet, Mobile
  • Designing a Mobile Version of a Website
  • Making a Website Responsive

Building a Website from scratch

Live online training

Live online training

Live online training lets you participate in a real Dreamweaver course from your place of work or home.

We do everything possible to make your online training experience as close as possible to actually being in the classroom. You can:

  • See and hear our trainer, and see the other delegates participating in the Dreamweaver training…
    Live online training - see your trainer and the other course delegates
  • Interact by speaking, using chat, or raising your ‘virtual hand’ if you need assistance.
  • Share your screen with our trainer, and allow them to control it to demonstrate something.

We endeavour to provide you with the best online training experience…

  • Online Advanced Dreamweaver courses are presented by Adobe Certified Instructors, following the same syllabus as our classroom-based courses.
  • You receive comprehensive training materials.
  • Your training is hands-on. You carry out assisted exercises using Dreamweaver.
  • If you don’t have access to Dreamweaver software, we’ll send you a link to fully-functional trial software that you can download and install.
  • You’re entitled to 30 days’ email support from your trainer.

When you attend live online training, you’re participating in a real course, hosted by a real trainer, in real time.

All you need is an internet-connected computer and a webcam – see Hardware recommendations for live online training. The setup is simple, but if there’s anything you’re not sure about we’re here to help.

For a limited time, we’re offering discounts for bookings on live online courses.

Testimonials
“Very good instructor, easy to follow instructions. Met our needs exactly.”

Marie P

Business as usual at Sheffield. Our Sheffield centre remains open for training while Tier 3 restrictions are in place. See Centres under high and very high alert levels