WSQ WordPress Website Creation Course

Learn How To Create a WordPress Website From Start to Finish and Elevate Your Online Presence

WSQ WordPress Website Creation Course - SkillsFuture Subsidies Funding Diagram

*Eligible for Singaporean Citizens, Permanent Residents, and Long-Term Visit Pass Plus Holders

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Overview of Course

In a thriving market like Singapore, learning how to build and manage a website is an essential skill to add to the list of digital marketing skills. A website acts as your business’ storefront and is essential for you to establish your online presence, increase your brand visibility, and allows you to reach and engage with a wider audience.

WordPress has evolved from a simple blogging tool into one of the most popular and versatile content management systems in the world, powering websites, from personal blogs to major news outlets and e-commerce platforms. This transformation showcases the adaptability of WordPress and has changed the way people build and manage websites.

This 2-Day WordPress course will equip you with the capabilities for website creation and website design. You’ll learn to develop your very own website from scratch, focusing on key aspects like domain hosting, SEO, and digital marketing integration – perfect for anyone who is looking to establish a strong online presence, whether for business or personal use.

This WordPress training course also includes practical, project-based learning to apply your skills in real-world scenarios, along with skills in design, functionality, and effective communication.

Learning Outcomes
  • Create a WordPress Website design blueprint that meets the business and user requirements.
  • Review and recommend appropriate standards, methods and tools for the design of WordPress website, in line with the organisation’s practice and design principles.
  • Customise a WordPress theme, including configuring plugins for digital marketing addressing the business and user needs.
  • Examine the trade-offs resulting from the integration of different elements into the design and analyse how these trade-offs influence the overall functionality, interoperability, efficiency, and costs of WordPress website creation.
  • Plan, document, and communicate the design and functionality effectively, aligning with the project’s goals and audience needs.
Who Should Attend

This WordPress training course is suitable for marketing professionals, managers, administrative personnel, freelancers, graphic designers, content creators, web developers, and anyone interested in learning how to build and manage a WordPress website.

Prerequisites

To enroll in this WordPress Website Creation training course, you should possess the following:

  • 1 GCE ‘O’ level or equivalent (≥ 21 years old); or
  • NITEC/Higher NITEC (≥ 21 years old); or
  • Mature candidates (≥ 30 years old with 8 years of work experience); or
  • Candidates with other qualifications will be considered on a case-by-case basis

You will need basic computer skills. While optional, having a basic understanding of sales and marketing concepts would be beneficial.

Instructional Methods
  • Lecture 
  • Live Demonstrations
  • Hands-on Application
Certification

Upon successful completion of the WSQ WordPress Website Creation course assessment, participants who have attended at least 75% of the course will receive a SkillsFuture WSQ Statement of Attainment (SOA) in Software Design under the Skills Framework, along with a Certificate of Achievement by @ASK Training.

*This course is accredited by SkillsFuture Singapore under the WSQ Skills Framework ICT-DES-4005-1.1 Software Design.

Course Code: TGS-2023020893
Course Support Period: 01 Jun 2023 – 31 Jan 2025 

Course Curriculum

WSQ WordPress Website Creation

Module 1: WordPress Website Planning and Setup

  • Introduction to WordPress as a content management system
  • Domain and Hosting Setup
  • Understanding WordPress (pros and cons of WordPress)
  • Website Planning
  • Installing and Configuring WordPress

Module 2: Development and Digital Marketing Integration

  • Navigating the WordPress Dashboard
  • Customising Your Website
  • Essential Plugins for Digital Marketing
  • SEO for WordPress
  • Social Media Integration
  • Email Marketing Integration
  • Analytics and Conversion Tracking
  • Website Launch and Ongoing Maintenance

Module 3: Design Documentation – WordPress Website

  • The Role of Design Documentation
  • Essential components of design documentation for a WordPress website project

Hands-on Project-based Assessment

  • Written Assessment – Short Questions and Answers
  • Individual Project Presentation

Download the course brochure here.

Why Learn With Us?

Get expert advice, learning resources, and post-training support for up to 3 years.

Ask Me Anything Sessions

Unlimited complimentary 2-hour Ask Me Anything sessions with industry experts for up to 3 years.

Insider Community

Be part of an exclusive support group where you can post questions, discuss, and get feedback from fellow learners and experts.

Course Resources

Get 3-year access to constantly updated WordPress Website Creation course resources.

Fees and Subsidies

WSQ WordPress Website Creation Course - Up to 90% SkillsFuture Singapore Funding Diagram

*Eligible for Singaporean Citizens, Permanent Residents, and Long-Term Visit Pass Plus Holders

Course Fee:
S$988 (exclusive of 9% GST)

Course Fee After Eligible SSG Subsidies:
From S$125.48 (inclusive of 9% GST) after 90% SSG Subsidies

Learners  
Singaporean Citizens ≥ 40 years old S$125.48 (after SSG 90% Funding)

SkillsFuture Credits can be used on top of existing subsidies
Singaporean Citizens, PRs or LTVP+ Holders ≥ 21 years old

S$323.08 (after SSG 70% Funding)

For Singapore Citizens learners aged ≥ 25 years old SkillsFuture Credits can be used on top of existing subsidies.

For Singapore Citizens aged 21-31 Post Secondary Education Account Funds can be used.

Learners SMEs Non-SMEs
Singaporean Citizens ≥ 40 years old - S$125.48 (after SSG 90% Funding)

SkillsFuture Enterprise Credits (SFEC) can be used on top of existing subsidies
Singaporean Citizens, PRs or LTVP+ Holders ≥ 21 years old S$125.48 (after SSG 90% Funding)

SkillsFuture Enterprise Credits (SFEC) can be used on top of existing subsidies
S$323.08 (after SSG 70% Funding)

SkillsFuture Enterprise Credits (SFEC) can be used on top of existing subsidies

All prices are inclusive of 9% GST.

Check your funding eligibility and nett course fees when you sign up.

Course Schedule

Conducted via Zoom.

Course Duration:
2 Days (8.30am - 6.30pm)

Course Schedules:

30, 31 May 2024 (Thur, Fri), 8.30am - 6.30pm


(Click on the course dates above to register online)

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What is WordPress.org and WordPress.com?

WordPress.com is managed hosting on a subscription-based model with WordPress while WordPress.org is self-hosted and open source. You can sign up for a freemium account on WordPress.com and get started creating a website immediately. You may be prompted to go premium depending on what features you prefer to have. Premium features include regular auto backup, one-to-one support, and customisation.

On WordPress.org, you download the entire WordPress core files to your computer and upload it to your own server. From here on, you are entirely responsible for managing and maintaining your website. There are no freemium or premium models by WordPress and you are free to customise your website without any payment to WordPress.

More differences explained in this article – WordPress.org vs WordPress.com – What is the difference

Why use WordPress and not WIX, Shopify, Square Space, Blogspot, Joomla, Drupal or any other content management systems?

WordPress is very user friendly compared to the other content management systems. There are a lot more plugins and themes available for users. It also has the largest market share of users and minimal technical expertise is required to use the platform. WordPress is also the most popular content management system in the world for developing informative websites or ecommerce stores.

Is it easy to build a website on WordPress?

Yes, WordPress.org is rated the most user-friendly platform to build a website on. – Source (wpbeginner)

Do I have to know how to code to build a professional-looking website?

No, you don’t need to know how to code to create a beautiful and modern-looking website. There are many drag-and-drop page builders, themes and templates that allow advanced customisation to make your website look impressive and unique which we will share in this course.

For more advanced customisations however, you may need to know HTML, CSS, JAVASCRIPT, PHP, and MySQL. Some examples of more advanced customisations include CSS3 tricks and special effects, advanced web form workflows, and displaying dynamic content. However, you can also outsource advanced web development projects to experienced WordPress freelance developers through portals such as codeable.io and upwork.com. Understanding how WordPress functions and the backend structure will definitely help you better manage outsourcing any developments on your website.

What if I already have an existing WordPress website? Is this course still relevant to me?

If you wish to recreate your website from scratch, this course would be relevant for you.

However, if you wish to customise your existing WordPress website page layouts, then this course may not be relevant for you as it is meant to teach you how to create a website from scratch. Also, if you have already customised your existing theme, then the DIVI theme we teach may be entirely different from yours and you will not be able to follow along. Nonetheless, you can still improve upon your existing knowledge by learning how to:

  • Design landing pages that engage users & increase conversions.
  • Enhance website functionality.
  • Manage basic on-page SEO to improve website’s search engine-friendliness.
  • Maintain & effectively manage a WordPress website (e.g. enhancing website security and keeping it up to date).
What are the costs involved in building and maintaining a WordPress website?

Cost estimates in SGD are:

  • Domain name: $15/year for a dot com domain
  • Web hosting: From $200/year for a reliable web host
  • Premium theme: $100 lifetime

Totalling approximately $315 for the first year and $215/year thereafter. Note that there may be other premium plugins you may need to purchase if you wish to enhance the functionality of your website, such as including payment methods on your booking form and other unique features depending on your industry.

Will I be able to create a fully-functional, impressive modern-looking website after taking this course?

Whether or not you will be able to create an impressive modern-looking website varies from individual to individual. There are several conditions you will need to meet in order to achieve this outcome:

  • Time, commitment and dedication – Building a professional-looking website requires many hours of commitment sitting down at your computer and paying attention to detail.
  • Having a knack for design – Even with the plethora of templates available, you still need to adhere to basic design principles such as a having a good eye for colour combinations, appropriate spacing between elements, and a good choice of font family and font sizing.
  • Good project management skills – With so many details to pay attention to when building your website, you need to be able to keep everything organised and in good order.
Do I have to prepare anything before attending the course?

For in-person training, do bring along a laptop. You also have the option to loan a laptop from us for the duration of the course. You may also want to bring along a jacket in case the room gets cold.

For online classes, do ensure you have a functional laptop and have Zoom installed prior to class.

As there will be WSQ assessments conducted in this course, you are required to bring along your NRIC or any form of photo identification for ID verification purposes.

Are there any funding or government subsidies for this course?

You may be eligible for up to 90% SkillsFuture subsidies. For funding information, please see the course funding section on this page.

Have some questions? Contact us.

WSQ WordPress Website Creation

Learn How To Create a WordPress Website From Start to Finish and Elevate Your Online Presence

Course Fees:

From S$125.48 (inclusive of 9% GST) after 90% SkillsFuture SG Subsidies

Up to 90% SkillsFuture Subsidy. Enrol today.

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