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How to Build a Website for Free — Part-time

Course outline

Explore how to build a simple and professional website in easy steps, this course will teach you where to start and how to grow your website. The focus will be on using website builder templates.

With little or no experience, you will learn how to design a unique website.

This course is suitable for beginners creating a personal online space or anyone wanting to turn their hobbies into a small business to sell products through a website.

On this course, students will learn to:

  • Set targets to achieve your goals for the website
  • Identify the technology skills needed to start and maintain a website
  • Build a website using free online tools
  • Customise a template with pages and content
  • Tailor your website to your target market
  • Learn how to maximise your reach using SEO tools
  • Review data from website analytics.

Students will achieve objectives by taking part in group activities, completing written activities, online quizzes and other interactive activities both during the session and by completing independent learning activities in their own time.

How to apply for this course

Apply now and if you need to pay any course fees, or provide evidence if you wish to claim a fee reduction, we will contact you to let you know how to do this.

For help on completing the online application form, please see our useful apply online guide here.

Limited places available for this course!

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Location Date / time Fees / reductions
Online Learning

Start: Tuesday 16th April 2024

End: Tuesday 25th June 2024

Time: 5:00pm - 7:15pm

Tuition fees may be waived for this course if you are in receipt of certain benefits or have a low income. Please see our Fee and Financial Support page to see if you can claim a fee reduction.

Tuition fee: £101.25

Course code: C047759 / Q047760


No qualification awarded

Level Other
Entry requirements

You must be aged 19+ and have a good standard of English as you will be required to complete a short workbook with the help of your tutor.

Teaching & assessment

Tutors will give regular verbal and written feedback. You will be required to complete an Individual Learning Plan (ILP) and encouraged to set your own personal targets as part of this course.


There may be opportunities to progress onto other courses both in the community and at Nottingham College sites.

The course tutor can discuss appropriate opportunities if you wish to further your learning in this subject area.

You will also have the opportunity to access external Careers Guidance to aid your next steps.

Additional information

You will need a computer/ laptop or tablet and access to the internet. Each lesson will be delivered live via Microsoft Teams.