Dreamweaver CS4

Designed for:
Those with some computer competency and familiarity with the internet who want to learn how to use Dreamweaver CS4 to create websites

Competence with Windows Explorer, and familiarity with the Internet and browsers..

To teach website creation skills to Adobe Certified Associate level using this popular web design program

Course Content:

  • Unit 1: – Including:  Fundamentals of the World Wide Web, What is HTML? Exploring Web Pages with Web Browsers, HTML Tags, Attributes and Styles, WYSIWIG, Viewing Source Codes
  • Unit Two – Including:  Planning a Site from the Ground Up, Identify Target Audience, Planning Site Content, Paths and Site Structure, Defining a Website in Dreamweaver, Adding Folders and Files
  • Unit Three – Including:  The Dreamweaver Interface, Setting the Workspace View, The Functional Areas of Dreamweaver CS4, Split and Design Views, The Insert Panel, The Document Window, The Properties Inspector
  • Unit Four – Including:  Layouts and Alignments, Modifying Page Backgrounds, Setting Page Margins, Setting Text and Link Colours, Colour Considerations in Web Design, Previewing Pages in a Browser   
  • Unit Five – Including:  Understanding Text and Typefaces, Text Formatting with the Properties Inspector, Understanding Font Styles, Using Lists and Indents, Creating Hyperlinks
  • Unit Six – Including: Working with Images, Image File Formats for the Internet, Inserting Images into a Web Page, Creating a Navigation Bar with Images, Inserting Rollover Images, Images and Copyright Issues, Inserting Flash Video, Using Adobe Bridge CS4
  • Unit Seven – Including:  Page Layout Principles, Cascading Style Sheets, Document Type Declaration, CSS Positioning, Creating Page Divisions, Creating Columns,  Exporting to External Style Sheet
  • Unit Eight – Including:  Advanced Page Design with CSS, Creating Custom Classes, Creating Descendant Selectors, Conditional Comments for Internet Explorer, Adding a Print Style Sheet
  • Unit Nine – Including:  Automated Design Tools,  Creating and Using Library Items,  Creating a New Template,  Designing with Behaviors, Dreamweaver Extensions
  • Unit Ten – Including:  Tables, Forms and Media,  Processing Forms, Working with Menus, Radio Buttons and Checkboxes, Working with Plug-Ins,  Inserting a Spry Tabbed Panel
  • Unit Eleven – Including:  Publishing and Managing Site Files, Choosing a Web-Hosting Service, Managing File Transfers with the Site Panel
  • Appendix: Working as Part of a Team
  • Preparing for the Adobe Certified Associate Exam


  • Know how to use Dreamweaver CS4 in order to create your own websites to recognised standards
  • The flexibility and value of a self-study course designed to enable you to work at your own pace
  • A personalised workbook to use as a reference guide on completion of the course
  • The opportunity to gain the widely recognised Pitman Training Certificate
  • The opportunity to gain an Adobe Certified Associate qualification

Course duration:
120 hours