Overview

Web Designers use coding and software applications to design, construct and implement websites, using both creative and technical skills in a rapidly evolving industry. Web development languages are amongst the most sought-after programming skillsets, with JavaScript currently in the lead as a growing number of traditional applications move to web platforms. Web design encompasses many different skills and disciplines in the production and maintenance of websites, from creative design, scripting and database management. Accessibility remains a fundamental of any website development project, ensuing that websites are accessible by anyone, on any device, anywhere in the world.

Competitors will receive a professional brief and must build a user-friendly, contemporary website in a live competition. The competition includes a range of competencies for web designers and developers.

The skills you need to demonstrate

  • Creativity

  • IT skills

  • Time management

  • Attention to detail

  • Design skills

  • Customer service skills

  • Programming

  • Time management

Entry criteria

  • This is an individual competition
  • There is no limit to the number of competitors permitted to enter this competition per organisation.
  • Competitors should be familiar with the core competencies (these can be found in the ‘Useful Information’ section below) and must be working towards, or recently completed in the last 12 months, a relevant Level 3 qualification if in the England or Northern Ireland, a Level 3 CQFW if in Wales, a Level 6 SCQF qualification if in Scotland or an Advanced or Higher level Apprenticeship/Degree Apprenticeship.

How it works

Our competitions are open to all so please register before 14 May

The first stage of competition is a remote or online test (where applicable)

Competitors take part in competitions at their local college, training provider centre or work place, or, take part in an online competition

Scores are quality assured and Finalists are announced

Competitors prepare and practise in readiness for the National Finals

The Finalists come together to compete in the National Finals

Competitors who are age eligible and have achieved the benchmark score will be invited to opt into Squad UK during December 2022 for the WorldSkills Lyon 2024 cycle

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