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GreenNet has been training organisations and individuals in Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) since 1986. Our courses deliver a range of internet skills by combining practical knowledge and hands on experience. Group sizes are kept to 4 or 5 people per trainer.

At the moment, however, GreenNet is not offering any training courses. We are re-thinking the way we are doing them and will announce new courses shortly.

Please send an email to training@gn.apc.org if you want to be notified of new courses as soon as they are available for subscription.

The following are courses we have offered in the past:

Courses
Introduction to Web Design using html
Web Design using dreamweaver
In-house training

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Course costs
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Online Training Resources


Course Outlines

Introduction to Web Design

  • Brief introduction to the Web & Internet. Search engines, URL's, servers, browsers, HTTP, HTML, FTP etc.
  • Browsers & web design: Different browsers, the cache, images. Introduction to Java & JavaScript, plug-ins etc.
  • Creating a web site: Planning. Design considerations. HTML; the language of the web. Using an authoring tool. Free & commercial tools.
  • Images on the web. JPEG & GIF. Useful tools. Design considerations.
  • Putting your site online. FTP, submitting to Search Engines, etc. The course is intended for those with basic computer experience & includes practical hands-on project work. By the end of the course you will;
  • Understand the principles of the World Wide Web:
  • Know enough HTML code to build & update your own simple web site:
  • Understand the key principles of web design & site promotion:
  • Have a broad understanding of key advanced web technologies.

This course is intended to provide a solid grounding in HTML coding (the core language of every web page) and web design principles. It is suitable for anyone wishing to learn to design and /or update web pages.

Web design using dreamweaver:

  • Brief introduction to the Web & Internet. URL's, servers, browsers, HTTP, HTML, FTP etc.
  • Creating a web site: Planning. Design considerations.
  • Principles of using Dreamweaver to create your site: working with text, creating links, adding images.
  • Using tables for layout control.
  • Managing your web site with Dreamweaver.
  • More advanced web design: Using frames and CSS style sheets.
  • Putting your site on-line, submitting to Search Engines, etc.
The course is intended for those with some computer experience & includes practical hands-on project work. By the end of the course you will; understand the principles of the World Wide Web; have a practical understanding of how to build, update and publish a web site using Dreamweaver; understand the key principles of web design & site promotion.

Course Times: All courses are run subject to interest, and there being enough participants for us to hold a course. Course times can be flexible and arranged to suit you. Both courses take two days, which can be arranged over a weekend, or sometimes on the same day over two weeks.

Please contact Adrian to express interest and for details of upcoming dates.

Course costs Our training courses are organised as part of our service to the GreenNet community and so GreenNet users are eligible for reduced rates.

GreenNet users: 235.00 pounds (VAT inc.)
Non-GreenNet users: 352.50 pounds (VAT inc.)
*Concessions at 20% discount: 282.00 pounds (VAT inc.)

*Unwaged, students, OAPs. There are no additional concessions off the GN user rate as this is already the lowest concessionary price.

In-house Training: We can provide specialised training in most internet related subjects at your home or office. Indeed many people prefer to be trained on computers that they use and are familiar with. Training is for a minimum of two hours. Costs are calculated on the basis of £41.13 per hour (inc. VAT).
Trainings can include Using Internet and Email and Using Pretty Good Privacy (PGP) in addition to the web design trainings above.

Online training resources

Itrainonline is a joint initiative of six organisations all with exceptional expertise in computer and Internet training. Organisations involved in this initiative include: APC; Bellanet; INASP; IICD; IISD and Oneworld.


Itrainonline now has even more training materials including the latest addition from the APC - MMTK training kit which includes:

  • Materials on technical skills
  • Materials on content development skills
  • Materials on specific themes, including the modules: "Violence Against Women in the Context of War, Conflict and Militarisation" and "Cooperative Problem Solving" for managing conflict.

APC training resources:
Understanding ICT policy
Other training resources developed by the APC here:
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Also available in Spanish:
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