Front-End Website Development Fundamentals Certificate

Learn to design and build web interactions

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FIT’s Front-end Website Development Fundamentals Certificate will teach you the fundamental skills and knowledge for designing and building interactions on the internet. You'll develop essential knowledge required to create an accessible front-end for web pages and websites. Learn how to build responsive websites as well as best practices for web page design using HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, and jQuery as well as industry-standard tools such as GitHub and Sublime Text.

This distance learning program is for anyone who wants to expand their creativity into the exciting field of website design. Prior coding experience is not required. You will get hands-on experience with front-end web development languages: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and jQuery. Learn the essential front-end development skills and workflow to solve real-world problems.


Students enrolled in this program must have access to a personal computer with the following minimum specifications:

  • Window 7 or newer
  • Mac OS 10.10 or newer
  • 1 GB RAM available
  • 2 GHz or faster processor
  • consistently reliable internet with at least 1.5 mbps internet speed
  • latest Chrome browser
  • speakers or headphones to hear instructors during live meetings
  • microphone to participate—a webcam is recommended

*If you think you are eligible for the 10% Alumni Discount, please complete the Alumni Verification Form prior to registration in order to receive your discount code.

Note: This certificate was previously numbered FED 001.

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Learn How To

  • Develop websites using the latest web standards
  • Utilize HTML5 semantic element page structuring
  • Use CSS fundamentals for web page styling
  • Apply the fundamentals of Javascript/JQuery
  • Implement GitHub basics
  • Map your front-end website development workflow

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Why FIT?

  • Certification from a world-renowned college
  • Classes taught by top industry experts
  • Our focus is on helping you transition or advances your career
  • Our team-teaching methodology maximizes learning outcomes
  • Curriculum Designed by award-winning educators


  • Program Introduction
  • HTML5 Syntax
  • GitHub Essentials
  • HTML5 Semantics
  • CSS Syntax
  • CSS Layout mode
  • Javascript Basics
  • Javascript
  • JQuery Syntax
  • GitHub Version Control

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