14 weeks Course


Learn to build and maintain a website using WordPress, the most used Content Management System (CMS) in the world. Students will understand and apply web design principles that will support their ability to service small and medium sized business clients. Select the best hosting solution and domain name for a website. Evaluate, recommend and apply themes, plugins, widgets, content architecture, user experience and other solutions. Analyze client needs and apply appropriate solutions within a WordPress environment. Understand the basic concepts of Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and Search Engine Marketing (SEM). Implement security and backup strategies and learn how to use WordPress as a complete e-commerce platform.

You may enroll in a Continuing Education course at Canadore College if you are 19 years of age or older or if you have earned an Ontario Secondary School Diploma/Ontario Secondary School Graduation Diploma or equivalent.

Please contact our Continuing Education office at ce@canadorecollege.ca to inquire about future offerings

Most college level courses require textbooks; textbooks are not included in the course fees. It is the student’s responsibility to purchase any required textbooks.

Textbooks are available at the Campus Shop for in class, Contact North, and iLearn/D2L courses. The Campus Shop does not carry most OntarioLearn textbooks. OntarioLearn textbooks can be purchased at www.textnet.ca.

Learning outcomes represent culminating demonstrations of learning and achievement. In addition, learning outcomes are interrelated and cannot be viewed in isolation of one another. As such, they should be viewed as a comprehensive whole. They describe performances that demonstrate that significant integrated learning by graduates of the program has been achieved.