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Getting the Most Out of HTML and CSS

Version 5
1 Day, 9:00-4:00

Course Overview

This instructor-led course, through lecture and hands-on exploration, lays the foundation for building web pages with HTML. Students will learn how to create an HTML file, setup a style sheet to work with color, format text, format paragraphs, align elements, insert links, add images, and work with page structure.

Course Objectives

  • Understand how to use HTML markup.
  • Understand how HTML and CSS work together on a webpage.
  • Work with Links and Images.

Course Outline

Introduction to HTML 5

  • HTML 5 Syntax and Guidelines
  • Basic HTML Structure
  • Types of Elements
  • Types of Tags

Elements and Attributes

  • Semantically Meaningful Elements
  • Create the Structure
  • The <header> Element
  • The <section> Element
  • The <nav> Element
  • Lists
  • Unordered Lists
  • Ordered Lists
  • Definition Lists
  • Phrase Elements
  • Block Elements and Inline Elements
  • Character Entities
  • Attributes
  • The id Attribute
  • The class Attribute

Style Sheets

  • Introduction to Style Sheets
  • Formatting Content with CSS
  • Grouping Properties
  • Grouping Selectors
  • Basic text and Font Styles
  • Setting the Font
  • Inheritance
  • Controlling Font Size

Style Sheets (continued)

  • Box styles
  • CSS Borders
  • Border Properties
  • Padding
  • Margins
  • Applying styles by using Element IDs
  • The <div> Element


  • Displaying Tabular Data
  • Formatting Table Elements
  • Using Row Groups to Refine a Tables Structure
  • Spanning Rows and Columns

Links and Images

  • Creating and Formatting Links
  • The <a> Element
  • Linking to External Resources
  • Link Styles
  • Link States
  • Working with Images
  • Image Format
  • The <img> Element
  • Relative and Absolute paths
  • Providing Text Alternatives
  • Using Background Images for Design Efficiency
  • Working with Images and Background Images



Public Course at Softek Private Course at Your Office Private Course at Softek
$325 per student $1400 flat fee up to 8 students $1550 flat fee up to 8 students
or 1 voucher $1600 flat fee up to 12 students $1750 flat fee up to 12 students
10% discount when 3+ attend $100 per additional student $100 per additional student

Private Group Training

Private group courses are cost effective when you have a group of students who need the same course. Pricing is based on the maximum number of students anticipated per day per course. Volume discounts of 5% to 20% are available when five or more training days are scheduled. For classes conducted at your office, you are responsible for the classroom setup, including student computers, instructor station, LCD projector, and software installation. For courses conducted at Softek, we take care of classroom setup.


Softek can easily customize a training course that covers the specific topics you require and integrate examples relevant to your work environment. Course customization is billed at $125 per hour and covers time needed to meet, discuss, prepare, and incorporate any specific examples into the training program. Once we have a better idea of what you have in mind, we will be glad to provide a specific price quote for the customization. There is a 2-hour minimum fee for customization.

Why Choose Softek?

  • Live, in-person training
  • Instructors with 10+ years of experience
  • Detailed training guide
  • Certificate of completion
  • Money-back guarantee