Course Overview

The Joomla training course is a practical hands-on course with participants developing a fully-fledged website. Participants leave the course with the skills and knowledge to build or maintain their Joomla websites.

Target Audience

This course is aimed at:

  • Those who want to develop websites quickly
  • Those who have Joomla websites and needs to maintain it and wants to go in more depth about Joomla
  • Those who have developed websites using Frontpage or Dreamweaver
  • Those who want to move their static website to Joomla
  • Those who want to know what Joomla is all about

Course Prerequisites

The only prerequisite is that you must be computer literate. We assume that you start the course with no web design or Joomla experience.

You must bring a laptop/Mac/iMac to the course. Some participants even bring their desktop computer. We are able to hire a laptop to you.

Course Duration and Times

Duration: 2 days

Times: 9:00 – 15:00

Brief Course Outline

The following is a brief course outline:

  • Module 1: Open Source Software Introduction
  • Module 2: Website Design Planning Steps
  • Module 3: An Overview of Joomla
  • Module 4: Setting Up a Local Webserver
  • Module 5: Creating a Joomla Website
  • Module 6: The Joomla Interface
  • Module 7: Creating Content
  • Module 8: Article Management
  • Module 9: Adding Menu Items
  • Module 10: Splitting Up Long Articles
  • Module 11: Creating Hyperlinks
  • Module 12: Adding A Contact Us Form
  • Module 13: Joomla Module Positions
  • Module 14: Joomla Templates
  • Module 15: Creating Additional Menus
  • Module 16: Creating a Dropdown Menu
  • Module 17: Using a Page Builder Introduction
  • Module 18: Image Slider
  • Module 19: Adding Facebook Buttons
  • Module 20: Adding a Google Map
  • Module 21: Backing Up Your Website

Click here to download a detailed Joomla training course outline

Course Venues & Dates

Alberton TBA
Cape Town TBA
Centurion TBA
Durban North TBA


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