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CIW while unemployed

Discussion in 'CIW Certifications' started by twizzle, Feb 15, 2006.

  1. twizzle

    twizzle Gigabyte Poster

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    OK im not working at the moment, and want to try to break into IT. I have the comptia A+ and am studying for the Network + cert. But i also have a OCN in Web design (level 3 what ever that equates to??) and an interest in web design. Now i've heard of the CIW courses and was wondering if anyone knows how i can get to do one while unemployed with no income?
    I cant afford Skillstrain or any other training company courses and Learndirct dont do the CIW so any ideas?
     
    Certifications: Comptia A+, N+, MS 70-271, 70-272
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  2. simongrahamuk
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    simongrahamuk Hmmmmmmm?

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    Why not simply try learning the material through self study?

    Get yourself some books on the CIW stuff, a web development package and just start working through it.

    If money is an issue try the local library for the books, and something like NVU for a free design package. (don't know if the CIW stuff requires that you use Dreamweaver?)

    8)
     
  3. dee1810

    dee1810 Byte Poster

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    Hi

    Yes, The Site Designer course requires that you need Macromedia (Adobe now) Flash, Fireworks, Dreamweaver.

    FrontPage is also need to complete the exercises. I am sure that you can download a trial-period of Flash, Firework and Dreamweaver.

    Hope this help. Also be sure that you are looking at Version 5 of Foundations and Site Designer.
     
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