MTA HTML5 Application Development Fundamentals

This course will give you a strong introduction to HTML5, which consists of three major areas: Hypertext Markup Langauge (HTML), Cascading Style Sheets (CSS3) and JavaScript.

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This course is for those looking to gain introductory programming knowledge to be able to start a career in this industry. 

If you are looking to gain a Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) qualification this course will provide you all the knowledge required to sit the MTA 98-375 examination. 

Award and Associated Qualifications

Awarded 40 CPD points upon successful completion

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In centre, online, or a combination

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40 hours or 2 weeks full-time study

About this course

HTML stands for Hypertext Markup Language, and HTML5 is the latest version of this language. This MTA HTML5 Application Development Fundamentals online course will help any aspiring programmer learn this renowned computer coding language. 

This course covers the application life cycle, which is important for web developers to know in order to best plan, design, code, test, validate and deploy HTML5 apps. 

The course will take around 40 hours to complete and it will prepare you for the Microsoft Technology Associate 98-375 exam. You can work at your own pace and, as the course is accessed online, at a time and place that works best for you. 

There are four sessions in this course: 

Session 1

Section A - MTA HTML5 Introduction: Welcome, How to Study for the 98-375 Exam.

Section B - HTML5 Basics: What is HTML?, Tag Rules and Attributes, The First Four Tags and DOCTYPE, Paragraphs, Headings, Hyperlinks, Formatting, Strong and Emphasis Tags, Nesting, Entities, The Mark Tag, Other New HTML5 Tags. 

Section C - Add and Configure Images: The Image Tag, Figures and Captions, Canvas, Scalable Vector Graphics, Choosing Canvas or SVG. 

Section D - Media in HTML5: Video, Audio. 

Section E - Organise Content: Tables, Table Formatting and Captions, The Thead, Tfoot and Tbody Tags, Unordered Lists, Ordered Lists and Definition Lists, Sections, Articles, The Aside and HR Tags, The Nav Tag, Headers and Footers. 

Section F – Forms: Build a Form, The Input Tag, More Input Tags, Select and Text Area Tags, Data Validation. 

Section G – Session 1 Recap: Domain 2 Test Tips. 

Session 2 

Section A – Core CSS Concepts: Purpose of CSS, Inline Styles, Internal Style Sheets, Classes, External Style Sheets, IDs and Imports, Inheritance and Overrides, Style Inheritance, Content Flow, Troubleshooting CSS, Floating Text, Absolute Positioning, Content Overflow.

Section B – CSS and UI Content: Box Layouts, Flexbox, Scaling, Order and Arrange Content, Grid Layout and Content Properties, Grid Templates. 

Section C – CSS and Content Flow: Regions, Columns, Hyphenatio, Positioned Floats. 

Section D – CSS and Graphics, Graphic Effects: Rounded Corners and Shadows, Transparency and Gradients, Web Open Font Format, 2-D and 3-D Transformations, Rotations, Skews, Animations, SVG Filter Effects, Canvas. 

Section E – Session 2 Recap: Domain 3 Test Tips. 

Session 3

Section A – JavaScript Introduction: What is JavaScript?, First JavaScript Example, Create and Use Functions, jQuery and Other Third-Party Libraries. 

Section B – Update the UI with JavaScript: Locate and Access Elements, Update Content Using Event Handling, Show and Hide Elements, Add Elements. 

Section C – Animations with JavaScript: Animation Overview, Manipulate a Canvas, Animate Images, Shapes and Graphics. 

Section D – JavaScript and Data: Overview of Accessing Data, Send and Receive Data, Transmit and Parse Complex Objects, Load and Save Files, AppCache, Data Types, Validate Forms, Test Validation, Cookies, Local Storage. 

Session 4

Section A – Platform Fundamentals: App Packages and Containers, Credentials and Permission Sets, Host Processes, HTML5 and Tablet Applications. 

Section B – Manage Application States: Understand States, Local and Session Storage. 

Section C – Debug and Test Touch-Based Apps: Debug Capabilities, Touch Gestures and Testing. 

Section D – Session 4 Recap: Doman 1 Test Tips.

Section E – Course Recap: Final Test Tips and Conclusion.

* Please note vendor specific examinations may need to be organised separately. 

Aims and Objectives

This course is designed to help you learn a good foundation level knowledge of HTML5 programming. It will also prepare you to take the MTA (Microsoft Technology Associate) 98-375 examination. 


There are no prerequisites for this course, it is suitable for those at beginner level looking for an introduction to HTML5.

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Wherever possible our training is tailored to your needs. The cost of our training programmes depend on the course(s) you choose and varies according to duration and breadth. Rest assured we have a number of payment options available to ensure the cost of training is affordable and can be worked alongside your other financial commitments. Common ways people fund their training include: - 



  • Flexible payment plans to help you spread the cost* available at many of our centres;
  • You could opt to pay upfront.



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Requesting funding from your employers needn’t be a daunting task. Many employers support and encourage their employees with their professional development and consider it a worthwhile investment to fund any training required.

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  • Providing a comprehensive training programme outlining learning outcomes
  • Tailored personnel letters
  • Communication with finance departments to arrange payment options (upfront or payment plan*).

* Terms and Conditions apply. Speak to a Course Advisor for full information on the options available to you.



Career Path

Professional computer programming training can open a variety of doors career-wise. Once you gain an initial Junior Programmer position, with time and training you could look at roles such as Web Developer, Front End Developer or Software Engineer. 

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