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WordPress for Business

The WordPress for Business training course is available at the Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen and Inverness Pitman Training Centres or via Online Distance Learning through our Pitman Campus.

WordPress is recognised worldwide as one of the most popular online blogging tools used by millions every day. WordPress has evolved a great deal and is now widely used as a full content management system where you can design, build and create a professional website.

Course Duration:15 hours

CPD Points: 15


There are three main topics within this WordPress for Business course:

Designing a WordPress Website: What is a website; why use WordPress; identifying your audience; domain names; effective home pages; using images, video and colours; keywords; making a site accessible.

Creating a WordPress Website: Getting to know WordPress; themes; static pages and blog posts; developing the Home page; blogging – good tactics, how to create a post, categories/tags.

Enhancing your WordPress site: widgets; SEO; additional pages; registering with Google Analytics; increasing visitors; terminology, trends and reports; conversion and goals; best practice.

This course is designed for wide ranging audience with no pre-requisites required before starting the course.

If you are a small business owner or entrepreneur, having the skills to create your own business website will enable you to have full input on the design, implementation and progress of getting your new business website online.

For those working as an EA, PA, Office Manager or Business Development Manager, having a sound understanding of how to create a website using WordPress can be invaluable to your employer and will give you a fuller understanding when working with other website developers.

To teach you how to create a professional, business website using WordPress. You will also have gained valuable knowledge and understanding of how websites are built and how to enhance them using best practice SEO, meaning you will have an excellent foundation from which to progress your web design career and knowledge, and you will be able to confidently liaise with other website developers.

There are no prerequisites for this course.

lexible Workforce Development Fund (FWDF)

Claim up to £15,000 for Training your employees

This fund provides Levy Paying Companies an opportunity to up-skill or re-skill Employees and in turn, support economic growth.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • You must be a Levy Paying Employer
  • The Company must be based or operate in Scotland, wholly or partially
  • Employees must reside in Scotland

For more information on applying for this funding, contact our Course Advisors by clicking below:


A funded training opportunity is now available to those facing redundancy or those who have been made redundant from March 2020 onward.

The National Transition Training Fund aims to tackle the rise in unemployment caused by Covid-19 by offering short sharp training opportunities for people to learn in-demand skills.

If you are currently under threat of redundancy, or have been made redundant at any time from the 1st March 2020 and are aged 25 or over, you can access an industry recognised qualification to help you gain employment.

For further information on how to proceed then contact us referencing the course(s) you are interested in.

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