Become a Web Developer Today!

Learn how to build websites and web applications

  • The first and only Web Developer Certificate offered in Santa Barbara
  • Convenient schedule for working professionals and full-time students
  • Minimal technology background required, being comfortable with the operating system
  • Start your career off with a strong portfolio
  • Intensive course with 3 nights of 3.5 hour classes per week

Course Details:

  • Duration: 11 weeks
  • Cost: TBD
  • Starts: October 1
Back in Fall 2018!
Free: Pre-register now for the Fall 2018 class.

This does not guarantee a spot in the class.


  • Days: TBD
  • Time: TBD
  • Dates: October 1-December 14
  • Campus: UCSB Campus
  • Instructor: Angel Grablev
Angel Grablev, CEO at Freedcamp Inc. Angel has over 14 years of experience building Web Based systems. He has lead popular Web Development educational blogs and produced the first HTML5 and CSS3 framework. His experience ranges from design, marketing, branding, programming, to sales and management.

Pursue multiple career paths in the Web Development industry


    Start your own Web Development business

    Work with local businesses to build them a web presence. Take on projects ranging from $5,000 - $30,000 and learn how to charge recurring maintenance fees each month.


    Earn a job as a Front-End Developer

    There are numerous opportunities in the Tech Industry. Quickly start a job and rise through the ranks. There is a shortage of Web Developers causing companies to fight for you.


    Build a Web Application as a business

    Have a great idea for a new web based start-up? Learn how to turn your idea into reality and start earning recurring revenues. There has never been a better time for innovators to quickly build their ideas with minimal starting costs.

  • The UCSB Web Developer Certificate

    • Other certificates overwhelm you with learning the fundamentals of numerous technologies. We focus on the core topics, allowing you to master them, making you a better web developer
    • Half the cost of other certificates
    • Shorter program getting you started in half the time
  • In-Person vs Online classes

    • Learning online requires countless hours of reading and staring at a screen which is challenging for most students
    • In-Person classes offer a dedicated instructor helping you understand any concepts you are struggling with
    • An in-person class creates a social environment helping you learn with others and feel a part of a team

Career Support

We’re here to make sure you start your new career right

  • Interview Training

    At the end of the class you will be taught about common interview questions and will go through a mock interview

  • Help You Find a Job

    You will learn how to find a job in the tech industry and even how to prepare your resume for maximum success

  • Starting a Business 101

    We’ll cover the main concepts of what it takes to start a Web Development business and how to acquire clients


Easily one of the hottest careers with the best benefits

  • $40

    Mean hourly wage

  • $82k

    Mean annual salary

  • #31

    in the 100 Best Jobs

  • 27%

    growth in available jobs

Statistics gathered from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and CNN

Course Syllabus

Outline of the topics covered

  1. How does the web work:
    • Domain Names
    • Servers
    • Browsers
  2. Building your first webpage:
    • Tools
    • Basic HTML
    • Images
    • Frameworks
  3. Advanced HTML and HTML5 markup:
    • DOM
    • Forms
    • AJAX
  4. Advanced CSS with LESS:
    • Box Model
    • LESS
    • Responsive
    • CSS3
    • Animations
  5. Code Management:
    • Git
    • Formatting
    • Babel
  6. Assets:
    • Gulp
    • BrowserSync
    • LiveReload
    • Minification
    • Optimization
    • Retina
  7. Javascript, jQuery, and Angular
  8. Backend/Databases:
    • Firestore
    • Firebase
    • AJAX
  9. Building your first web application
  10. Preparation for the Front-End Web Development Industry

Laptop Required

The only requirement for the course is a laptop

  • Nothing to buy: free, open source software will be used
  • 15-20 hours a week estimated commitment, including time for homework and projects
Statistics gathered from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and CNN