WordPress for Beginners 10 Week Evening Class in Cambridge

Christian Mayne teaches the popular WordPress for Beginners course at Hills Road Sixth Form College in Cambridge every term. This ten week long evening course is now entering it’s fourth year and has taught hundreds of people how to use WordPress from a standing start.

This course is aimed at those new to WordPress or those looking to setup or start managing a WordPress website for the first time. Christian will take you from the basics of setting up a WordPress site and adding content and images, through to theme installation, site enhancement with plugins, theme modification and user administration.

You will gain a thorough understanding of the components which make up WordPress, how these components are used and managed, and tricks you can use to quickly and simply improve your WordPress website.

No prior web design experience is required, but this is a technical course and you should be comfortable using a PC and Web Browser.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, using practical hands-on tuition, you will have an understanding of the following features and techniques:

  • Setting Up WordPress from Scratch
  • Creating Pages and Posts
  • Managing WordPress Menus
  • WordPress Widgets and Sidebars
  • Theme Installation, Setup and Modification
  • Plugin Installation and Management
  • WordPress Administration tasks, Backups and Spam Prevention
  • Advanced Plugins: e-commerce, members websites, forums and social networks

The cost of this course is just £125.00 and runs weekly on Tuesday evenings at Hills Road Sixth Form College, Cambridge every term.


Enrollment for this course is with Hills Road Sixth Form College directly. Please call the Adult Education Office on 01223 278002 Monday to Thursday 9am to 7pm and Friday 9am to 4pm during term time and Monday to Friday 9am to 4pm out of term time.