Drupal Developer Course


Drupal is an open source content management platform powering millions of websites and applications. It’s built, used, and supported by an active and diverse community of people around the world. Use Drupal to build everything from personal blogs to enterprise applications. Thousands of add-on modules and designs let you build any site you can imagine. Drupal is free, flexible, robust and constantly being improved by hundreds of thousands of passionate people from all over the world.


5 Days

Course Objectives

  • At the end of this IRES training course, participants will learn:
  • Setting up a secure drupal site.
  • Writing Secure Code. Getting Started with Panels.
  • Creating Landing Page. Deciding to Upgrade a module.
  • Posting the Issue.
  • Undertaking the Upgrade.

Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction

  • Introduction
  • What Is Drupal?

 Module 2: Installing Drupal

  • Download and install Drupal 8 development environment
  • Fix Error Status

 Module 3: Theoretical Background

  • Content Management Systems -CMS- Explained
  • Drupal Vs WordPress Comparison
  • Drupal Development Environment

 Module 4: User Management

  • Manage Users

 Module 5: Content Creation

  • Content types - Article and basic Pages
  • Article and Basic Pages
  • Content features
  • Creating Contents
  • Manage default CK Editor
  • Working with Content Revisions
  • Managing Comments
  • Creating Contact Forms

 Module 6: Managing Drupal Content Types

  • Modifying Content Types
  • Creating Custom Content Types

 Module 7: Creating A Simple Site - Menus

  • What Are Menus?
  • Menu Management
  • Adding A New Menu
  • Menu Blocks

 Module 8: Drupal Configurations

  • Managing Blocks
  • Add links to blocks
  • Moving elements within blocks
  • Managing custom blocks

 Module 9: Taxonomy & Filters

  • What is Taxonomy?
  • Adding Controlled Vocabularies
  • Controlled Vocabulary Exercise
  • Adding Exposed Filters

 Module 10: Extending Drupal

  • Extending with Modules
  • Install Contributed Modules
  • Adding a Discussion Forum

 Module 11: Drupal Theming

  • Introducing Drupal Themes
  • Installing Drupal Themes

 Module 12: Drupal Site Maintenance

  • Drupal site Backup
  • Drupal Site Restore
  • Applying Drupal Core Updates

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Benefits of Taking a Course at IRES


Our courses are carefully curated to keep you abreast of latest industry trends, technological advancements, and best practices. We employ a variety of teaching methodologies, including hands-on workshops, case studies, and interactive sessions, all aimed at fostering an engaging and effective learning environment. Our expert instructors bring a wealth of knowledge and real-world experience, providing our clients with insights that can be immediately applied in their professional lives.


Our courses serve as a vibrant platform for professionals to connect and engage with a diverse community of peers, industry leaders, and experts. By participating in our programs, you gain access to an invaluable network that spans across various sectors and geographical boundaries. This networking aspect is not just about forming professional relationships; it's about creating a supportive ecosystem where ideas, opportunities, and collaborations can flourish.


Our courses are designed to challenge and inspire professionals to step out of their comfort zones and explore new horizons. Through a combination of theoretical knowledge and practical application, our programs help professionals refine their existing skills and acquire new ones, making them more versatile and competitive.

FAQs & Course Administration Details:

This training can also be customized to suit the needs of your institution upon request. You can have it delivered in our IRES Training Centre or at a convenient location. For further inquiries, please contact us on Phone: +254 715 077 817 or Email: [email protected].
The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprise of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web-based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields. All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.
Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Institute (IRES) certificate certified by the National Industrial Training Authority (NITA).
Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank on or before start of the course. Send proof of payment to [email protected].
Accommodation and airport pickup are arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer. Email: [email protected] Phone: +254 715 077 817.