JavaScript Essentials Course

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We are proud to offer this course in a variety of training formats to suit your needs. We use the highest quality learning facilities to make sure your experience is as comfortable as possible. Our face to face calendar allows you to choose any classroom course of your choice to be delivered at any venue of your choice - offering you the ultimate in convenience and value for money.

July 2024

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JEC01 29 Jul 2024 - 9 Aug 2024 10 days Mombasa, Kenya KES 182,000 | $2,200 Register
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July 2024

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JEC01 15 Jul 2024 - 26 Jul 2024 10 days Half-day KES 120,000 | USD 1,398 Register
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10 days
KES 182,000 | $2,200
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10 days
KES 165,000 | $2,200
15 Jul - 26 Jul
10 days
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July 2024

15 Jul - 26 Jul
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KES 120,000 | $ 1,398
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JavaScript is the backbone of modern web development, enabling dynamic and interactive websites that engage users and provide rich user experiences. It's a must-know language for anyone aspiring to become a proficient web developer or a full-stack engineer. From front-end web development to back-end server-side scripting, JavaScript plays a pivotal role in shaping the digital landscape.

In this course, we will start with the fundamentals, ensuring that you have a solid understanding of JavaScript syntax and core concepts. We'll then delve into more advanced topics such as DOM manipulation, asynchronous programming, and interacting with web APIs. Along the way, you'll have the opportunity to build real-world projects that apply your newfound knowledge and skills, reinforcing your learning through hands-on experience.

No prior programming experience is required to get started, but if you do have some background in coding, you'll find plenty of challenges and opportunities to expand your horizons. By the end of this course, you'll be equipped with the knowledge and confidence to create interactive websites, web applications, and even dive into the world of server-side development with Node.js.


10 days

Who Should Attend:

  • Web Developers who need to get to grips with the fundamentals of client-side scripting using JavaScript, in order to improve the functionality of user interfaces, web forms, controls, and so forth. Also suitable for people who want to go on to learn more about AJAX or jQuery.


  • Be comfortable with HTML and some CSS.
  • Knowledge of XML would be useful(but these are not mandatory)

Course Level:

Course Objectives

By the end of this course, you will have learned to:

  • Understand JavaScript fundamentals.
  • Learn how to work with variables, data types, and operators.
  • Explore control structures and loops.
  • Manipulate the Document Object Model (DOM) for dynamic web content.
  • Handle user input and events.
  • Implement error handling and debugging techniques.
  • Work with functions and object-oriented programming in JavaScript.
  • Build practical projects to apply your knowledge.

Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to JavaScript

  • Architecture of a Web application
  • Setting Up Your Development Environment
  • Writing Your First JavaScript Code
  • Variables and Data Types
  • Operators and Expressions
  • Working with Strings and Numbers
  • Comments and Best Practices

Module 2: Control Structures and Functions

  • Conditional Statements (if, else, else if , switch)
  • Loops (for, while, do-while)
  • Functions and Scope
  • Arrays and Iteration

Module 3: DOM Manipulation and Events

  • Introduction to the DOM
  • Selecting DOM Elements
  • Modifying DOM Elements
  • Handling Events
  • Adding and Removing Elements
  • Working with Forms

Module 4: Error Handling and Debugging

  • Common JavaScript Errors
  • Debugging Tools and Techniques
  • Error Handling with Try...Catch
  • Debugging JavaScript Code

Module 5: Object-Oriented Programming in JavaScript

  • Introduction to Objects and Constructors
  • Prototypes and Inheritance
  • Object-Oriented Patterns
  • Building an Object-Oriented Application

Module 6: Window and Document Management

  • Interacting with the browser
  • Managing windows
  • Interacting with the status bar
  • Using timeouts, frames, and cookies
  • Managing documents
  • Detecting nodes
  • Searching for nodes
  • Adding content to the page

Module 7: Advanced Event Handling

  • The core event model
  • Understanding the Event object
  • Event propagation
  • Cross-browser events

Module 8: JavaScript and CSS

  • Types of style sheets
  • Modifying styles of an element
  • CSS and positioning
  • Object models for DHTML
  • Portability

Module 9: Asynchronous JavaScript

  • Introduction to Asynchronous Programming
  • Callback Functions
  • Promises and Async/Await
  • Fetch API and AJAX
  • Handling HTTP Requests

Module 10: Introduction to ES6+

  • Arrow Functions and Template Literals
  • Let, Const, and Block Scope
  • Destructuring and Spread/Rest Operators
  • Classes and Modules
  • Promises and Async/Await (Advanced)
  • Introduction to ES6+ Features

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Course Administration Details:


The instructor-led training is delivered using a blended learning approach and comprises 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).


The training will be held at IRES Training Centre. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments and lunch.

All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.


Accommodation and airport pickup are arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.

Email:[email protected].  

Mob: +254 715 077 817


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 Tel: +254 715 077 817.

Mobile: +254 792516000+254 792516010 or mail [email protected]


Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank before the course start date

Send proof of payment to [email protected]

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