Squarespace Website Optimisation Workshop

Do you have a Squarespace website that you would like to work on optimising? In this workshop you will learn about the platform, how to update your website, as well as the best practices of web design and how these can be implemented on your site.

Academic Year: 2023/24

Course Code: 11145

Study Type: Part-Time

Education Level Further Education


The following sessions are open for application on this course:

Campus & Course Type Start
Day: Tuesday
Time: 10:00-13:00

Course Overview

This Squarespace workshop is designed to boost your confidence in designing and updating your website so that it draws in your target audience and keeps them on your site.

Throughout the course, we will explore the basics of using Squarespace, then progress to learn the fundamentals of website design, and the best practices you should be following with your website.

Note: This workshop only focuses on the design aspects of a Squarespace website and not the ecommerce functionality. Please contact the Business Services team for details on other support that we offer in this area.

Class time

  • 6 hour online workshop (3 hours p/w x2) to include step by step guides, live demonstrations, collaborative discussions, downloadable resources.  

(Optional 1 hour one to one mentoring available as a follow on at an additional cost).

Additional Support

We can also offer bespoke 1-1 mentoring support in digital areas. Please contact Andrea Kennedy on andreakennedy@serc.ac.uk to learn more.

Ideal If:
You have an existing Squarespace website that you would like to improve or have more control over, or if you would like to learn more about web design and the best practices you should be aware of.

You'll Learn:
  • Best practices of Squarespace web design
  • How to create wireframes to plan out the design of your website
  • An overview of how to use Squarespace
  • How to design your pages using different built in features
  • How to create and manage new and existing pages, blogs and navigation menus
  • Where to apply SEO on Squarespace

You'll Love:

How the workshop includes practical demonstrations and interactive exercises to allow you to have a hands-on learning experience. You will be able to log into your Squarespace site and follow along with any demonstrations, allowing you to learn how to use the platform during the class.

You will also be given a variety of resources that you will be able to download and read through whenever you need. These resources will be valuable in helping you to build your skills once the workshop ends.

You'll Progress:

We also offer a range of other workshops at SERC as well as bespoke 1-1 support to help you get the most out of your digital presence.

Other workshops: ·       

  • Content creation
  • Search Engine Optimization

Specialist support

There is a optional 1 hour one-to-one session with your tutor available, as an add-on to this workshop. This will come at an additional cost, looking specifically at your own Shopify Website and how to apply aspects learnt through the workshop.

You'll Need:

An existing Squarespace website that you have full access to.

The workshops will run online, so in order for you to be able to participate, you will need:

  • A working microphone and speakers
  • A reliable internet connection
  • A laptop or desktop computer

Terms & Conditions

Students will be required to comply with SERC's Terms & Conditions of study.

We strive to ensure the description of courses on SERC's website and in publications is accurate. However, for various reasons there may be occasions when the College may need to change arrangements or be unable to deliver classes due to circumstances such as reduced funding. If there are insufficient numbers applying for a course it may not be viable to deliver the class.

Available Sessions Summary

The following sessions are open for application on this course:

Campus & Course Type Start
Day: Tuesday
Time: 10:00-13:00

Enquiries Information

For more information or help with this course send us an enquiry and a member of our team will get back in touch.

Further Education

Further Education

If you have just completed your GCSEs, Further Education is most likely the option for you. FE covers qualifications from entry to higher level qualifications such as Awards, Certificates, Diplomas, NVQ, BTEC and Apprenticeships.

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Available Sessions

Business Services Course

Funding may be available for this course, please contact us on BusinessServices@serc.ac.uk to discuss if you are eligible. Additional sessions may be available for this course throughout the year. Please contact us to discuss a start date that would be suitable for you.

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Squarespace Website Optimisation Workshop



Day: Tuesday

Time: 10:00-13:00



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