Centre for Continuing Education

eCommerce Course with Magento

ecommerce. Learn how to make profits online.

This Magento course is suitable for business owners and anyone interested in understanding how to use the Magento ecommerce platform for their online business. This course is “hands on”, working with the backend and frontend of Magento exploring the structure, navigation, modules, themes, and promotions. You will learn how to optimise your Magento ecommerce site with best practices.


By the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • login and navigate using the backend application of Magento
  • add products, product attributes, product groups, product images and meta data
  • manage online sales, invoicing and shipment
  • manage customers and customer groups
  • understand how themes and templates work
  • add content pages using CMS.


Core requirements

  • Products or services
  • Domain Name/s
  • Hosting
  • Security
  • Planning/time management
  • Budgeting

Using the dashboard

  • Store configuration
  • Setting up payment module
  • Configuring tax and localisation

Sales and orders

  • Checking Orders
  • Creating Invoicing
  • Setting shipments
  • Setting up tax


  • Managing products
  • Managing categories and sub categories
  • Creating product attributes
  • Adding tags


  • Managing customers
  • Managing customer groups
  • Managing online customers


  • Creating price rules
  • Adding web pages

Delivery style

Delivery will occur over one-day as face-to-face mode. You will have access to a hosted ecommerce accounts throughout the session to evaluate how Magento operates.


Magento Community Edition (CE) is used for training purposes. This platform is identical to Magento Enterprise Edition, except that the Enterprise Edition includes Service Level Agreements and some additional modules and plug-ins not provided as part of the Community Edition.


  • Expert trainers
  • Central locations
  • Small class sizes
  • Free, expert advice
  • Student materials – yours to keep
  • Statement of completion

What others say.

  • The tutor is excellent, a real knowledgeable professional who also knows how to teach.

  • This is the second course I have completed with this tutor. His knowledge of web development and business is fantastic. I will be attending many of his future short courses.