Richard Colley

Online Course Certificates & Website Portfolio

Building a Dynamic Web App using PHP
Building a Dynamic Web App using PHP & MySQL

Issuing authority: Coursera
Issued date: Dec 2020
No Expiration Date
Credential Identifier:
Credential ID WATZUWV5DZJT

Grade: 100%




Executive Data Science Specialization
Executive Data Science Specialization

Issuing authority: Coursera
Issued date: Oct 2020
No Expiration Date
Credential Identifier:
Credential ID WCBHEFLX72QG

Grade: 94%




Mathematics for Machine Learning
Mathematics for Machine Learning

Issuing authority: Coursera
Issued date: Oct 2020
No Expiration Date
Credential Identifier:
Credential ID S8MZA5W5KD68

Grade: 96%




A Crash Course in Data science
A Crash Course in Data Science

Issuing authority: Coursera
Issued date: Dec 2020
No Expiration Date
Credential Identifier:
Credential ID JQRVXB23PMZW

Grade: 97%




Aspirations Play Game Shop
Aspirations Play Game Shop
Built an eCommerce site for my tabletop game shop.This was mostly just template installation with some work on CSV files to import data into the database. Made minor changes to CSS files to  fix some compatibility issues and change layouts.



Skills Used: CSS, MySQL, HTML, Photoshop



Derren Brown Forum
Official Derren Brown Forum
Took over the management and running of the previous PHPBB forum after it was hacked. Cleaned up the database and PHP files and was responsible for the security and updating of the software. Did extensive modifcation of the template files to match the forum to the existing main website design

Skills Used: CSS, PHP, MySQL, HTML, Photoshop



Gary Rhodes
Gary Rhodes Website
Was in charge of the project to develop and build Gary's first major web prescence. Eventually went on to build several of his restaurant websites. The menu was integrated by an employee yet I was still heavily involved in the development, learning a small amount of JS along the way.  

Skills Used: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Photoshop



CES UK Car Parts
CES UK Car Parts
Built from Joomla it required extensive work on the template including implementing an updatable scrolling news module on the front page. worked with the IT department to train them in updating and further development of the site.


Skills Used: CSS, PHP, MySQL, HTML, Photoshop



Aspirations Dance School
Aspirations Dance
One of the many iterations of my dance school website. Previous sites have been built using HTML, Joomla and Zen Cart. Currently using Shopify to allow for an increase in online sales due to the current pandemic.


Skills Used: CSS, HTML, Photoshop



Haunted Chester
Haunted Chester Tourism Site
Worked with a local tourism guide writer to build a website detailing Chester's haunted past. The website was built using HTML but it did have a PHPBB forum attached that was installed and modified to fit the theme of the main site.


Skills Used: CSS, PHP, MySQL, HTML, Photoshop



Philip Martin Pianist
Philip Martin Pianist
Joomla site for a renowned Irish pianist & composer. Mostly focused on design elements of the template using CSS & HTML. Provided training to the client on the use of the software for ongoing updates


Skills Used: CSS, PHP, MySQL, HTML, Photoshop



Lakeside Barn & Cheshire Cooks
Lakeside Barn & Cheshire Cooks
Joomla site for a very well-respected small hotel owner for their luxury bed & breakfast and cookery school. One of many sites built for them over the years that had extensive modifications made to the templates and modules.


Skills Used: CSS, PHP, MySQL, HTML, Photoshop



Magic Inspirations
Magic Inspirations
Website for the  world famous mentalist Banachek for his magic supplies business. repurposed the JavaScript menu from a previous site and provided training to the client on how to use FTP and basic HTML editing to make changes to the page content for ongoing updates       

Skills Used: CSS, HTML, JavaScript, Photoshop



Dungeons & Dragons Forum
Dungeons & Dragons Forum
Installed Vanilla forum software to develop and build a small community forum for a group of people to play the popular roleplaying game Dungeons & Dragons online.



Skills Used: PHP, MySQL



Learn to Dance
Learn to Dance 
Built a dance related website with a searchable database of dance schools from around the United Kingdom. Site was built mainly with HTML but had a rudimentary PHP form with SQL queries to allow people to add their details to the database and a simple PHP database search form for results.       

Skills Used: CSS, PHP, SQL, HTML, Photoshop



Christening UK
Christening UK
Ecommerce site built from Zen Cart. Quite extensive modifications made to the template including cleaning the database and PHP files after the site was hacked. Provided training to the client on the use of the software for ongoing updates         

Skills Used: CSS, PHP, MySQL, HTML, Photoshop