Is learning "PHP only" good enough?
PHP is a server-side programming language which is processed by Apache Web Server; before they are sent to a client computer(Web Browser). PHP is available on 98% of the Web hosting servers in the world. It runs some of the biggest web sites on the Internet including Facebook.com! PHP also serves as the platform for most CMS platforms, such as WordPress, Joomla & Drupal even Magento.
Rich Internet Application & LAMP Stack are 2 such courses which are ideal for learning advanced web development technologies.
Course Name: Rich Internet Applications - RIA
RIA is a 6 week Course specially designed to cover all the inter-dependencies for developing a web application or website. The syllabus covers all important topics which any Web Development or Software company would demand from you.
After completing the course - you will be able to apply for any of the 2 career tracks - as a Web Designer or as a Backend Developer. If you want know more about Rich Internet Apps, read this wiki
Course Name: LAMP - Stack
LAMP is a solution stack(bundle or collection) of free, open source software. LAMP stands for Linux, Apache Web Server, MySQL database and PHP
After completing LAMP course in 2 months- you will be able to apply for any of the 3 career tracks - as a Web Designer or as a Backend Developer or as a Web Server Administrator. To know more about the LAMP Solution stack, read this wiki