PDC73059 - Graphic Design for the Non-Designer: Design Elements

Duration3 hours
Course codePDC73059


This micro-credential introduces the building blocks of good design: design elements. It explores how the design elements such as line, shape, space, texture, size, colour, value and balance can be used to create impactful designs.

This online micro-credential provides a non-creditable micro-credential and digital badge which can be shared to your social networks and displayed in your professional portfolio.



Career Opportunities

Undertaking this micro-credential enables students to meet their Continuing Professional Development obligations and industry update requirements in their profession. Upon successful completion of the micro-credential, students will be awarded Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours, a non-creditable micro-credential (Digital Badge) and a Certificate of Completion. 

Structure & Availability

Standard Micro-credential Structure


3 hours

  1. Learn how various design elements such as line, shape, space, texture, size, colour and value can impact and enhance your design
  2. Understand how white space and balance can add impact to your design.


Online Quiz


There are no entry requirements to enrol in this course, however it is recommended for people interested in design.

Fees & Scholarships

How to apply

For direct access to this micro-credential, visit our Learning Management Site: Be Different.

Simply set up an account on the site to pay and access the micro-credential you wish to study.