PDC73058 - Graphic Design for the Non-Designer: Design Principles

Duration3 hours
Course codePDC73058


This online micro-credential will provide an introduction to the foundations of graphic design - design principles. It explores the design principles of alignment, proximity, contrast and repetition within your design.



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. Understand how to apply design principles to create effective designs
  2. Identify appropriate use of the following design principles: alignment, proximity, contrast and repetition.


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.