PDC65716 - Graphic Design for the Non-Designer: Introduction

Duration2 hours
Course codePDC65716


This micro-credential will be provide an introduction to the fundamentals of graphic design. It explores what graphic design is and how the audience, purpose and context affect the design.

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


2 hours

  1. Identify audience, purpose and content and how these impact your design choices
  2. Understand how choice in typography and images influence your target audience
  3. Identify constraints and expectations that may restrict your design choices.


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.