To purchase this micro-credential

Visit the website Graphic Design for the Non-Designer: Introduction and complete the following steps:

  1. Go to “How to Apply” 
  2. Add this micro-credential (and others) to a shopping cart 🛒 
  3. Login or establish your account if you don’t already have one

Course Summary:

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

Learning Outcomes:
  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.

Assessment: Online Quiz

Fee: $45

Duration: 2 hours

Intakes: Enrolments are taken throughout the year on a continuous basis.

Study Mode: Online

Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations: 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 course, students will be awarded Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours, a non-creditable micro-credential (Digital Badge) and a Certificate of Completion.

Course Enquiries: CPD-Enquiries@cqu.edu.au


To purchase this micro-credential

Visit the website Graphic Design for the Non-Designer: Design Principles and complete the following steps:

  1. Go to “How to Apply” 
  2. Add this micro-credential (and others) to a shopping cart 🛒 
  3. Login or establish your account if you don’t already have one

Course Summary:

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

Learning Outcomes:
  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.

Assessment: Online Quiz

Fee: $75

Duration: 3 hours

Intakes: Enrolments are taken throughout the year on a continuous basis.

Study Mode: Online

Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations: 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 course, students will be awarded Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours, a non-creditable micro-credential (Digital Badge) and a Certificate of Completion.

Course Enquiries: CPD-Enquiries@cqu.edu.au


To purchase this micro-credential

Visit the website Graphic Design for the Non-Designer: Design Elements and complete the following steps:

  1. Go to “How to Apply” 
  2. Add this micro-credential (and others) to a shopping cart 🛒 
  3. Login or establish your account if you don’t already have one

Course Summary:

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.

Learning Outcomes:
  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.

Assessment: Online Quiz

Fee: $75

Duration: 3 hours

Intakes: Enrolments are taken throughout the year on a continuous basis.

Study Mode: Online

Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations: 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 course, students will be awarded Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours, a non-creditable micro-credential (Digital Badge) and a Certificate of Completion.

Course Enquiries: CPD-Enquiries@cqu.edu.au


To purchase this micro-credential

Visit the website Practical Skills in Completing a User Experience (UX) Review of Technology and complete the following steps:

  1. Go to “How to Apply” 
  2. Add this micro-credential (and others) to a shopping cart 🛒 
  3. Login or establish your account if you don’t already have one

Course Summary:

This online micro-credential will provide you with the skills and knowledge to understand and apply CQUniversity's Digital User Experience (UX) Principles within the real-world professional setting of a User Experience Review. Through practical examples and exercises the course demonstrates how to assess technology interfaces and enhance your skills in this area. Content covers the minimum level of understanding of aspects of User Experience which should be covered in a review.

This is a non-creditable micro-credential which is awarded a digital badge and Certificate of Completion which can be shared to your social networks and displayed in your professional portfolio.

Learning Outcomes:  

  1. Explain the relationship between the Digital User Experience Principles and their alignment with the goals of CQUniversity
  2. Describe each of the Digital User Experience Principles, and illustrate their application using CQUniversity real-world examples
  3. Appraise any given user interface using the framework of the Digital User Experience Principles
  4. Participate in a digital user experience review, contributing actively to the review process by attending a session and documenting possible UX improvements.

Assessment:  Online Quiz  and Review Attendance

Fee:  Free

Duration:  11 Hours

CPD Hour: 11

Intakes:  Enrolments are taken throughout the year on a continuous basis.

Study Mode:  Online

Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations:

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 course, students will be awarded Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours, a non-creditable micro-credential (Digital Badge) and a Certificate of Completion.

Course Enquiries:  CPD-Enquiries@cqu.edu.au