Creating Visual Content and Graphic Designs

Strong visual content is a huge asset to any organisation that wishes to stand out from the crowd online. Whether you are developing content for a website or aiming to achieve more impactful social media posts, creating effective visual content is a must! If you would like to achieve professional looking graphics, then this practical course will help you to:

  • Understand how to design graphics for use on websites and social media platforms
  • Understand how to design logos, reports and visuals for social media posts
  • Explain the importance of colour, space, contract, symmetry, fonts and images in graphic design

Target Audience

This course is designed for participants who hold marketing or communications roles in businesses or non-profit organisations e.g. Committee PRO, general administrator, centre co-ordinator, small business owner, marketing communications officer.

Course Structure

The course is divided into twelve component parts and takes approximately 3 hours to complete. Topics are self-contained to facilitate micro-learning for the time conscious participant.

Topic 1: Using Canva as a graphic design tool
  • An introduction to online graphic design tool Canva
  • Creating a Canva account
  • Creating a design in Canva

Topic 2: Selecting Fonts and using space, contrast and symmetry effectively
  • The importance of getting visual content right
  • Typography terms
  • Typographical contrast
  • Spacing contrast
  • Shape contrast

Topic 3: Selecting colours, images, vectors and icons
  • Colour associations
  • Using images, vectors and icons

Topic 4: Getting Started – Social Media Profile Covers
  • How to create a Facebook Event Cover
  • How to create a Twitter Cover
  • How to create a LinkedIn Banner

Topic 5: Getting Started – Creating Visuals for Social Media Posts
  • How to design an Instagram post

Topic 6: Getting Started – Creating Online Banner Advertisements
  • Online Advertising
  • Methods of Advertising Online Explained
  • Banner Ads

Topic 7: Create a Company Logo
  • How to create a company logo
  • Colour Associations in Logo Design

Topic 8: Create Company Letterheads and Compliment Slips
  • How to create company letterheads and compliment slips

    • Topic 9: Create a Trifold Brochure
      • How to create a trifold brochure

      Topic 10: Create an A4 Promotional Flyer and Event Invitation
      • How to create an A4 Promotional Flyer
      • How to create an Event Invitation

      Topic 11: Create an Annual Report
      • How to create an Annual Report

      Topic 12: Quick Links – Online Resources
      • Quick access to website resources

      Upon successful completion of the final course assessment each participant will be able to independently download a Certificate of Course Completion.


      The course costs €43.05 per participant for 60 days course access.

      Commence the Course

      Click on the ‘Take This Course’ link below to sign up for the course. You will be asked to pay for the course via Paypal. If you would prefer to be invoiced and pay by EFT, please contact CramdenTECH Client Services.


      Contact CramdenTECH Client Services on 087-2194541 or at email