About this course

Tech Type Premium
Course Code TTFVI
Duration 2 Days
Special Notices

This course is delivered as a classroom blended course with a 2 day face to face workshop and online activities.

This workshop will help L&D professionals or those involved in producing visual material communicate a powerful visual message. The principles covered can be applied to slides for training courses, presentations, webinars, online presentations and digital learning*.

It ensures that slide designs are effective and stimulating regardless of subject matter or any IT presentation tools that are available and will be transferable when designing other support material.

* Please note: this course provides you with the core principles of visual design, rather than principles of eLearning design, which are covered on the eLearning Design course.

Who is it for?

The course is suitable for anyone whose role includes creating slides, eg for training courses, presentation, online presentations, webinars or digital modules and who wish to create a more effective dynamic visual content.

What the delegates will learn

  • The concept of visual impact
  • Applying the principle of graphic design
  • The language of typography and spacing
  • Using grids to organise graphic elements and working with hierarchy
  • The Colour Wheel
  • Locating, creating and working with appropriate graphic design elements
  • Creative ways of displaying statistical information

What's included in the course?

  • Pre-course work
  • Evening work
  • Assessment

Next steps

  • eLearning Design
  • Digital Writing Skills
  • Designing Workplace Learning

Course objectives and assessment

Delegates will apply the principles of visual design to produce a digital artefact of their choice to meet the TAP Visual Impact Profile.

Session details

Session 1: Visual communication and the human brain

In this session, we consider:

  • Visual and information processing
  • Cognitive science
  • Dual modality and redundancy principles
  • The Gestalt theory of perception
  • Gestalt and graphic design

Session 2: Elements of visual design

In this session, we consider:

  • The power of colour
  • The language of typography
  • Working with graphics
  • Sourcing images

Session 3: Planning for visual impact

In this session, we consider:

  • Obtaining the brief
  • The planning process
  • How to make the message stick

Session 4: Strategies for developing creativity

In this session, we consider:

  • Methods for generating creative ideas
  • Mind mapping

Session 5: Secrets of visual impact

In this session, we consider:

  • Strategies for directing the eye
  • Simplifying, harmonising and unifying
  • Providing space
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Delivery method

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Face-to-face learning in the comfort of our quality nationwide centres, with free refreshments and Wi-Fi.

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