UX Design Micro-credential (Level 5) - A

Online - 21 October 2024

YB Short Courses

Fees Free!
NZQA Level: 5
NZQA Credits: 7
Learning Style: Mixed Online / In-Person Learning
7 weeks
Start Date:
End Date:
9 December 2024

New Zealand's only UX Design Micro-credential teaches you how to create the most valuable and effective solutions for your audience and customers.

Part-time Evening Course | Tuesday & Thursday evenings | 6pm - 9pm | Remote Learning | 7 credits at Level 5

During this seven-week part time course you’ll learn the full process of UX Design. Exploring the role of UX Designer, you’ll learn the importance of UX Design and its impact on usability. The skills you learn can be applied to a range of contexts, including web and app design for desktop and mobile.

  • This UX Design Micro-credential will give you the foundation knowledge of user experience design principles and practices, and to develop practical skills using UX tools and platforms.

  • How to research your users and create experiences tailored to their needs, while meeting the business requirements of a project.

  • Apply the principles of design to screen, interface and navigation design, and create working prototypes.

  • How to create effective usability tests to gather important user feedback.

  • Use iterative design process to prepare your design solution for development.

  • Ideal for those that want to combine their existing web design/development skills with UX Design expertise.

Live Online Classes: Live online classes are a friendly and supportive alternative to watching video tutorials – you’re able to ask questions and receive answers from an experienced Graphic Designer in real time. Your mentor will share their screen, demonstrating professional tools and techniques, then support you as you follow along, completing activities during class time.

Blended Campus

UX Design Micro-credential (Level 5)

Enrolment Requirements
Please see below on the course entry requirements and other information before enrolling. Upon application, we will request the following information and documentation before you start the course.

  • Completed Enrolment Form - Upon application we will ask you to complete an enrolment form.

  • Verified Form of ID - We require certified copies of your identity and residency documentation. This can be a valid passport or birth certificate.

  • Proof of NZ Residency or Citizenship - If not stated on your passport of birth certificate, you will also need to provide proof of citizenship/residency in New Zealand if applying as a domestic student. 

  • International Students - Please contact us directly here to finalise enrolment and payment opposed to applying online. This micro-credential is open to individuals living or residing in New Zealand only.

Learners will be eligible to enter this Micro-credential if they:

  • Are at least 16 years old

  • Have basic computer skills and an interest in UX Design

  • Hold NCEA Level 2 or equivalent evidence that they have the ability to succeed in the micro-credential

  • Students with English as a second language require IELTS 5.5 (General or Academic) with no band lower than 5.0.

Remote Learning Requirements
You will need a computer that has access to reliable internet, web cam and microphone.

Domestic Students: $420.00* (including GST)
*Fees subject to change

International Students: $1,575.00 tuition fee + $447.50 registration fee (including GST)**

**International students, Please contact us directly here to finalise enrolment and payment opposed to applying online. This micro-credential is open to individuals living or residing in New Zealand only.

Payment Options (Domestic Students only)
Pay by Invoice (Eligible for Organisations/Schools only)
Pay at a Campus (During office hours only)


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