Canva for Beginners

Course Overview

Are you looking to enhance your digital design skills and take your creativity to the next level? Look no further than our Canva beginners’ class!

In this hands-on course, you’ll learn the basics of graphic design using Canva, the popular and user-friendly design platform. Our experienced instructor will guide you through the process of creating stunning visual content, from selecting colours and fonts to adding images and text.

Throughout the course, you’ll work on real-world exercises that will help you build a portfolio of creative designs to showcase your creativity.

Whether you’re looking to improve your social media posts, create eye-catching posters for your organization, get stuck into some personal projects or simply explore your creativity, this class is perfect for you!

Macquarie Community College operates from a range of venues across northern and western Sydney. We have campuses in Blacktown, Carlingford, Chatswood, Epping, Mt Druitt, and Ryde. Enrol now!

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What you will learn

Course outline

In this course you will:

  • How to navigate the Canva app
  • How to create a design/s for any medium from social media & marketing material to personal passion projects

Course outcome

You will have a basic understanding of Canva and navigating the app and to use it for social media and marketing.

What you need to know

Entry requirements

  • You will need to create a FREE Canva account for yourself (unless they already have one) prior to attending this class.
  • Basic knowledge of using a computer and navigating the internet is essential.
  • Knowledge of saving/downloading & uploading images & documents etc., and print commands are necessary too.

What you need to provide

  • Notebook + pen (including your Canva account username and password)
  • USB/Flash Drive (with any saved images/text you would like to use in your Canva designs)

Coming soon

There are currently no classes scheduled for this course.

Please check back later as classes are added regularly or get in touch for more information.

Delivery Mode

To meet the needs of our students Macquarie Community College balances delivery and engagement across permanent, regular and temporary delivery sites and offer face-to-face, remote zoom classes and self-paced learning options.

Ways to Study

  • On campus

Our college campus locations are:

    • Blacktown
    • Chatswood
    • Carlingford
    • Epping
    • Ryde
    • Mt Druitt
  • Virtual classroom
  • Complete workplace training
  • Combine ways to study


How you got questions? Please see our comprehensive FAQ page for everything you need to know about Macquarie Community College, our policies, student support, application and enrolment procedures.

How to Enrol

Step 1

Anyone 18 years or older may enrol into our non-accredited short courses by: • choosing the course you are interested in and; • finding a day and time that is suitable.

Step 2

After selecting your course and class. click ‘’Enrol Now’’ and enter your details. • You will be asked to verify your email through a secure link sent to your email address. • Once you have returned to the enrolment page you will proceed through the secure checkout and payment process. • Alternatively, you can call customer service on 1300 845 888. To view our Terms and Conditions, please visit:

Step 3

Once your enrolment has been processed, you will receive the following emails: • Enrolment confirmation: you will receive this immediately after your enrolment has been processed. Please check and read your Terms and conditions. • Tax invoice: the payer of your enrolment will receive this immediately after your enrolment has been processed. • Course reminder: you will receive a reminder the day prior to your class commencement. • Zoom link (for remote zoom classes only): you will receive a Zoom link and password the day prior to class commencement. If your course has multiple sessions, use the same link and password to access each session.