Learn how to create, get creative and impress with Canva

Canva can help you create business material, from logo to presentations, leaflets to videos. This online course will take you step-by-step through how to create with Canva.

Canva is a type of graphic design online website that allows anyone to create most business essentials, such as social media images, flyers, presentations and even logos! This can be quite time consuming to pick up, and, as research has shown, confusing. 

This course is your perfect companion to learning the basics and key skills for gaining confidence with Canva. Learn top tips, useful tricks and best of all, enjoy continued support through a dedicated Facebook Group, that will continue to update you as you continue your Canva experience.

The course is right for you if…

  • You are starting your own business and would like to create your own graphics
  • You’d like to save money by doing your own graphics
  • You would like to improve your knowledge of Canva, perhaps you’ve tried previously but given up!
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Who is this course for?

  • Business owners

    Business owners who would like to create their own marketing materials and social media assets.

  • Marketing assistants

    Marketing assistants who would like to learn a new skill, perhaps considering freelancing or enhancing their current knowledge

  • Administrators

    Administrators who are looking to upskill, and use the functions in their day to day job

In more detail

Let's look at the Aims and Outcomes

The aim of this course is to:  provide information and tips to help you create marketing material, to brand and in various formats. Informative videos will guide you through each area, and additional support via a Facebook group for continued support


Outcomes

By the end of the course you will be able to:

  •  Confidently navigate the menu Canva
  • Know how to create a leaflet, video or social media asset confidently 
  • Get familiar with the templates and how to edit to your branding, colour and liking
  • How to upload a photo and use in your images
  • How to change the shape of images
  • How to use the colours of a photo or logo in your template
  • How to save an image to different formats
  • How to save your designs to a folder  
  • How to create a QR code, and how to use it in your everyday business communications
  • How to create a logo in Canva                 

Course curriculum

  • 1

    WELCOME

    • Welcome

    • Masterclass Welcome Video

    • About the Masterclass

  • 2

    THE HOME SCREEN

    • Home Screen

    • Home Screen Tips

  • 3

    LEARNING THE BASICS

    • The Bassics

    • Starting from scratch

    • Adding extra features

    • Basic Tips and Homework

    • Getting Started Handout

  • 4

    HOW TO CREATE A FACEBOOK COVER IMAGE

    • Creating a Facebook Cover

    • Create a Facebook Cover Image Handout

  • 5

    HOW TO CREATE A FLYER AND MENU

    • Creating a Flyer or Menu new

    • Leaflet Tips and homework

    • Making a Leaflet Handout

  • 6

    HOW TO CREATE A VIDEO

    • Create a Video post

    • Video Tips

  • 7

    HOW TO CREATE A LOGO

    • Create a logo

  • 8
  • 9

    ...And finally

    • When to Use Canva Pro

    • How to 'GET YOUR CERTIFICATE'

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Instructor Bio

Sara Appleton

Sara Appleton is a Digital Marketing professional who in the midst of 2020 decided she was going to embark on helping smaller businesses with their marketing and established herself as a freelance marketer. She has trained many individuals from a variety of business backgrounds in Canva, and created marketing materials using the platform, and now brings a tailored introduction to you so you can efficiently create your own masterpieces.

Testimonials

“Great beginner’s introduction to canva this morning. Thank you, Sara. Easy to follow presentation and helpful advice.”

Susan Atkinson, Utility Warehouse

“A brilliant canva beginners’ workshop from Sara. I’d dabbled with it a couple of years ago but struggled with the basics. I picked up lots of useful tips on how to create a Facebook ad. Highly recommended. ”

Sally Kingston, Sally Fitness & Health

“Sara has worked with us on a number of projects across social media, blog creation and design. Loads of fantastic ideas, super flexible, creative copywriter and knowledgeable as well as being a lovely person to work with. ”

Rosie Wareham, Baobab Digital