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Professional Certificate in UI

Next intake: October 4th, 2022 3-month programme
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Subsidised government funded rate : €1095
Full Rate : €2050

Professional Certificate in UI

Next intake commencing October 2022

UI (user interface) skills are sought worldwide and invaluable to enhancing the visual appearance of websites and apps and bringing products to life for anyone involved in digital product design and development.

Why get certified in User Interface?

  1. Better communications  – Strong communication skills lead to effective designs. Build your confidence and authority with inside-out knowledge of this critical domain.
  2. Deeper knowledgeValidate your existing knowledge and push deeper into the latest design techniques and trends.
  3. Diverse skills Learning never stops. Boost your career and differentiate your skillset with a world-class, credit-rated certification.

Programme Details

Duration:  3 months, self-paced 

Get certified in 3 months following a flexible, structured learning path.

Delivery:  Fully online  

The course is delivered entirely online, including on-demand video, mentoring, and support.

Assessment:  Exam and projects  

Before getting certified, you’ll be assessed during a 60-minute online exam.

Programme and syllabus

What’s covered in the course*

These are the ten comprehensive modules in the course that cover all aspects of best practice UI design:

  • Introduction to UI design
  • Brands and personality
  • Layout Design principles
  • Interactivity
  • Typography Colour, shapes and effects
  • Iconography and imagery
  • Design process
  • Presenting designs

*scroll down for details on each module.

Who is it for?

  • Graphic designers and digital designers who want to upskill in UI design
  • UI designers who want to strengthen their knowledge and craft
  • UX professionals who want to become more rounded product designers
  • Anybody with a design background looking for a creative job in tech


Deadline for applications: 30th September 2022

Commencement Date: 4th October 2022

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Professional Certificate UI Brochure 2022


Design Skillnet’s subsidised government-funded rate*: €1095
Full Rate: €2050


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UX Design Institute

About UX Design Institute

The UX Design Institute is setting the gold standard in UX education across the globe. Formerly known as UX Training, they have trained thousands of digital professionals across the globe and helped them pursue successful careers in UX design. Their alumni now work as UX designers with some of the world’s leading companies; Google, Facebook, IBM, Aer Lingus, Accenture, Vodafone, Virgin, Dell, Three, WorkDay and many more.

Design Skillnet training focuses on helping designers and creatives in their careers and their businesses to up-skill their teams and attract and service clients in a rapidly changing commercial landscape.


Understand the role of the UI designer and why good UI matters.

Discover how to infuse a brand’s personality into any design.

Acquire the fundamentals of layout: grids, alignment and space.

Guide users through your interface using the principles of design.

Explore the various components that make a design interactive.

Understand the importance and power of typography in design.

Discover the role of colour, shapes and effects in UI design.

Identify how to use icons, illustrations and images to maximum effect.

Learn how an interface goes from sketches to a polished interface.

Learn how to prepare designs for presentation and handover.

Develop your UI portfolio through a series of step-by-step activities. 

Get assessed on your knowledge through a final exam.

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