Public Courses

Our public courses require no previous experience and are suitable for both beginners and experienced designers looking to expand their design capabilities. All courses come with a completion certificate, access to online notes for that course, and access to our UX Gym community slack channel for follow-up enquiries and to tap into the combined experience of our course facilitators and UX Gym alumni.

Next public course:

Journey Mapping

Introduction to user/customer journey mapping
Auckland:
Friday, May 7, 2021
COURSE COMPLETED (Will return 2022)
Wellington:
May 21, 2021
COURSE COMPLETED (Will return 2022)
Christchurch:

Learn how to create journey maps that take your customer insights and assumptions and map them out in a visual storyboard for maximum engagement from stakeholders, designers, and decision makers.

Coming up soon:

Design Research

Introduction to user/customer research
Auckland:
Friday, May 14, 2021
COURSE COMPLETED (Will return 2022)
Wellington:
April 16, 2021
COURSE COMPLETED (Will return 2022)
Christchurch:

A practical introduction to user or customer research. Learn the theory and practise the methods of modern design research as you design a research project from scratch, implement it, analyse the findings, and communicate the insights you discover.

Information Architecture

Introduction to information architecture design
Auckland:
Friday, June 11, 2021
Wellington:
Friday, June 25, 2021
Christchurch

Learn one of UX design’s most fundamental skill sets: how to organise the information in a digital product or service so that it makes sense to real people. This course takes you through a human-centred design approach to making digital content findable and understandable.

User Interface (UI) Design

Introduction to designing for screens
Auckland:
Friday, July 9, 2021
Wellington:
Friday, July 30, 2021
Christchurch

Learn how to design a user interface (UI) by learning how people understand and make decisions when using screen-based interfaces, and how to respond to this when making your own design decisions. In this course you put everything you learn into practice by creating your own interface design in professional design software.

Usability Testing and Prototyping

Introduction to testing designs and creating design prototypes
Auckland:
Friday, August 13, 2021
Wellington:
Friday, August 27, 2021
Christchurch

Learn how to run usability testing on existing digital products and services and create clickable prototypes for concepts still in the design stage. This practical course gives you everything you need to make sure the design, implementation and analysis of your tests gives you reliable and usable insights.

UX Intensive Week

A week-long deep dive into user experience design
Auckland:
Monday, September 27, 2021
Wellington:
Monday, October 25, 2021
Christchurch

Take a week-long deep dive into user experience (UX) design. The UX Intensive week takes all our one-day courses, adds extra content that doesn’t fit into the one-day format and allows you to spend more time developing your practical skills in each area.