Websites: Design and Layout

When developing a new website or evaluating an existing website you should at a minimum consider five key things – appearance, usability, functionality, content and search engine optimisation. This workshop will explores the first three elements and includes the following topics:

  • Website design/appearance:
    • user expectations about where and what content to find on a website
    • when to use graphic designers and web developers
  • Usability
    • using wireframes
    • developing a sitemap
  • Functionality
    • why your website needs to be mobile responsive

Learning Outcomes

  • Identify the steps to designing a website that meets user expectations
  • Recognise the implications associated with mobile devices accessing your website
  • Access tools and resources to assist you with building or enhancing your site.


  • 2 Hours
  • Half Day
  • Full Day
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