Further your abilities and enhance your graphic design career?
Create the career you were built for in the Diploma of Graphic Design. This accredited course is built to help you excel at your chosen career in graphic design.
As practitioners ourselves, we know how to push you and your designs to the forefront of the industry. You career will be placed on the cutting edge with this course, as we teach you to use the skills and tools to achieve your dreams. Our passionate, trained staff will help you become the visual communicator this industry craves.
You will learn advanced techniques in every aspect of design, from digital media, to print collateral and beyond. Being surrounded by staff and students proficient in design, this course lets student’s forge it to their own desires, allowing them to focus on their chosen path whilst receiving the best education possible. Upon course completion, graduates will be ready to delve headfirst into the design world with newfound courage and enhanced abilities that makes them an invaluable asset to any business.
Units of Competency
|BSBDES403||Develop and extend design skills and practice|
|CUAACD501||Refine drawing and other visual representation tools|
|CUAGRD501||Research visual communication history and theory|
|CUAGRD502||Produce graphic designs for 2-D and 3-D applications|
|CUAGRD503||Produce typographic design solutions|
|CUAGRD504||Create and manipulate graphics|
|CUAGRD505||Design and manipulate complex layouts|
|CUAGRD506||Develop graphic design practice to meet industry needs|
|CUAPPR503||Present a body of own creative work|
|BSBDES402||Interpret and respond to a design brief|
|BSBADV509||Create mass print media advertisements|
|BSBADV510||Create mass electronic media advertisements|
|BSBDES501||Implement design solutions|
|CUAACD506||Refine 2-D design ideas and processes|
|CUAACD507||Refine 3-D design ideas and processes|
|BSBCMM401||Make a presentation|
|SITXICT401||Build and launch a small business website|
|CUADIG401||Author interactive media|
|CUAGRD607||Develop graphic designs for branding and identity*|
*The Unit is imported from CUA60315 Advanced Diploma in Graphic Design, as allowed in the Qualifications Packaging Rules
This course will equip you with the knowledge to work as a graphic designer
in-house or to be your own boss – the choice is yours!
Possible career pathways included, but not limited to:
- Freelance Graphic Designer
- Branding and Identity
- Marketing Manager
- Graphic Novelist
- Publishing Designer
- Web Designer
- Packaging Designer
Successful completion of Certificate IV in Design CUA40715, or equivalent.
Starting January 2020
12 months, 1 day and 2 evenings per week; Monday 8:30am – 5pm, Tuesday and Thursday 6 – 9pm
The course is mixed mode delivery of 602 hours of face-to-face learning over 38 weeks, plus additional self-directed study of 10 hours per week.
Students will be assessed throughout the course on a combination of both research assignments and practical projects.