Design Courses


This qualification reflects the role of individuals who combine technical, creative and conceptual skills to create designs that meet client requirements and solve a range of visual communication challenges. Practice at this level is underpinned by the application of design theory and practice and the ability to analyse and synthesise information from a range of sources to generate design solutions.

Entry Requirements

To enter this qualification, individuals must provide evidence of their technical skills and ability to:

  1. produce multiple examples of graphic design work that respond effectively to different design challenges
  2. produce typography that supports the overall design solution
  3. use graphic design industry software

Skills may have been acquired through personal or work experience, or through formal study.

For direct enrolment to Dip of Graphic Design, students would need to submit a portfolio:

Portfolio Criteria:

  1. The portfolio should be one single PDF file no more than 3MB
  2. Showcase a minimum of five (5) pieces of work across the range of work must be the use of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator or InDesign

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Design Courses


Graphic designers work in many different commercial and community contexts across both print and digital media.

At this level, the designer is likely to be working in junior or generalist roles. Their work may include or have links to areas such as advertising and promotion, branding, corporate identity, instructional design and digital media.

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