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.

Utilising the latest Adobe Creative Cloud products including Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator, students will gain a diverse range of skills in technical and theoretical design principles and their application in everyday design.

Expand on your creative talents through practical exercises in typography, branding, packaging, digital and online design, illustration and portfolio design, all while working in a collaborative, studio environment.

Completion of this course will award you the skills you need to work individually or collaboratively as a graphic designer, digital artist or illustrator within the creative industries environment. Successful completion also provides great articulation opportunities into higher education courses.

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

CUA50720 – Course Guide Brochure

Duration: 60 weeks

Classes: Delivered over 2 days a week

Intakes: Contact EET

Diploma of Graphic Design 105824J CUA50720
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