Individuals looking to broaden their career options after secondary school can obtain a diploma in a particular field. These programs typically do not require general education classes, so they take a shorter time to complete.
Graphic designers create art for many different purposes, whether for commercial businesses, an educational program or for a political campaign. Graphic designers work with text, images, color, illustrations and photography in order to communicate the desired message of their clients.
Turn your passion into a rewarding and creative career. With the Graphic Design diploma program at VCAD, you will build a skill set that complements your artistic talents
Are you passionate about page layout? Fascinated by product packaging? Does typography make you swoon? If so, then turn your passion into a rewarding and creative career. With the Graphic Design diploma program at VCAD, you will build a skill set that complements your artistic talents so you can launch a successful career as a graphic designer.
In this program, you’ll focus on learning techniques used in both traditional and computer graphic design, including drawing, design, colour theory and typography, as well as the standard software used in the industry. You’ll learn to design for publications, packaging, advertising, corporate branding and websites. Transition into the professional realm with a portfolio that showcases both your creative flare and impressive skills. Career opportunities exist in a wide variety of fields, including graphic design firms, marketing agencies and advertising companies. Magazines, newspapers, professional printers and web development companies also require graphic designers. Event promotions and planning services may also employ graphic designers....
The Graphic Design Technology program is intended for students wishing to pursue a career in the graphics and digital media industries. Digital media, graphics and image
The Graphic Design Technology program is intended for students wishing to pursue a career in the graphics and digital media industries. Digital media, graphics and image manipulation skills continue to be in high demand.
This program will provide graduates with skills in digital image creation, editing and as well as production pipeline processes required by digital media employers. Students will receive training in a variety of industry standard software including: Adobe Creative Cloud – Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver, and Premiere Pro.
Graphic design is the process of visual communication using typography, photography and illustration in combination with colour, form, shape and texture. Vancouver Career
Graphic design is the process of visual communication using typography, photography and illustration in combination with colour, form, shape and texture. Vancouver Career College’s Graphic Design Technology program offers a range of in-demand skills for students wishing to purse a career in the graphics and digital media industries. As a graduate of this program, you will learn skills in digital image creation, page layout techniques, typography, and use of symbols, images, texts, shape forms and colours to form visual representations of ideas and messages. Using a variety of industry-standard software including Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver and Premiere Pro, you will be able to prepare sketches, layout and other graphic elements, develop storyboards, create printed materials, and determine the best-suited visual mediums to convey desired communications for prospective employers and clients....
Graphic Design is a highly creative methodology of organising typography and images for reproduction both on and offline. There are numerous subcultures within graphic de
Graphic Design is a highly creative methodology of organising typography and images for reproduction both on and offline. There are numerous subcultures within graphic design, which lead to specialist careers such as game design, so you are taught the fundamentals which facilitate transition into these areas. Professional Graphic Designers adapt to designing for web, mobile, TV and the more traditional publishing routes.
Example Graphics skills learned: Page Design, Photography, Advertising & Promotion
Illustration is about creating an image, not just drawing it, using a range of techniques such as printmaking, photography and digital manipulation. Image creation is required for TV and web reproduction and, with skills in illustration, you can find careers in animation....
This program is designed to equip students with the skills necessary to obtain employment in the field of Desktop Publishing, Graphic Design, Artwork, Poster Design, Adve
This program is designed to equip students with the skills necessary to obtain employment in the field of Desktop Publishing, Graphic Design, Artwork, Poster Design, Advertising, and other artistic positions. The student will be familiarized with the most up-to-date software applications for designing and creating artwork.
Grade 12 or equivalent
A minimum final mark of 70%
An overall average of 70%
Students who achieve an average of 90% or more will have an Honours designation on their certificate
Printing and Publishing
Advertising Art Director
The Graphic Design Technology diploma program at CDI College is the right place to start training for your exciting new career in design. In the 42-week program, you'll l
The Graphic Design Technology diploma program at CDI College is the right place to start training for your exciting new career in design. In the 42-week program, you'll learn skills in digital image creation, editing, and production pipeline processes required by digital media employers. You'll also train on industry-standard software, including Adobe Creative Cloud – Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver, and Premiere Pro. Along the way, you'll create an impressive digital portfolio of your work, touching on all your areas of expertise, and highlighting your skills to employers.
Job-Ready Graphic Design Training
Digital media, graphics and image manipulation skills continue to be in high demand, and the Graphic Design Technology diploma program gives you the hands-on training you need to become a graphic design specialist....
The learning outcome of the Advertising and Graphic Design (AGD) program is to enable students to efficiently and creatively design logos, advertisements, images, digital
Spark your creativity
The learning outcome of the Advertising and Graphic Design (AGD) program is to enable students to efficiently and creatively design logos, advertisements, images, digital content, and websites – all while having a visual communication strategy.
As a student, you will learn the concepts and techniques related to basic drawing, typography, color theories, and visual communications. Through studio projects that reflect today’s technological trends, students get hands-on experience applying design theories and principles, graphic design software, advertising, documentation and photography, packaging, and commercial branding.
The focus will be on learning and developing specific skills and techniques, compiling an extensive portfolio, and gaining invaluable work-related experience....
Students will learn about various aspects and techniques of graphic including its design application to packaging, corporate identity, publication design, environmental g
Students will learn about various aspects and techniques of graphic including its design application to packaging, corporate identity, publication design, environmental graphics, advertising design and digital graphics. The development of fundamental skills through Drawing and Principles of Design will be the main focus of learning in Year One, with the inclusion of Typography and Computer Graphics. In the following year, the syllabus will build on creative conceptual design solutions in packaging, publication, corporate identity and other areas. The final year includes practice in a real working environment within advertising agencies and design houses.
Students in this program will have the opportunity to learn to apply the fundamentals of design, typography, illustration and production procedures in creative communicat
Design with Purpose
If you do not have a portfolio representing the foundation courses, the Graphic Design & Foundation for Design program is for you. In this program students learn the fundamentals of design, typography, illustration and production procedures. They are trained in the use of the latest industry software and graduate knowing how to meet the graphic design needs of their clients quickly, creatively and economically. Graduates know how to use powerful imagery to convey ideas and emotion.
Graphic Design & Foundation for Design graduates will have acquired the training and developed the portfolio necessary to interview for entry-level positions in advertising agencies, design studios, publishing houses, web development companies, corporate communications departments, and television studios....
Be awarded two Specialist Diploma in Visual Communications (Graphic design) and Digital Design (UI/UX)
Conceptual Thinking Using Design Thinking Methodologies
This programme will guide you through the various steps of design thinking and the various uses for it, not necessarily limited to the field of design. Design thinking is not just restricted to design, however it is a form of problem solving technique.
As mentioned by the late Steve Jobs, “Design is not what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.” Design thinking follows the similar concept and can be used to simplify processes and solve day to day problems that might arise in an organisation.
Graphic Design & Web Development is an extremely well-rounded program that prepares you for a number of careers. Our graduates are highly sought after by potential em
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It goes without saying you’ve got a keen eye for design. You know that when images and words come together just right, it’s magic on the page. Your ambition knows no bounds and you find the unlimited potential of the Internet and digital applications intriguing. You want to make an impact on the world by combining beautiful design with unparalleled functionality. This isn’t just the future… it’s your future. With this expertise, coupled with your raw talent, you’ll be able to launch into one of these lucrative design careers:...
The diploma program is an introductory course in graphic design. It gives students beginner knowledge of graphic design along with fundamental information to the field. T
The diploma program is an introductory course to graphic design. It gives students beginner knowledge of graphic design along with fundamental information to the field. The most current software is used to help students develop their projects to their highest potential. The classes are led by working professionals who teach the students the basics of the profession such as colour theory, typography, and illustration. The course is built to offer a solid theoretical foundation along with practical skills. Projects are completed individually with the guidance of the professors. This means that by the end of the course the students will have acquired the training and a portfolio that can assist them with finding entry level work positions. In class lectures, desk critiques and presentations all assist the students in producing quality level projects. In addition to class time there are also field trips conducted throughout Italy to give students a higher level of study in a hands-on fashion. Students who are interested in a higher level of study but are not ready for a Bachelor degree can continue with the second year of the diploma program which expands on the information learned in the first year....
Learn the rules of Graphic Design, find out how to design logos, coordinated images and targeted communication campaigns.
The First Level Academic Diploma in Graphic Design is structured with an innovative study plan as it integrates the professional training of the graphic, understood in the most traditional terms (illustration, layout, printing polygraphic techniques), the development of multimedia design addressed to the new digital systems. In the course the expressive potentials are developed in several fields (photography, use of the image and study of chromatology) together with the study of the dynamics of advertising and the consequent responses of the market. Furthermore, the in-depth study of the main illustration and post-production photographic software, of the history of graphics and the web, favors the formation and development of a flexible and competent professional figure within the disciplines in which it operates....
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A career in Graphics Design & Desktop Publishing can be very exciting for individuals with an eye for design. It brings technical ability and creative prowess to the
Course Outline: What You Will Cover
A career in Graphics Design & Desktop Publishing can be very exciting for individuals with an eye for design. It brings technical ability and creative prowess to the fore. Sign up for the course and complete the modules below:
1 Learning the Basics
Computer Graphics History
Bit Depth and File Size
2 Tools and Workplace
How to Set Up a Studio
Selecting Appropriate Tools
3 Raw Materials
Descreen & Black/White Point
Fundamentals of Digital Camera
This intensive program that trains the student ready with the future techniques and technology needed in the Web and Graphic Designing industry.
Diploma in Web & Graphics
This intensive program that trains the student ready with the future techniques and technology needed in the Web and Graphic Designing industry. The training is conduct Monday to Friday, 3Hrs each day, packing up a strong 360 Hrs of rigorous assigned oriented skill development sessions that make you sought after in the industry.
This project-based course will walk the student through different assignments that will make them understand the process of web designing. Assignment based approach makes the student more and more efficient in their aesthetics and innovative skills and technology that is needed for the future web and graphic industry....