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Statement of Attainment Preparatory Skill Set for Professional Graphic Design Practice CUASS00049

Overview

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CIT’s graphic design preparatory skills course can offer you the freedom and flexibility you need to unleash your creative potential.

In just 12 weeks you can learn how to make your print and screen publications look professional with CIT’s Statement of Attainment – Preparatory Skill Set for Professional Graphic Design Practice (CUASS00049). This training is perfect for those intending to pursue a career in graphic design but have little or no design experience, or you just want to gain some design skills to help make your publications look professional.

The preparatory skills training will allow you to:
· Explore fundamental design skills using Adobe InDesign
· Understand principles of layout, typography and colour
· Learn skills and techniques for graphic design, digital media and publishing

Qualification:

Statement of Attainment - Preparatory Skill Set for Professional Graphic Design Practice CUASS00049

Program No:

SA-BD33

Campus:

CIT Reid 

Duration:

This a self-paced online course, with three optional virtual group sessions over the twelve weeks.

Cost Info:

Enrolment fees for this course are based on the costs per subject as indicated below. Subject costs identified as Full Fee receive no government subsidy. Concessions are not available. The fees below apply unless training as an apprentice or trainee.

Indicative Cost:

$920
JobTrainer - Free

Likely Job Outcome:

Successful completion guarantees entry into the Diploma of Graphic Design.

Application Type:

Full Fee; Job Trainer
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Additional Information

You will require a computer capable of running Adobe Creative Suite (CC). Creative Suite is available at a discounted price after enrolment.

Skills Recognition

Entry Requirements

Open Entry.

To study any course at CIT (excluding degrees and non-accredited training) you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

Literacy Skills Information

We suggest that you will need Australian Core Skills Framework literacy levels of at least 3 across reading, writing, learning, oral communication and, depending on your program of study, numeracy skills to successfully complete this program. If you do not have this level, you can still enrol and seek support to improve your skills or you may prefer to begin with the lower level program. Please visit Foundation Skills.

Transition Information

Qualifications at CIT are regularly updated or replaced to meet current industry needs and maximise your employment opportunities. If this occurs while you are part way through a qualification, you may need to vary your learning to meet the new national requirements. CIT will aim to make this as smooth as possible for you.

Subject Cancellations/Changes

To ensure positive outcomes for all students, CIT may need to cancel or change classes at short notice. CIT will make every effort to inform students as soon as changes are made and will also make every effort to offer alternative arrangements for students to meet the requirements of the subject and complete their qualification. In an unfortunate instance when this cannot be met, you will receive a full refund. Please ensure you maintain current contact details via CIT Self Service or by contacting CIT Student Services at infoline@cit.edu.au.


Subject Information



Complete 4 subjects

Complete all 4

  • CUAGRD302   Use typography techniques
    • CIT Code: DSGN147
      Cost: Full fee $220.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to use typography techniques in design work. It applies to individuals working in many industries. They may provide administrative support within an enterprise, or they may work in specialist design and printing companies where print jobs vary from brochures and corporate stationery to artwork for billboards, display banners and textile products. At this level, work would be undertaken independently, but within established guidelines.No licensing, legislative or certification conditions apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBDES302   Explore and apply the creative design process to 2D forms
    • CIT Code: DSGN164
      Cost: Full fee $220.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to explore and creatively apply the design process to the development of two-dimensional (2D) forms. It applies to individuals who apply the creative design process to the development of 2D forms. The unit underpins many other specialised design units.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBDES401   Generate design solutions
    • CIT Code: DSGN168
      Cost: Full fee $260.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to generate design solutions in response to a particular design need. It applies to individuals who generate concepts and solutions in response to a design challenge in any industry context. The starting point may be an open or closed brief; a spontaneous idea; modification of an existing product, service, process or system; or a point in an ongoing design process. This unit builds on BSBDES201 Follow a design process, and places greater focus on research, concept generation and collaboration with others as key aspects of the design process. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CUAGRD401   Research and apply graphic design techniques
    • CIT Code: DSGN145
      Cost: Full fee $220.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to research and apply techniques to produce graphic design work. It involves interpreting work briefs, organising resources, testing ideas, and refining approaches to a range of design challenges.It applies to individuals still developing a full range of skills. Research, experimentation and refinement are used to produce a range of general design works. Individuals generally produce work independently, with guidance as required.No licensing, legislative or certification conditions apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil

Related Courses

Advanced Diploma Graphic Design CUA60315
Diploma Graphic Design CUA50715

More Information

For more information about this course please contact CIT Student Services on (02) 6207 3188 or email infoline@cit.edu.au