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 (CUASS00105- Preparatory Skill Set for Professional Graphic Design Practice Skill Set)
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
|Statement of Attainment - Preparatory Skill Set for Professional Graphic Design Practice CUASS00105
|Semester 1 2024
|12 Weeks, 5 - 7 hours per week. This a self-paced online course, with three optional virtual group sessions over the twelve weeks.
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.
Further information about fees is available at Course fees and assistance
Likely Job Outcome:
|Successful completion can contribute to entry into other study in Graphic Design.
Entry level work work in operational roles where graphic design material is created using desktop publishing applications, such as Adobe Illustrator.
|Full Fee; Fee Free TAFE
You will require a computer capable of running Adobe Creative Suite (CC). Creative Suite is available at a discounted price after enrolment.
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 course of study, numeracy skills to successfully complete this course. 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 course. Please visit Foundation Skills.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Complete 4 subjects
Complete all 4
- CUADES302 Explore and apply the creative design process to 2D forms
CIT Code: ARTS367 Cost: Full fee $230.00
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 involves exploring ideas and the creative design process, and communicating different ideas through application of design processes to 2D forms.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication. Prerequisites: Nil
- CUADES411 Generate design solutions
CIT Code: DSGN328 Cost: Full fee $230.00
Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to generate design solutions in response to a particular design need. The unit applies to those 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. Prerequisites: Nil
- CUAGRD312 Use typography techniques
CIT Code: DSGN329 Cost: Full fee $230.00
Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to use typography techniques in design work. It applies to those who work in the creative industries that require visual communication solutions. Typography may be applied in print jobs such as brochure and publication layout, poster and logo design or to websites, motion graphics and information graphics. At this level, work would be undertaken independently, but within established guidelines and with guidance as required. Prerequisites: Nil
- CUAGRD411 Research and apply graphic design techniques
CIT Code: DSGN330 Cost: Full fee $280.00
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. The unit applies to those 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. Prerequisites: Nil
|Graphic Design CUA60320
|Graphic Design CUA50720
For more information about this course please contact CIT Student Services on (02) 6207 3188 or email email@example.com