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Diploma of Graphic Design

CUV50311

  • Prepare yourself for a broad range of roles including Graphic Designer, Illustrator, or Junior Art Director, with a Diploma of Graphic Design (CUV50311)
  • Learn from industry professionals with connections to top design associations
  • Choose to study online or in-class

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At a glance

Study mode

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OnlineIn-class

Provider

CATC Design School (RTO 0269)
Career Opportunities
  • Graphic Designer
  • Junior Art Director
  • Brand and Identity Designer
  • Illustration and Concept Artist
  • Packaging Designer
  • Corporate Designer
  • Advertising Designer
Recognition

Nationally recognised - meets Australian Qualifications Framework standards.
Recognised by the Australian Graphic Design Association.

Prerequisites

Year 12 or successful completion of a Language Literacy & Numeracy (LLN) test.
Examples of artwork.

Location

NSW - Sydney

QLD - Brisbane

VIC - Melbourne

Online

Course length
Mixed mode: 1 year full time (3 trimesters) | Mixed mode: 2 years part time (6 trimesters) | Online: 1 year full time or 2 years part time
Study mode

Online

In-class

Assessment
Written & practical assignments, competency-based assessments
Start date

Six start dates per year. 

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Provider
CATC Design School (RTO 0269)
Payment options

Study now pay later – VET FEE-HELP

Upfront payment

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Price
The total cost varies depending on the payment option
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Prerequisites

  • Year 12 or successful completion of a Language Literacy & Numeracy (LLN) test.
  • Minimum of 3 pieces of design artwork

What you'll learn

Become trained in:

  • Meeting design challenges
  • Developing design solutions
  • Basic typography
  • Using graphic design software
  • Basic knowledge of graphic design trends and technologies
  • Commercial illustration
  • Strengthening your creative voice

Course structure

14 units

Units

  1. Advertising

  2. Career Preparation

  3. Design Industry

  4. Design Software

  5. Drawing & Colour

  6. Finished Art

  7. Illustration

  8. Interactive Media

  9. Packaging

  10. Publishing

  11. Specialisation

  12. Symbols & Branding

  13. Typography

  14. Visual Communication

  15. Web

Support and delivery

Studying with CATC Design School

When you study online with CATC Design School, you can:

  • Study from anywhere, when it suits you best.
  • Graduate with the identical qualification as an on-campus student.
  • Get comprehensive support from teachers via phone and email.
  • Access course materials online.
  • Interact with teachers and fellow students via platforms like virtual classrooms, forums and video calls.

If you study online, you’re welcome to visit your closest campus and meet with tutors for one-on-one assistance.

Payment options

There are 2 ways you can pay for this course:

1. Study now pay later – VET FEE-HELP

If you are eligible, you can pay for this course through the Australian Government’s VET FEE-HELP loan scheme.

This means you don’t need to pay upfront for the course if you:

2. Upfront payment

You can pay for this course upfront via credit card or bank transfer.

To understand more about payment options or find out if you’re eligible for a funding entitlement, contact a SEEK Learning Consultant.

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