Diploma of Graphic Design (CUV50311)

Qualification: Diploma
Course Code: CUV50311
Study mode: Online
Payment options: VET FEE-HELP may be available
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Duration: 39 weeks
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Awarded by: Careers Australia Education Institute (RTO 22479)
This course meets Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.

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About this course

Offered by Careers Australia, the Diploma of Graphic Design (CUV50311) equips you with the complete range of practical skills needed to launch your career in graphic design. From tangible design skills across typography, branding, illustration and digital software, to learning how to present your design work and respond effectively to client design briefs, you will graduate from this course ready to take on design work in a range of commercial settings.

Eligibility

Applicants must submit a design portfolio that contains a rationale of their creative approach and 6-10 pieces of original work that demonstrates:

  • Planning and conceptualisation
  • Understanding of both digital and print design principles
  • Understanding of branding
  • Skills with Adobe Creative Suite e.g InDesign, Illustration and Photoshop
  • Skills in typesetting

It is also recommended that applicants be at least 16 years of age.

Areas of study

In this Diploma of Graphic Design (CUV50311) course, the units of competency you will study include:

  • CUVGRD501A - Research visual communication history and theory
  • BSBDES403A - Develop and extend design skills and practice
  • CUVACD501A - Refine drawing and other visual representation tools
  • CUVGRD503A - Produce typographic design solutions
  • CUVGRD502A - Produce graphic designs for 2D and 3D applications
  • CUVGRD504A - Create and manipulate graphics
  • CUVGRD505A - Design and manipulate complex layouts
  • CUVGRD506A - Develop graphic design practice to meet industry needs
  • BSBDES402A - Interpret and respond to a design brief
  • BSBCRT401A - Articulate, present and debate ideas
  • CUFDIG502A - Design web environments
  • CUFDIG403A - Create user interfaces
  • CUFDIG506A - Design interaction
  • SITXICT001A - Build and launch a website for a small business
  • BSBMKG402B - Analyse consumer behaviour for specific markets
  • CUFDIG304A - Create visual design components
  • BSBADV509A - Create mass print media advertisements
  • CUVPRP503A - Present a body of own creative work
  • BSBCRT501A - Originate and develop concepts

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Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Diploma of Graphic Design (CUV50311) from Careers Australia.

This course focuses on giving you the holistic skills needed to begin to pursue work as a graphic designer upon graduation. It will not only hone your creative abilities, but prepare you to run your own design business and interact with clients.

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Finance options

Course fees vary depending on your own personal circumstances, and which state you reside in.

If you are an Australian citizen you may be eligible to receive VET FEE-HELP for this program, meaning you can defer payment of your course fees.

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You may be eligible to receive VET FEE-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the VET FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).

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