Graphic Design Online Course

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  • Qualification:
    Short Course
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  • Payment options:
    Upfront payment
  • Duration:
    Up to 96 hours over 12 weeks
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  • Awarded by:
    Academy Xi
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  • Career Outcomes:
    Junior Graphic Designer | Graphic Designer | Graphic Design Assistant |

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Build new skills and create something beautiful with this Graphic Design Online Course (Elevate) (Intake-based) course from Academy Xi.

This self-paced, online professional development course is designed for students seeking to understand the core concepts, techniques and tools of graphic design. In this course, you’ll study the core principles of design, understand the application of human-centred design, build a toolkit of practical techniques to convey visual messages, design collateral that cuts through, and drive innovative visual communication through experimentation and testing. You’ll complete this course with practical new skills and an industry-standard portfolio of your own work – all from the comfort of your own home.

Online, self-paced learning is flexible to your schedule, but you never feel like you’re studying alone. Through fortnightly live sessions, one-on-one consultations with your mentor, and regular opportunities to interact with your classmates, you’ll stay motivated and on track with your work.

Whether you’re a complete beginner, know the basics of design, or work in communications or marketing already and want to grow your skills, this course can help you learn new ideas and develop great work.


There are no eligibility requirements for this course. Academy Xi welcomes students from all skill levels and professional backgrounds. 

In this design course, the subjects you may study include:

  • Introduction to graphic design
  • Graphic design core elements
  • Composition rules
  • Semiotics and symbols
  • Exploring typography

Get up to speed with some of the most in-demand skills when you study with Academy Xi and prepare to design a brighter future!

Boost your knowledge in all things digital and tech when you study at their Melbourne or Sydney campus. From to Virtual Reality Design to Service Design, UX and Growth Marketing... their entire suite of courses are led by industry leaders and aim to give you the best head start.

Whether you’re a beginner or want to brush up on your studies, each session with Academy Xi will unlock new skills and techniques for you to implement right away.

When you join Academy Xi you’ll be part of a team who have a genuine interest in your success. They’re classes are kept small which means your mentor will have more focus on you.

“The instructors took time to understand each student... and provided tailored instruction. I also really enjoyed the collaborative classroom setting – I learned a lot from my fellow students. The instructors were brilliant and passionate and the Academy Xi family were extremely supportive.” – Academy Xi graduate

Gain the confidence, support and knowledge to enter the next chapter of your career with Academy Xi.

Where Will It Lead Me?

Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a Graphic Design Online Course (Elevate) qualification from Academy Xi.

This course will equip you with the foundation skills, knowledge and experience required to take your first step towards working professionally in graphic design. You’ll complete this course with a holistic understanding of graphic design principles and elements, with a particular focus on human-centred design, and may choose to undertake further study in order to work as a graphic designer.

You may also choose to enhance your current role by bringing design elements into your current work in communications, marketing, multimedia production, customer service, education, retail or technology. If you’re looking to grow your skillset and stand out professionally, this course offers your first career step.

Curious about where a career in it could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

How Much Will It Cost?

Academy Xi offers affordable payment options to help you start your studies sooner:

  • Upfront payment via credit card
  • 6-12 month interest-free study loans with Zip
  • 48 month loans with Study Loans

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