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Diploma of Graphic Design

National ID: CUA50715 | State ID: AZK6


Unleash your creativity in this exciting and rewarding industry. By studying this course you will be exposing yourself to a range of design techniques, hand skills and the latest in digital technology.

You'll be taught by industry professionals in the areas of advertising, design, packaging, web page design, illustration and multimedia. You will also have the opportunity to work on some of the most advanced design software available including Adobe Creative Suite 5 and 6.

Our Diploma of Graphic Design is always changing to stay relevant with current industry trends and practices, and is a great way to gain a career in this industry.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Graphic Design Assistant, Web and Multimedia Design Assistant

Course overview

Course details

Course Overview

Where Northbridge Building 6
Duration 1 year (2 semesters) after completion of the Certificate IV.
How Full-Time
International Students (In Australia)
When Was available Semester 1, 2017

Graphic Design Assistant, Web and Multimedia Design Assistant

Further study opportunities:

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

Local full time students

Course fees are made up of two components, tuition fees and resource fees.

Tuition fees are determined by multiplying the course fee rate by the nominal hours, which is the number of hours in which an average student could be expected to complete each unit. They are not the hours of training or instruction.

Resource fees are charges for material that are essential to a course or unit, and are purchased by NMT to be used by students during the course.

Fees may vary depending on the units you are enrolled in so an approximate amount has been shown. You will be given the exact amount of your fees at enrolment. Part time student fees will vary depending on the number of units you are enrolled in.

Please note, you may also need to buy textbooks or equipment for your course.

For details see the indicative fees list here.

International Students

If this course is available for International students you will need to pay your course fees to TIWA when you accept your offer.

Module Group Core Units

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Develop and extend design skills and practice BSBDES403 AUL36

Module Group Elective Units

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Set up and produce basic digital print ICPPRN384 AUP31
Set up and operate automated workflow ICPPRP484 AUP09
Create mass electronic media advertisements BSBADV510 AUH09
Make a presentation BSBCMM401 AUI59
Undertake project work BSBPMG522 AUI91
Generate complex imposition ICPPRP435 AUO66
Interpret and respond to a design brief BSBDES402 AUH07
Digitise complex images for reproduction ICPPRP422 AUO45
Manage colour ICPPRP430 AUN31
Build a dynamic website ICTWEB501 AUW85
Set up and produce complex digital print ICPPRN496 AUN54
Protect and use innovative designs BSBIPR404 AUJ20
Use and respect copyright BSBIPR401 AUL07
Articulate, present and debate ideas BSBCRT401 AUM24
Implement e-business solutions BSBEBU502 AUL05
Ensure a safe workplace BSBWHS501 AUM01
Develop and extend critical and creative thinking skills BSBCRT301 AUL43
Build and launch a small business website SITXICT401 WF790
Extend expertise in specialist creative fields CUAIND401 WI124
Manage personal work priorities and professional development BSBWOR501 AUK69
Write complex documents BSBWRT401 AUK28
Create mass print media advertisements BSBADV509 AUK31
Collaborate in a creative process BSBCRT402 AUK85
Establish, negotiate and refine a design brief BSBDES502 AUM32
Originate and develop concepts BSBCRT501 AUI70
Write persuasive copy BSBWRT501 AUJ11
Protect and use intangible assets in small business BSBIPR405 AUJ46
Implement design solutions BSBDES501 AUK32

North Metropolitan TAFE is committed to ensuring that all international students have an enjoyable experience studying in Australia. Students are supported by a dedicated International Centre team who provide personal counselling, course advice, student support and many other services.

Fees, applications and enrolments for International Students are different to those for local students. International students must be enrolled in full time study on campus. For more information about courses, enrolment and course fees for international students:

TAFE International Western Australia,
Department of Training and Workforce Development - Customer Service Centre
Level 7, 3 Forrest Place, Perth WA 6000
Tel: +61 8 9218 2100
Fax: +61 8 9218 2160
Email: study.tiwa@dtwd.wa.gov.au
Web: www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au


International Centre
North Metropolitan TAFE
30 Aberdeen Street, Northbridge, Western Australia, 6003
Tel: +61 8 94271873
Fax: +61 8 9427 1992
Email: internationalstudy@nmtafe.wa.edu.au
Web: northmetrotafe.wa.edu.au

If this course uses TAFE Admissions, to study full-time in 2017 apply through tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au.

Part time enrolments are usually done in late January and mid June each year while online and continuous enrolment courses normally have enrolments available at any time, for help enrolling or for more information:

call: 1300 300 822 or email: enquiry@nmtafe.wa.edu.au

International students please contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.

For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.

For all other enquiries please call us on 1300 300 822 or email: enquiry@nmtafe.wa.edu.au


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