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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
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.
NOTE up to date fees will be available shortly. Please return to this page or contact us for details

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.

Core Units

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Create and manipulate graphics CUAGRD504 AWI93
Design and manipulate complex layouts CUAGRD505 AWI92
Develop and extend design skills and practice BSBDES403 AUL36
Develop graphic design practice to meet industry needs CUAGRD506 AWI91
Present a body of own creative work CUAPPR503 AWH23
Produce graphic designs for 2-D and 3-D applications CUAGRD502 AWI95
Produce typographic design solutions CUAGRD503 AWI94
Refine drawing and other visual representation tools CUAACD501 AWK27
Research visual communication history and theory CUAGRD501 AWI98

Elective Units

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Build and launch a small business website SITXEBS003 AWQ59
Create mass print media advertisements BSBADV509 AUK31
Create user interfaces CUADIG403 AWJ33
Employ colour management in a digital imaging workplace CUAPHI513 AWH58
Implement design solutions BSBDES501 AUK32
Originate and develop concepts BSBCRT501 AUI70
Provide freelance services CUAIND402 AWI72
Refine 2-D design ideas and processes CUAACD506 AWK26
Research and apply light and colour CUAACD504 AWK25
Select and refine a specialised drawing technique CUAACD503 AWK28

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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Page last updated August 18, 2017