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CUA50715 Diploma of Graphic Design

National ID: CUA50715 State ID: AZK6
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When you complete this course, you will be ready for a career in the Graphic Design industry. You will have the skills and knowledge to combine technical, creative and conceptual skills to create designs that meet client requirements and solve a range of visual communication challenges. Graphic designers work in many different commercial and community contexts across both print and digital media. At this level, you may end up working in junior or generalists roles, applying skills and knowledge relevant to areas from advertising and promotion, art direction, branding, corporate identity, instructional design, packaging, signage to web design. You will also be introduced to taking your first steps towards working freelance in the Graphic Design industry. As well as providing an opportunity for gaining employment, this qualification also provides a pathway towards higher level learning at advanced diploma and degree qualifications.

This course is available to study online so you can make an application from anywhere in Western Australia.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

South Regional TAFE is transitioning this qualification to the new training package in 2022. Students will be enrolled into the new units developed to meet current and future industry needs.

Online

Some of the courses on the list can be done completely online. However some of the courses require a practical component which can't be done online, or some may be a mix of online and face-to-face learning. We’ll let you know what's required for your course. For a full list of online courses, please use the filters under the Refine course results menu.

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
Completion of WACE General or ATAR (Minimum C Grades) or equivalent Completion of WACE General or ATAR or equivalent (minimum C Grades) Certificate III
To enter this qualification, individuals must provide evidence of their technical skills and ability to:
produce multiple examples of graphic design work that respond effectively to different design challenges
produce typography that supports the overall design solution
use graphic design industry software

Skills may have been acquired through personal or work experience, or through formal study.

  • Graphic Design
  • Advertising and Multimedia industries

Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations.
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Study options and next steps

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Semester 1

Margaret River - Full Time, Part Time, Online

Details
Duration 12 Months
When Semester 1
Where Margaret River
How Classroom
Course fee
Tuition fee* Resource fee Total fee
General $5,847.90 $195.00 $6,042.90

* Indicative Fee Disclaimers

Fees and charges published on our website are indicative only, and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis in 2022. 

  • Fees may differ between courses delivered at different campuses due to the elective units included in the course study plan or adapting courses to meet local industry needs.
  • Fees may also differ for each individual student depending on the units of study selected, prior qualifications and recognition of prior learning.
  • Fees are payable at time of enrolment.
  • Proof of concession must be presented to access concession rates if eligible.
  • For secondary school aged persons not enrolled at school (in 2022, students born on or after 1 July 2004 who are at least 15 years old) the maximum course fee chargeable in 2022 is $420 plus the resource fees and discretionary fees.
  • Concessions and Secondary School Age cap do not apply to commercial courses (such as short courses), or Foundation Programs (ESL, General Education, etc.).
  • Prices quoted include resource fees, but do not include material fees such as the cost of books, uniforms, and students personal equipment.
  • The course fee cap applicable to Diplomas and Advanced Diplomas only applies during the current calendar year, so fees might differ for students enrolling in semester 2.
  • VET Student Loans Eligible Courses and Caps may be subject to changes implemented by the Australian Government.
  • Course information and fees are subject to change without notice.
  • Depending on your circumstances, payment options may include paying fees via instalments or applying for assistance because of financial hardship.
  • Visit the Fees and Payment Options page for further information.

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