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Diploma of Graphic Design

National ID: CUA50715 | State ID: AZK6

 

This qualification focuses on you starting your career in the Graphic Design industry. You will 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 the South West.

Not all study modes are offered at all campuses. Please check with your local campus for study modes and elective units offered.

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Completion of WACE General or ATAR (Minimum C Grades) or equivalent Completion of WACE General or ATAR or equivalent (minimum C Grades) Certificate III
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Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Successful completion of this qualification provides the opportunity to become employed in Graphic Design, Advertising and Multimedia industries as practitioners and designers.

Further study opportunities:

Advanced Diploma of Graphic Design

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Esperance Campus
Online
This course is available in Semester 1
This course is available in Semester 2

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

Concessions (for eligible courses at certificate levels I to IV) and annual course fee caps may apply. Other charges may apply.

VET Student Loan
Students in Diploma qualifications and above may be assisted through a loan under the Commonwealth Government's VET Student Loan scheme. Only an Australian citizen, a permanent humanitarian visa holder and resident in Australia, or a New Zealand Special Visa 444 student who can also provide evidence of a WACE Certificate (completion of Year 12) or equivalent can apply for a loan. For more information please see http://studyassist.gov.au/sites/StudyAssist/

For information on the VET Student Loan process at South Regional TAFE please see http://www.southregionaltafe.wa.edu.au/futurestudents/vet-student-loans

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Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.
International students can only study full-time. For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au/courses

Units

Core Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Create and manipulate graphicsCUAGRD504AWI93
Design and manipulate complex layoutsCUAGRD505AWI92
Develop and extend design skills and practiceBSBDES403AUL36
Develop graphic design practice to meet industry needsCUAGRD506AWI91
Present a body of own creative workCUAPPR503AWH23
Produce graphic designs for 2-D and 3-D applicationsCUAGRD502AWI95
Produce typographic design solutionsCUAGRD503AWI94
Refine drawing and other visual representation toolsCUAACD501AWK27
Research visual communication history and theoryCUAGRD501AWI98
Elective Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Analyse consumer behaviourBSBMKG419AWF88
Articulate, present and debate ideasBSBCRT401AUM24
Create mass electronic media advertisementsBSBADV510AUH09
Create mass print media advertisementsBSBADV509AUK31
Design digital applicationsCUADIG502AWJ28
Establish and maintain environmentally sustainable creative practiceCUAPPR504AWH21
Establish, negotiate and refine a design briefBSBDES502AUM32
Investigate technologies for the creation of digital artCUADIG509AWJ21
Originate and develop conceptsBSBCRT501AUI70
Work with photomedia in creative practiceCUAACD512AWK18
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Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Online applications for selected  full time courses in Semester 1, 2019 opened August 31 2018. Apply at http://tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au
First round applications close December 7 2018. Second round closes January 2 2019

For application help please contact your local campus.
Please note that not all delivery modes are available at all campuses, please check with individual campuses on modes of study.

Part time, flexible or online course applications will be available from mid January.
For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.
For international students, contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

 

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF

Online applications for selected  full time courses in Semester 1, 2019 opened August 31 2018. Apply at http://tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au
First round applications close December 7 2018. Second round closes January 2 2019

For application help please contact your local campus.
Please note that not all delivery modes are available at all campuses, please check with individual campuses on modes of study.

Part time, flexible or online course applications will be available from mid January.
For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.
For international students, contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

 

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School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF

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This course was available for Semester 2, 2016.
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This course is available for Semester 1, 2017.

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