Advanced Diploma Program in Graphic Design (Digital Design)

Duration Up to 24 months Full Time
TAFE SA CodeCP00180
Example Career ProfileGraphic and Multimedia DesignerGraphic and Multimedia Designer
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Campus / Delivery Study Mode Application
Tea Tree GullyOn CampusOpening Sept 2017

Course Admission Requirements

    If there are more applications for this course than places available, applicants will be ranked by CSPA score
    If you have a verified disability/medical condition and require additional support to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills please contact Student Services prior to applying to discuss your needs. To be eligible for support you must provide medical documentation to verify your disability/medical condition.
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    How to Apply

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    Note: You must be an Australian Resident to apply for this course. For International Students please visit International Courses.

    Employment Outcomes

    Job role titles may include: Digital Media Designer; Graphic and Multimedia Designer.

    Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.

    Skills Covered

    Advanced Diploma Program in Graphic Design (Digital Design)
    This is a two-year study program, which incorporates both the Diploma of Graphic Design and Advanced Diploma of Graphic Design. All students complete a common core of subject topics and choose their area of specialisation by completing either the Graphic Design, Digital Design or Illustration Stream. Students can exit after their first year of study at Diploma level. Core Subject Topics The core subject topics are delivered across all three streams and teach the foundation skills and knowledge of Graphic Design. Study topics include design foundations; computer graphics; design art and history; drawing and visual representation; typography; design studio; branding; and design business. Digital Design Stream Subject Topics This stream aims to develop individuals who will be able to work in a diverse range of digital and web design environments. Study topics include advanced web design and construction; editorial and publishing design; photo imaging; mobile and tablet website creation; eBook creation and digital publishing for iPad; and emerging technologies.


    Successful completion of this course provides you with the following qualifications:

    QualificationTAFE SA CodeNational Code
    Advanced Diploma of Graphic DesignTP00928CUA60315
    Diploma of Graphic DesignTP00927CUA50715

    Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full Qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.


    This course is subsidised through the Government of South Australia's WorkReady initiative. To access subsidised training through WorkReady, your suitability to complete the qualification will be assessed. This may include participation in a Language, Literacy and Numeracy pre-assessment.