Advanced Diploma of Graphic Design

Duration Up to 12 months Full Time
National CodeCUA60315
TAFE SA CodeTP00928
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Description

Design your career with this qualification. You’ll learn the skills required to establish, negotiate and refine a design brief, manage design realisation, manage projects, originate graphic designs for complex briefs and extend typographic design expertise.

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Adelaide College of the ArtsOn CampusOpening 13 Aug 2018

Course Admission Requirements

  • Diploma of Graphic Design
  • or
  • Submission of a folio which provides evidence of your ability to apply visual communication history and theory to own professional practice, produce professional typography, produce graphic designs for two dimensional and three dimensional applications and create and manipulate graphics and design complex publication layouts
If there are more applications for this course than places available, applicants will be ranked by Date of application
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.

Important Information

  • TAFE SA will email you information on the portfolio requirements and how to submit your portfolio. Please email admissions@tafesa.edu.au if you are not contacted within 5 business days after applying.
  • For further information or for portfolio details before applying please email admissions@tafesa.edu.au
  • Students wishing to access WorkReady funding or VET Student Loans will be required to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills as part of course counselling before enrolling.
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Employment Outcomes

Graphic designer, Web and multimedia designer, Advertising creative team member.

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.

Qualifications & Skills Covered

Advanced Diploma of Graphic Design (CUA60315)
This qualification reflects the role of individuals who have highly specialised technical, creative and conceptual skills in visual communication to conceive, negotiate and realise design solutions. You will gain a sound understanding of visual communication and design theory and history, and the ability to critically analyse and synthesise information from a range of sources. Advanced communication, organisation and project management skills are also covered. This course integrates both print and digital media applications of design. Topics covered include Design Studio, Advanced Typography, Design Business, Photo Imaging, Packaging Design, Advertising, Marketing and Portfolio Creation. To complete the qualification you are required to complete all 7 core units and 8 elective units.

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.

Credit Transfer

Studying at TAFE SA is one of the easiest pathways towards a University Degree. Credit Transfer is the formal recognition that parts of a TAFE SA course are equivalent in content and level to parts of some University courses. Below are the Credit Transfer details for this course. View all TAFE SA Credit Transfer Agreements

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Fees

The TAFE SA qualification 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.