Introduction to Graphic Design Fundamentals

Duration6 weeks
Pre-requisites- Minimum of 16 years of age
- Intermediate computer literacy
- Beginners level knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and Indesign


Graphic Design is all around us - visual communication is used to point us in the right direction, to encourage people to purchase products, to provide people with warnings and so much more. It is an essential part of every day life. And good design is critical in conveying the messages appropriately.

This course is an excellent introduction to Graphic Design for those interested in seeing if a career in Graphic Design is right for them. It is also a great stepping stone into one of our accredited courses such as the Certificate III program in Graphic Design Production, Certificate IV in Design or Advanced Diploma of Graphic Design with Specialisations (Graphic Design, Illustration, Digital Design).

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Adelaide College of the ArtsThu 19 Oct 2017Thu 23 Nov 2017Enrol Now
$875.00 GST inc
No concessions apply.
6 weeks x 3 hours
Thursdays 5:45-8:45pm
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No refunds apply unless the course is cancelled by TAFE SA. International students on a Student visa (subclass 500) are not eligible to undertake short courses.

Skills Covered

Introduction to Graphic Design Fundamentals
This foundation course in graphic design will provide you with the skills to understand and apply the basics of:
- composition with a focus on design principles; hierachy & emphasis, contrast, balance, alignment, repetition and flow
- working with the elements of design such as line, shape, space, texture, value, size and scale, and colour